American Museum of Natural History

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Name: American Museum of Natural History
First reported 44 mins ago - Updated 44 mins ago - 1 reports

7 elaborate urban farms

Photo by Irwin MillerIt's possible to become a real farmer with 25 square feet of space, even if skyscrapers are your neighbors.But it does take a bit of planning and innovation. Luckily, there is a core group of artists, designers and farmers leading ... [Published CBS News - 44 mins ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

This worm has turned

Among all the bad news internationally this fall is a little-noticed success story.The parasitic disease known as Guinea worm, which afflicted millions of people in Asia and Africa, has nearly been eradicated.The tiny worms enter humans through infected ... [Published Journal-Gazette - 4 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

New evidence points to how and when our solar system got water

Scientists find that water from asteroids known as carbonaceous chondrites migrated into the inner solar system earlier than previously thought. Gravity from a young Jupiter helped. Water sculpted the surface of Mars, covers 70 percent of Earth's surface, ... [Published Christian Science Monitor - 16 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Photos: Beautiful Butterflies Are Back At The American Museum Of Natural History

  Tomorrow, the American Museum of Natural History opens up its wondrous Butterfly Conservatory again. Even though the conservatory will be up for many months (its last day is May 25), this is always a real treat for New Yorkers. [ more › ] ... [Published Gothamist - 17 hours ago]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

The 50th Anniversary of New York’s Most Sensational Jewel Heist

Jack Murphy, a.k.a., “Murf the Surf,” and Allan Kuhn speak on their involvement in stealing priceless gems from the American Museum of Natural History—and the roles John D. MacArthur, Eva Gabor, and Nora Ephron had in getting them back. ... [Published Vanity Fair - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

VIP Access: The Best Behind-the-Scene Tours

Photo courtesy of ThinkstockYOU MAY ALSO LIKEEveryone loves a little insider information.  With behind the scenes tours, guests not only get the opportunity to see a little more of how the magic is made but the companies make a little bit more, too.  ... [Published Travel Pulse - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

On this day: Dutch protests for US missile arrival

EVENTS, birthdays and anniversaries1787: Mozart’s opera Don Giovanni was first performed, in Prague.1859: Spain declared war on Morocco.1863: Swiss philanthropist Henri Dunant founded the International Red Cross.1929: “Black Tuesday” - named when Wall ... [Published The Scotsman - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 2 reports

Citi Bike gets new owner; price hike

Bike stations coming to Queens Citi Bike gets new owner; price hikeUpdated: Tuesday, October 28 2014 8:09 PM EDT 2014-10-29 00:09:28 GMTNew York City's bike-sharing program is getting new owners who will improve service and double the system's size within ... [Published MyFox Orlando - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Weekly Deals 28 October 2014

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA-  Since 1861, the Melbourne Cup Carnival has been Australia’s most prestigious horse-racing event. It includes five days of charity balls, fashion shows, musical performances, a parade of all the jockeys and trainers, and thoroughbred ... [Published SG Travellers - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Aborigines Use Cellphones to Capture Their Culture

Remote clans of Aborigines in Australia who were communicating via smoke signals not too long ago were given cellphones to capture their culture as part of a project called Gapuwiyak Calling. NY1's Adam Balkin filed the following report.Small, grainy ... [Published NY1 - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

Public housing families can visit AMNH for free

October 27, 2014 07:00 EDTNEW YORK (AP) -- Officials say families living in New York City public housing will be able to visit the American Museum of Natural History free of charge through May.The City Council-funded Family Science Program will allow ... [Published CBS 6 - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 26 2014 - Updated Oct 26 2014 - 1 reports

Families living in NYCHA developments can visit American Mus...

American Museum of Natural History Families living in NYCHA developments will be able to enjoy free trips to the American Museum of Natural History, city and museum officials announced Saturday. Pictured is the 'Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs' ... [Published New York Daily News - Oct 26 2014]

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"It is pretty expensive to do this, but it's worth it," Rubenstein said. "Whether or not there was a group discount didn't matter. It was important so we did it."
...of this democratic process," says Kim Gammond, education, events and communications coordinator for the Central Oregon Association of Realtors. "PACs allow citizens who might not otherwise have a voice in the political process to come together through small contributions."
...though he was clearly on to something, the claim Carl Kauffeld made in his 1937 paper fell short," said Rutgers doctoral candidate Jeremy Feinberg. "We had the benefits of genetic testing and bioacoustic analysis that simply weren't available to Kauffeld to prove that even though this frog might look like the two other leopard frogs in the area, it was actually a third and completely separate species."
...volume of high-quality content available across the PBS Digital Studios network," said Ira Rubenstein , Senior Vice President and GM, PBS Digital. "WNET is a great example of how PBS member stations are eager to experiment and partner with PBS Digital Studios to offer audiences innovative programming on digital platforms. I think you'll see more partnerships with other member stations in the future."

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7 elaborate urban farms [Published CBS News - 44 mins ago]
This worm has turned [Published Journal-Gazette - 4 hours ago]
Weekend Nugget: Spooky exhibits, live markets, ... [Published Columbia Spectator - 14 hours ago]
New evidence points to how and when our solar s... [Published Christian Science Monitor - 16 hours ago]
Photos: Beautiful Butterflies Are Back At The A... [Published Gothamist - 17 hours ago]
PBS Digital Studios, WNET partner for short-form [Published RealScreen Magazine - 17 hours ago]
Sparks Fly at Prix Galien Forum on US Health Re... [Published Pharmaceutical Executive - 19 hours ago]
10 More Viral Images That Are Actually Fake [Published Gizmodo - 21 hours ago]
Entire lecture course takes large-scale field trip [Published Individual.com - Oct 31 2014]
New species of frog discovered in New York City... [Published Digital Journal - Oct 29 2014]
WNET, PBS Digital Studios team up for new YouTu... [Published Current Online - Oct 29 2014]
Follow the Money: Local PACs, businesses, and i... [Published The Source Weekly - Oct 29 2014]
New frog discovered inhabiting I-95 corridor fr... [Published PhysOrg.com - Oct 29 2014]
Rana Kauffeldi: New Leopard Frog Species Found ... [Published International Business Times UK - Oct 29 2014]
WNET Strikes Deal to Deliver 40 Episodes of Ori... [Published ITbriefing - Oct 29 2014]
WNET Strikes Deal to Deliver 40 Episodes of Ori... [Published Scottrade - Oct 29 2014]
The 50th Anniversary of New York’s Most Sensati... [Published Vanity Fair - Oct 29 2014]
The Galien Foundation Honors Excellence in Scie... [Published Nation's Restaurant News - Oct 29 2014]
The Galien Foundation Honors Excellence in Scie... [Published PR Newswire: Health - Oct 29 2014]
This Day in History – 5 Cheshvan/October 29 [Published Hamodia - Oct 29 2014]
Original Tyrannosaurus rex for the first time o... [Published Nestor - Oct 29 2014]
VIP Access: The Best Behind-the-Scene Tours [Published Travel Pulse - Oct 29 2014]
On this day: Dutch protests for US missile arrival [Published The Scotsman - Oct 29 2014]
Citi Bike gets new owner; price hike [Published MyFox Orlando - Oct 29 2014]
Weekly Deals 28 October 2014 [Published SG Travellers - Oct 28 2014]
Aborigines Use Cellphones to Capture Their Culture [Published NY1 - Oct 28 2014]
Taylor Swift wants to welcome you to New York [Published MyFox Orlando - Oct 28 2014]
Chesterfield pianist among elite musicians to p... [Published Newsmagazine Network - Oct 27 2014]
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Photos: Beautiful Butterflies Are Back At The A... [Published Gothamist - 17 hours ago]
  Tomorrow, the American Museum of Natural History opens up its wondrous Butterfly Conservatory again. Even though the conservatory will be up for many months (its last day is May 25), this is always a real treat for New Yorkers. [ more › ] ...
The Galien Foundation Honors Excellence in Scie... [Published PR Newswire: Health - Oct 29 2014]
NEW YORK, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Prix Galien USA committee last night honored excellence in research, development and innovation in the biopharmaceutical and medical industry at its eighth annual Prix Galien Awards Gala, held at the American ...
Going, Going, Gone [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Oct 11 2014]
Ruth Graham explores the world of conservation science, where a precise tally on the number of extinct species is hotly debated: Actual documented extinctions are vanishingly rare. “If you ask any member of the public to name 10 species that have ...
Galapagos Conservancy Announces Iconic Galapago... [Published World-Wire - Sep 26 2014]
WASHINGTON, DC, September 25, 2014 –/WORLD-WIRE/– Galapagos Conservancy announces that a panel presentation was hosted by the American Museum of Natural History in New York City on September 18, 2014 to launch an exhibit honoring Lonesome George, ...
[tt] NS 2987: The woman who saved Mongolia's st... [Published TranshumanTech - Sep 26 2014]
NS 2987: The woman who saved Mongolia's stolen dinosaurs http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22329870.200-the-woman-who-saved-mongolias-stolen-dinosaurs.html * 23 September 2014 by Jeff HechtOyungerel Tsedevdamba is minister of culture, sports and tourism ...
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