Latest Vincent Stories

2011-03-07 06:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kerrie Hopkins, internationally acclaimed Onomalogist, is saving "lonely singles" money, time and heartache by introducing research subjects to better suited partners.

2009-11-10 12:45:00

BURBANK, Calif., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood has announced the Winsor McCay Award recipients for 2009: Tim Burton, Bruce Timm and Jeffrey Katzenberg (see bios below).

2009-05-05 09:40:27

A new book suggests Dutch artist Vincent Van Gogh lost his ear in a scuffle with fellow painter Paul Gauguin outside of a brothel. It has long been believed the mentally ill Van Gogh cut off his own ear in 1888.

2009-03-07 13:39:39

Terri Upshaw says Troy Vincent is not the right candidate to be the next top executive of the NFL Players Association, Sports Illustrated reported. Her husband, Gene, held the post for 25 years before he died last August shortly after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Terri Upshaw told SI.com

2008-08-29 09:00:43

By Chris Hicks Deseret News Here are some DVDs to hit store shelves. "Redbelt" (Sony Classics, 2008; R for language, violence; $27.96). David Mamet tries a change of pace with this look at a martial-arts expert who is lured back into the competitive fighting game against his better judgment.

2008-08-18 00:00:18

By Tom Avril The Philadelphia Inquirer PHILADELPHIA - The painting of the lean-faced, bearded man with the penetrating stare is unmistakably a self-portrait by Vincent van Gogh. An art historian can tell by looking at the riot of bold, colorful brushstrokes.

2008-07-30 18:00:06

European scientists reportedly have used new technology to reconstruct a portrait of a peasant woman Vincent Van Gogh painted then covered with another work.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.