Ebay Art Scam Broken Up In Chicago

Pablo Picasso, Marc Chagall and Andy Warhol were among artists whose works were counterfeited by seven people indicted for two art-fraud schemes that reaped a combined $5 million. Those charged include three Europeans and residents of New York, Florida and Illinois,...
Iraq Breakdown by Key Indices

Iraq Breakdown by Key Indices

Here is a visual breakdown (view image full size) of key indices in relation to the state of violence, oil production, death rate, phone subscriptions, prison population & most interestingly the electricity production. The most interesting measurement is when you...
Buddha sells for $14.3mil, Breaks Japansese Art Record

Buddha sells for $14.3mil, Breaks Japansese Art Record

A newly discovered wooden sculpture of a Buddha that had religious objects sealed in its torso for 800 years sold for $14.3 million, setting a world record for any Japanese work of art, Christie’s auction house said. The seated figure of Dainichi Nyorai, or the...