Taylor Swift’s ‘Midnights’ Breaks Album Sales Records in First Week

Taylor Swift’s ‘Midnights’ Breaks Album Sales Records in First Week

Taylor Swift’s newest album marked her biggest debut yet, a feat in the streaming era as fans snapped up the music digitally and purchased a record amount of vinyl. “Midnights” sold 1.58 million copies across formats, according to Luminate Data, formerly Nielsen Music, delivering it to the top of the Billboard 200 albums chart with … Read more

African Wildlife Foundation releases winners of second annual photography award

African Wildlife Foundation releases winners of second annual photography award

Written by Kayla Smith, CNN An image of a pensive mountain gorilla with blazing orange eyes claimed the top prize in the 2022 Benjamin Mkapa African Wildlife Photography Awards. Taken by US-based photographer Michelle Kranz, the photograph was commended for capturing the ape’s emotion, during a ceremony at the Nairobi National Museum in the Kenyan … Read more

The Great Netflix Debate: Do Its Movies Belong in Theaters?

The Great Netflix Debate: Do Its Movies Belong in Theaters?

Inside Netflix Inc.’s NFLX 13.09% movie studio, top executives lobbied Ted Sarandos, the company’s co-chief executive, for much of this year to experiment with releasing more Netflix original movies broadly in theaters. They outlined their case in a memo shared in June on the company network. Some argued that Netflix is ​​leaving hundreds of millions … Read more

Protesters Arrested for Throwing Soup on Van Gogh’s ‘Sunflowers’ Painting in Gallery

Protesters Arrested for Throwing Soup on Van Gogh’s ‘Sunflowers’ Painting in Gallery

Two protesters were arrested on Friday after throwing tomato soup on Vincent Van Gogh’s ‘Sunflowers’ painting at the National Gallery in London. The protesters were wearing shirts that said ‘Just Stop Oil.’ PHOTO: JUST STOP OIL/ASSOCIATED PRESS Updated Oct. 14, 2022 12:38 pm ET Police arrested two climate protesters who threw tomato soup on a … Read more

The FBI has returned a 2,000-year-old Italian mosaic that may have been lost for almost a century

The FBI has returned a 2,000-year-old Italian mosaic that may have been lost for almost a century

Written by By Alaa Elassar, CNN Hidden for decades, a mosaic that is a “key part of Rome’s history” was located and returned to the Italian government, the Federal Bureau of Investigations said in a news release on Friday. In 2020, an attorney contacted the FBI Art Crime Team on behalf of an anonymous client … Read more

You can get $3 movie tickets at Michigan Theaters this weekend for National Cinema Day Things to Do | Detroit

You can get $3 movie tickets at Michigan Theaters this weekend for National Cinema Day  Things to Do |  Detroit

click to enlarge Emagine Theater, via Google Maps/Street View Imagine Theater in Royal Oak. Saturday, Sept. 3 is “Three Dolla Holla Day” at theaters across the country. No, it’s not actually called “Three Dolla Holla,” but a newly designated National Cinema Day will see theater chains like AMC, Emagine, MJR, and Cinemark offering $3 movie … Read more

Detroit’s Library Street Collective to celebrate 10 years with one-night-only exhibit | Things to Do | Detroit

Detroit’s Library Street Collective to celebrate 10 years with one-night-only exhibit |  Things to Do |  Detroit

click to enlarge Skatepark rendering by NewLine Skateparks Library Street Collective’s future skate park in partnership with Jefferson East. More than 70 artists who’ve displayed their work at the Library Street Collective gallery in Detroit will come together for a one-night-only exhibit on Friday, Sept. 2. Olivia Guterson’s intricate floral paintings and Jason REVOK’s dripping … Read more

Galileo manuscript: A manuscript in a college library that was believed to have been written by Galileo is a forgery, University of Michigan says

Galileo manuscript: A manuscript in a college library that was believed to have been written by Galileo is a forgery, University of Michigan says

Contributors Claudia Dominguez, CNN A prized manuscript in the University of Michigan library that was believed to have been written by the famous Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei is a forgery, the university said. The one-page document known as the “Galileo manuscript” cannot be traced to any earlier than 1930 and was likely written by the … Read more

California’s New War on Burger Bargains

California’s New War on Burger Bargains

Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images For everyone who’s been thinking that daily life in California has become just too affordable lately, the Golden State’s Legislature is now cooking up a solution. The political class that gave us condiment cancel culture now aims to raise prices across the fast-food menu. Ronald Reagan famously called inflation the thief … Read more