paleontology

Paleontology

Starbucks Didn’t Start The Pumpkin Craze, Mastodons Did!
September 21, 2018 · Be The First To Comment

In honor of the last day of Summer, I thought I’d investigate the pumpkin craze that is sweeping the nation even before Fall begins. In preparation for the coming season, grocery stores are stocking up on pumpkin scones, pumpkin muffins, pumpkin cakes, oreos, coffee… you name, they’ve pumpkin-ized it. It seems like people are crazy […]

Dinosaurs, Detectives And The Case Of The Shooting Stars: HMNS Happenings This Week
August 6, 2018 · Be The First To Comment

Lecture – Sherlock Holmes, The Evolution of a Timeless Character by Warren Chaney No other character has been beloved generation after generation. Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes, however, has indeed evolved from Doyle’s original 54-volume cannon of Sherlock Holmes novels–to stage, radio, silver screen, and well into the digital age. Dr. Warren Chaney will trace the […]

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 […]

Forgotten Dinosaur Movies From The 90’s That Need A Reboot
June 22, 2018 · Be The First To Comment

The 90’s were the decade of dinosaurs. Sure, the prehistoric creatures had already been capturing the imagination of the public for more than a century by that point, but in the 90’s a combination of scientific breakthroughs in the field paleontology and special effects innovations in the film industry completely changed the way we see […]



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