(This is an except from the forthcoming WTF? curiously entertaining audio tour for the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney, Australia) This is a fascinating piece, created by Rebecca Baumann entitled “Automated Colour Field” and created in 2011. It’s all about seeing music.
(This is bonus content for the “46 Ways To Get Killed” audio tour at the American Museum of Natural History, now available from AmuseumGuides.com) Jellyfish sting their prey using specialized venomous cells called nematocytes, which cover the surfaces of their tentacles. Contact can trigger hundreds of thousands, if not millions of the cells to build
(This is bonus content for the Vampire Takeover of America audio tour, now available at AmuseumGuides.com) Vampires don’t like alcohol. Some theorists have suggested they’re allergic to it (see Damian et al, Johns Hopkins study, 1947). There are no known cases of humans being bitten while drunk.
(This is bonus content for the Vampire Takeover of America audio tour, now available from AmuseumGuides.com) The salon society of Paris during the latter years of the 19th century was as glorious and enriching as it was conniving and, in literal terms, cutthroat.
(This is bonus content for the upcoming Alien Artifacts audio tour) The allegations that the Moon landings were a fraud began soon after the Apollo program ended, led by We Never Went to the Moon: America’s Thirty Billion Dollar Swindle, written and self-published by Bill Kaysing (who’d worked as head of publications for Rocketdyne, the
(This is bonus content for The Vampire Takeover of America audio tour for the Art Institute of Chicago, now available from AmuseumGuides.com) American painter Grant Wood created his masterpiece American Gothic in 1930, after having chanced upon a small farmhouse in Iowa and deciding to paint “the kind of people I fancied should live in
(This is bonus material for the Archaic Technology tour at the Art Institute of Chicago, available now from AmuseumGuides.com) Sewing is one of the oldest of human activities, dating back to the discovery of needles in Stone Age dwellings, along with other tools crated from bone (and rock). Attaching two or more pieces of material