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Looking for the Philippine-Mexico connection at Mexico City’s Museo Franz Mayer

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One of the things I find so astounding about Mexico City is the multitude and variety of its museums. Due to such world-renowned archaeological establishments such as the Museo Antropologia and the Museo de Plaza Mayor, the city can justly claim to be not only the country’s political center but its cultural hub as well.

Posted: August 30th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos,Travel | Read More »

Smithsonian adds LGBT history to museum collection

This handout photo provided by the Smithsonian National Museum of American History shows production scripts and press materials from NBC’s Will & Grace program, 2000-2006. Max Mutchnick and David Kohan, the creative power behind the hit situation comedy, intentionally presented LGBT characters who were not stereotyped, caricatured, or demeaned. AP

Hundreds of photographs, papers and historical objects documenting the history of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people are being added to the Smithsonian Institution’s collection Tuesday, including items from the popular TV show “Will and Grace.”

Posted: August 20th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

New York sex museum draws oohs and aahs and moans

Demika Gilroy and Emily Richards  from Australia play in the Bompas & Parr, Grope Mountain, a climbing wall where the foot-and hand-holds are sex organs and other bodily appendages, part of “Funland: Pleasures & Perils of the Erotic Fairground,” at the Museum of Sex, in New York on July 9, 2014. The art exhibition is hosted by New York’s Museum of Sex (MoSex), and London-based conceptual artist duo Bompas & Parr, opened  on June 26 and runs throught the spring of 2015. AFP

Mildly titillating and lots of fun, bouncing around on giant inflatable boobs is the hit attraction of a hot and steamy New York summer.

Posted: July 12th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

New NYC museum explores death, all things morbid

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A new museum opening in New York City this weekend promises a fascinating journey into the dark side.

Posted: June 28th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Corvette museum likely to keep part of sinkhole

Corvette Museum Sinkhole

A massive sinkhole that swallowed eight cars at the National Corvette Museum in the US has become such a popular attraction that officials want to preserve it. They may even put one or two of the crumpled cars back inside the hole. The board of the museum in Kentucky voted Wednesday to preserve a large [...]

Posted: June 26th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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