Woolly Mammoth Theatre is one of five recipients nationwide of a major grant from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation designed to help performing arts institutions navigate changes in the arts marketplace. The “change capital” pilot program will provide $800,000 to Woolly over the next several years to aid as the company sees fit in a […]
Join Vagabondish on Twitter and Facebook. Woolly Mammoth skeleton at Smithsonian Institution © akseabird Why go to a museum when you can make copies of pieces of its collection at home? Well, assuming that you have a 3D printer in your home. Anyway, the day when 3D printers are commonplace isn’t far off, and the day when museums make their artifacts [...]Show More Summary
The Wright Brothers’ airplane. The Cosmic Buddha. A fossilized Woolly Mammoth. For decades, the only way to see artifacts like these has been to visit the Smithsonian museums in Washington, DC. And even if you have the time and money...Show More Summary
The Wright brothers' first airplane and the skeleton of a woolly mammoth are among an array of artifacts available to view in a new online 3-D archive launched Wednesday by the prestigious Smithsonian museum. The Smithsonian, the world's...Show More Summary
Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' Appropriate is a searingly funny, painfully accurate play about denial in white identity. [ more › ]
AP Images/REX/IBL Wednesday night, the charismatic leader of the world’s newest religious movement was bouncing manically around a rehearsal room in the basement of the Woolly Mammoth Theater in Washington, DC, herding his flock into chairs. Show More Summary
Alexandria, VA – Saber-tooth tigers, dire wolves and woolly mammoths conjure up images of a past when large beasts struggled against the elements, each other, and even against humans for survival. Thousands of these creatures met their demise in the muck of the La Brea tar pits in Los Angeles, where they slowly sank into the tar and were fossilized. Show More Summary
October 17, 2013—Antibiotic resistance (ABR) has been around for millennia; genes showing ABR have been found in woolly mammoth fossils. It's a natural occurrence, and scientists need to account for this when doing studies on ABR. read more
A wide-ranging probe into woolly mammoths has added to evidence that the towering tusker was wiped out by climate change, scientists said on Wednesday. British and Swedish researchers sequenced DNA from 88 samples of mammoth bone, tooth and tusk, looking for a signature in the genetic code that is handed down on the maternal line. Show More Summary
Craig Woolheater from Cryptomundo posted this video: REAL Woolly MAMMOTH (Mammuthus primigenius) sighting or cut / paste http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w7T6vK3TEQE#t=80 REAL Woolly MAMMOTH (Mammuthus primigenius) sighting (Yakutsk city,...Show More Summary
Is this real footage of a Woolly Mammoth filmed in Siberia in 1943?
If, like me, there's a small part of you that survived childhood and treats all talk of cloning Woolly Mammoths with 'bring on the dinosaurs', you'll be disappointed with this Guardian article. It discusses how Sir Ian Wilmut, a keyShow More Summary
A 42,000-year-old baby woolly mammoth discovered in 2007. (Credit: NTDTV/Screenshot by Chris Matyszczyk/CNET) We're soon going to be able to live forever. One resuscitation expert offered recently that death will be reversible. So the distinctions between the past and present, between history and dreaming, may blur considerably. Show More Summary
A 39,000-year-old woolly mammoth has gone on display in Yokohama, Japan. Dubbed "Yuka," the mammoth died at the age of 10 and was frozen in the Russian snow until it was discovered three years ago. Yuka is the best preserved example of her species, which went extinct across most of its range around 10,000 years ago. Show More Summary
A woolly mammoth, thought to be thousands of years old, which was found in an amazingly well preserved state in Siberia, Russia, will go on display in Japan in the city of Yokohama, according to reports.
A woolly mammoth some 39,000 years old has arrived in an exhibition hall in Yokohama, Japan to be put on public display from July 13 until September 16. This well-preserved woolly mammoth female, now named Yuka by her discoverers, is the same animal that Siberian researchers announced that they had found in March. Show More Summary
Woolly mammoths, saber-toothed tigers, and... horses? According to research using the oldest DNA ever found, horses have been trotting around for millions of years—about 4 million, to be exact. The study, published in Nature, explains how scientists used DNA from a 700,000-year-old horse foot bone found in Canada's...
The outré theater announced it purchased the 30,000-square-foot building it occupies at 641 D Street NW in the heart of Penn Quarter. [ more › ]