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Under a Gold Blanket: Discovery Guide Tours Famed Mine in Minas Gerais
April 30, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

by “Cretaceous” Chris Wells Brazil is a beautiful country, but not in the same way as the Florida Keys, Hawaii, or Aspen. Everywhere in Brazil you have a wonderful dichotomy between the grotesque and the graceful. The entire country is like an impressionist painting — up close you see sloppiness and imperfection, but if you […]

If I Owned a Jewelry Store
September 19, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

Ed. Note: At the age of nine, Joel Bartsch was shown a pyrite crystal, and became fascinated with gemstones and crystals from that point forward. After college, he worked in five museums around the country, returning to his native Houston in 1991, where he is now president of the Houston Museum of Natural Science. Bartsch […]

FREE at the HMNS!
July 7, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

photo credit: Joe Shlabotnik Feeling a little red, white, and blue? Join the Houston Museum of Natural Science in that patriotic spirit by coming to see an original copy of the Declaration of Independence!  What is so special about this copy, you ask? And I’m so glad you did. Donald Scheer of Atlanta, Georgia just […]

Science doesn’t sleep
April 1, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

And neither should you. Just kidding. Here’s what went down since you logged off. In case you haven’t been the victim of a playful (or not so-playful) prank yet, watch out – it’s April Fools. The New Scientist Technology Blog has a fantastic roundup of fun online pranks pulled by Google, NASA and others – plus some […]



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