From Museum Basement, A ‘new’ Dinosaur

A paleontologists chose a name for an unknown dinosaur genus that has brought him more publicity than any of his other discoveries.

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  • Most Visited Cities In The World 2012
    In the MasterCard Global Destination Cities Index, London leads the world as both the most popular destination city for overseas travelers, and in the average amount each visitor spends. Whether drawn by business or as tourists, London's visitors from New York are the ones that travel the furthest and spend the most. More
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    New York State Sen. Malcolm Smith and five other politicians pleaded not guilty Tuesday to corruption charges in connection with an alleged plot to buy a line on New York City's mayoral ballot. The allegations revived public concerns about a documented culture of exploitation in Albany that has prompted officials to seek legal recourse to induce change. More
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    Young New Yorkers would not be able to buy cigarettes until they were 21, up from the current 18, under a proposal advanced Monday by Dr. Thomas A. Farley, the city’s health commissioner, and Christine C. Quinn, the City Council speaker. More
  • Electric-Taxi Experiment to Begin in New York
    Some drivers have expressed doubts about the viability of using the vehicles, arguing that any charging break would undercut earnings. More
  • Officer Killed Boyfriend and Son in Murder-Suicide, Police SayOfficer Killed Boyfriend and Son in Murder-Suicide, Police Say
    An off-duty police officer was believed to have shot and killed her boyfriend and their 1-year-old son, and then turned the gun on herself in an apparent murder-suicide at their Brooklyn home on Monday morning, investigators said. The officer’s 19-year-old son managed to escape the three-story house on East 56th Street by fleeing through a bedroom window after hearing the sound of gunshots, said Paul J. More
  • Kenny Leon's True Colors Theatre Company to Present DETROIT 67 in ... - Broadway World
    ... brother Lank are making ends meet by turning the basement of their late ... True Colors credits include Fool For Love, The Colored Museum and ...
    11/11/2014 - 3:32 pm | View Link
  • Photos: Hauntingly beautiful abandoned places - Denver Post
    ... inmate in 1829, closed in 1971 and reopened as a museum in 1994. (AP ... shows dusty keys in the mail slots of a hospital basement post office ...
    11/11/2014 - 2:51 pm | View Link
  • Inside London’s Strangest New Museum - Daily Beast
    ... bottoms from Glaswegian prostitutes and a collection of walrus penises.” The heart of the museum is in the basement, which is reached via a...
    11/11/2014 - 2:21 pm | View Link
  • Top 10 European ‘Poshtels’ - Easier
    Furthermore, the hostel shares a building with the Living Art Museum. ... can take fun snaps and upload them online, while the basement is home to ...
    11/11/2014 - 1:08 pm | View Link
  • Cosby’s art paired with African art at Smithsonian - Chicago Daily Herald
    Billy Cosby Memes Backfire After Internet Focuses on Rape ... -
    11/11/2014 - 12:10 pm | View Link
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  • ENIAC panels go on display at Oklahoma museum
    The Smithsonian said the machine booted up in November 1945, "when 300 neon lights attached to accumulators lit up a basement room," and two "20-horsepower blowers exhaled cool air so that ENIAC wouldn't melt down." The Smithsonian also provided details ...
    11/25/2014 - 10:16 pm | View Link
  • Tulsa Historical Society Museum hidden gem
    The ceiling leaked, the basement was flooding, there were mold and asbestos issues and the two employees shared a restroom. Still, there was a vision and support for the Tulsa Historical Society and museum. Rex Ball, with HTB Architects and Engineers ...
    11/25/2014 - 3:45 am | View Link
  • Norton Simon’s Duveen Shopping Binge
    Look at how many ambitious attributions were wrong! Well, yes and no. It shouldn’t come as a surprise that Duveen’s bargain basement had relatively few prizes. Connoisseurship and science come into play only in the undocumented and problematic cases.
    11/25/2014 - 2:23 am | View Link
  • Museum closing this week for holidays, move
    Elevator installers from Thyssen Krupp Elevator of Peoria were working on installing a new elevator this month to serve the second floor, main floor and basement of the Heritage Center. Volunteers have been repainting and refinishing the interior of the ...
    11/24/2014 - 9:11 am | View Link
  • Vallejo museum among dozens of city landmark buildings
    One area of the museum's basement contains the Times-Herald archives all the way back to 1867, but these are beginning to crumble due to inadequate storage facilities, Kern said. "They would disintegrate anyway, but we might be able to forestall it ...
    11/22/2014 - 9:35 pm | View Link
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  • Miniatures Museum of Taiwan
    The Miniatures Museum of Taiwan (Chinese: 袖珍博物館; pinyin: Xiùzhēn Bówùguǎn)is the first museum to collect miniatures in Asia. The museum was founded on ...
    11/25/2014 - 2:14 pm | View Website
  • Dr Zahi Hawass' Hidden Treasure of the Cairo Museum's Basement
    ( ) Dr Zahi Hawass takes us down into the basement of the Egyptian Museum, Cairo.
    11/24/2014 - 11:33 pm | View Website
  • Chocolate Shop
    Basement Pastries . The White House has long had difficulty providing food for large dinner events. The small ground floor Kitchen has been supplemented with a ...
    11/24/2014 - 9:46 pm | View Website
  • Sub-Basements
    The Sub-Basements. The White House Sub-Basements are not original to the structure. They were dug during the Truman reconstruction in 1949, and staircases off the ...
    11/23/2014 - 10:59 pm | View Website
  • “Over 1,000 Mayan Codices discovered in museum basement ...
    Apparently, Hunbatz Men has asked for the codices from the unnamed museum, but “upon conferring with the museum’s curator, he was denied due to the new ...
    11/23/2014 - 9:40 pm | View Website
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