The Many Ways Planned Obsolescence Is Sabotaging How We Preserve Internet History
We keep screwing over yesterday’s technology due to an intent focus on what we’re doing today. The problem of planned obsolescence is only getting worse.
The Butt Nut: The Bootylicious Star of the Seychelles’ Ecosystem
It’s the Kim Kardashian of the plant kingdom.
The Creepy, Insane and Undeniably Romantic World of Cryonics
I went into it a sceptic – and I still don’t think it’ll work. And yet I’m sold.
Crack a Window into the Art of Glass Preservation | Conservation Lab
The tiny city of Corning, New York is home to the world’s best glass conservators.
Woah, Dissected Insects Make Great DIY Robots
“I dismantle the bugs' thorax and abdomen. They get sorted into groups and then just like with a robot, I attach one part to another until I have the finished piece,” Géza Szöllősi explains.
Go Behind the Scenes of the Met’s Costume Institute | Conservation Lab
Agile hands mend seven centuries’ worth of fashion history at the Costume Institute’s conservation lab.
Microscopic Slivers of Artworks Reveal Hidden Truths | Conservation Lab
For art conservators, the inner geography of a painting speaks volumes.
To Fight ISIS, Art Dealers & Archaeologists Join Forces
Archaeologists and the art trade had never been friends. Then ISIS happened.
25 New Films Get Archived to the American National Film Registry
The Library of Congress has spoken, and these ones made the cut.
A US Military Base Could Kill Off Japan’s Last Dugongs
The Japanese island of Okinawa is the last holdout for dugongs. Now Camp Schwab is set to build new runways over their feeding ground.
These Surreal Paintings Should Make You Worry About the Earth
Cuban-American artist Juan Travieso brings his Pop-meets-surrealist paintings to New York's Jenn Singer Gallery.
Meet the Photographer Drenching His Subjects in Honey
Blake Little's newest photo series, 'Preservation,' comes to Paul Kopeikin Gallery on February 28th