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
  • Soapbox (Feb. 3, 2016) - Cherokee Ledger-News Online
    ... it’s wrong to have a private server in someone’s basement to thin ... interesting historical information at the Old Courthouse Museum in ...
    02/3/2016 - 5:37 am | View Link
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    Library gets into Adelaide’s ghosts - Daily Telegraph Australia
    02/2/2016 - 2:19 pm | View Link
  • Renovations under way at Historic Post Office - Melfort Journal
    “With a few volunteers from the museum we went about exposing the ... the 100-year-old windows were painted, the basement was professionally
    02/2/2016 - 10:38 am | View Link
  • The Shoals Celebrates Christmas 2015 - Grit
    Valley Museum of Art Trees of Christmas’ opened last week. The museum ... A comment is written on the basement wall what the soldier thought
    02/2/2016 - 6:27 am | View Link
  • Protecting black history from gentrification - USA Today
    They now operate as a museum. ... American memorabilia and opened one of the country’s first black history and culture museums in his basement.
    02/2/2016 - 6:04 am | View Link
  • Oklahomans have embraced free, universal early education — and ... - PBS
    Clinton also boasts a Route 66 Museum, a somewhat epic indoor waterpark, and ... pre-K students had scattered around a basement “maker space” ...
    02/2/2016 - 5:54 am | View Link
  • Goodbye to All That (Almost) - Arts Journal
    ... on the floor of a gallery in the Whitney Museum, listening to Brown’s ... In a basement space on West Broadway, I crouched to watch her, ...
    02/2/2016 - 5:13 am | View Link
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  • Anri Sala's Journey of Redemption Mesmerizes at the New Museum
    Sala came to Paris to study in 1996. By 1998, as an art student, he had created the film Intervista (Finding the Words) (1998), which will be screened on Wednesdays in the New Museum's basement theater. That film involves Sala confronting his own mother ...
    02/3/2016 - 2:51 am | View Link
  • Buckfield to gift historical items to President McKinley museum
    BUCKFIELD — Historical documents found in the basement of the Zadoc Long Free Library will be donated to the William McKinley Presidential Library and Museum but not before they're documented. Buckfield selectmen voted recently to send the items to the ...
    01/31/2016 - 6:29 pm | View Link
  • The Silence Of The Lambs’ House To Become Museum: Wear The Flesh Of Your Favorite Animal
    First, only the foyer and dining room were depicted in the film. Everything else (including the famous basement) was filmed on a sound stage. Another black mark against the house is its one bathroom, compared against the four spacious bedrooms. Even the ...
    01/28/2016 - 7:18 pm | View Link
  • Peta puts in bid to make Silence of the Lambs house an 'empathy museum'
    Photograph: Keith Srakocic/AP The grim events which were supposed to have taken place in its dingy basement may have been fictional, but No 8 Circle Street is still not exactly an easy sale. “A landmark home ... featured in the Silence of the Lambs movie ...
    01/28/2016 - 6:01 am | View Link
  • St John’s Co-Cathedral granted planning permit for museum extension
    The major extension works include the rehabilitation of the existing under-utilised spaces within the basement level, the construction of a new Tapestry Hall, a Caravaggio Centre and a new entrance and exit from Merchant Street that will be separate from ...
    01/28/2016 - 2:51 am | View Link
  • PETA wants 'Silence of the Lambs' house to be turned into animal museum
    The building was home to psychotic killer Buffalo Bill in the 1991 film. The doorway and stairs to the basement of the house (Image: AP) PETA says by wearing animal skins, people would be reminded that animals also are "made of flesh, blood and bone."
    01/28/2016 - 12:17 am | View Link
  • No longer the Teton Dam Flood Museum
    Thousands of school students, residents and tourists have watched that 10-minute film at the Teton Flood Museum in the basement of the historic Rexburg Tabernacle Civic Center. In field trips and individually they have looked at the photos, the artifacts ...
    01/27/2016 - 7:00 pm | View Link
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  • Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame Museum ...
    The Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame Museum is an automotive museum on the grounds of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana, United States ...
    02/5/2016 - 10:15 am | View Website
  • The Pioneer Memorial Museum ~ Basement
    Basement . If you're looking for military apparel, rifles, and railroad history, the basement will be of particular interest.
    02/4/2016 - 1:22 pm | View Website
  • Trip to the Lane Motor Museum; Basement Tour Pictures
    Over the weekend, I had a chance to check out the Lane Motor Museum while in Nashville for a wedding. This is a cool place. For the uninitiated, the Lane Motor Museum ...
    01/27/2016 - 4:35 am | View Website
  • West Point Museum
    West Point Facebook; West Point Twitter; West Point YouTube Channel; West Point Flickr; West Point iPhone App (Download)
    01/20/2016 - 2:37 pm | View Website
  • museum basement
    Always look out for stuff on your daylight walk-around, things are a lot different in the dark
    09/10/2014 - 7:57 pm | View Website
  • 6,500-Year-Old 'Noah' Skeleton Discovered in Museum ...
    Museum staff recently rediscovered a 6,500-year- old human skeleton that's been boxed up in the basement ... Year-Old 'Noah' Skeleton Discovered in Museum ...
    08/6/2014 - 9:26 am | View Website
  • 6,500-Year-Old 'Noah' Skeleton Discovered in Museum Basement
    A 6,500-year-old skeleton first unearthed in 1929 at the ancient city of Ur in Iraq has been rediscovered in the basement of the Penn Museum.
    08/6/2014 - 3:49 am | View Website
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