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  • American Museum of Natural History is holding an adult sleepover

    American Museum of Natural History is holding an adult sleepover
    Having recently cleaned its big blue whale, the American Museum of Natural History in New York is ready to welcome adult visitors for its first 21-and-over sleepover Aug. 1.
  • Nemesis of New York museum's 21,000-pound blue whale: dust bunnies

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two days in the bath might turn anyone blue, but that's exactly the color sought by staff at New York's American Museum of Natural History cleaning a 21,000-pound (9,500 kg) fiberglass blue whale looming over exhibits. The 94-foot...

    READER SUBMITTED: Hands-On Marine Science Focus Of Natural History Museum Program

    The Connecticut State Museum of Natural History, part of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at UConn, presents "Project O - Fun in the Lab and On the Sea!" The program takes place through Project Oceanology at UConn Avery Point on Saturday, July 26,...

    Despite recent sightings, shark attacks uncommon in U.S., California

    Despite recent sightings, shark attacks uncommon in U.S., California
    It's probably safe to go back in the water. Despite a recent string of shark sightings off Manhattan Beach, including one that ended with a swimmer being hospitalized after he was bitten near the pier Saturday morning, reports of shark attacks are...

    Shark was hooked on line for nearly an hour before attack

    Shark was hooked on line for nearly an hour before attack
    The shark that bit a swimmer near the Manhattan Beach pier Saturday morning was hooked by a fisherman on the pier for nearly an hour and had become increasingly annoyed as it tried to free itself, authorities said. "He was trying to get off the line,"...