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Women’s History Month at the Museum

4 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

March is Women's History Month, and we're looking to our nearly 150-year past, exciting present, and bright future to bring you stories of women in science here at the American Museum of Natural History. Read more...

Kanye West Lectures at Oxford University

13 hours agoMusic / Hip Hop & Rap : Nah Right

With his new single “All Day” finally out in the wild, it’s safe to say Yeezy Season is in full swing. Earlier today he visited the Oxford University Museum of Natural History to deliver a lecture to a group of students. Throughout the speech he touched on anumber of topics including fine art, classism and […]

This is what Kanye West said during his bizarre lecture at Oxford University

Kanye West visited Oxford University on Monday and students live blogged some of the crazy things the US rapper came out with. Yeezus spoke at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History at a function hosted by the Oxford Guild Business Society, which dates back to 1897. Show More Summary

New Mexico Officials Cancel Museum’s Darwin Day Event After Creationists Complain About Not Being Included

The New Mexico Museum of Natural History was going to have a Darwin Day event this month, that was co-sponsored by New Mexicans for Science & Reason, the Humanist Society of New Mexico, and the Freedom from Religion Foundation chapter...Show More Summary

New Mexico museum scuttles Darwin events after creationists demand ‘intelligent design’ coverage

3 days agoNews : The Raw Story

The New Mexico Museum of Natural History canceled a series of events honoring scientist Charles Darwin after two local retired engineers lobbied for discussions on “intelligent design” to be included, KRQE-TV reported. “It’s a very controversial issue,” said James...

Centuries of Collecting the Curious and Macabre through Digital Storytelling

4 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

John Tradescant founded Britain's first museum in the 17th century on a collection of mermaid hands, natural history specimens, and a purported piece of the crucifix.

49 percent of Republicans do not believe in evolution

It's all a conspiracy by the powerful natural history museum lobby. There's a new Public Policy Polling poll out identifying Scott Walker as the top Republican pick among their presidential maybe-candidates. But some of the other poll results among self-identified Republicans are doozies. Show More Summary

How A Museum Can Help Make Science Accessible

Ellen V. Futter, president of the American Museum of Natural History in New York: “The public has a real thirst to understand the world around them. But what people don’t want to do is be intimidated or made to feel like it’s too much for them to understand. We are … removing any sense that […]

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History: The Secret in the Cellar

See how a forensic anthropologist works with archaeologists to examine artifacts and a human skeleton to determine who the person was and the cause of death.

A new video series from The American Museum of Natural History

last weekHumor : TYWKIWDBI

YouTube link. The American Museum of Natural History offers incomparable resources for anyone seriously interested in the natural world. They are now producing a series of videos designed to highlight their mission and their astonishing...Show More Summary

Smithsonian takes Hall of Human Origins across the country in new traveling exhibition

last weekArts : Artdaily

The Smithsonian and the American Library Association (ALA) have developed a new traveling exhibition on human evolution based on the iconic ?David H. Koch Hall of Human Origins? at the National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C. Show More Summary

Take A Video Tour Of Staff-Only Rooms At The American Museum Of Natural History

In our new series, Innovation Undercover, discover what 33 million museum specimens reveal about the world. The frozen tissue collection has nothing to do with sad scenes in the hit Disney movie. Rather, it's one of many rooms at the American Museum of Natural History where about 100,000 genetic samples are studied and maintained. Show More Summary

Why So Many Species Are Discovered In Museum Storage

last weekGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The latest episode of the Aerican Museum of Natural History's outstanding series "Shelf Life" is about the discovery of the olinguito, a ridiculously adorable species of mammal first identified in 2013 – ninety years after its remains were first collected, in 1923. Read more...

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1. Purported advice for NYC.  And Zimbabwe covets canines. 2. What are the limits of ECB assistance to Greek banks?  And it is becoming increasing difficult to maintain natural history museum collections. 3. Shipping the good lobster out? (China fact of the day) — “Chinese New Year is on the verge of becoming Maine’s second-biggest […]

Newt Gingrich, wife Callista spend night at museum

Callista Gingrich paid $700 for a romantic Valentine’s Day eve sleepover in the American Museum of Natural History Friday.

Newt Gingrich Excited For Romantic Sleepover At The Natural History Museum

Former House Speaker and noted smartphone user Newt Gingrich will spend tonight at the American Museum of Natural History with his wife, Callista. He and his wife. Tonight. For Valentine's Day. Take from this what you will, then pray for blindness. [ more › ]

The Fascinating Tale of the American Museum of Natural History’s Rare Coelacanth Specimens

2 weeks agoHumor : Laughing Squid

In “Six Ways to Prepare a Coelacanth,” Ichthyology Curator Melanie L. J. Stiassny of the American Museum of Natural History tells the tale of the museum’s rare coelacanth specimens, and explains the process of specimen preparation. The video is the third episode in the museum’s video series, Shelf Life. via Digg

The planned vandalism of the Natural History Museum: a modest proposal

Go to Google and do a picture search for “natural history museum”. Here are the results I get. (I’m searching the UK, where that term refers to the British museum of that name — results in the USA may very.) In the top 24 images, I see that half of them are of the building […]

Todd Edwards thanks Disclosure w/ new track, DJing Museum of Natural History

Todd accepting a Grammy with Daft Punk & friends (via) The One Step Beyond series continues at the American Museum of Natural History this Friday (2/6) with dance music veteran and Daft Punk collaborator Todd Edwards headlining. Also on the...

Seeing stars | Video-game festival | MoMA exhibit

The American Museum of Natural History gives lovers an out-of-this-world experience with Romance Under the Stars at the Hayden Planetarium. The evening includes a cocktail hour with open bar,... To view the full story, click the title link.

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