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Sit Down With a Curator: Love in the Animal Kingdom
February 14, 2017 · 1 Comment

By Jessi Green, Online Media Manager at HMNS At the risk of regurgitating clichés, here at HMNS we’ve noticed that something is in the air. No—it’s not the oscillating Houston humidity or the smell of preservation chemicals; it’s the love of Valentine’s Day! Love it, hate it, or just plain ignore it—Valentine’s Day is a […]

Strange Love: Copulation, Cannibalism And Display In The Bug World
February 13, 2017 · 1 Comment

Valentines Day is quickly approaching. Have you thought of what to get that special someone? What better way is there to woo the woman of your dreams other than say, giving her a small dead animal wrapped in silk? Ladies, are you really looking to snag a date for Valentines Day? Tell your man that you’ll […]

Valentine Ideas For The Nerd In Your Life
February 10, 2017 · Be The First To Comment

I must admit that Valentine’s Day is probably my favorite holiday. Most people would assume it has lot to do with what the day represents like significant others, romance, love or even candy hearts. I think it started back when I was a kid. There was always a class party with cupcakes, candy, and little […]

Floriography: The Language Of Flowers
February 8, 2017 · Be The First To Comment

  Image courtesy of Wikimedia commons                     With Valentine’s day fast approaching, stores are filled to the brim with extra flowers, candies of all sorts, and bizarre varieties of stuffed animals to proclaim one’s undying love to significant others.  Every year at this time, as I look down entire rows of stores covered […]



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