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Barbecue, Disney and Bored Scotsmen: Why Pirates Say Arrrrrrrrrrrrrr
September 19, 2018 · Be The First To Comment

In honor of National Talk Like a Pirate day, I thought I’d explore just where the famous pirate accent came from and whether any real pirates spoke in the style we all associate with them today. After days of researching I have discovered that, in short, the answer is Hollywood and no. However, the story […]

Ancient Egyptian Fashion: So Understated We Had To Dig To Find It
September 7, 2018 · Be The First To Comment

Although Egyptian civilization is one of the oldest in the world, they manage to influence our modern society in many ways. One of those ways is fashion. Ever since the original Egyptian craze a century ago, Egyptian fashion has influenced modern designers on an off. The key to the timelessness of ancient Egyptian fashion is […]

Plaid Is Not Just A Fad And Here Are A Few Historical Reason Why
September 5, 2018 · Be The First To Comment

It’s fashion week, and who is better qualified to discuss fashion than a science writer, right? But seriously, as an Anthropology major I have always found fashion to be an interesting topic to study. For thousands of years we humans have used fashion to express ourselves. Whether we are trying to say “I’m a totally […]

The Sherlock Party From Outer Space: HMNS Happenings This Week
August 13, 2018 · Be The First To Comment

Lecture – Grand Tour of the Universe—Updated with the Latest Discoveries by Carolyn Sumners The new release of “Passport to the Universe” contains spectacular, never-before-seen views of the observable Universe in large format. Dr. Carolyn Sumners, HMNS VP of Astronomy, will provide an update on these latest images and what they reveal. Highlights include our […]



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