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A Dinosaur-Bone-and-Diamond Choker Worth $57,000

2 weeks agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

Understated but unusual, Monique Pean's collar necklace is a study in rarity — flanking either side of a 2.86-carat diamond are geometric crests made of fossilized dinosaur bone and woolly mammoth tusks, each edged with tiny diamonds. What we love the most are the graphic slices of black and white... More »

2+2=5? Why South Carolina's Creationism Compromise Doesn't Add Up

Politicians in South Carolina don't have a great track record with science. Earlier this year, creationists in the state legislature tried to derail an 8-year-old girl's request to make the woolly mammoth the state fossil. They demanded...Show More Summary

4 Modern Countries With Surprisingly Backward Technology

By C. Coville Published: August 06th, 2014 Most of us think of the world as clearly split into two parts. There are those poor, backward places where peasants still haul water in woolly mammoth skins, and then there are the fortunate modern countries that are one short step away from British-

About Tonight: July 28, 2014

Tonight: Pay-what-you-can at Woolly Mammoth, cheese with cocktails, and more. Plus our picks for later this week. [ more › ]

Short lives, violent deaths: Two CT-scanned Siberian mammoth calves yield trove of insights

CT scans of two newborn woolly mammoths recovered from the Siberian Arctic are revealing previously inaccessible details about the early development of prehistoric pachyderms. In addition, the X-ray images show that both creatures died from suffocation after inhaling mud.

X-rays, scans reveal lives, deaths of baby mammoths

Much of what we know about woolly mammoths has come from discoveries of skeletal remains, and even when the occasional soft tissues were discovered, scientists weren’t able to examine thoroughly and non-invasively until the advent of technologies like computer tomography. The discovery of two baby mammoths preserved virtually intact for 40,000 years by the Siberian [...]

Review: The Totalitarians @ Woolly Mammoth

Woolly Mammoth reaches across the aisle to create a maybe-evil, definitely-stupid candidate from hell in Peter Sinn Nachtrieb's hilarious political satire. [ more › ]

Bachelor Party Discovers 3-Million-Year-Old Elephant Fossil

A celebratory bro gathering casually stumbled upon the well-preserved bones of a beast that predates woolly mammoths

Can woolly mammoths be brought back from extinction?

Harvard Medical School scientists are hard at work developing a method for de-extinction

A Closer Look at Game of Thrones, Season Four Episode Nine

3 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

Who are those tall guys on the big woolly mammoths? Is it really true that members of the Night's Watch can have sex? Is it true that Maester Aemon could have been the king? Read more...

New Study Says Humans, Not Ice Age, Caused Woolly Mammoths to Die Out

3 months agoOdd : Geekosystem

The first ever study on the post-Pleistocene epoch mass extinction has been completed, and sadly the findings show that our species has always sucked ass like whoa. According to research published in Proceedings of the Royal Society b, "at least 30 percent of the large species of animals" were wiped out by humans.

Woolly Mammoths' Undoing: Dogs?

Scientists are floating an intriguing new theory about the demise of woolly mammoths: Dogs may have driven them to their graves. Specifically, dogs that learned to hunt with humans, reports Science. The idea stems from research of sites around the world known as mammoth cemeteries because of the huge number...

DeExtinction: Efforts at Harvard are Underway to "Bring Back" the Woolly Mammoth

There's a mission to bring back one of history's most famous animals, it's already underway, and it's closer to becoming a reality than even some of the most forward-looking minds think it is.For all the talk and attention it gets, de-extincting...Show More Summary

Higher Education, South Carolina Style

D'ye think th'colledges has much to do with th' progress iv th'wurruld?" asked Mr. Hennessy. "D' ye think,," said Mr. Dooley, "'tis th' mill that makes th' wather run?" Finley Peter Dunne, Mr. Dooley's Opinions The woolly mammoth has company. Show More Summary

Damien Hirst Donates Gold Plated Mammoth Remains To Charity

British artist, Damien Hirst, has created a gilded woolly mammoth skeleton entitled ‘Gone but Not forgotten’ encased in a gold tank to be auctioned off at the annual amfAR Cinema Against AIDS gala in Cap d’Antibes, on May 22, 2014. Read the rest of the story at: Damien Hirst Donates Gold Plated Mammoth Remains To Charity

Forget State Birds: South Carolina Makes Woolly Mammoth its State Fossil

The woolly mammoth is now the state fossil of South Carolina, thanks to a third-grader. Following months of pushback in the South Carolina Senate from creationist state legislators who opposed the idea, Gov. Nikki Haley designated the...Show More Summary

Damien Hirst Unveils Gilded Wolly Mammoth Skeleton with ‘Gone but not Forgotten’

Damien Hirst presents the gilded skeleton of a three-meter tall woolly mammoth, in a colossal steel and glass vitrine. The sculpture forms part of Hirst’s “Natural History” series, which he began in the early 1990s, with work including… Damien Hirst Unveils Gilded Wolly Mammoth Skeleton with ‘Gone but not Forgotten’ is a post by Brian Farmer on Highsnobiety.

Damien Hirst Gilds Woolly Mammoth Skeleton in “Gone But Not Forgotten”

Damien Hirst returns to his natural world works with this latest creation. Entitled ‘Gone But Not Forgotten,’ a three-meter tall woolly mammoth skeleton has been gilded in gold, placed inside a steel and glass case. Hirst describes “it’s such an… Damien Hirst Gilds Woolly Mammoth Skeleton in “Gone But Not Forgotten” is a post by Lena Dystant on Selectism.

FedScoop Celebrates Top 50 Women in Tech

4 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

Last night at the Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, FedScoop hosted its evening cocktail series for 200 leaders from the technology and government IT communities to celebrate the site’s Top 50 Women in Tech list, released earlier this month. In addition to cocktails and conversation, guests previewed FedScoop’s first mini-documentary, “Tenacity. Show More Summary

Washington Company Cancels Russian Theater Festival

The Woolly Mammoth Theater Company said Russian funding had been withdrawn and corporate sponsorship was hard to find.

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