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A Real Grasshopper Was Just Found In The Paint Of A Van Gogh Masterpiece

A Real Grasshopper Was Just Found In The Paint Of A Van Gogh Masterpiece

Van Gogh was a proponent of the plein air method of painting, where an artist depicting the natural world paints outdoors.
This Week In History News, Oct. 29 – Nov. 4

This Week In History News, Oct. 29 – Nov. 4

Hidden chamber found in Great Pyramid, pandas claimed to have not originated in China, art looted by Nazis placed on display for first time.
How Vincenzo Peruggia Stole The Mona Lisa And Made It A Masterpiece

How Vincenzo Peruggia Stole The Mona Lisa And Made It A Masterpiece

Without Vincenzo Peruggia's daring Mona Lisa theft operation in 1911, would the iconic painting even be well-known today?
Amateur Sleuths Claim To Have Found Gold-Packed Nazi Amber Room

Amateur Sleuths Claim To Have Found Gold-Packed Nazi Amber Room

In 1701, craftsmen from Denmark and Poland were hired by Frederick I of Prussia to create the Amber Room.
This Week In History News, Oct. 1 – 7

This Week In History News, Oct. 1 – 7

Philosopher's mummified head put on display, St. Nicholas' grave found, possible Mona Lisa prototype identified, human radiation experiments revealed, "Band of Brothers" vet laid to rest.
Topless Sketch May Be Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa Prototype

Topless Sketch May Be Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa Prototype

Experts now seek to find out whether this sketch was the precursor to da Vinci's iconic painting.
Someone Is Leaving Giant Wooden Penises In A Park And Police Want To Know Who

Someone Is Leaving Giant Wooden Penises In A Park And Police Want To Know Who

"Over a meter long, and very well made."
This Week In History, July 30 – August 5

This Week In History, July 30 – August 5

One Middle Eastern nation shares 93 percent of its DNA with this ancient race thought to be lost to history.
New York Painter Tom Bob Turns Found Objects Into Amazing Street Art

New York Painter Tom Bob Turns Found Objects Into Amazing Street Art

In Tom Bob's unique hands, pipes quickly become sassy snakes, and a manhole cover transforms into an Oreo.
Alice Cooper Finds Andy Warhol Masterpiece In Storage

Alice Cooper Finds Andy Warhol Masterpiece In Storage

The Godfather of Shock Rock has, appropriately, found one of Warhol's "Little Electric Chair" silkscreens.
Salvador Dalí’s Body Was Just Dug Up, And His Mustache Is Still Intact

Salvador Dalí’s Body Was Just Dug Up, And His Mustache Is Still Intact

Death is no match for the surrealist painter's famous 'stache.