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Female Leaders, Ancient and Modern: Kara Cooney on Hatshepsut, gender, and power
July 30, 2015 · 2 Comments

Throughout history, women in power have been the target of hostility, violence and mistrust. But why? What makes female leadership so objectionable? Egyptologist Dr. Kara Cooney and Houston native searches for the answer in her new book, The Woman Who Would Be King: Hatshepsut’s Rise to Power. Cooney returns to the Houston Museum of Natural Science […]

On the Discovery Channel’s megalodon bungle: In defense of cryptozoology and critical thinking
August 7, 2013 · 2 Comments

For us, as for many science lovers, it’s currently our favorite season. Some might even call it the most wonderful time of the year: Shark Week. The Discovery Channel’s annual full-channel takeover, devoted to all things predatory and sleek, is one of the single-most anticipated science events of the year. So we were a little […]

Shark Week turns 25: Our six ways to celebrate
August 13, 2012 · Be The First To Comment

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, guys and gals: Shark Week is back. After falling deep down the wormhole of the Summer Olympics (or as we like to call it, the Swimmer Olympics), it’s nice to have something else sleek and muscular to watch in the water. So in honor of this horrific […]

Is that an Art Car? My stormy day with Sean Casey, tornado chaser
March 14, 2012 · 1 Comment

No, it wasn’t an art car that was parked outside the Houston Museum of Natural Science this week. It was a TIV, or “Tornado Intercept Vehicle,” for those not in the know. I arrived early Monday morning to prep for a special day at the Museum with filmmaker and storm chaser Sean Casey (who you […]


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