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By Guy R Cook | Port Orchard, WA

Architecture: Fascinating Contemporary Home Design Includes Industrial Style Kitchen Decorated With Many Paintings Framed Hanging In The White Wall, modern residential concepts, commercial design

Fascinating Contemporary Home Design Includes Industrial Style Kitchen Decorated With Many Paintings Framed Hanging In The White Wall<p>Home » …

Bompas Parr are opening a museum dedicated to food

London isn't exactly short on museums - whether you're into science, transport or history, we've got it covered. But if we had to pick holes, the one …

Salty water streams give further hint at life on Mars | Natural History Museum

Museum researcher Dr Joe Michalski says NASA discovery points to Martian environments that could be habitable by certain kinds of bacteria.<p>Research …

Mysterious Explosions In Syberia Still A Mystery To This Day

On June 30th, 1908 during the early hours of the morning, what appeared to be a large fireball crossed the sky above Tunguska Siberia followed by a …

Best Friday Five Posts of 2014 - Design Milk

10. Friday Five with Morten Bo Jensen of Vipp<br>Take a look at influential designer Morten Bo Jensen, Vipp’s Chief Designer since 2006, and the areas of …

Who Patented 'My Favorite Things'?

These are a few of the intellectual property filings for items listed in the famous song.<p>“Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens,” sings Maria von Trapp to her future step-children in <i>The Sound of Music.</i> It’s a lovely song whether performed by Trane or Tony Bennett, and one we now somewhat …

Sociology

FORGET GOLD: Here Are 11 Odd Items People Use To Store Their Wealth

Wealth

Why monsters haunt Christmas in Europe but not America

The worst isn’t the screams or the snow or the mind-numbing blare of “Night on Bald Mountain” on repeat. It’s the cowbells: a rusty jangle that means the Christmas monsters are coming.<p>Until Jan. 6, demons, witches and monsters haunt Europe.<p>The season of terror actually begins on Dec. 5, the eve of …

Christmas

Our National Museum of American History just acquired the archives of Don Herbert, who you may remember from your childhood as the sometimes condescending yet engaging TV scientist Mr. Wizard. Share your favorite memories of Mr. Wizard in the comments and read more about his legacy: http://smithsonianscience.org/2014/05/smithsonian-acquires-archives-mr-wizard-don-herbert/

Join us at 11.00 BST next Thu for a live Q&A with #VikingExhibition Curator Gareth Williams. Send qs using #VikingQ http://t.co/0H5PohJMLV

It’s time for this week’s #MysteryObject! Any guesses what this is? http://t.co/LAnzimPiSx

Computer History Museum, Pop-Up Pi Day 2013

Computer Mouse

Metaio Interactive Museum and Layar Museums

Download 400,000 high-res images from Metropolitan Museum of Art’s collection

Art enthusiasts, rejoice: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, one of the world’s preeminent cultural institutions, has released 400,000 digital images of …

Curses: Egyptian Statue In Museum SPINS ON ITS OWN

This is a time-lapse video of an Egyptian statuette of Osiris, the god of death, slowly rotating 180-degrees in its locked display case over the …

Smithsonian Museums in Washington DC (A Visitor's Guide)

A Guide to All of the Museums in Washington DC<p>The Smithsonian Museums in Washington, DC are world class attractions with a variety of exhibits …

New £40m Charlie Chaplin museum planned in Switzerland

<b>A new £40m (60 million Swiss franc) museum at the former home in Switzerland of cinema legend Charlie Chaplin is to open in 2016.</b><p>The now run-down Manoir de Ban in Corsier-sur-Vevey, where Chaplin died in 1977, was bought by a Luxembourg investment firm in 2008.<p>The silent film star spent his last 25 …

Alphabet Museum

Here's a hands-on way to boost early literacy skills and get your child ready for a lifetime of reading adventures<p>Inspired by the alphabet boxes often used in Montessori classrooms, this easy-to-assemble play station will familiarize your child with letters and letter sounds. Simply raid your …

Kids

A Virtual Tour of the National 9/11 Memorial Museum

The National 9/11 Memorial and Museum will open to the public May 21st. Access to the memorial area is free, but visitor passes are required and …

How An Ohio Housewife Flew Around The World, Made History, And Was Then Forgotten

Jerrie Mock was a 38-year-old housewife from Columbus, Ohio, when, 50 years ago this week, she accomplished what Amelia Earhart is famous for having failed to do. But in the decades since, as Mock’s life began to unravel, history all but forgot the pilot who made it.<p>Just before the coast …

A 3,300 year old coffin has been discovered by archaeologists containing the personal belongings of a wealthy Canaanite – Possibly an Official of the Egyptian Army

Share on Facebook Share<p>Share on TwitterTweet<p>Share on Google Plus Share<p>Share on Pinterest Share<p>Share on LinkedIn Share<p>Send email<p>The rare artifacts …

13-Year-Old Kazakh Girl Trained To Become Eagle Hunter

“<i>I wanted to document the ‘Future Generation’ – boys who take their first steps in learning the hunting skills, boys who hold the tradition’s future</i> …

Kazakhstan

Smithsonian Magazine's 2013 Photo Contest

The editors of <i>Smithsonian magazine</i> have just announced the 60 finalists in their 11th annual photo contest. They've kindly allowed me to share several of these images here, including some great shots from each of the competition's six categories: The Natural World, Travel, People, Americana, …

Burning Man

Immel Circus Gallery

About The Immel Circus<p>The Immel Circus is one of the most interesting “pieces” in the collection of the Massillon Museum. The 100-square foot …

Watch Video of the Museum Sinkhole Swallowing Eight Corvettes

<i>Update: The National Corvette Museum has released video of an aerial drone flyover of the sinkhole. Watch it here.</i><p>Following the depressing news that a sinkhole had eaten eight historic Vettes at the National Corvette Museum this morning, the facility has posted footage of the vehicular tragedy. The …

8 Incredible Museums Sharing on Pinterest

Pinterest has a reputation as the social media channel for food and fashion, but there’s much more to the visual network. It’s a combination of eye candy and information, with businesses, educators and magazines now using Pinterest to complement their other online material.<p>One surprising industry …