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10 Things We Learned About Crocs From AMNH's New Exhibition

15 hours agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

Crocodiles, alligators, caimans, and gharials are in the spotlight in the American Museum of Natural History’s latest exhibition, “ Crocs: Ancient Predators in a Modern World.” In addition to exploring the evolutionary history of these...Show More Summary

The 'Nobel Prize of high school competitions' just got the most money it's received in a century from a biotech giant

The "Nobel Prize of high school competitions" just got the most money it's ever received in its 95 years of existence from biopharmaceutical giant Regeneron. On Thursday at the American Museum of Natural History, Regeneron made the largest...Show More Summary

Psychiatrie-Museum Bern in Ostermundigen, Šveits

On the beautiful grounds of the University of Psychiatric Services, at the location of the former Waldau Insane Asylum stands a small museum displaying the history of psychiatric care. The museum was begun in 1914 by doctor Walter Morgenthaler who worked in the Waldau clinic. Show More Summary

Photos: Live Crocodiles Invade The American Museum Of Natural History

The American Museum of Natural History is full of scary things—the squid and the whale, for instance, and the giant mosquito, and wherever Newt and Callista Gingrich copulated during their special Valentine's Day sleepover. When I was...Show More Summary

'Sex In The Museum': How A Woman Championed New York's Most Provocative Museum

2 days agoNews : Huffington Post

Most traditional art museums are teeming with nude images, many of which, in one way or another, illuminate particular moments in the history of sexuality. There are Greek vase paintings and their myriad sexual positions, the reclining...Show More Summary

Native Americans protest French auction of artifacts

2 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Native American leaders are reportedly protesting a plan by a Paris auction house to sell off part of their tribal history, reports the Associated Press. The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian held an emergency meeting with tribal officials, the State Department and Bureau...

How Strong was a Stegosaurus Bite?

Don’t Get Bitten by “Sophie” the Stegosaurus Last year, Everything Dinosaur predicted that with the acquisition by the Natural History Museum (London), of the superb Stegosaurus stenops specimen nicknamed “Sophie”, there would be a plethora of new research published regarding this Late Jurassic herbivore.  Sure enough there was and we have already produced a number of […]

Hawaiian history pays a visit to LACMA

The museum's newest exhibition explores featherwork items from the era in Hawaii that predates the cultural carnage that followed the Christian missionaries.

Thousands of historic cosmetic, hygiene products digitized

Included in the National Museum of American History’s enormous collection of 90,000 artifacts in the Division of Medicine and Science are more than 2,200 historic cosmetic, hygiene and personal care products. Most of them have never been on display and outside of museum curators, people don’t even know they’re there. Thanks to a grant from [...]

The Museum Of London Opens A New, Massive Site

“There are already more than 6m objects in the Museum of London, the largest urban history collection in the world, but its director, Sharon Ament, is acquiring a few more: a row of derelict shops, several tonnes of salt, a giant Edwardian gas burner, an entire street, and a working train line.”

Giant prehistoric bird fossils found in Antarctica

last weekArts : Artdaily

Scientists on Wednesday said they have found the remains of a giant prehistoric bird that lived 50 million years ago in Antarctica and had the largest wingspan ever recorded. Paleontologists at a natural history museum in Argentina said...Show More Summary

Come Eat Insects At The Natural History Museum's Bug Fair This Weekend

The Natural History Museum's Bug Fair is the nation's largest insect festival. [ more › ]

German history museum explores 6 decades of immigration

BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s main national history museum is exploring six decades of migration to the country — a story of often-ambivalent but evolving attitudes that goes from the arrival of the first southern European “guest workers” to today’s migrant influx from the Arab world and elsewhere. The exhibition at Berlin’s German Historical Museum, titled […]

Blockbuster exhibition opens at the National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

last weekArts : Artdaily

On 19th May 2016, in the centenary year, The National Museum of the Royal Navy opened a major exhibition to commemorate the largest naval battle in history, the Battle of Jutland. ?36 Hours: Jutland 1916, The Battle That Won The War?...Show More Summary

Jewish Museum Honors Rosenwald and Other Educational Philanthropists

The National Museum of American Jewish History (NMAJH) will induct Julius Rosenwald, the late CEO of Sears, Roebuck and Co. whose philanthropy transformed education for African Americans, into their Only In America/Hall of Fame at a gala in New York on June 1, 2016. Show More Summary

Watch the Mercedes museum turn into a... hungry t-rex?

A pair of film students in Germany have taken a bite out of Mercedes-Benz's history by creating a short video that turns the automaker's historical museum into a car-eating tyrannosaurus rex. The film isn't quite as far-fetched as you might think. And one thing's for sure: You'll never look at the distinctive architecture of the Stuttgart museum...

Heinous history as potent muse in Underground Museum's 'Non-fiction'

The small exhibition “Non-fiction” is an elegiac tone poem, spoken in visual shades of black. With just 10 works by eight artists, it presents no defined thesis but resonates beyond its modest scale. The work was selected by the late Noah Davis, founder of the Underground Museum in Arlington Heights,...

Take an edifying spin past bike stuff of yore at the American History Museum

You don’t have to wear a helmet when visiting these various bike-related artifacts in the permanent “Object Project” exhibition.

A New Museum Will Uncover The History Of L.A.'s Nearly Forgotten Little Italy

The museum will occupy the restored Italian Hall, once a social and cultural center of the Italian American community, near Olvera Street. [ more › ]

Original Home of Whitney Museum to Open to the Public for First Time in History

Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney's studio is the birthplace of the Whitney Museum of American Art Visitors have been flocking to the new Renzo-Piano designed Whitney Museum of American Art, which opened its doors in the Meatpacking District in downtown Manhattan last May. Show More Summary

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