On this day…in 30 B.C.

Cleopatra, queen of Egypt and lover of Julius Caesar and Mark Antony, takes her life following the defeat of her forces against Octavian, the future first emperor of Rome. Cleopatra, born in 69 B.C., was made Cleopatra VII, queen of Egypt, upon the death of her father, Ptolemy XII, in 51 B.C. Her brother was … [Read the full story]

Kate Moss gold statue sold for ridiculous amount

An 18-carat gold statue of Kate Moss in a provocative yoga pose has sold for £577,250 at Sotheby’s in London. Mircrocosmos (Siren) was sold to an anonymous Asian telephone bidder. The provocative statue…which features the supermodel posing with her legs behind her back, is a smaller 10kg version of Marc Quinn’s 50kg Siren, also created … [Read the full story]