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May 21, 2019

Jeff Koons Becomes Living Artist with Most Expensive Artwork Ever Sold

Jeff Koons has reclaimed his title as the living artist with the world’s most expensive artwork sold at auction. The triumph comes after his 1986 stainless steel sculpture Rabbit fetched $91.1 million—including fees—at Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Art sale in New York. The record is one previously held by the controversial artist, whose love it or hate it work has made him one of the most talked about artists of the 20th and 21st centuries.

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May 15, 2019

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos Unveils New Space Lander to Bring Supplies to the Moon

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has announced his plans to go to the moon in a news conference for his space company Blue Origin. Until now Bezos had been relatively quiet about what Blue Origin was developing, but that has all changed with the unveiling of the Blue Moon Lander. Designed to carry payloads to the lunar surface, the lander was the star of the show as Bezos explained his company’s plans.

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April 16, 2019

Artists Pay Tribute to Paris’ Iconic Notre-Dame Cathedral After Devastating Fire

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Cristina Correa Freile (@dibujosdecristina) on Apr 15, 2019 at 11:14am PDT On April 15, 2019, the world-famous Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris was devastated by a fire. Renowned for its prominent place in Paris, rich religious history, and exquisite Gothic architecture, Notre-Dame Cathedral has been a symbol of the city since it was built in the Middle Ages.

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February 5, 2019

Western Cuba Got Showered by Meteorites in Broad Daylight

This is it. Real stone from Viñales pic.twitter.com/AkWjkOQlHn — Yankier Paz (@YankierPaz) February 1, 2019 Residents of Viñales, a town in western Cuba, were in for a surprise on the afternoon of February 1, when a large plume of smoke appeared in the sky, followed by a loud boom. By all accounts, a meteorite had struck, causing an explosion and flashes of light.

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