An ant species native to the South American region has completely eliminated males from its population. Mycocepurus smithii, a fungus-gardening ant, reproduces without any males whatsoever, and has been doing it for millions of years.
In 1998, aged just 14, aspiring young cartoonist Amir Avni decided to get in touch with the creator of Ren & Stimpy, John Kricfalusi. Being a hardcore fan of Kricfalusi's work, Amir sent him an introductory letter along with a few cartoons he'd drawn, some of which contained relatively unknown characters of John's. To call Kricfalusi's response 'generous' would be an understatement.
A MILLIONAIRE art buyer has made what must be the ultimate purchase - an artist's entire life until he dies.
French artist Christian Boltanski has agreed to have his every move filmed 24 hours a day in his Paris studio and streamed live to Tasmanian David Walsh's $70 million Museum of Old and New Art when it opens in 2011.
Dave Hemingway hat als erster Hemingway den jährlich in Florida stattfindenden Hemingway-Lookalike-Contest gewonnen. Rekursive Hemingway-Lookalike-Contests sind meine Lieblings-Hemingway-Lookalike-Contests. For the…