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I counted at least 21 vultures roosting atop the trees and power lines of that creepy property. It was kind of cool; reminded me of big bird sentinels standing guard outside a haunted house. — Passing By, El Centro What we didn’t know about...
Tags: Turkey (animal), Arts, Photography, Arts and Culture
READER SUBMITTED: Shoreline Ecosystems Focus Of Natural History Museum Field Activity At Hammonassett State ParkMadisonThe Connecticut State Museum of Natural History, part of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at UConn, presents "Hammonasset Shoreline Ecosystems." The program will be lead by Meigs Point Nature Center Staff on Sunday, June 30, 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.,...
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— The first time Jane Rice ventured down into her in-laws' borrow pit off Harris Creek Road she was a recent bride who had little inkling about the extraordinary environment she was about to enter. Stepped terraces descended dozens of feet into...
Like a lot of other local landmarks on the Peninsula, Rice's fossil pit off Harris Creek Road in Hampton was nationally and even internationally known because of its high-profile links to the past. Numerous times during the roughly 30 years it was open,...
The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County's famous fin whale is enjoying a rare quiet morning — one last moment of serenity before its surroundings change completely. The 63-foot whale skeleton, which hung horizontally for more than 60...
Tags: Renovation, Artists, Paleontology, Arts, Dodger Stadium
ReutersJun 07 (TheWrap.com) - "Downton Abbey" star Hugh Bonneville is in negotiations to play the live-action lead in Studiocanal's family film "Paddington Bear," TheWrap has learned. Studiocanal had no comment. David Heyman, who shepherded the blockbuster...
HamptonThe Connecticut State Museum of Natural History, part of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at UConn, presents "Connecticut's Historic Goodwin Forest." Steve Broderick, Forester and Program Director, with the Goodwin Forest Conservation Center, will...
It’s not the missing link between man and apes. But a mouse-sized tarsier that devoured insects in ancient China 55 million years ago could be a long-lost cousin who scampered in the treetops of tropical forests around the time the first primates...
Tags: Paleontology, X-rays, China, Fossils, Science
I enjoy the names given to objects folks collect: Disney fans gather Disneyana; aficionados of old Florida seek Floridiana. A few years ago, Orlando graphic designer Rick Kilby found himself on a search for "Poncebilia"—images of Ponce de León,...
A 55-million-year-old fossil of a mouse-sized primate has been identified as a crucial evolutionary link in the chain that led to apes and humans. Four inches long, with a 5-inch tail and protruding eyes, Archicebus achilles probably thrived for...
A science museum seems like a quaint idea in the interactive Internet age. Lewis Crampton, president of the South Florida Science Museum, thinks so, too. He believes, in effect, that "museum" suggests a lot of moseying around, observing and musing....
JPMorgan Chase, one of the nation's largest banks, survived the financial crisis better than most — only to have the $6 billion "London Whale" trading loss last year expose embarrassing flaws in its accounting and risk controls. Influential...
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