Julia Roberts holds her 5-year-old son Henry‘s hand while they leave the Natural History Museum after an day full of learning on Friday (May 24) in Los Angeles. The 45-year-old actress was also joined by some of her son’s friends for the afternoon outing. In case you missed it, check out Julia and Meryl Streep [...]
Pippa Middleton is pretty in peach while heading to the 2013 Waitrose Summer Party on Wednesday (May 22) at the Natural History Museum in London, England. The 29-year-old younger sister of the Duchess of Cambridge was spotted out and about the evening before with her boyfriend Nico Jackson while attending the opening of Mr. Fogg’s. [...]
A citizen science project called Calbug, which launched this week, hopes to recruit volunteers to help digitize field notes for more than a million insect and spider specimens held by nine natural history museums in California.
Pleased to be attending an event rather than planning it, Pippa Middleton arrived at the Waitrose Summer Party held at the Natural History Museum in London on Wednesday (May 22). The Duchess of Cambridge's sister was flying solo in a...Show More Summary
Introducing Our New Natural History Curator This Blog is an introduction and a welcome to the Ohio Historical Society for our new curator of natural history, David L. Dyer. Dave brings to our museum an enthusiasm and energy for natural...Show More Summary
Listen, frogs usually creep us out too—they're like half snake and half mouse—but whenever the American Museum of Natural History brings their frog exhibit back we sort of can't stop marveling at the weird little creatures. [ more ›...
Who says we don't have seasons in L.A.? The jacarandas are blooming, the air smells like jasmine and the Butterfly Pavilion has opened up at the Natural History Museum. LAist stopped by to take some photos of the more than 53 species of butterflies and moths, as well as the lush ecosystem they call home through September. [ more › ]
image credit Natural Histories: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library brings together an extraordinary collection of works from the Rare Book Room and Rare Book Collections of the American...Show More Summary
Yesterday evening the Natural History Museum in London was awarded the inaugural Best of the Best award at the Museums and Heritage Awards for Excellence 2013. It also won a trophy for its Scott’s Last Expedition exhibition and commendations...Show More Summary
From the American Museum of Natural History's excellent photo archive. Seen above, a worm installing a model of a man in "The Forest Floor" diorama, 1958. (Thanks, Stacey Ransom!)
Building one: Which is now home to this: Or building two: Yes, the Gallery at the Historic Museum of Natural History is now a Restoration Hardware (previously, it was occupied by Louis Boston). Discuss.
Watch the Airigami team assemble one of their latest creations at the Virginia Museum of Natural History. It’s a 20-foot balloon acrocanthosaurus, accompanied by balloon plants and insects. More photos here. Hat Tip Link
In case you’re not attending or could care less about the 2013 CLIOs on May 15 at the Museum of Natural History in NYC, here’s a quick breakdown for you. A jury including W+K Entertainment president Bill Davenport and Wunderman EVP/chief...Show More Summary
Your trusty PEN World Voices Festival Page Views correspondent arrived at last night’s annual gala just in time for the meet-and-greet cocktails. The American Museum of Natural History’s Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Hall was brimming with a mix of journalists, editors, novelists, essayists,...
This is the second story in a four-part, weekly series on taxonomy and speciation. It's meant to help you as you participate in Armchair Taxonomist — a challenge from the Encyclopedia of Life to bring scientific descriptions of animals, plants, and other living things out from behind paywalls and onto the Internet. Participants can earn [...]
Last night was the PEN gala, when our nation's leading literary lights like emcee Willie Geist and featured co-host Andrew Ross Sorkin gathered beneath a giant fake blue whale in the Museum of Natural History and all Twittered at each...Show More Summary
The skeleton of Acrocanthosaurus, which resides in the Virgina Museum of Natural History, has survived for some 100 million years, but now it is accompanied by a much more fragile twin. A 20-foot Acrocanthosaurus balloon sculpture has been built beside the fossilized skeleton, and will stay there until it deflates. Read more...
This 20-foot-tall acrocanthosaurus is made out of twisted-together balloons. It was created over four days by Larry Moss and Kelly Cheatle's company Airgami for the lobby of the Virgina Museum of Natural History. airigami (headed by larry moss) has completed a 20-foot long acrocanthosaurus--a dinosaur from the early cretaceous period. this is not the first [...]
Those old dinosaur skeletons were getting a little dry, anyway. The people behind Airigami have a new way to shake up the trip to the local natural history museum – namely, by making the greatest balloon animal ever. You’ll never look at those balloon dogs you get from the fair the same way again. Not The post Airigami Dinosaur is Full of Hot Air appeared first on Chip Chick.
For 14 years now, the American Museum of Natural History has hosted the Isaac Asimov Memorial Debate – an annual meeting of scientific and philosophical minds, held in honor of one of modern history's most formidable intellects. The debates are always fantastic, but this year's topic – the existence of nothing – proved particularly compelling. Read more...