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Ever wonder how fireworks… work wonders?
July 4, 2015 · Be The First To Comment

The Fourth of July just isn’t the same without pyrotechnics. And while the inevitable giant fireball from Dad lighting up the grill may be exciting in the moment, I’m actually referring to the giant chemistry demonstration we watch at night. Fireworks are basically a bunch of combustion reactions, which are rapid chemical reactions involving oxygen […]

LaB 5555 this Friday: Steep yourself in culture, say oolong to the stress of the week and TEA off with The Tontons
February 4, 2013 · 1 Comment

Today’s blog comes to us from Te House of Tea owner Connie Lacobie in advance of our tea-themed LaB 5555 this Friday, Feb. 8, featuring musical guests The Tontons! Steep yourself in the culture of tea from 7 to 8 p.m. before you hit the dance floor by reserving tickets here. Tea was first discovered […]

Last chance to see Terra Cotta Warriors — EVER! Hurry in before the army moves out Sept. 3
August 28, 2012 · Be The First To Comment

There may have been a Terra Cotta Warriors II, but — mark our words — there will not be a Terra Cotta Warriors III. HMNS’ second special exhibition of the exquisitely detailed and distinct warriors that guarded the tomb of China’s First Emperor, Qin Shihuang, extends the story of the Qin, Han and Tang dynasties […]

Flickr Photo of the Month: Trappings of Yingpan Man [Dec. 2010]
December 20, 2010 · 2 Comments

Trappings of Yingpan Man. 3rd – 4th century by cybertoad, on Flickr. Posted here with permission. There are some amazing photographers that wander the halls of HMNS, and when we’re lucky, they share what they capture in our HMNS Flickr pool. This month, we’re re-starting a series where we’ll share one of these photos on […]



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