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How Museum Hack Transforms Museum Tours: Interview with Dustin Growick

3 days agoArts / Museums : Museum 2.0

A new company in New York, Museum Hack, is reinventing the museum tour from the outside in. They give high-energy, interactive tours of the Metropolitan Museum and the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH). The tours are pricey,Show More Summary

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

last weekOdd : 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.

Here's How You Can Help Scientists Study Sex, Whales, and Distant Galaxies

NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA) "There is so much we don't know!" said Dick Vane-Wright, the Keeper of Entomology at the London Museum of Natural History when author Sharman Apt Russell was asking about butterflies. Show More Summary

Study reveals abundance of microplastics in the world's deep seas

The deep sea is becoming a collecting ground for plastic waste, according to research led by scientists from Plymouth University and Natural History Museum. The new study, published today in Royal Society Open Science, reveals around four billion microscopic plastic fibres could be littering each square kilometre of deep sea sediment around the world. read more

Museum Receives A Million Dollars' Worth of Taxidermy

last weekGenres / Sci Fi : io9

And you thought you had a lot of random stuff lying around the house. The Virginia Museum of Natural History just scored a taxidermy collection so enormous, its value is over $1 million. Read more...

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

last weekArts : 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

last weekOdd : 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

Best Photos from Around the World this Week

2 weeks agoOdd : Off Stuff Magazine

Entertainment Saudi youth protests in New York, stegosaurus skeleton at the London Museum of Natural History, “taxi war” in St. Petersburg, made with NASA satellite picture of Typhoon “Hagupit” – these and many more photos see our selection of the best pictures in the last week. 1. The Effects of Anti-Terrorist operation in Grozny, Chechnya. […]

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...

Ancient creature discovered in the depths of the Arctic Ocean

In the depths of the Arctic Ocean, buried deep in the sediment, an ancient creature waited for over a million years to be discovered. Paul Valentich-Scott, from the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History (California), and three scientists from the United States Geological Survey (USGS, Menlo Park, California), Charles L. Show More Summary

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

3 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 […]

The Curious Collecting Life of London’s Newest Museum Proprietor

3 weeks agoArts : Hyperallergic

Earlier this month, the Viktor Wynd Museum of Curiosities, Fine Art & Natural History opened its doors to a clutter of curios in East London.

A Smithsonian paleontologist fact-checked the ‘Jurassic World’ trailer. His take? ‘Meh.’

3 weeks agoArts : Arts Post

The first trailer for “Jurassic World” came out this week, and skeptical paleontologists everywhere are raising eyebrows about the “Jurassic Park” franchise reboot. As Hans-Dieter Sues, National Museum of Natural History Curator of Vertebrate...Show More Summary

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