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You Too Can Make Your Own 3D Chocolate Printer

At CES, 3D Systems announced that it was entering the 3D printed food market with the ChefJet and ChefJet Pro 3D printers. After that, it announced that it was working with Nestle to develop and sell 3D printed chocolates and other confections. The technology and partnerships on display are worth millions of dollars, but one inventor proved that you can …

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Huguette Clark Art Collection to be Auctioned

An incredibly impressive art collection, owned by the mysterious late Huguette Clark, is set to be auctioned this summer after a tour to show the art, much of which hasn’t been seen in public for almost a century, according to NBC. Tour dates include London with viewing now through Feb. 4. Next is Hong Kong on April 4-9. Then in …

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The British Museum Honored With A Google Doodle On 255th Anniversary

Google is celebrating the 255th anniversary of the British Museum with a doodle on its homepage in the UK. The museum, established in 1753, opened to the public in 1759, and currently holds a collection of about 8 million objects. Here’s a 20-minute look, showing some of the stuff it has on display: The Museum announced a record number of …

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Ordinary Heroes: Comic Creators Go For Their Dream

The Kentucky arts scene has been bursting at the seams recently; in a state known more for bourbon, basketball, and horses than creativity, it’s refreshing to see artists who have something new to say emerge from the Bluegrass State. In recent years, Lexington, Kentucky found the burgeoning medium of street art receiving new focus thanks to PRHBTN. The Secretariat Festival …

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3D Printers Help Create Art That Would Have Been Impossible Otherwise

Over the last year, 3D printers have proven that they are versatile enough to meet the demands of both industry and design. In fact, fashion designers have already been pushing the limits of 3D printed design with shoes and dresses. Now fine art is taking a crack at what 3D printers can do and are already surpassing their wildest dreams. …

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George W. Bush Shows off His Art to World Leaders

Who knew? President George W. Bush is a painter and he’s proud enough of his work to share his art with some of the most powerful people in the free world. Some would think a 16 hour flight with a passenger list that included President Obama, Michelle Obama, Laura Bush, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Hilary Clinton would get …

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Walmart Has Been Selling Banksy Knockoffs

Walmart and Banksy are two names that sound odd in the same sentence, but sometimes life imitates art. The company has reportedly been selling knockoffs of some famous paintings by the street artist through a third-party vendor on their website, and recently took the items down after Banksy’s reps called them out on it. California street artist Eddie Colla says …

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Maria Callas Gets A Google Doodle (Watch Her Perform Here)

Google is celebrating famed opera singer Maria Callas with its homepage doodle today, which would have been her 90th birthday. She died from a heart attack at the young age of 53 in 1977. Callas, born in New York, is widely considered one of the most influential opera singers of the 20th century. She was a soprano, and often praised …

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Tour The Louvre On Your Nintendo 3DS

For a while now, 3DS owners who happened to be visited the Louvre could use their handheld as a sort of virtual tour guide. It was one of the more unique functionalities to come to Nintendo’s handheld but its appeal was pretty limited. Now Nintendo is bringing the Louvre experience to gamers all over the world. Nintendo announced today that …

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Farrah Fawcett Portrait in Middle of Court Debate

Farrah Fawcett, the icon of the 70’s, had her beauty immortalized in artwork that is now the center of heated debates and court proceedings. Fawcett’s Alma Mater, the University of Texas, has brought a lawsuit regarding ownership of a silkscreen picture against Ryan O’Neal, who famously shared a glamorous yet rocky and public relationship with the blonde celebrity. Though O’Neal …

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Lil’ Kim Took a Redditor’s Awesome Zombie Makeup Art and Used It to Promote Her New Song

So, Lil’ Kim has a new album coming out and has been promoting a new song called “Dead Gal Walking.” It’s making a lot of news, but unfortunately for Lil’ Kim, the reason has nothing to do with the song itself. It’s the album artwork that people are talking about – mainly the fact that it’s totally not hers. Here’s …

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Banksy Painting Donated To Thrift Store, Hits Auction

Banksy, the infamous and elusive street artist who has been making his mark on New York this month, has secretly donated a painting to a thrift store which is now up for auction to benefit a charity, and the funds are up to $300,000. Banksy is most well-known for his creative stencils, which he leaves on various surfaces around the …

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