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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. The museum has hosted sleepovers for children during which the young visitors...
  • 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,"...
  • Developers seek end to federal protections for California gnatcatcher

    Developers seek end to federal protections for California gnatcatcher
    Developers citing new scientific evidence are pressing to end federal protections for the California gnatcatcher, whose status as a threatened species has barred development in many areas of prime Southern California coastal real estate for two decades....
  • Mercuriceratops: With bony wings on its skull, dinosaur looked fly

    Mercuriceratops: With bony wings on its skull, dinosaur looked fly
    A team of paleontologists has discovered a horned dinosaur with some seriously weird headgear. Meet Mercuriceratops, a Triceratops relative whose bony frill sports wing-like protrusions on either side of its head. The discovery, described in the journal...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Museum Of Natural History Offers Day Trip To Botanic Garden & Brooklyn Museum

    The Connecticut State Museum of Natural History's day trip to the Brooklyn Botanic Garden & Brooklyn Museum, NYC will take place on Saturday, July 12. The bus will leave Storrs at 8 a.m. and have a second pick-up in Cromwell at 8:45 a.m. The bus will...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Old Gravestones And What We Can Learn From Them: Focus Of Museum Activity

    The Connecticut State Museum of Natural History and Museum of Connecticut History at the Connecticut State Library present "What We Can Learn from Old Gravestones: Hartford's Ancient Burying Ground." The program will be lead by Ruth Shapleigh-Brown of the...
  • Museums tiptoe around climate change

    DALLAS Visitors to the Perot Museum of Nature and Science can stand beside an enormous rotating drill bit, take a virtual ride down a fracking well and run their fingers along the smooth, dark surface of the Barnett Shale, the natural gas-rich rock that...
  • TV This Week June 1 -7: 'Enough Said' on HBO

     TV This Week June 1 -7: 'Enough Said' on HBO
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 1 - 7, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SUNDAY The hunt is on for a Bigfoot-like creature...