South AFrican illustrator Karabo Poppy’s take on sneaker culture celebrates African design

Written by Michelle Cohan, CNNOf all the artwork lining South African illustrator Karabo Poppy’s home, perhaps most notable is a gigantic, multicolored stack of Nike shoeboxes filling an entire wall.Her … Read More

Mahjong design ‘refresh’ reignites debate over cultural appropriation

Mahjong, the centuries-old Chinese tile game, became embroiled in controversy last week over a debate about cultural appropriation.Criticism erupted online over The Mahjong Line, a Dallas-based company founded by three … Read More

The UK’s new HG Wells coin features numerous errors — including a four-legged tripod

Written by Rob Picheta, CNNA new British coin commemorating the pioneering science fiction author HG Wells has been criticized for featuring multiple errors — including the decision to give his … Read More

Roman slab found in a garden in England, and it’s a ‘complete mystery’ how it got there

Written by Rob Picheta, CNNLondonAn ancient Roman marble slab, used for nearly a decade as a horse mounting block before its origins were revealed, is at the center of a … Read More