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Ice age vertebrates had mixed responses to climate change

(American Museum of Natural History) New research examines how vertebrate species in the eastern United States ranging from snakes to mammals to birds responded to climate change over the last 500,000 years. The study reveals that contrary...Show More Summary

Human population explosion, visualized

4 days agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

The human population reached 1 billion in its first 200,000 years. It took just 200 more years to reach 7 billion. This data visualization video from the American Museum of Natural History presents the explosive growth of our species. [via]

Protesters to Descend on Home of American Museum of Natural History President

What:    American Museum of Natural History President Ellen V. Futter and her neighbors will get a wake-up call on Saturday, courtesy of PETA. While playing video footage of... The post Protesters to Descend on Home of American Museum of Natural History President appeared first on PETA.

Think like an explorer with new American Museum of Natural History app

last weekArts : Artdaily

The American Museum of Natural History launched Explorer, an updated app that lets visitors personalize their onsite experience using cutting-edge location-aware technology. The app, developed with support from Bloomberg Philanthropies,...Show More Summary

Macy's parade fun facts from NYC author Stefanie Pintoff

I live on the Upper West Side near where the balloons are inflated at the American Museum of Natural History.

10 Facts About Cuban Animals From AMNH's New Exhibition, '¡Cuba!'

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

In its new bilingual exhibition “¡Cuba!”, the American Museum of Natural History looks at the cultural history of the country as well as its natural history, showing everything from how Cuban cigars are made to the endemic creatures that can be found only on Cuba.

Tina Fey, Ellie Kemper & Alec Baldwin Join 'SNL' Stars At American Museum Of Natural History Museum Gala 2016!

Tina Fey flashes a smile alongside her handsome hubby Jeff Richmond while attending the 2016 American Museum Of Natural History Museum Gala at the American Museum of Natural History on Thursday evening (November 17) in New York City. The 46-year-old actress was joined by her former 30 Rock co-star Alec Baldwin and his wife Hilaria, [...]

Dental Detectives Identify New Species From A Lone Tooth Fossil

What does it take to describe a new group ancient animals? American Museum of Natural History Paleontologists explain why dental detective work is a big part of the job

200,000 years of human population growth in 5 minutes

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

The American Museum of Natural History's hockey stick graph of explosive human population growth in the last 200 years is projected to increase in the short term, tapering off around 11 billion, give or take several billion depending on a few variables. (more…)

A timeline of human population growth

4 weeks agoHumor / odd : Kottke.org

From the American Museum of Natural History, an animated timeline map of human population growth from 100,000 BCE to the present. It took 200,000 years for our population to reach 1 billion. And only 200 years to reach 7 billion. Interesting...Show More Summary

A Video Of Human Population Growth From 100,000 BC To 2,100 AD In Six Minutes

last monthHumor / odd : Geekologie

This is a video created by the American Museum Of Natural History depicting earth's population growth since humans began migrating out of Africa some 100,000 years ago. I learned a lot by watching it. Mostly that there are entirely too...Show More Summary

A Look at the Growth of Human Population Through Time (100,000 BC to 2100 AD) [Video]

From The American Museum of Natural History: It took 200,000 years for our human population to reach 1 billion—and only 200 years to reach 7 billion. But growth has begun slowing, as women have fewer babies on average. When will ourShow More Summary

How The World's Population Grew Like A Virus

When I was in primary school, the global population was around five billion. Now it's over 7 billion. This video from the American Museum of Natural History explains where the growth is coming from and why it's out of control. More »      

A Fascinating Animated Map That Shows the Growth and Decline of the Human Population Through Time

last monthHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

The American Museum of Natural History has put together a truly fascinating animated map that shows how the human population has grown and declined throughout all of time, citing where, when and why these changes took place. It took 200,000 years for our human population to reach 1 billion—and only 200 years to reach 7 […]

Experience a 1920s Fossil Expedition With This 360-Degree Video

last monthHumor / odd : mental_floss

The American Museum of Natural History is highlighting its artifacts in a whole new way.

The Exhibit Where You Can Explore Cuba Without a Passport

The American Museum of Natural History will be presenting ¡Cuba!, a new exhibit exploring the nature and culture of the island nation. Given the country’s incredible biodiversity and vibrant culture it’s clear that the exhibit, the largest...Show More Summary

"Virginia Overton: Winter Garden" opens at the Whitney Museum of American Art

last monthArts : Artdaily

Virginia Overton (b. 1971) creates exhibitions in response to the natural and manmade environments in which she works, often overlaying these sites with diverse references ranging from the history of modern art to her upbringing in rural Tennessee. Show More Summary

Library of the Future

Topic: Libraries Technology Book: Man and the Computer (1972) John G. Kemeny Man and the Computer is an expanded version of the widely acclaimed Man and Nature Lectures delivered at the American Museum of Natural History in the fall of 1971. Chapter 8 of the book is - Library of the Future Tweet

Jaguar scat study suggests restricted movement in areas of conservation importance in Mesoamerica

A research group led by the American Museum of Natural History and global wild cat conservation organization Panthera has published the largest gene-based survey of its kind on wild jaguar populations in Mesoamerica. The analysis, published...Show More Summary

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