29 Apr 2017
British sales of e-books are waning, trade figures revealed, suggesting readers were suffering from "screen fatigue".
Britain's publishing industry had a record-breaking year in 2016, with sales of books and...
27 Apr 2017
On a scaffold several storeys high beneath the dome of a Cairo church, Ayman William paints for the glory of God, unfazed by recent attacks against his fellow Coptic Christians in Egypt.
The church, deep within the dusty alleyways of one...
25 Apr 2017
The modernist architect I. M. Pei, who was once pilloried for plonking a glass pyramid into the courtyard of the Louvre, turns 100 Wednesday with his controversial creation now an icon of the French capital.
The Chinese-American designer...
22 Apr 2017
Hollywood actresses Blake Lively and Jessica Chastain were among the six women honored on Friday for their philanthropic efforts with organizations helping women and children.
They joined singer-actress Audra McDonald, television...
22 Apr 2017
The British Library has revealed plans for a 100,000sq ft expansion that will include additional exhibition space and improved public areas.
Architecture firm Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, which worked on a recent expansion of...
18 Apr 2017
It was a FaceTime call. Like old time friends, Lady Gaga and Prince William opened up about mental health.
In a video released Tuesday, the pop star joined the Duke of Cambridge's Heads Together, a campaign he leads along with the...
15 Apr 2017
Online streaming is making it quicker not only to play music. A new study finds that pop songs themselves are getting faster as listeners’ attention spans diminish.
Instrumental openings to songs have shrunk dramatically over...
15 Apr 2017
The largely testosterone-fueled Star Wars movie franchise has added an important new female character in the eighth film, "Star Wars: The Last Jedi", director Rian Johnson said on Friday at a fanfest in Orlando.
14 Apr 2017
Indian portraits of common Indians, colorful customs and architectural wonders are featured in the new exhibition entitled "Images of India" by Egyptian artist Ashraf Talaat. The exhibition is part of the annual Indian cultural...
08 Apr 2017
Norwegian Joachim Ronning will direct the adaptation of Micro, a novel that was left unfinished by Michael Crichton when he died in 2008. Steven Spielberg and Frank Marshall, the duo behind Jurassic Park, will produce the film.