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Londonist
Free And Cheap London Events: 26 September-2 October 2016Take a behind-the-scenes tour, join the scientists' storytelling circle and bid
Free And Cheap London Events: 26 September-2 October 2016
Londonist / Posted 4 hours ago
Take a behind-the-scenes tour, join the scientists' storytelling circle and bid farewell to Dippy the Diplodocus at the Natural History Museum's after hours event. Free, just turn up, 4pm-10pmExplroe the Natural History Museum after hours.... Read more
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Times of Malta
Photo of the weekPhoto: Natural History Museum, London UK Hundreds of years ago, owls gobbled d
Photo of the week
Times of Malta / Posted 10 hours ago
Photo: Natural History Museum, London UK Hundreds of years ago, owls gobbled down small mammals called Nesophontes and regurgitated pellets of their remains. That mammal is now extinct, but an analysis of the pellets reveals how it evolved from some... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Natural History Museum of London finds Sydney Morning Herald from Australia Day 1883 inside sunfishupon a time, fish came wrapped in newspaper, but what about a newspaper found s
Natural History Museum of London finds Sydney Morning Herald from Australia Day 1883 inside sunfish
Daily Liberal / Posted yesterday
upon a time, fish came wrapped in newspaper, but what about a newspaper found stuffed inside a fish? Curators at the Natural History Museum in London went to work restoring the insides of an amazing three-metre high sunfish. Inside, they... Read more
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The Border Mail
Natural History Museum of London finds Sydney Morning Herald from Australia Day 1883 inside sunfishupon a time, fish came wrapped in newspaper, but what about a newspaper found s
Natural History Museum of London finds Sydney Morning Herald from Australia Day 1883 inside sunfish
The Border Mail / Posted yesterday
upon a time, fish came wrapped in newspaper, but what about a newspaper found stuffed inside a fish? Curators at the Natural History Museum in London went to work restoring the insides of an amazing three-metre high sunfish. Inside, they... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Natural History Museum of London finds Sydney Morning Herald from Australia Day 1883 inside sunfishupon a time, fish came wrapped in newspaper, but what about a newspaper found s
Natural History Museum of London finds Sydney Morning Herald from Australia Day 1883 inside sunfish
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
upon a time, fish came wrapped in newspaper, but what about a newspaper found stuffed inside a fish? Curators at the Natural History Museum in London went to work restoring the insides of an amazing three-metre high sunfish. Inside, they... Read more
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Daily Mail
Museum finds 1883 newspaper clipping inside huge sunfishmuseum has discovered a newspaper clipping dating back to 1883 inside the corps
Museum finds 1883 newspaper clipping inside huge sunfish
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
museum has discovered a newspaper clipping dating back to 1883 inside the corpse of a massive sunfish. Researchers at the Natural History Museum in London found the ripped sheet from the Sydney Morning Herald inside the three-metre fish as they... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
The Great One’s new home: Gretzky statue scores a place of pride at Rogers Placeat the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C., Henry found it to be marvellous place t
The Great One’s new home: Gretzky statue scores a place of pride at Rogers Place
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 days ago
at the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C., Henry found it to be marvellous place to play hide-and-seek. “I had the run of the Natural History Museum,” he says. “There are secret spots only the rats and I know.” Upon moving to Edmonton, the family... Read more
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redOrbit
Groundbreaking 2,000 year old skeleton found at Mediterranean shipwreck sitefrom an ancient shipwreck in the era of DNA analysis, and in a statement, DNA e
Groundbreaking 2,000 year old skeleton found at Mediterranean shipwreck site
redOrbit / Posted 2 days ago
from an ancient shipwreck in the era of DNA analysis, and in a statement, DNA expert Dr. Hannes Schroeder from the Natural History Museum of Denmark in Copenhagen (who will be studying the remains once he receives permission to do so from... Read more
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PhysOrg
Fate of turtles and tortoises affected more by habitat than temperatureis therefore paramount to their conservation. The team of researchers from the
Fate of turtles and tortoises affected more by habitat than temperature
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
is therefore paramount to their conservation. The team of researchers from the University of Bristol, London's Natural History Museum, and the University of California, set out to test if long-term climate change poses a threat or... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Bendigo photo exhibition highlights dead animalswas really important," Terstappen said.In the name of science Photo: Monkeys p
Bendigo photo exhibition highlights dead animals
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
was really important," Terstappen said.In the name of science Photo: Monkeys preserved for scientific purposes at the Natural History Museum in Berlin. (Supplied: Claudia Terstappen) Most of the images in the exhibition feature roadkill, but... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Best learning activities to do with kidshave opened their doors at night to budding night watchmen and women. You can s
Best learning activities to do with kids
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
have opened their doors at night to budding night watchmen and women. You can sleep among the dinosaur skeletons at the Natural History Museum, brush up on your Egyptology at the British Museum, or snooze among the cosmonauts at the National... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
London museum finds 1883 SMH inside huge, stuffed 19th-century sunfishOnce upon a time, fish came wrapped in newspaper, but what about a newspaper fo
London museum finds 1883 SMH inside huge, stuffed 19th-century sunfish
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Once upon a time, fish came wrapped in newspaper, but what about a newspaper found stuffed inside a fish? Curators at the Natural History Museum in London went to work restoring the insides of an amazing three-metre high sunfish. The unusual... Read more
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Canberra Times
1883 Herald found inside SunfishThe Natural History Museum of London finds a Sydney Morning Herald newspaper fr
1883 Herald found inside Sunfish
Canberra Times / Posted 2 days ago
The Natural History Museum of London finds a Sydney Morning Herald newspaper from Australia Day 1883 inside a huge sunfish. The fish was collected in Sydney Harbour by the zoologist Edward Ramsay, on December 12, 1882 and subsequently stored in... Read more
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Canberra Times
London museum finds 1883 SMH inside huge, stuffed 19th-century sunfishOnce upon a time, fish came wrapped in newspaper, but what about a newspaper fo
London museum finds 1883 SMH inside huge, stuffed 19th-century sunfish
Canberra Times / Posted 2 days ago
Once upon a time, fish came wrapped in newspaper, but what about a newspaper found stuffed inside a fish? Curators at the Natural History Museum in London went to work restoring the insides of an amazing three-metre high sunfish. The unusual... Read more
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Brisbane Times
London museum finds 1883 SMH inside huge, stuffed 19th-century sunfishOnce upon a time, fish came wrapped in newspaper, but what about a newspaper fo
London museum finds 1883 SMH inside huge, stuffed 19th-century sunfish
Brisbane Times / Posted 2 days ago
Once upon a time, fish came wrapped in newspaper, but what about a newspaper found stuffed inside a fish? Curators at the Natural History Museum in London went to work restoring the insides of an amazing three-metre high sunfish. The unusual... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Natural History Museum of London finds a Sydney Morning Herald from Australia Day 1883 inside huge sunfishupon a time, fish came wrapped in newspaper, but what about a newspaper found s
Natural History Museum of London finds a Sydney Morning Herald from Australia Day 1883 inside huge sunfish
Daily Liberal / Posted 2 days ago
upon a time, fish came wrapped in newspaper, but what about a newspaper found stuffed inside a fish? Curators at the Natural History Museum in London went to work restoring the insides of an amazing three-metre high sunfish. ​Inside they... Read more
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The Border Mail
Natural History Museum of London finds a Sydney Morning Herald from Australia Day 1883 inside huge sunfishupon a time, fish came wrapped in newspaper, but what about a newspaper found s
Natural History Museum of London finds a Sydney Morning Herald from Australia Day 1883 inside huge sunfish
The Border Mail / Posted 2 days ago
upon a time, fish came wrapped in newspaper, but what about a newspaper found stuffed inside a fish? Curators at the Natural History Museum in London went to work restoring the insides of an amazing three-metre high sunfish. ​Inside they... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Natural History Museum of London finds a Sydney Morning Herald from Australia Day 1883 inside huge sunfishupon a time, fish came wrapped in newspaper, but what about a newspaper found s
Natural History Museum of London finds a Sydney Morning Herald from Australia Day 1883 inside huge sunfish
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
upon a time, fish came wrapped in newspaper, but what about a newspaper found stuffed inside a fish? Curators at the Natural History Museum in London went to work restoring the insides of an amazing three-metre high sunfish. ​Inside they... Read more
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WA Today
London museum finds 1883 SMH inside huge, stuffed 19th-century sunfishOnce upon a time, fish came wrapped in newspaper, but what about a newspaper fo
London museum finds 1883 SMH inside huge, stuffed 19th-century sunfish
WA Today / Posted 2 days ago
Once upon a time, fish came wrapped in newspaper, but what about a newspaper found stuffed inside a fish? Curators at the Natural History Museum in London went to work restoring the insides of an amazing three-metre high sunfish. The unusual... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Natural History Museum of London finds a Sydney Morning Herald from Australia Day 1883 inside huge sunfishupon a time, fish came wrapped in newspaper, but what about a newspaper found s
Natural History Museum of London finds a Sydney Morning Herald from Australia Day 1883 inside huge sunfish
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 2 days ago
upon a time, fish came wrapped in newspaper, but what about a newspaper found stuffed inside a fish? Curators at the Natural History Museum in London went to work restoring the insides of an amazing three-metre high sunfish. ​Inside they... Read more
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The Young Witness
Natural History Museum of London finds a Sydney Morning Herald from Australia Day 1883 inside huge sunfishupon a time, fish came wrapped in newspaper, but what about a newspaper found s
Natural History Museum of London finds a Sydney Morning Herald from Australia Day 1883 inside huge sunfish
The Young Witness / Posted 2 days ago
upon a time, fish came wrapped in newspaper, but what about a newspaper found stuffed inside a fish? Curators at the Natural History Museum in London went to work restoring the insides of an amazing three-metre high sunfish. ​Inside they... Read more
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The Age
London museum finds 1883 SMH inside huge, stuffed 19th-century sunfishOnce upon a time, fish came wrapped in newspaper, but what about a newspaper fo
London museum finds 1883 SMH inside huge, stuffed 19th-century sunfish
The Age / Posted 2 days ago
Once upon a time, fish came wrapped in newspaper, but what about a newspaper found stuffed inside a fish? Curators at the Natural History Museum in London went to work restoring the insides of an amazing three-metre high sunfish. The unusual... Read more
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Western Advocate
Natural History Museum of London finds a Sydney Morning Herald from Australia Day 1883 inside huge sunfishupon a time, fish came wrapped in newspaper, but what about a newspaper found s
Natural History Museum of London finds a Sydney Morning Herald from Australia Day 1883 inside huge sunfish
Western Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
upon a time, fish came wrapped in newspaper, but what about a newspaper found stuffed inside a fish? Curators at the Natural History Museum in London went to work restoring the insides of an amazing three-metre high sunfish. ​Inside they... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
London museum finds 1883 SMH inside huge, stuffed 19th-century sunfishOnce upon a time, fish came wrapped in newspaper, but what about a newspaper fo
London museum finds 1883 SMH inside huge, stuffed 19th-century sunfish
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Once upon a time, fish came wrapped in newspaper, but what about a newspaper found stuffed inside a fish? Curators at the Natural History Museum in London went to work restoring the insides of an amazing three-metre high sunfish. The conservation... Read more
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Evening Standard
Largest UK collection of Banksy's work goes on displayopen until 8.30pm on Friday if you want to end your week with some world histor
Largest UK collection of Banksy's work goes on display
Evening Standard / Posted 3 days ago
open until 8.30pm on Friday if you want to end your week with some world history (normal opening hours 10am-5.30pm). The Natural History Museum stays open late on the last Friday of every month, until 10pm. Plenty of activities plus lots of... Read more
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Evening Standard
Turner Prize nominee Michael Dean is London's most exciting art starthe incomparable Annie Leibovitz looks at the role of women in the world today.
Turner Prize nominee Michael Dean is London's most exciting art star
Evening Standard / Posted 3 days ago
the incomparable Annie Leibovitz looks at the role of women in the world today. Annie Lebovitz, from WOMEN: New Portraits Natural History Museum, January 22 - May 15 Dramatic photographs from Michael Benson are paired with an original score from... Read more
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Inquirier.net
2,000-old human skeleton recovered from shipwreckover 2,000 years at the bottom of the sea, and they appear to be in fairly good
2,000-old human skeleton recovered from shipwreck
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
over 2,000 years at the bottom of the sea, and they appear to be in fairly good condition,” Dr. Hannes Schroeder of the Natural History Museum in Copenhagen, Denmark, an expert on DNA, said in a Huffington Post report. Antikythera Project... Read more
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Daily Mail
Bethenny Frankel stands out in bold blue dresscobalt dress with an asymmetrical hemline at the screening of the National Geog
Bethenny Frankel stands out in bold blue dress
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
cobalt dress with an asymmetrical hemline at the screening of the National Geographic Channel series at The American Natural History Museum. Bright spark: Bethenny Frankel wore a chic blue dress at the season two premiere of Years Of Living... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Witte Museum reveals sneak peek of 'once-in-a-100-years transformation' progresszones of Texas with immersive dioramas and a "large Texas sky" blanketing it al
Witte Museum reveals sneak peek of 'once-in-a-100-years transformation' progress
Houston Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
zones of Texas with immersive dioramas and a "large Texas sky" blanketing it all, she said. "The Witte has been known as a natural history museum for many decades and this raises that up even more," McDermott said. The gallery will also have a... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Conte Students Build Outdoor Homefunding. The project organizers applied for grants from organizations includin
Conte Students Build Outdoor Home
New Haven Independent / Posted 3 days ago
funding. The project organizers applied for grants from organizations including Common Ground, Audubon Society, Peabody Natural History Museum, and Urban Wildlife Refuge Partnership, Peterman said. Students also worked to research the best... Read more
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PhysOrg
Human DNA tied mostly to single exodus from Africa long agoCentre for GeoGenetics, University of Copenhagen, talking about the genetic his
Human DNA tied mostly to single exodus from Africa long ago
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
Centre for GeoGenetics, University of Copenhagen, talking about the genetic history of the Australian Aboriginals. Credit: Natural History Museum, University of Copenhagen. The two other papers concluded that if there was a genetic contribution... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Witte Museum reveals sneak peek of 'once-100-years transformation' progresszones of Texas with immersive dioramas and a "large Texas sky" blanketing it al
Witte Museum reveals sneak peek of 'once-100-years transformation' progress
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
zones of Texas with immersive dioramas and a "large Texas sky" blanketing it all, she said. "The Witte has been known as a natural history museum for many decades and this raises that up even more," McDermott said. The gallery will also have a... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
13 things to do in Boulder County today, Sept. 21, 2016intersection of math, art, and biology. Teen Science Cafe's are restricted to h
13 things to do in Boulder County today, Sept. 21, 2016
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 4 days ago
intersection of math, art, and biology. Teen Science Cafe's are restricted to high-school-aged students only, 5:30 p.m., CU Natural History Museum, BioLounge, 1030 Broadway, Boulder; free; 303-492-7188 or sciencediscovery.colorado.edu. MUSIC Coheed... Read more
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The Hindu
Fluttering black beautiesdistributed across Asia. According to Wiki the butterfly gets its name from th
Fluttering black beauties
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
distributed across Asia. According to Wiki the butterfly gets its name from the Mormon sect. Harish Gaonkar from the Natural History Museum, London is quoted as saying, “The naming of Mormons evolved slowly. I think the first to get such a... Read more
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chroniclelive
Newcastle in video games - it's not just Fifa we've featured inbut rotted his face and flesh off. He promises to help Lara, but only if she c
Newcastle in video games - it's not just Fifa we've featured in
chroniclelive / Posted 4 days ago
but rotted his face and flesh off. He promises to help Lara, but only if she can nick him some embalming fluid from the Natural History Museum. Many of you may question how authentic the man’s accent is, but he is confirmed as a Geordie due to... Read more
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express
Global warming could be no problem for endangered turtles and tortoises and THIS is whyrainfall, they have proved their capability to adapt in the past. The new stud
Global warming could be no problem for endangered turtles and tortoises and THIS is why
express / Posted 4 days ago
rainfall, they have proved their capability to adapt in the past. The new study from the University of Bristol, London's Natural History Museum, and the University of California looked as far back as 72 million years ago to work out the reptiles'... Read more
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Newsmax
Antikythera Shipwreck Skeleton Could Provide Clues About Life 2K Years Agosea and they appear to be in fairly good condition, which is incredible," Hanne
Antikythera Shipwreck Skeleton Could Provide Clues About Life 2K Years Ago
Newsmax / Posted 5 days ago
sea and they appear to be in fairly good condition, which is incredible," Hannes Schroeder, an ancient DNA expert from the Natural History Museum of Denmark in Copenhagen, said in the Woods Hole statement. Researchers are hoping that they can... Read more
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Marie Claire
Glamorous moments from the London Fashion Week archivesis an early portrayal of their friendship, taken in 1991 at the London Fashion
Glamorous moments from the London Fashion Week archives
Marie Claire / Posted 5 days ago
is an early portrayal of their friendship, taken in 1991 at the London Fashion Week Designer of the Year Awards at London’s Natural History Museum, when Kate was 17 and Naomi was 21.’ Scroll on to see more of the most glamorous LFW moments ever... Read more
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New Kerala
2100-old human skeleton found on Antikythera Shipwreck - newkerala.com #121233to be recovered from an ancient shipwreck since the advent of DNA studies. Anc
2100-old human skeleton found on Antikythera Shipwreck - newkerala.com #121233
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
to be recovered from an ancient shipwreck since the advent of DNA studies. Ancient DNA expert Hannes Schroeder of the Natural History Museum of Denmark in Copenhagen is seeking permission from the Greek authorities for a full suite of... Read more
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The Register
2,000 year old man found dead near 2,000 year old computerbottom of the sea and they appear to be in fairly good condition, which is incr
2,000 year old man found dead near 2,000 year old computer
The Register / Posted 5 days ago
bottom of the sea and they appear to be in fairly good condition, which is incredible," said Dr. Hannes Schroeder of the Natural History Museum of Denmark in Copenhagen. The bones of the long-dead crew member appear to be from a young man,... Read more
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Orange County Register
5 free things to do this week (Sept. 18-24)because you don’t want to spend any money this week? Here are five things you c
5 free things to do this week (Sept. 18-24)
Orange County Register / Posted 5 days ago
because you don’t want to spend any money this week? Here are five things you can do for free! Tuesday Admission to the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles is free both Sept. 20 and Sept. 27, thanks to a grant from Wells Fargo. This museum in... Read more
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Daily Mail
Archaeologists discover human skeleton at Antikythera shipwreckthey appear to be in fairly good condition, which is incredible,' said Dr. Hann
Archaeologists discover human skeleton at Antikythera shipwreck
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
they appear to be in fairly good condition, which is incredible,' said Dr. Hannes Schroeder, an ancient DNA expert at the Natural History Museum of Denmark in Copenhagen. Archaeologists also discovered a sounding lead — a roughly bell-shaped lead... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
TheNAT Botanist Uncovers 'Lost' Mexican PlantsAn undated photo of a sabazia purpusii plant, one of the 50 "lost" species foun
TheNAT Botanist Uncovers 'Lost' Mexican Plants
KPBS San Diego / Posted 5 days ago
An undated photo of a sabazia purpusii plant, one of the 50 "lost" species found by San Diego Natural History Museum botany curator Jon Rebman. An undated photo of a mirabilis triflora plant, one of the 50 "lost" species found by San Diego Natural... Read more
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Evening Standard
Montblanc awards two modern-day patrons of art and culturethe incomparable Annie Leibovitz looks at the role of women in the world today.
Montblanc awards two modern-day patrons of art and culture
Evening Standard / Posted 6 days ago
the incomparable Annie Leibovitz looks at the role of women in the world today. Annie Lebovitz, from WOMEN: New Portraits Natural History Museum, January 22 - May 15 Dramatic photographs from Michael Benson are paired with an original score from... Read more
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International Business Times
2,000-old human skeleton pulled from the shipwreck where the Antikythera mechanism was discoveredthis person who sailed and died aboard the Antikythera ship." Hannes Schroeder
2,000-old human skeleton pulled from the shipwreck where the Antikythera mechanism was discovered
International Business Times / Posted 6 days ago
this person who sailed and died aboard the Antikythera ship." Hannes Schroeder, an expert in ancient DNA analysis from the Natural History Museum of Denmark, said: "Your mind starts spinning. Who were those people who crossed the Mediterranean... Read more
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The Local
Swedes discover this boa constrictor in a banana boxfour and he really wants to look at it!" The Local has approached Ica for a co
Swedes discover this boa constrictor in a banana box
The Local / Posted 6 days ago
four and he really wants to look at it!" The Local has approached Ica for a comment. According to regional newspaper nwt.com, which first reported the story, The Natural History Museum in Gothenburg is considering giving the dead snake a new... Read more
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Marie Claire
6 incredibly glamorous moments from the London Fashion Week archivesCampbell, have been friends for the best part of 25 years. This is an early por
6 incredibly glamorous moments from the London Fashion Week archives
Marie Claire / Posted 6 days ago
Campbell, have been friends for the best part of 25 years. This is an early portrayal of their friendship, taken in 1991 at the London Fashion Week Designer of the Year Awards at London’s Natural History Museum, when Kate was 17 and Naomi w... Read more
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Evening Standard
Pippa Middleton: ‘I’m not a party girl or privileged socialite’Van Lonkhuijsen/AFP/Getty Out and about in London At the Cheltenham Festival
Pippa Middleton: ‘I’m not a party girl or privileged socialite’
Evening Standard / Posted 6 days ago
Van Lonkhuijsen/AFP/Getty Out and about in London At the Cheltenham Festival During the Waitrose Summer Party at the Natural History Museum At the Boodles Boxing Ball at Grosvenor House At the Vanity Fair & Serpentine Sackler Gallery VIP... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Wales: Insider tips for Cardiffdestinations Are there any must-see museums or art galleries?Whenever we have
Wales: Insider tips for Cardiff
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 days ago
destinations Are there any must-see museums or art galleries?Whenever we have visitors we always take them to St Fagans Natural History Museum, which is a free open-air museum with beautiful gardens and historic buildings from across Wales that... Read more
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