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Slime And Punishment: From Dinos To Detectives Here’s What’s Going On At HMNS This Week
July 30, 2018 · Be The First To Comment

Lecture – Dinosaurs of Hollywood, Truth is Better than Fiction by James Washington 1914 saw the first dinosaurs on the silver screen and the public has been in love ever since. The summer of 1993 was a turning point not only in film history and techniques, but also a resurgence of interest within the field […]

Lost Or Forgotten Houston History: Sports Edition
July 27, 2018 · Be The First To Comment

The Houston Museum of Natural Science has been a member of the Houston Community since 1909. We were established by the Houston Scientific Society, whose members had names like Ideson, Attwater, Westeimer and Kirby. We have so many ties to Houston history that it seems every time the wrecking ball swings we lose a part […]

Public Perceptions Vs. Fact-Based Reality – A Few Examples Of How What We Think We Know Is Often Wrong
July 20, 2018 · Be The First To Comment

  On a regular basis we learn that what we thought was true was, in fact, not so. This certainly applies to our understanding of the past. Here are some examples that will leave you scratching your head: The First Human Inhabitants Of Madagascar Were Not You You Think They Were Take the island of […]

A Few Daytrips From Houston That Offer Surprisingly Rewarding Experiences
July 13, 2018 · 1 Comment

Everyone knows that traveling is a rewarding experience, but there seems to be a misconception as to how far you have to go to attain this elusive “reward”. I’m not the most seasoned traveler on earth, but I’ve been to a few different countries and some pretty exotic destinations and I’m here to tell you […]



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