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2015-01-26 08:27:05

CHELMSFORD, England, January 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Exciting new exhibition featuring taxidermy specimens coming to rural Essex for Slamseys Art's ART MONTH this June,

American Museum Of Natural History To Preserve Lonesome George
2013-07-03 11:50:35

Lonesome George, a 100-year-old giant tortoise that once lived on the Galapagos Islands, is going to be preserved by the American Museum of Natural History in New York City.

2011-02-07 15:37:06

In two new works, an anthropologist tackles a perplexing question relating to the enormously successful "Body Worlds" exhibits: How does society tolerate – and even celebrate – the public display of human corpses?


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.