Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Culture

Figures in ritual dresses, 600-900 AD, are displayed at the exhibition 'The Maya – Language of Beauty at the Martin-Gropius-Bau museum in Berlin, Monday, April 11, 2016.

BY GEIR MOULSON BERLIN (AP) — Sculptures celebrating the human body, precious jewelry, animals from frogs to jaguars and depictions of deities are going on show in Berlin in an ...
In this June 21, 2005 file photo, skateboarders participate in an international "Wild in the Streets" event to raise awareness of the skateboarding community in Love Park in Philadelphia.

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Skateboarders in Philadelphia are feeling the love from Love Park now that the mayor has temporarily lifted a ban on skating there until it closes for renovations. ...
Record covers of albums U.S. musician Jimi Hendrix owned or made are displayed in exhibition space at his former central London flat, at 23 Brook Street, Monday, Feb. 8, 2016.

BY JILL LAWLESS LONDON (AP) — When he was not being a string-shredding, amp-blasting guitar hero, Jimi Hendrix liked nothing better than to sit at home drinking tea and watching ...
In this Sept. 29, 2015, file photo, Barbie Fashionista Dolls from Mattel are displayed at the TTPM Holiday Showcase in New York. Mattel Inc., the maker of the famous plastic Barbie doll, says it will start selling Barbie's in three new body types: tall, curvy and petite.

BY JOSEPH PISANI NEW YORK (AP) — Barbie’s got a brand new bod. Mattel, the maker of the iconic plastic doll, said it will begin selling Barbie with three new ...
a group of boys march beneath Nazi standards in Berlin.

By: FRANK JORDANS – BERLIN (AP) — Anti-Semitic propaganda had a life-long effect on German children schooled during the Nazi period, leaving them far more likely to harbor negative views ...

| BY JENNY BARCHFIELD RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — With their formations of spandex-clad samba dancers, fruit-topped drummers in Carmen Miranda headgear and legions of ladies swathed in reams of ...
image made on Monday, Feb. 16, 2015 from an interactive graphic from Baidu, the Chinese Internet portal, lines tracing the trips of individual travelers provide a "heat map" of the massive migration home from the big cities ahead of China's Lunar New Year.

BEIJING (AP) — This map of China’s Lunar New Year travel tells a story of massive migration home from the big city. The interactive, updating graphic posted online by the ...
People covered in mud dance during the traditional "Bloco da Lama" or "Mud Block" carnival party, in Paraty, Brazil,

| BY JENNY BARCHFIELD PARATY, Brazil (AP) — Forget the sexy nurses, the pirates and devils. At the Bloco da Lama Carnival street party, swamp creature is the costume of choice. ...
Andressa Urach competes in the Miss Bumbum Brazil contest in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Andressa Urach went from being a single teenage mom nicknamed "Beanpole" to a reality TV bombshell in Brazil thanks to silicone implants, anabolic steroids, a nose job, and gel and ...
a man glues the beard part of King Tutankhamun's mask back on at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, Egypt.

| BY BRIAN ROHAN CAIRO (AP) — The blue and gold braided beard on the burial mask of famed pharaoh Tutankhamun was hastily glued back on with epoxy, damaging the ...
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