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Kenya to Build Africa's First Underwater Museum
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, Africa, museum )

- 1229 days ago -
Kenya is on the brink of building Africa's first underwater museum, which will be dedicated to studying marine life and shipwrecks.
Monster Titaniboa Unveiled at Smithsonian
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- 1293 days ago -
New York commuters arriving at Grand Central Station were greeted by a monstrous sight: a 48-foot-long, 2,500-pound titanoboa snake. The good news: It's not alive. Anymore. But the full-scale replica of the reptile - which was unveiled at..
PETA Wants To Turn OJ Simpson's House Into Museum
Offbeat  (tags: PETA, OJ Simpson, animals, meat, murder, museum, animals, bizarre, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, pets, unusual )

- 1357 days ago -
PETA would like to buy and turn OJ's five-bedroom home in Kendall, Fla., into a "Meat is Murder" museum. Simpson was infamously accused of murdering Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman in 1994.The museum would supposedly teach visitors that "nonviolence
Museum Celabrates Life Of Doraemon Creator
Offbeat  (tags: Japan, manga, anime, Doraemon, museum, Kawasaki, Fujiko F. Fujio, manga charactor, popular, children, interesting )

- 1497 days ago -
Aomost everyone in Japan knows the story of Doraemon, the blue cat who can produce dream toys from a magic pocket in his tummy. Now, the city of Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture, thinks it's time tell the story of the man behind that iconic charactor.
Balloon Bombs, Poisons All in a Day's Work at Noborito
Offbeat  (tags: museum, war, balloon bombs, poisons, Kawasaki, military, Peace Education, Japanese Army, history, secret )

- 1818 days ago -
"Balloon bombs aimed at North America were released by the thousands," says Meiji University professor Akira Yamada, running his hand in an up-and-down motion across a diagram of the Pacific Ocean.
Will the Man-Eaters of Tsavo Come Home ?
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- 1995 days ago -
More than 100 years ago, the two lions roamed the wilderness of Tsavo in Kenya where they made a reputation as the two most dangerous wild canines ever to inhibit the African savannah plains.
Thatched Spring in Setagaya
Offbeat  (tags: Edo Period, Setagaya, Tokyo, farmhouses, thatched, walk, takeuma, traditional, spring, bamboo, shrine, museum )

- 2021 days ago -
To slough off winter sluggishness and get into step with spring, I set a course from Seijo Gakuen-Mae on the Odakyu Line to Judaibori Minkaen - a compound of late Edo Period (1860s) thatched farmhouses in Tokyo's Setagaya Ward - and ending at Futako Tama
Coral Castle Museum
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- 2044 days ago -
Coral Castle is a stone structure created by the Latvian-American eccentric Edward Leedskalnin north of the city of Homestead, Florida. The structure comprises numerous megalithic coral stones each weighing several tons.
The Politics of Native American Basketry
Offbeat  (tags: museum, Native Americans, arts, baskets )

- 2099 days ago -
"If we are not working with Native Americans, we are not doing an exhibition. It's that plain and simple," says Steven M. Karr, interim executive director of the Southwest Museum
Southwest Museum of the American Indian Store Is Closed
Offbeat  (tags: museum, Native Americans, closed, historical )

- 2122 days ago -
The only part of the Southwest Museum of the American Indian regularly open to the public -- the museum store that had weekend hours only -- will close next month when its space is taken over by a conservation project.
20 Must-Visit Art Museums You'Ve Never Heard Of
Offbeat  (tags: Art, Museum, History, Travel, Tourist )

- 2151 days ago -
These museums have certainly earned their reputation and patronage for their unquestionable contributions, others remain somewhat obscure.They stand as entirely worthwhile destinations for those who appreciate the arts,crafts and their impact on society.
9/12 March 'Tea Party' Photo: False Image Spread By Anti-Reform Activists (They Lie!)
Offbeat  (tags: society, culture, fake, photo, republicans, lie, politics, astroturf, march, washington, funny, stupid, tea, party, protesters, national, mall, missing, american, indian, museum, glenn, beck, freedomworks, armey, conservatives, dishonesty, dumb )

- 2215 days ago -
They lie! Tea Party protesters exaggerated the size of their Washington march last weekend by passing around an old photo of a packed National Mall. This is grade-A stupid and just plays into the argument that these were astroturf protests to begin with.
MoMA Stays Up Late
Offbeat  (tags: business, culture, goodnews, humans, interesting, off-beat, MoMA, museum, art )

- 2348 days ago -
Have a hard time dealing with the tourists who crowd museums on weekends? Tonight is your chance to see -- and hear -- art with the locals. MoMA's galleries are open until 8:45 p.m. (the Martin Kippenberger retrospective, which Holland Cotter called....
Air and Space Museum
Offbeat  (tags: air, space, museum, interesting )

- 2577 days ago -
The Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center near Washington Dulles International Airport is companion facility to the Museum on the National Mall. The building provides enough space for the Smithsonian to display the thousands of aviation and space artifacts...
Lizardman 'With Two Tongues' Opens Museum
Offbeat  (tags: Lizardman, 'with, two, tongues, opens, museum )

- 2590 days ago -
Lizardman, real name Erik Sprague, has had his teeth filed down to points and Teflon implanted on his forehead to create "horned ridges" above his eyes.

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