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Sam Lam: Legacy Camper
June 28, 2015 · Be The First To Comment

Once in a while, the Houston Museum of Natural Science Xplorations program gives children so much enthusiasm about science that they never really leave the museum. Sam Lam discovered the museum as a child with the Xplorations program, and has since never missed a summer at the museum. She now teaches some of the same summer […]

Sith take over HMNS Samurai exhibit during Jedi tour
June 19, 2015 · Be The First To Comment

  Ever wonder where George Lucas got his ideas for the futuristic costumes in Star Wars? Darth Vader’s intimidating helmet seems the stuff of a sci-fi nightmare, and a hot, glowing light saber seems like a swordfighter’s dream. These costumes remain some of the most iconic in film history, but they were based in reality. Lucas […]

A Long Time Ago on the Other Side of the World… Samurai culture inspires George Lucas’s Jedi and Sith
April 9, 2015 · Be The First To Comment

Star Wars revealed the amazing creativity of George Lucas. Star Wars characters seemed foreign—even alien—to American audiences. Of course, like all creative geniuses, Lucas had his inspiration. His characters resemble actual humans from a long time ago, but from a galaxy not so far away. Just on the other side of good old planet Earth, a […]

Science Doesn’t Sleep (4.4.08)
April 4, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

So here’s what went down since you logged off. You’ve got some ‘splainin’  to do, Wilford Brimley! Oatmeal might be a carcinogen? Huge,weird-looking sea beasts have been found off the coast of Antarctica. National Geography has a new photo gallery of the creatures, which range from “Ack!” to strangely beautiful. It sounds like something from “Star Wars” […]



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