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Curious : New York City

Without doubt my favourite store in NYC is Evolution on Spring Street in SoHo.

It was here last year that my friend was too scared to follow me inside (!) and it was here that I started my collection of curious objects – I purchased a pair of Brazilian Agate bookends and a small amythest rock cluster. 174 more words

Agate

The Qualities of a Good Teacher - as seen in Jesus


Bible base : Mark 1:21-28

They say that your school days are the best days of your life – there are many who would agree but others like myself who would say that not always the situation… 1,826 more words

Sunday Takeaways

Stolen Dinosaur Skull Can Go Back to Mongolia says U.S. Court

On 4 December 2014, NBC News reported that the New York Attorneys’ Office said that the remains of a 70-million-year-old dinosaur that was falsely labeled as a replica and smuggled into New York City earlier in the year. 374 more words

Museum Security

Mammoth hunting in Nevada

I hope the title of my article does not prompt some local nimrods to apply to the Nevada Department of Wildlife for a mammoth tag. On the other hand, I can tell you with some authority that at one time, mammoth and other giant animals left over from the Pleistocene Age were hunted and eaten by some of the earliest hunters to enter the areas around the Great Basin. 1,048 more words

History

Stomata of fossil Pinus (Gymnosperrms)

FOSSIL STOMATA REVEAL EARLY PINE PRESENCE IN SCOTLAND: IMPLICATIONS FOR POSTGLACIAL COLONIZATION ANALYSES

by C. A. Froyd

The analysis of fossil stomata reveals the early postglacial presence of Pinus sylvestris at two sites in the Scottish Highlands, 1600 and 600 years prior to the arrival times indicated by traditional palynological methods. 148 more words

Fossils

How will cheap oil affect clean energy?

Over the last few weeks I’ve been trying to make sense of the debate around falling oil prices. A barrel (159 litres) of Brent crude oil, the main benchmark for oil trading worldwide, fell under 50US$ last month. 494 more words

Climate

Goodbye to a very, very old friend.

As a small child growing up in Sheffield, my parents often took me to London as a treat. It was the 1970s. a far less suspicious time, parking was easier, even beside London parks, and in spite of the IRA’s best efforts, the all-pervading fear of terrorism was far less. 880 more words