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Museum Of Natural History And Carl Akeley's Jounrey To Build Its African Wing

Jay Kirk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jay Kirk

Renowned taxidermist Carl Akeley joined the hunters rushing to Africa, where he risked death time and again as he stalked animals for his dioramas and hobnobbed with outsized personalities of the era such as Theodore Roosevelt and P. T. Barnum.

BIG BROTHER ART: The Museum Is Watching You

wsj.com | By ISAAC ARNSDORF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Matt Sikora doesn't look at the Rembrandts and Rodins at the Detroit Institute of Arts. His eyes are trained on the people looking at them. Mr. Sikor...

Smallest Dinosaur's Bones Identified; Looked Like A "Roadrunner On Steroids,"

AP/ Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

LOS ANGELES -- Fossil bones housed at a Los Angeles museum belong to the smallest dinosaur discovered in North America, scientists said Tuesday. Th...

Butterflies Arrive At American Museum Of Natural History

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Since first opening at the American Museum of Natural History in 1998, the Butterfly Conservatory has been cherished by millions of children and adult...

Endangered Species' DNA To Be Stored At Natural History Museum

AP | Verena Dobnik | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) -- It's not your average library collection: Bits of scorpions and snakes. Tissue from jaguars. Leeches from a hippopotamus. Officials ...

Culture in NYC ? Bring Lots of Cash

David R. Jones, Esq. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
David R. Jones, Esq.

Cultural institutions which used to be free or very low cost have increased their admission fees to make it virtually impossible for anyone but the upper middle class and wealthy from attending them.

Go Green by Eating More of Your Greens

Bill Chameides | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bill Chameides

600 gallons of water are needed to produce a single hamburger -- that's enough water to hydrate a person for over 3 years. Going vegetarian is probably the boldest step any of us can take to lead a greener life.