Furious Brazilians are blaming neglect and budget cuts for the fire that destroyed the 200-year-old National Museum

Buda Mendes/Getty Images A massive fire at Brazil’s National Museum, which housed over 20 million rare and ancient artifacts, has been blamed on years of neglect and budget cuts that left it in a vulnerable state.  The cause of the fire is still not yet known, though officials have said the blaze was a “tragedy” […]

A massive fire ripped through Brazil’s 200-year old National Museum, likely destroying millions of rare artifacts

AP Photo/Leo Correa A massive fire ripped through Brazil’s 200-year-old National Museum in Rio de Janeiro.  The museum houses more than 20 million items, ranging from archeological finds to historical memorabilia. There was no word of the possible cause late on Sunday, nor if there were casualties or the exact extent of damage. RIO DE JANEIRO […]

Brazil National Museum housing 20mn+ exhibits devoured by massive blaze (PHOTOS)

The National Museum of Brazil in Rio de Janeiro has been hit by a massive fire on Sunday night, with images from the scene showing the entire building engulfed in flames. The cause of the blaze is unknown so far. No-one was injured in the fire, which started after the museum was closed for the […]

Holocaust Memorial Museum uses augmented reality to make history visceral

Aiming to capture and hold the attention of young students, the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum has launched a smartphone app that allows visitors to view a museum exhibit in augmented reality. The Washington, D.C.-based museum’s app lets visitors learn more about the lives of Lithuanian villagers who are featured in the Tower of Faces display…Read […]

‘Museum Of Symmetry’ Builds Joy & Wonder With Its Colorful, Animated Virtual Reality Lands

Museum of Symmetry aims to take you on a journey through vibrant places inspired by nature and geometry. Through interacting with the places around you and wandering the beautiful paths that lead through the game, you’ll be able to lose yourself in sumptuous environments, taking in the surreal, pleasantly-dreamy corners of this imaginary world. Museum […]