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Chilly mammoth-hunting adventure game Syberia 2 lands on Android

I never played this one. Someone tell me in the comments. Syberia 2. Anyway, this is another point and click adventure with weirdo characters and epic environments to explore – all done up in a surreal aesthetic that mashes steampunk into art nouveau.

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New York Rikers Island teen jails 'violent and unsafe'

New York's juvenile jails are extremely violent and unsafe and violate the rights of their teenage inmates, a federal government report has found. The two-and-a-half year investigation looked at three jails for 16-18-year-olds on the city's Rikers Island.

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Who are the finalists in the 2015 New Angle Prize? Six of the best reads …

They include work by authors Esther Freud, Ronald Blythe and jewellery designer Alex Monroe. Between them the half-dozen titles feature a love story centred on maritime Harwich, an eerie tale set in wartime Suffolk, life in Aldeburgh in the 1950s, the …

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Woman in Ormesby, Yorkshire left on pavement because of ambulance 'high …

A great-grandmother was left in agony on a rain-soaked pavement after suffering a fall because emergency services were too busy to come to her aid. Despite being called only moments after Evelyn Davey slipped and broke her arm, paramedics failed to get …

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Fabulous Fabergé, Jeweller to the Tsars

During the summer, the Montréal Museum of Fine Arts will exhibit an exceptional collection of pieces by Pierre-Karl Fabergé, Russian jeweller now legendary. The.

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Magdala, Fitzroy North trophy home remains for sale

Magdala, one of North Fitzroy's most significant residences, remains for sale with a $4.45 million asking price having failed to sell at weekend auction. The 1887 home was refurbished in the exuberant Art Nouveau times of 1905 by the Bendigo dentist …

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Herzog & de Meuron's buildings have the capacity to 'astonish'

The first looks at how the Vancouver Art Gallery has changed over the years and includes images of the original art deco building at 1145 West Georgia in 1931, its international style renovation in 1951 and VAG's move into its current home in the …

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The Retro Charm Of Burbank's Magnolia Boulevard: A Shopping Guide

Karyn Cantor's vintage-inspired pieces mesh Art Nouveau, Deco and pop art into sassy baubles that dare to be noticed. Her stuff has been a mainstay in the edgiest L.A. boutiques but in her … shop, you get to see all of her lines at once, and it's all …

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Fire destroys £50000 timber vehicle in Moffat

A timber vehicle worth more than £50,000 has been destroyed by fire near a farm in southern Scotland. The Timberjack timber forwarder was parked at forest works near Mountainblow Farm, Moffat, overnight between Wednesday and Thursday. The burnt-out …

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Double win for Falkirk projects at environmental awards

And Central Scotland Forest Trust chief executive Simon Rennie said he was "very proud" of the awards. He said: "These are both innovative projects which have transformed the local environment, creating valuable resources for local communities and …

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Spurned husband in the middle of a bitter divorce 'drove his wife's Corvette …

A man accused of driving a his wife's Corvette into a Philadelphia river has claimed he was off his medication when he carried out the act. John Kramer, 50, has since been arrested after turning himself in to the police and was released on bail on …

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Up to 100k savers could be in line for payouts for poor pensions

Pension savers could receive compensation after they were sold inappropriate deals by insurance firms, including leading provider Aviva. The scandal involving the mis-selling of annuities could have affected up to 100,000 people, experts believe.

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Alexander M. Haig Collection to feature at Kaminski Auctions Unreserved April …

Offerings range from a large collection of Asian bronze buddhas to an extensive collection of Lalique glass from a California collector, and important items from the estate of Alexander M. Haig, former Secretary of State. Beverly … The highlight of …

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Marie Poutine's Jewels & Royals: Swedish Monarchy

… Vuitton (2) Luciano Marotta Gigli (1) lucie campbell (1) Lucien Gautrait (1) Lucien Picard (1) luis masriera (1) Lulu Frost (1) Luz Camino (1) marchak (3) marcus and co (4) margherita burgener (17) Marianne Ostier (1) Marice …

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Sacred Visions – International Museum of Art & Science

The eldest son of Charles Comfort Tiffany, founder of the most prestigious silver and jewelry company in the U.S.A., young Tiffany chose another professional direction that led him to establish Louis C. Tiffany & Co. in 1883. His passion for …

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Story of recovered 'Woman in Gold' moves Germans to tears

The title refers to the art nouveau painting “Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I,” which hung for decades in the Belvedere Palace museum in Vienna before it was restituted to Maria Altmann, Bloch-Bauer's niece. Mirren adopts a nearly flawless Austrian …

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Gwynedd residents urged to help £50m council cuts

Gwynedd council says it is facing an "unprecedented challenge" to save millions of pounds by 2017-18. It is calling on residents to debate the future of its services. It will hold public forums during October and November for people to discuss the way …

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Man 'beaten and run over in hijack' in Waterside

A man was knocked unconscious by hijackers who then ran him over with his car, a court has heard. The 25-year-old suffered a fractured arm in the incident at Fountain Hill in the Waterside area of Londonderry, the city's magistrates court was told.

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Garth Brooks Irish concerts: Council decision 'cannot be appealed'

A decision to refuse permission for two of five Garth Brooks shows in Dublin later this month cannot be changed or reversed, Dublin City Council has said. The US star was due to stage five shows at Croke Park stadium on 25-29 July. When the council …

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River Wye near Hereford searched for missing kayakers

A river was searched for four hours during the night for two people feared missing while kayaking. The pair missing in the River Wye near Hereford were found at about 07:15 BST, "safe and well" according to police. The search was launched at about 02 …

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Essex fire crews battle 10-hour Crays Hill barn fire

Firefighters took almost 10 hours to bring a large barn fire under control in Essex overnight. The blaze broke out in the barn, containing 50 tonnes of hay, at Doeshill Farm in Crays Hill, near Billericay, just after 21:00 BST. At its height three …

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Art Nouveau Earrings. Vintage handmade Sterling by …

Art Nouveau Earrings. Vintage handmade Sterling silver earrings. Graced by Israeli Opals. Artworks and jewelry design, made in Israel.Art Nouveau Earrings. One.

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Lalique, jewellery and September thoughts

Rene Lalique was innovative in a number of ways, like introducing new materials into jewellery such as horn and by emphasizing their visual and tactile qualities. Some of his favourite motifs included women-represented with …

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Bon anniversaire, René Lalique!

René Jules Lalique was born in the village of Ay in France on April 6, 1860; his family moved to Paris when he was two years old. He attended art schools in Paris and London, and began work as a freelancer designing …

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What's happening on the local art scene this week

Art Nouveau Galleries, works by Harry Boardman, Justin Long, Robert Ciampa, Ward Van Haute, Meghan Reiff and others. 93 South West End Blvd., Quakertown. Open daily, except Wednesdays, at 11 a.m.; … noon-4 p.m. Sundays; or by appointment. 215-794 …

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Liverpool cemetery, 21 other properties in NYS nominated as historic sites (list)

First Unitarian Church, Buffalo – now Unitarian Universalist Church of Buffalo, the 1906 structure is a significant example of an English Country Gothic-style church building with an interior influenced by the Arts and Crafts and Art Nouveau and …

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Kendrick Lamar releases 'To Pimp a Butterfly'

Lamar comes off as a visionary and sets the bar at a level that is not too high to reach but creates a new realm of art-nouveau hip-hop that will keep new generations of rappers looking deeply into themselves to achieve. Lamar ends his album by …

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Police investigation after sexual assault on Annan teenager

A police investigation has begun after a teenager was sexually assaulted in Dumfries and Galloway. The 17-year-old was making her way home in Annan at about 23:40 on Saturday when she was attacked. She was approached from behind, pushed to the …

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Charity thief denied hostel access over criminal record

A homeless man who admitted stealing charity money could not get hostel accommodation because of his criminal record, a court has heard. Martin Gregory Coll, 52, of no fixed abode, admitted breaking into Translink offices in Londonderry and stealing …

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Ofgem predicts lower profit margins for energy suppliers

Profit margins of large energy suppliers will be lower over the coming year compared with previous estimates, says the regulator Ofgem. On a typical dual-fuel energy bill of £1,330, suppliers will make a pre-tax margin of £102, or 8%, which is £4 lower …

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£400K donation opens Isle of Man physiotherapy unit

A new physiotherapy and occupational therapy unit has opened at the Ramsey and District Cottage Hospital after a trust donation of £400,000. The centre was built after support of £350,000 from the Eric and Marion Scott Trust and £50,000 from the Ramsey …

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Easter fun with beads and buns

Year one children from Golden Valley Primary School learned about famous jeweller Carl Faberge, then put their creative flair to work by making their own bejewelled eggs. The youngsters used colourful beads, ribbons and pencils to create their own …

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Felicity Jones channels Audrey Hepburn at Vanity Fair Oscar Party

It was a sleek, chic, black number by Saint Laurent and we couldn't help but compare her to Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffanys. She looked totally classic and exuded Hollywood glamour, especially because she topped off the jewel-adorned look with …

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All Things Paper: Quilled Wedding Invitation: Art Nouveau

One of the many things I love about paper quilling is that it's possible to recreate any scrollwork design. Recently a newlywed sent over an image of her wedding invitation to ask if I would quill a corresponding mat as she …

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cufflinks silver: Charles Rennie Mackintosh cufflinks DWA243

Charles Rennie Mackintosh cufflinks www.rennie-mackintosh-jewellery.co.uk DWA243 m2. Tags: Charles, Rennie, Mackintosh, Pendant, necklace, DWA243, m2, jewellery, jewelry, silver, chrome. Posted by painting games …

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