Saturday, November 30, 2013
An Australian hotel is declaring itself a graffiti Belieber, despite being at odds with the city government.
Thursday, November 28, 2013
The first book written in what is today the United States of America fetched US$14.2 million in New York on Tuesday, becoming the world's most expensive printed book sold at auction.
Monday, November 25, 2013
--A granddaughter of German painter Otto Dix, a few of whose works were discovered in the vast trove of Nazi-looted art stashed in a Munich flat, has called Germany's approach to the Third Reich's spoils “scandalous.”
Sunday, November 24, 2013
“The Oscars of Chinese Cinema” drew stars and fans alike to Taipei for the award ceremony that would determine the names and acts of the year, yesterday.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
From replacement kidneys to guns, cars, prosthetics and works of art, 3D printing is predicted to transform our lives in the coming decades as dramatically as the Internet did before it.
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Members of Welcome to Taipei International Club (WTIC) participated in a visit to the Lin Liu-hsin Puppet Theatre Museum (林柳新紀念偶戲博物館) and were impressed by the magnificent collections of puppets and other related artifacts at the museum, as well as by a special puppet performance.
Sunday, November 17, 2013
While Dorothy's ruby slippers from “The Wizard of Oz” movie are prize artifacts at the Smithsonian museum, Ron Burgundy's burgundy “Anchorman” suit might turn out to be the most popular item at the Newseum.
Saturday, November 16, 2013
New York's highest court concluded Thursday that an ancient gold tablet must be returned to the German museum that lost it in World War II, rejecting any claims to the “spoils of war.”
The Tourism Bureau yesterday kicked off a nationwide campaign promoting various local cultures to tourists. A series of performances were staged at Bopiliao, one of the oldest districts in Taipei, to mark the start of the campaign,