Do You Know Your MoMA? 4/10/15


How well do you know your MoMA? If you think you can identify the artist and title of each of these works from MoMA’s collection—all currently on view throughout the Museum—please submit your answers by leaving a comment on this post. We’ll provide the answers next month (on Friday, May 8). ANSWERS TO THE MARCH 13 CHALLENGE: Do you have what it takes to claim this month’s title? 1. Takashi Murakami. 727. 1996 2. Sam Gilliam. 10/27/69. 1983 3. Joan Miró. Collage. 1934 4. Rirkrit Read more [...]

What You Need to Know This Year


Last year, after 16 Sherpas died in an avalanche on Everest, many predicted an end to commercial climbing on the mountain. They were wrong. But as climbers converge on Base Camp this April, these five questions are sure to generate controversy. 1. Is There a Safe Way Through the Icefall? For the first 28 years of Everest exploration, starting in 1922, the Nepalese side of the mountain was off-limits; climbers launched their attempts from the Tibetan side. Once the Nepalese government opened the Read more [...]

Do You Know Your MoMA? 3/13/15


How well do you know your MoMA? If you think you can identify the artist and title of each of these works from MoMA’s collection—all currently on view throughout the Museum—please submit your answers by leaving a comment on this post. We’ll provide the answers next month (on Friday, April 10). ANSWERS TO THE FEBRUARY 13 CHALLENGE: Do you have what it takes to claim this month’s title? 1. Michael English. Love Festival. 1967 2. Peter Saville, Factory Records, Manchester; Henri Read more [...]

Where Is MH370? What We Know One Year Later


On March 8, 2014, 239 people boarded a flight in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur, destined for Beijing. About an hour and a half after takeoff, flight MH370 vanished from radar screens. Twelve months later, the search for the plane is still ongoing. Families of the passengers and crew have few answers about what happened to their loved ones. Conspiracy theories abound. This Sunday marks one year since the plane disappeared. Ahead of the anniversary, here's a look at what we know and what remains Read more [...]

Everything You Need to Know About the New Eurail Pass


Anyone who has spent time traversing Europe knows: The continent's countryside is the kind of charming that feels like it was plucked from a storybook. Since 1959, the Eurail Pass has treated travelers between Europe's biggest urban destinations to this scenic landscape via railway. But, in the last two decades, it’s faced some stiff competition from budget airlines like RyanAir and EasyJet—no sprawling vistas, but when you're spending half the time in transit at a comparable rate to Read more [...]

Do You Know Your MoMA? 2/13/15


How well do you know your MoMA? If you think you can identify the artist and title of each of these works from MoMA’s collection—all currently on view throughout the Museum—please submit your answers by leaving a comment on this post. We’ll provide the answers next month (on Friday, March 13). ANSWERS TO THE JANUARY 16 CHALLENGE: Do you have what it takes to claim this month’s title? 1. Natalia Goncharova. Rayonism, Blue-Green Forest. 1913 (dated on reverse 1911) 2. Vincent van Read more [...]

After UFC Fight Night 58, We’ll Know How Good CB Dollaway Really Is


No. 4-ranked contender Lyoto Machida meets No. 10-ranked CB Dollaway in the UFC Fight Night 58 headliner. The middleweight clash will send the winner into title contention. Dollaway has a chance to silence his critics and establish himself as one of the elite in the division. He started his career 6-0 before joining the seventh season of The Ultimate Fighter. The Arizona State wrestler made the finals against Amir Sadollah, where he would suffer his first career loss. Dollaway had an up-and-down Read more [...]