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Busting The Myths About Vodou

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 10.26.2014 | Religion

The real world of Haitian Vodou is hardly like what Hollywood would have us believe. For one, many depictions of the religion focus on New Orleans...

Russian Meteorite Lands At Field Museum

Posted 04.09.2013 | Chicago

After the Chelyabinsk meteor tore through the Earth's atmosphere and crashed into a Russian town earlier this year, a meteorite from the space rock is...

PHOTOS: New 'Creatures' Exhibit Opens At Field Museum

Posted 03.07.2013 | Chicago

From fireflies to fast cars, humans are drawn to bright shiny things — a fascination the Field Museum has capitalized on in its latest exhibit which...

PHOTOS: Fashion Designer Curates Field Museum Exhibition

AP | CARYN ROUSSEAU | Posted 11.15.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- Designer Maria Pinto, well-known for dressing first lady Michelle Obama and Oprah Winfrey, used her eye for fashion to curate antiquities f...

Museum Displays Rare Egyptian And Peruvian Mummies

AP | Posted 02.19.2012 | Arts

CHICAGO -- Chicago's Field Museum has opened a rare display of mummies from its own collection. Many of them haven't been seen by the public since the...

Does This Look Like America's Best Bathroom To You?

Posted 08.30.2012 | Travel

Last year it was the Fountain on Locust in St. Louis. In 2009, it was the loo at The Shoji Tabuchi Theater in Branson, Missouri. This year, the pe...

Design for a Living World: Top Designers Make Sustainability Stylish

Mark Tercek | Posted 10.10.2011 | Green
Mark Tercek

2011-08-10-Screenshot20110810at3.26.43PM.jpg These creations help us consider where our products come from, how they are made and the impact they have on our planet.

Field Museum 9/11 Exhibit Will Mark 10th Anniversary Of Terrorist Attacks

AP | Posted 10.09.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Chicago's Field Museum is planning an exhibit designed to mark the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. "Ground Zero 360" ...

Field Museum Attendance Down 50 Percent Since 2006

Crain's Chicago Business | By: Steven R. Strahler and Shia Kapos | Posted 07.16.2011 | Chicago

As recently as 2006, the Field Museum was the city's top tourist attraction, drawing more than 2 million visitors with "Tutankhamun and the Golden Age...

This Week's Deals: Free Field Museum Admission, Chelsea Handler and More

| Ashley Henshaw | Posted 07.09.2011 | Chicago

We’ve got plenty of hot deals to keep you busy this week, from free museum admission to hanging out with a Chicago Bull to cheap and tasty meatballs...

Field Museum Sleepover: Spend The Night With Sue

| Jessica Radloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Last month was all about sleeping over with the fishes at the Shedd; this year it's about Sue, the T. rex. Thanks to a mention in USA Today as one of ...

Sue The T. Rex Gets Cleaned For Anniversary Party At Field Museum (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Jen Sabella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

It's been ten years since Sue -- the Field Museum's Tyrannosaurus rex--arrived at the Chicago museum. To celebrate the anniversary of the 67-million...

Mammoths And Mastadons: The Field Museum's New Exhibit Brings 42,000 Year Old Woolly Mammoth To Chicago

HuffPost Eyes&Ears Local | Laurie Koblesky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Produced by HuffPost's Eyes & Ears Citizen Journalism Unit Chicago, prepare to be smitten by the remarkably endearing Lyuba--the most well-preserved ...

Chicago On Twitter: Local Tweeps Worth Following

Huffington Post | Jen Sabella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Social interaction in freezing temperatures is not so easy. "Oh, you are hanging out there tonight? I don't think I can physically handle a bus ride."...