Monday, October 25, 2021

Gaza fish restaurants thrive far from the foodie trail

The Gaza Strip might be off-limits for foreign foodies but the coastal Palestinian enclave is brimming with seafood restaurants, many owned by one local...

Michael Jordan sneakers sell for nearly $1.5 million, an auction record

A pair of sneakers worn by NBA superstar Michael Jordan early in his career sold for nearly $1.5 million on Sunday, setting a record...

Picasso masterpieces fetch $108.9 million at Sotheby’s auction

Eleven masterpieces by Pablo Picasso fetched $108.9 million at a Sotheby's auction in Las Vegas on Saturday. The works went under the hammer at...

World’s largest museum for artist? Munch gets new digs

To Edvard Munch, they were his children. And like any doting father, he hated the idea of them straying too far from home. Now,...

Cartoon dreams: Netflix’s Japan anime school targets demand

Armed with a set of pencils and a feather to sweep away eraser dust, Hitomi Tateno is training the next generation of anime artists...

Madame Tussauds opens museum in Dubai

London's renowned waxwork museum Madame Tussauds opened this week its first outpost in the Arab world in Dubai, which hopes to attract millions of...

Walking on ‘Air’: New York’s newest skyscraper attraction

What does it feel like to hover over 1,000 feet (300 meters) in the air? A new tourist attraction opening in New York this...

‘Afghanistan not forgotten’: Antiques dealer runs Expo pavilion

Afghan antiques dealer Muhammad Umar Rahimi carried his most prized possessions to display at Expo 2020 Dubai, hoping to portray his war-scarred homeland in...

Opening event of DWC Cultural Exchange Season 2020-2021 at Sadu House

The Diplomatic Women's Committee started its Cultural Exchange Season 2020-2021 by welcoming new women ambassadors, spouses of ambassadors and women diplomats at Sadu House...

Ashes from Amazon transformed into city mural to raise climate awareness

Tired of seeing the lush Amazon destroyed over many years, Brazilian street artist Mundano decided to let nature speak for itself: he painted a...

World’s longest race? 3,100 miles around a New York block

It's the world's longest certified foot race: a 3,100-mile run that takes participants around the same New York block 5,649 times. Thousands of people...

Symbol of rebirth at Iraq’s historic Al-Nuri mosque

To the sound of drums, religious chants resounded on Sunday evening for the first ceremony of its kind at Iraq's historic Al-Nuri mosque, which...

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