Jessica Dawson regularly takes her pup Rocky along to explore New York Art galleries, as shown here at Lost Objects by Allan McCollum at the Mary Boone Gallery.

An Upcoming Art Exhibition Caters to Canine Critics

Touching (and licking and sniffing) the art is allowed

Egyptian Princess May Have Been Buried in Newly Discovered Pyramid

An inscription suggests that the tomb once belonged to a pharaoh’s daughter

J. K. Rowling in 2010

Handwritten 'Harry Potter' Prequel Stolen

Police and J.K. Rowling have urged fans not to buy the magical manuscript

Funerary garden discovered by CSIC’s research team.

First Evidence of Ancient Egyptian Funerary Garden Found in Luxor

Researchers have theorized that lettuce and palm trees were once planted there to honor the dead

Ornate Tiara, Once Worn by a Grand Duchess, Stolen From German Museum

The headpiece is adorned with 367 diamonds and has been valued at $1.31 million

The samples of the unspecified species of flower belonged to the Lagenophora genus.

Historical Pressed Flowers Accidentally Destroyed in Australia

The flowers are “literally irreplaceable”

“Lost” 18th-Century Garden Found at Scottish Castle

Archaeologists believed that the garden had been demolished and buried during renovations of the sprawling estate

Is this violin the best in all the land? A new study says no.

Study Challenges the Supremacy of Stradivarius Violins

A French researcher set out to solve a long-standing fiddle riddle: do these infamous violins project sound better than new ones?

Found: Pages From One of the First Books Printed in England

A librarian at the University of Reading discovered the 15th-century text buried in a box

Photograph of YInMn Blue as synthesized in the laboratory.

Crayola to Debut Crayon Inspired by New Shade of Blue

The YInMn pigment was accidentally discovered by a chemist in 2009

Activist Will Not Be Jailed for Giving Water to Pigs

Anita Krajnc was charged with mischief after she offered water to pigs being transported to a slaughterhouse

A Eurasian wolf pictured at the Polar Zoo in Bardu, Norway.

After 200 Years, a Wolf Pack Returns to Denmark

A female wolf has been spotted among a group of males in Jutland

How Glaciers Gave Us the Adorable, Handstanding Spotted Skunk

DNA tests suggest ancient changes in climate shaped the creatures' evolution

After Brexit, A Tiny German Town Will Become the Center of the EU

Residents of the area thought the announcement was an April Fool’s joke

Norwegian TV Series on Migrating Reindeer Impeded After Animals Stop Migrating

The animals are not moving fast enough for Norway’s "slow TV" craze

Woman, 1966
Oil on canvas
46 x 31 inches (116.8 x 78.7 cm)
Private Collection, Miami.

Who Is the Mysterious Subject of This Alice Neel Portrait?

A journalist has cracked the case

U.K. Killer Whale Contained Staggering Levels of Toxic Chemical

Lulu had one of the highest concentrations of PCBs ever recorded in a marine mammal

Rosa Parks’ Detroit House Finds a Home in Berlin

Once abandoned and decrepit, the house has been restored overseas

"Get Your Kicks" at This Route 66 Museum

The Mill Restaurant, which once served hungry travelers, now hosts a shrine to the highway's roadside attractions

UK Appoints First Woman as Official Artist of General Election

Cornelia Parker will create a piece for the Parliamentary Art Collection

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