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
  • Six politicians plead not guilty in alleged NYC mayor's race plot
    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
  • New York Proposes Raising Minimum Age for Cigarette Purchases
    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 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
  • Fire Breaks Out at Santander Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art
    Thankfully, none of the artworks in the collection—which includes Francisco de Goya‘s 1814 portrait of King Fernando VII—were damaged as the museum is currently undergoing renovations and works are temporarily stored in a bunker in the basement.
    11/20/2017 - 8:00 am | View Link
  • Vision Quest: The Berkshire Museum Will Stop at Nothing to Sell Its Art, Including a Masterpiece by Norman Rockwell
    I went to see them on a Saturday morning in September. On my way, I stopped at the museum. A few dozen visitors were there—in the basement, families were enjoying the aquariums. On the second floor, an elderly couple from Connecticut were on the hunt for ...
    11/20/2017 - 5:44 am | View Link
  • Feature: Athens toy museum opens offering journey to childhood through centuries
    Until 1991 they were crowded inside Argyriadis' home and in boxes at the basement. "Something was missing. I would tell myself that it is not right that only I and my children could admire these toys. The toys should find their way outside, to the world ...
    11/20/2017 - 4:57 am | View Link
  • Former student preserves his NKY African-American school
    More on that later. A student desk found in the basement of the former segregated Southgate Street School for African-American children has been put behind plexiglass as part of a new museum display created by the city of Newport and Northern Kentucky ...
    11/20/2017 - 12:48 am | View Link
  • Colfax Museum now open
    In addition to writing about the famed street, Barber has also spent years collecting memorabilia. "To get a lot of this stuff out of my basement so that I could actually walk," Barber joked. "And so probably the biggest reason for starting the museum was ...
    11/18/2017 - 12:02 pm | View Link
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  • White House Museum
    Sub-basement dig, 1950. Welcome to the White House Museum, the unofficial virtual museum of the president’s residence. 1.5 million visitors go through the real ...
    11/17/2017 - 10:16 am | View Website
  • Home | Natural History Museum
    Book exhibition tickets. Explore our galleries, science, news, videos and amazing images. South Kensington tube. London, UK.
    11/17/2017 - 8:07 am | View Website
  • The Dungeon of Doom
    See What Lurks in the Basement of The Hollywood Museum! Get tickets here! Do you enjoy getting spooked? Make your way downstairs into The Hollywood Museum’s Dungeon ...
    11/16/2017 - 10:48 pm | View Website
  • basement of the historic Somerville ...
    In May, 2008, MOBA was proud to celebrate the opening of our gallery in the Somerville Theatre Like our Dedham gallery, it is located in a theatre basement ...
    11/16/2017 - 9:58 pm | View Website
  • National Museum of Singapore
    Bringing history to all through exhibits and displays, a lecture theatre, and an education and resource centre.
    11/16/2017 - 9:44 pm | View Website
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