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    Munch’s “Scream” series paintings almost sold out

    Tweet HEINUS – NEW YORK  Edvard Munch’s famous painting of modernist angst, “The Scream,” has sold for a record $119,922,500 at Sotheby’s auction house in New York City. The painting is the most famous of a series of paintings produced by the Norwegian painter in […]

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    Ball post: Lessons from last words of Declaration signers

    Tweet Special to HEINUS by Dr. Eugenia Ball PhD.  A recent article on the Internet lists the last words of a group of famous writers. In light of the tough times we are experiencing and given my intense expertise in colonial and revolutionary America, I […]

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    Firefighters rescue plastic swan from pond, fulfill new law

    Tweet HEINUS – ULM After a passerby noticed a swan apparently stuck in a frozen pond, 25 German firefighters in the town of Straubing in Bavaria braved thin ice to rescue the swan. That the swan was made of plastic made no difference to firefighting […]

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    Egypt demands Germany return Nefertiti statue – or else

    Tweet HEINUS – CAIRO The Egyptian government has demanded that a German museum return a bust of ancient Egyptian Queen Nefertiti. The request from Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities went to the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation in Berlin, the controlling authority for Germany’s state museums. […]

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    Terrorism false alarm leads to surprising FAA terror ban

    Tweet HEINUS – WASHINGTON  The recent incident on an international United Airlines flight that resulted in the aircraft making an emergency landing in Toronto has led the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to expand its ban on materials and types of personnel not allowed on commercial […]

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    The three biggest industrial-to-recreational site conversions

    Tweet HEINUS – NEW YORK  Atlantic magazine’s web site has the story of a massive airship hanger in Germany converted into an indoor water park. Other industrial sites worldwide have been converted to civilian recreational use, though not always with the best results. Below are […]

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