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 plotSix 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 PurchasesNew 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 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
  • Chancellor pledges £3m for MOSI - BBC
    Multi-million pound investment in MOSI -
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  • Vienna To Host Kindertransport Museum - Virtual Jerusalem
    Vienna Will Be Home of Kindertransport Museum - Forward
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  • Alternative Things To Do In London On New Year’s Eve - Londonist
    8.30pm Ice skating NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM:  South Kensington’s icy ... shot and enjoying a night of Motown and soul in the basement until 4am.
    12/8/2014 - 7:22 am | View Link
  • The Freedom Tower Was Supposed To Be the Greenest... - Mother Jones
    What happened in the basement of One World Trade Center after Sandy is ... of the site, flooding the National September 11 Memorial Museum with at
    12/8/2014 - 6:34 am | View Link
  • ‘A Magical Evening of Luminaries’ at Helen Galen Auditorium (1) - Desert Entertainer
    Room Theater Company and the Coachella Valley History Museum to devise ... in L.A., who takes a job working in Barbra Streisand’s Malibu ...
    12/7/2014 - 1:02 pm | View Link
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  • Museum looks back at past, bids farewell to Oberle
    The Hoard Historical Museum’s annual holiday open house Saturday looked back upon the past year and also opened a window on Christmas in Fort Atkinson as it was celebrated a century ago. The event included children’s Christmas ornament crafts, a ...
    12/15/2014 - 3:51 am | View Link
  • Museum open house this Sunday
    Resurrection Bay Historical Society invites the public to their annual Christmas open house from 1 – 4 p.m. this Sunday at the Seward Museum. Members will serve refreshments in the Community Room, while RBHS member Sue McClure will play holiday tunes on ...
    12/12/2014 - 11:04 am | View Link
  • After Three-Year Overhaul, Cooper Hewitt Museum Reopens to the Public
    Today a redesigned Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum opens its doors. Over the past three years the museum has completed an extensive physical renovation of its campus, the Carnegie Mansion, a National Historic Landmark building. The $91 million ...
    12/12/2014 - 10:12 am | View Link
  • Sudlersville train station museum has model trains for Christmas
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    12/12/2014 - 12:00 am | View Link
  • Beaumont police museum gets grant
    Tucked away under the Beaumont Police Department is a lesser known museum in the area. It's there to keep the departments story alive. "There's a lot of history with the police department that unless someone hangs on to it, it's very easy to throw stuff ...
    12/10/2014 - 9:08 pm | View Link
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  • The Iroquois County Old Courthouse Museum
    The Old Courthouse Museum. Watseka (Iroquois County), IL . New Official website
    12/12/2014 - 10:58 pm | View Website
  • Over 1,000 Mayan Codices Discovered in Museum Basement ...
    Over 1,000 Mayan codices were discovered in the basement of a Los Angeles museum, presumably owned by Randolph Hunt and donated to the museum.
    12/12/2014 - 10:26 am | View Website
  • Museum of African Design | A cultural laboratory, the ...
    Africa's first museum dedicated to design, and Johannesburg's cultural hub in Maboneng.
    12/12/2014 - 1:58 am | View Website
  • Sub-Basement
    The Sub-Basement . The White House Sub-Basement is not original to the structure. It was dug during the Truman reconstruction in 1949, and staircases off the Center ...
    12/11/2014 - 8:43 pm | View Website
  • 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 ...
    12/11/2014 - 8:04 am | View Website
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