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American Museum of Natural History exhibition explores Cuba's rich biodiversity and culture

5 days agoArts : Artdaily

Cuba is a place of exceptional biodiversity and cultural richness, and now a new bilingual exhibition at the American Museum of Natural History offers visitors fresh insights into this island nation just 94 miles from Florida?s shores. Show More Summary

Front Burner: No Chianti, but Plenty to Chew On

The author of “Cannibalism: A Perfectly Natural History” will discuss it at the American Museum of Natural History next month.

NYC American Museum of Natural History Where Paranormal Activity Is a Prehistoric Adventure

NYC American Museum of Natural History Where Paranormal Activity Is a Prehistoric Adventure This New Year, NYC’s own “Ghost Doctors” will be leading groups of newly inducted ghost... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Research on dinosaur embryos reveals that eggs took 3 to 6 months to hatch

(American Museum of Natural History) New research on the teeth of fossilized dinosaur embryos indicates that the eggs of non-avian dinosaurs took a long time to hatch --between about three and six months. The study finds that contrary to previous assumptions, dinosaur incubation is more similar to that of typical reptiles than of birds. Show More Summary

Visiting NYC: American Museum Of Natural History

Taking the kids out of school to travel is always something I stand behind because they will always learn more from what they see than what they hear about. In October my son accompanied me on a work trip to the Big Apple and one of the things I was excited to do with him was show him some of the city's incredible museums. Show More Summary

American Museum of Natural History Hackathon Tackles 21st Century Library Challenges

On November 18–20, the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) hosted “Hack the Stacks,” a solution-building event where over 100 developers, programmers, and others with a passion for computer science worked overnight to develop innovative solutions for the challenges faced by modern libraries and archives. Show More Summary

"Human population through time"

4 weeks agoHumor / odd : TYWKIWDBI

YouTube link. "It took 200,000 years for our human population to reach 1 billion—and only 200 years to reach 7 billion." An interesting visualization by the staff at the American Museum of Natural History.

American Museum Of Natural History Reports Partial Fossil Fuel Divestment

The American Museum of Natural History, the country's oldest, largest, and one of the most popular museums in the country, has revealed it has partially divested its $650 million endowment from fossil fuel investments, in response to...Show More Summary

New study doubles the estimate of bird species in the world

(American Museum of Natural History) New research led by the American Museum of Natural History suggests that there are about 18,000 bird species in the world -- nearly twice as many as previously thought. The work focuses on 'hidden'...Show More Summary

New study doubles the estimate of bird species in the world

New research led by the American Museum of Natural History suggests that there are about 18,000 bird species in the world—nearly twice as many as previously thought. The work focuses on "hidden" avian diversity—birds that look similar to one another, or were thought to interbreed, but are actually different species. Show More Summary

Taraji P. Henson & Octavia Spencer Team Up At CNN Heroes Gala 2016!

Hidden Figures co-stars Taraji P. Henson and Octavia Spencer teamed up to hit the red carpet together while attending the 2016 CNN Heroes Gala held at the American Museum of Natural History on Sunday (December 11) in New York City. The ladies were joined at the event by Neil Patrick Harris, Keegan Michael Key, Edward [...]

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

last monthHumor / 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

2 months agoArts : 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!'

2 months 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

2 months agoTechnology : Forbes: Tech

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

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