The Italian art police have recovered a long-lost Titian. But is it really the work of the Renaissance master? | Smart Messages – 71Bait

The Carabinieri Police Cultural Heritage Protection Unit returned the painting to the government in a ceremony on May 19. Photo by Marco Bertorello/AFP via Getty Images In Titian’s painting of 1512 Gentilumo con berretto nero (Portrait of a man in a beret), a red-bearded man with a hat looks knowingly out of his frame. But … Read more

The strange world of The Backrooms explained – 71Bait

Imagine an endless hallway. Fluorescent lights flicker faintly against stained, yellowed walls. Doors lead to empty spaces or revolve around themselves. You are alone, forgotten in a nightmare of purgatory, and something is watching you. Welcome to the back rooms. If you spent your childhood exploring the weird, dark, and mysterious corners of the internet … Read more

How art can enhance the social-emotional awareness of our students (and ourselves) | Smithsonian voices – 71Bait

Artworks can serve as avenues for introspection and empathy. This article features two programs from across the Smithsonian that model this practice for students and the teachers who support them. Smithsonian American Art Museum The last two years have been extremely trying for the well-being of the class teachers and their students. Teachers feel burnt … Read more


Please submit your events, meetings, etc. to at least two weeks in advance, and include the Destin Log calendar in the subject line. Adopt a street The City of Destin’s Adopt-A-Street program enables local families, businesses, and community groups to provide a valuable service to the community by adopting sections of streets to keep … Read more

Animation, VFX and Games Market Forecast | Expected to generate significant revenue by 2031 | Taiwan News – 71Bait

The latest research report provides a complete assessment of the Animation, VFX and Games Market for the forecast year 2022-2031, which is beneficial for businesses regardless of their size and revenue. This survey report covers key market insights and industry approach COVID-19 in the coming years. The Animation, VFX & Game market report provides data … Read more

The latest addition to Xbox Game Pass is the most relaxing (and ridiculous) in months – 71Bait

Turn dirty water into fine wine in House Flipper, now on Xbox Game Pass. Frozen Quarter In the last two months I’ve turned 36, got married, and started working through the inevitable, insurmountable checklist of post-marriage postponed life tasks. While I’d love to play games for longer than half an hour at a time, temporary … Read more

Miniature by Sarah Biffin, a 19th-century artist who was born without arms or legs, beats estimates at auction | Smart Messages – 71Bait

Sarah Biffin, Sarah Biffinwatercolor Public domain via the Wellcome Collection A small study of feathers, painted by the famous 19th-century miniaturist Sarah Biffin, fetched $12,023 (£9,000) at auction, far exceeding the estimated price of $6,680 (£5,000), according to auction house Sworders. Born in 1784 without arms or legs to a poor family in Somerset, England, … Read more