May 8, 2024

Spain’s Prado Museum Rediscovers Lost Caravaggio Painting and Will Exhibit Soon

In 2021, a painting was close to being auctioned in Spain when the sale was halted by the authorities. With a starting price tag of €1,500 ($1,600), the artwork was attributed to José de Ribera, a pupil of Italian painter Caravaggio. The prestigious Prado Museum alerted the authorities once it suspected the painting may actually be a long-lost creation by the Baroque master himself.

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March 22, 2024

Teachers in the United States Spent $3.24 Billion of Their Own Money in 2023

Teachers are often some of the most influential people in their students' lives. They can encourage and support a child in a way that few others can. However, teachers routinely need to pay for their own classroom supplies, which cuts into their already limited paycheck. According to a recent report, educators in the United States spent approximately $3.24 billion of their own money on school supplies in 2023, with the average teacher spending $853.90.

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December 27, 2023

Two Men Arrested After Stealing Banksy Installation in Broad Daylight

Less than an hour after Banksy confirmed a new installation in South London, it vanished. But how is not a mystery. Two men were filmed taking down the traffic sign, which was covered in three planes that resembled military drones. The videos of two men taking bolt cutters to the stop sign were widely circulated on social media, with police already making arrests in the case.

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December 6, 2023

Prized ‘Inverted Jenny’ Stamp Sells for $1.7 Million

Everyone has their hobby, and one of the most paradigmatic is stamp collecting. The hobby has existed since the 19th century when adhesive stamps began to be created, sold, and used. Enthusiasts can count among their members John Lennon, Amelia Earhart, Freddie Mercury, and King George V. But few of even the most elite stamp collectors get to purchase the stamp-collecting holy grail, the Inverted Jenny.

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