New York art museum to display video games
Are video games a form of art? New York's Museum of Modern Art thinks so, and starting in March several games will become an integral part of the museum's collection.
Staples customers can get a head and more with 3-D printing
Art detectives look through the layers of 'lost' works
Art Historians and scientists from the University of Glasgow have completed an international research project to trace the origins of four previously misattributed paintings.
Online museum showcases Britain's hidden art
Britain has some of the best galleries in the world, but the vast majority of the oil paintings in public ownership have for decades been hidden away in private offices or storage. Until now.
77 Kimbell museum artworks are just a Google away
The Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth, Texas, on Thursday announced its alliance with the Google Art Project.
Technology helping to crack oldest undeciphered writing system
(Phys.org)—New technology has allowed researchers to come closer than ever to cracking the world's oldest undeciphered writing system.
The art of sustainable development
Einstein said that we can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking used when we created them. Wise words, except few people heed them when it comes to sustainable solutions for our ailing planet. ...
Apple loses UK appeal against Samsung 'cool' ruling
Apple lost a British court appeal on Thursday against a ruling that Samsung's Galaxy tablet is not "cool" enough to be confused with the iPad.
Are liberal arts colleges disappearing?
Liberal arts colleges continue redefining their historical missions or flat-out disappearing – a trend that threatens to diminish America's renowned higher education system, argues a study co-authored by ...
Games play into Facebook's future
As investors agonize over Facebook's future, the online social network used by a seventh of the world's population isn't forgetting the importance of play.
EA FIFA soccer videogame scores record launch
US videogame titan Electronic Arts on Wednesday announced that "FIFA Soccer 13" scored a sports title launch record by selling more than 4.5 million copies in the five days after its release.
Computers match humans in understanding art
Understanding and evaluating art has widely been considered as a task meant for humans, until now. Computer scientists Lior Shamir and Jane Tarakhovsky of Lawrence Technological University in Michigan tackled ...
Zynga fires back in legal war with Electronic Arts
Zynga on Friday returned fire in a battle with Electronic Arts, accusing the videogame veteran of using unlawful tactics to squash competition from the newcomer which rose to stardom via Facebook.
New app provides templates for kids to create their own stories
(Phys.org)—Thinking like a five-year-old is helping a team of Simon Fraser University students and grads create an app that allows children to create their own books.