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‘Origami at the Museum’, Instructional Videos In the Art of Origami by the American Museum of Natural History

yesterdayOdd : Laughing Squid

In honor of their Origami Holiday Tree, the renowned American Museum of Natural History in New York City, is currently offering instructional “how-to” videos in the art of Origami, starting with basic designs such as a jumping frog, a dinosaur and a whale. Origami, the practice of paperfolding, is a great activity for people of […]

Study on world's biggest animal finds more than 1 population in the southeastern Pacific

Scientists from WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society), the Universidad Austral de Chile, the Blue Whale Center, the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH), NOAA, and other organizations are examining molecular clues to answer a big question: how many types of blue whales exist in the waters of the southeastern Pacific? read more

In New York, a Kwanzaa Celebration With Savion Glover

The tap dancer Savion Glover will be featured in a Kwanzaa celebration at the American Museum of Natural History in New York.

American Museum of Natural History to Add 218,000-Square-Foot Science Center

4 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

The American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) in New York is planning to add a $325 million, 218,000-square-foot science center, the New York Times reported.

An addition to the AMNH

5 days agoOdd : Kottke.org

The American Museum of Natural History is planning on expanding. The American Museum of Natural History, a sprawling hodgepodge of a complex occupying nearly four city blocks, is planning another major transformation, this time along...Show More Summary

Jeanne Gang Wire: Jeanne Gang Will Design Expansion of Natural History Museum

Photo via Wikipedia Following in the footsteps of famous New York City institutions like the Museum of Modern Art and the Frick Collection, which have disclosed new plans for expansion, the city's American Museum of Natural History has also just...

American Museum Of Natural History Evacuated After A Fire

There was a fire at The American Museum of Natural History late this afternoon. The FDNY tells us the call came in at 3:25 p.m., and the fire was on the 4th floor. While it has been put out, a lot of smoke remains. There are no injuries reported at this time. [ more › ]

Fire near dino exhibit at American Museum of Natural History

Exhibits at the American Museum of Natural History were threatened when a blaze broke out on the fourth floor on Friday, the FDNY said.

Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For December 12th, 2014

Hey, it's HighScalability time: We've had a wee bit of a storm in the bay area. 33 million: things in the American Museum of Natural History; 40 million: Target credit cards compromised; 300 Million: Instagram monthly users; 1 billion:...Show More Summary

Natural History museum to grow

The American Museum of Natural History, which occupies four city blocks on the Upper West Side, will get even bigger. It is planning a $325 million, six-story addition for its scientific... To view the full story, click the title li...

Arabian Sea humpback whales isolated for 70,000 years

Scientists from WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society), the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH), the Environment Society of Oman, and other organizations have made a fascinating discovery in the northern Indian Ocean: humpback whales...Show More Summary

The Darwin Manuscripts Project, An Ongoing Effort to Transcribe & Share Scientific Work of Naturalist Charles Darwin

2 weeks agoOdd : Laughing Squid

The Darwin Manuscripts Project at the American Museum of Natural History has released “the world’s first and only large collection of full color, high-resolution images of faithfully transcribed Darwin manuscripts.” The project designed to share the work of famed naturalist Charles Darwin is ongoing with frequent additions of new material. In these documents, you can […]

Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History tells story of 'The Last American Dinosaurs' in new exhibition

3 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

Two enormous dinosaurs?Triceratops and Tyrannosaurus rex?reign over the National Museum of Natural History?s new exhibition: ?The Last American Dinosaurs: Discovering a Lost World.? The 5,200-square-foot exhibition opens Nov. 25 on the second floor of the museum. Show More Summary

Over 16,000 of Darwin's Papers On Evolution Are Now Available Online

3 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Since 2007, the American Museum of Natural History and the Darwin Manuscripts Project have been digitizing Charles Darwin's writings on evolution, and putting them online. Today, on the 155th anniversary of the publication of On the Origin of Species, the project is more than 50% complete. Read more...

Is The Museum Of Natural History’s Origami Tree Beautiful Or What?

The American Museum of Natural History in NYC’s annual origami tree is now up and running. Each year’s creation has a theme that resonates with the museum’s collections or features, and this year is all about the “Night At The Museum” movies, with origami models of artifacts from the movie that can be found in [...]

Cameron, Naomi & Dianna Glam Up 2014 American Museum of Natural History Gala

Making the most of a Manhattan evening, Cameron Diaz showed up at the American Museum of Natural History last night (November 20) for the 2014 Gala. Joined by model pal Naomi Campbell and “Glee” actress Dianna Agron, the “There’s Something...Show More Summary

Cameron Diaz, Tina Fey & Benjamin McKenzie Show Their Support at the Museum Gala 2014

Cameron Diaz gets all dressed up for the 2014 Museum Gala at American Museum of Natural History on Thursday evening (November 20) in New York City. The 42-year-old actress was joined at the big bash by Tina Fey with her husband Jeff Richmond, supermodel Naomi Campbell, Orange is the New Black actress Laura Prepon, Mike [...]

Inside The American Natural History Museum's Plan To Double Down On Exploration

The globe might already be mapped. But in the midst of an extinction crisis, there's still untold wildlife to discover. Can scientists catalog life on Earth before it's too late? The American Museum of Natural History that I and a large group of other explorers call home was established in a mid-19th-century world very different from ours today. Show More Summary

‘Shelf Life’, A New Web Series by the American Museum of Natural History Highlighting Its 33 Million Specimens

last monthOdd : Laughing Squid

Shelf Life is a new web series produced by the American Museum of Natural History that highlights its collection of approximately 33 million artifacts and specimens. The first episode introduces some of the scientists who work at the museum as they demonstrate some items from the museum’s collection. New episodes are scheduled to be released monthly. […]

‘Shelf Life’, A New Series by the American Museum of Natural History Highlighting Its 33 Million Specimens

last monthOdd : Laughing Squid

Shelf Life is a new web series produced by the American Museum of Natural History that highlights its collection of approximately 33 million artifacts and specimens. The first episode introduces some of the scientists who work at the museum as they demonstrate some items from the museum’s collection. New episodes are scheduled to be released monthly. […]

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