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'Fluffy' dinosaurs: discovery suggests most were feathered

Credits: llustration by Mark Klingler/Carnegie Museum of Natural History via Getty Images Alt Text: An artist's rendering of a feathered dinosaur Jurassic fossils 'completely change our vision of dinosaurs' – but not everyone is convinced One-Minute...Show More Summary

Smithsonian Cup returns to National Museum of Natural History after a decade on tour

2 days agoArts : Artdaily

More than a decade after its initial display at the Smithsonian?s National Museum of Natural History, the Smithsonian Cup, crafted by Gianmaria Buccellati of the Italian jeweler, House of Buccellati, is now back on view in the museum?s Janet Annenberg Hooker Hall of Geology, Gems and Minerals. Show More Summary

Prince George Is Such a Cute Walking Toddler in First Birthday Official Pic

Prince George dons a cute pair of overalls while walking at London’s Natural History Museum in a brand new official pic to celebrate his first birthday! “[George]‘s quick on his feet,” photographer John Stillwell shared to People. “He was walking towards me – I was kneeling down to take the picture and he was on [...]

PHOTO: Prince George takes a stroll for his birthday

And he's off! Little Prince George visited the Natural History Museum in London last month with his parents the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, to celebrate his first birthday. There will be three photos released to commemorate his big...Show More Summary

Police Seek Identity Of Dinosaur Thieves [Video]

North Carolina authorities are seeking the identity of two dinosaur thieves. On Monday, the young couple stole artifacts from the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences and the North Carolina Museum of Natural History. Authorities said the relics are worth more than $11,000. Police have not identified the suspects. However, the couple is believed to

Pelican vertebrae are mostly air

I was at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County yesterday to do some research in the ornithology collection. After lunch I was working on this pelican skeleton and I thought, “Geez, there is just no way to do this thing justice with still photos. I should make a video.” Here it is. You’ll […]

a 3d Video Reconstruction of a 410 million Year old Pragian/Lochkovian Devonian Arachnid

Researchers from The University of Manchester and the Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin, used exceptionally preserved fossils from the Natural History Museum in London to create the video showing the most likely walking gait of the animal;...Show More Summary

Go on a New York City sleepover

The city that never sleeps knows how to spend the night. The American Museum of Natural History announced its first ever adults-only sleepover this week — complete with Champagne, live jazz and a three-course dinner — and the Aug. 1 sleepover quickly sold out.

The 410-Million-Year-Old Spider Climbed Up the Water Spout

Scientists have recreated the movements of an ancient arachnid, and luckily for us, they have done so with computer software. A team of paleontologists digitally rebuilt fossils from the Natural History Museum in London to model a trigonotarbid, a precursor to modern spiders. Show More Summary

Petrified Creatures Museum of Natural History in Richfield Springs, New York

Originally opened in 1934, the Petrified Creatures Museum of Natural History is a classic roadside dinosaur park that features misshapen creatures and a mineral-filled gift shop, but it sets itself apart with its brightly colored dinosaurs and acceptance of camp. Show More Summary

American Museum of Natural History sells out adult sleepover under blue whale

2 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

Ever dreamt of kipping down under a blue whale? For grown-ups equipped with a sleeping bag and toothbrush, the American Museum of Natural History is hosting its first adult-only sleepover. The August 1 overnight adventure was so popular...Show More Summary

Walk this way: Scientists recreate 410 million-year-old spider crawl

Fossil records have allowed scientists to unlock a 410 million-year-old secret: the way an ancient arachnid crawled around. Using fossils from London’s Natural History Museum that contain a cross section of the early spider, researchers...Show More Summary

Life Dream Status: The Museum Of Natural History Is Hosting A Grown-Up Sleepover

The American Museum of Natural History in New York has been allowing kids to attend their Night At The Museum sleepover program for years, and they’ve finally extended an invitation to adults for a night. Yes, please! On Friday, August 1, grownups can enjoy a night of booze, music, good food and behind-the-scenes tours before [...]

The American Museum Of Natural History Will Host Champagne Sleepovers for Geeky Grown Ups - Team Mary Sue field trip, anyone?

2 weeks agoOdd : Geekosystem

Starting August 1st, nature nerds over 21 will have the opportunity to Basil E. Frankweiler it up at a sleepover in New York's Natural History Museum. I say Basil E. Frankweiler, but then again, I don't remember that book having as much champagne. Or spiders. This night will have both.

Museum of Natural History to Host First Adult-Only Sleepover — Design News

Make your childhood dreams come true: the Museum of Natural History announced it's first-ever adults-only version of its popular Night at the Museum sleepover. Limited to 150 people, registration is now available for the August 1 event. READ MORE »

American Museum of Natural History is holding an adult sleepover

2 weeks agoArts : Culture Monster

Having recently cleaned its big blue whale, the American Museum of Natural History in New York is ready to welcome adult visitors for its first 21-and-over sleepover Aug. 1.

Photos: How To Clean A Giant Blue Whale

  Yesterday the American Museum of Natural History's giant blue whale had its annual bath. The whale is located above the Milstein Hall of Ocean Life—where it securely floats above visitors—and is 94 feet long, weighing in at 21,000 pounds. How does something this massive get cleaned? [ more › ]

Achieve Peace Through Whale Vacuuming

2 weeks agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Jia Tolentino After receiving a brand-new belly button and a fresh coat of paint 13 years ago, the American Museum of Natural History's 21,000-pound fiberglass blue whale has just gotten a long, meditative vacuum bath to rival this corgi guy. If you can poach one of the sold-out passes and have $375 to spare, you can have a sleepover under it, too! [The Atlantic] 0 Comments

Now Even Grown-Ups Can Have a Night at the Museum

2 weeks agoNews : NewsFeed

The American Museum of Natural History just opened sleepovers to adults

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