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7 Gorgeous Old Illustrations of Sea Creatures

1 hour agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

The ocean is full of incredible creatures vying for our attention. The Rare Book Room at the American Museum of Natural History is giving them the spotlight they deserve

AMNH Scientist Kills Mysterious Island Bird For Research

An American Museum of Natural History researcher has, ahem, ruffled a few feathers after he went ahead and killed a rare bird in the name of research. [ more › ]

Scientist Stumbles Onto Elusive Bird —Then Kills It

Christopher E. Filardi, a director at the American Museum of Natural History, stumbled upon an elusive male moustached kingfisher while on Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands recently—and then killed it. In scientific terms, he "collected" it, but that means euthanasia, the Washington Post reports. Moustached kingfishers were first described...

Researcher for NY museum kills rare bird in name of science

yesterdayNews : NY Daily News

A researcher for New York's American Museum of Natural History has outraged animal rights activists after he killed a rare bird.

5 things to do: Women of Vision

Monday, October 12, 2015 Women of Vision at Fernbank Museum of Natural History

World Class @ss: Scientist Tracks Down One of World’s Rarest Birds and Then KILLS IT For ‘Research’

This guy has definitely made it onto bird lovers’ bad sides. Chris Filardi is the director of Pacific Programs at The Museum of Natural History and found it necessary to

How a Colorado Family Built a Home for the World's Weirdest, Most Beautiful Bugs

4 days agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

The May Natural History Museum hosts one of the largest privately owned collections of insects in the world.

Libraries' DIY crowdsourcing brings museum collection to life

Topic: Archives Museums The University of Iowa Museum of Natural History’s collection of 130,000 specimens offers more than meets the eye. Detailed data accompanies nearly every item in the museum’s collection. Though rich in information...Show More Summary

The Natural History Museum Will Host A Halloween Sleepover For Grown-ups

Your dreams of sleeping over at a museum could become a reality soon. [ more › ]

Jane Pisano is leaving L.A.'s Natural History Museum far brighter than she found it

During her 14 years as president of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Jane Pisano focused on "letting in the light," she says, referring to the sweeping physical and philosophical renovations that took place during her tenure. When Pisano steps down, she will leave behind an entirely...

The Big Winners At This Year's CLIO Awards: Music, And Doing Good

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 30: Rappers Sandra Denton, Deidre Roper, and Cheryl James of Salt-N-Pepa and director Spike Lee attend the 2015 CLIO Awards at the American Museum of Natural History on September 30, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for CITI) The 56th annual CLIO [...]

Free Things to Do In London

Museums are known in London to be brilliant as a cost-effective way of seeing the city as they are mostly all free. The Science Museum, Natural History Museum and many more. Embankment is just a nice place to sit back and enjoy the whole city in front of you. Listen to the Buskers on the  Continue Reading »

Nature Nurture: The Top of the US Bank Tower is Now a Science Experiment

Image courtesy Maya Sugarman/KPCC LA proved itself to be an exciting hotbed of "urban biodiversity" earlier this year, when a Natural History Museum (NHM) study made the "unprecedented" discovery of over two dozen totally new types of flies living...

Review: Joe Peragine’s comitragic “Love Me Till My Heart Stops” shines at Marcia Wood Gallery

Who would believe that there is common ground among the safari-like dioramas of the American Museum of Natural History, David Byrne’s Talking Heads and little

Fitting the World’s Largest Dinosaur in the Museum of Natural History

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

The specimen is so massive that its head will poke out of the entryway.

2015 Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Finalists

Snap to it, nature-lovers! Here are the top ten finalists for the Natural History Museum in London's 2015 Wildlife Photographer of the Year. The post 2015 Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Finalists appeared first on WebEcoist.

How to Cram the World’s Biggest Dinosaur Into a Museum

3 weeks agoArts : Wired: Design

The American Museum of Natural History has cleared a giant hall for the Titanosaurus, but the specimen still doesn't fit. The post How to Cram the World’s Biggest Dinosaur Into a Museum appeared first on WIRED.

Modern science provides unprecedented look at North America's largest collection of mummies

3 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

New scientific findings once bound in ancient and mummified Egyptian and Peruvian remains are revealed as the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County presents the world premiere of Mummies: New Secrets from the Tombs, the first touring exhibition of North America?s largest collection of mummies. Show More Summary

New York’s Natural History Museum is getting a dinosaur so huge its head will peek into the next room

3 weeks agoHealth : The Checkup

The largest known dinosaur -- one so new that it hasn't even been given a formal name yet -- is coming to the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. And it's going to look like this:I can't be the only one who finds this configuration utterly delightful.Read full article >>

At Natural History Museum, mummies' secrets unwrapped with today's tech

The Natural History Museum's latest exhibit, "Mummies: New Secrets From the Tombs," uses interactive touch tables to do virtually what visitors might not want to do in reality: Unwrap the cloth of 19 ancient mummies from Egypt and P...

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