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
  • 343 more calendar events today >> - SF Weekly
    7/11/2014-Four week-long dance residencies scheduled for ALL RISE ... -
    07/12/2014 - 3:36 pm | View Link
  • Outgunned in the Search for Stolen Art - MSNBC Newsweek
    ... and a three-day conference is taking place in the basement room of New ... been head of security at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in ...
    07/12/2014 - 10:13 am | View Link
  • Where are they Now: Catching up with Dan Gable and Larry Owings -
    The basement in the Gable home in Iowa City is full of trophies ... Dan Gable calls this part of the house the museum, and every museum must be a
    07/11/2014 - 2:00 pm | View Link
  • Where to eat this weekend: A remade Chinatown joint that's delicious ... - Globe and Mail
    Down in the basement, they’ve kept the neon sign from the original ... can make the room feel at times like a very fashionable museum, a sweating
    07/11/2014 - 1:24 pm | View Link
  • A Contemporary Art Festival Has Infiltrated Russia - Huffington Post
    ... curator Kasper König, along with State Hermitage Museum director M ... Erik van Lieshout, The Basement, 2014 (working title), HD installation
    07/11/2014 - 9:46 am | View Link
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  • Fire chief: Children's Museum violations 'negligence'
    Utica Fire Chief Russell Brooks has slammed the Children's Museum, calling the number and severity of fire and codes infractions “negligence.”
    06/1/2014 - 5:44 am | View Link
  • Museum features 190-year-old desk
    Recently, the Warrick County Museum received a secretary desk from the beginnings of Millersburg. Larry and Linda Nicholson from Richmond delivered the approximately 190-year-old desk just as the May 9 wind storm hit. Fortunately, the museum doors closed as the wind began and the Nicholsons, their cousins from Texas, Bill and Nancy Feidler, who had come to see the desk, and museum ...
    05/29/2014 - 8:17 am | View Link
  • Nazi, Napoleonic and WWI artefacts among war memorabilia 'in need of new home'
    Members of a Brisbane museum housing war artefacts dating back to the Napoleonic era fear it may be forced to close due to financial hardship.
    05/23/2014 - 6:51 am | View Link
  • Nazi war memorabilia and Napoleonic artefacts 'in need of new home'
    Members of a Brisbane museum housing war artefacts dating back to the Napoleonic era fear it may be forced to close due to financial hardship.
    05/23/2014 - 3:26 am | View Link
  • Qld military museum battling to find home for collection of war memorabilia
    Members of a Brisbane museum housing war artefacts dating back to the Napoleonic era fear it may be forced to close due to financial hardship.
    05/23/2014 - 2:51 am | View Link
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  • Presidio Trust botched Lucas museum negotiations
    In 2002, after two years of public hearings, the Presidio Trust master plan was adopted and identified the Sports Basement site as a perfect location for a large-scale museum. In 2005, George Lucas constructed the Letterman Digital Arts Center, a building ...
    07/23/2014 - 3:17 pm | View Link
  • Museum of Bad Art: When Bad is Good
    “Poor technique can be interesting if the poor technique results in a compelling image,” Frank said. MOBA – located in the basement of the Somerville Theater, with additional galleries in Brookline and Dedham – has about 500 pieces in its collectio
    07/23/2014 - 1:05 pm | View Link
  • The story behind the heist at the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences
    "The geo-diversity and bio-diversity of North Carolina is quite amazing," Campbell says. Inside a nondescript office in the museum basement, Campbell pops a 1998 video cassette into a slot in a small television. Through the fuzzy static, a woman with big ...
    07/23/2014 - 12:16 am | View Link
  • Politicians out of line in criticizing museum
    That he would work for such a relatively paltry salary is our good luck. We’ve gotten a world-renowned leader for a bargain-basement price. We ought to thank our lucky stars. Instead, our politicians are piling on over the details of Lohman’s ...
    07/22/2014 - 9:56 am | View Link
  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum to host ‘Corporate Battle of the Bands’
    In the spirit of rock and roll in general and garage and basement bands in particular the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum has teamed up with Fortune Magazine and event sponsors that include the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM), Gibson ...
    07/21/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
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  • Basement Hall
    Basement Hall . Main doors to the North Hall in 2008 . Looking into the Cold Storage room in 2006, with the old liner removed and with the new liner in place (White ...
    07/24/2014 - 4:19 am | View Website
  • The Iroquois County Old Courthouse Museum
    The Old Courthouse Museum. Watseka (Iroquois County), IL . New Official website
    07/24/2014 - 1:49 am | View Website
  • Petersen Museum Basement Find: 1985 MB Limo
    11/13/2009 Update: This Mercedes sold for $6100 with 13 bidders. From 11/10/2009: This 1985 Mercedes Benz W123 limo was donated to the Petersen Museum ...
    07/24/2014 - 12:09 am | View Website
  • The Basement Mechanic's Guide to Building Perpetual Motion ...
    Practical plans for building models of classic perpetual motion machines properly at low cost.
    07/23/2014 - 11:23 am | View Website
  • MOAD
    Africa's first museum dedicated to design, and Johannesburg's cultural hub in Maboneng.
    07/23/2014 - 9:50 am | View Website
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