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Coffee: The World In Your Cup and St. Louis In Your Cup

If coffee is a big part of your life, you will want to visit Missouri History Museum and check out their new coffee exhibit.

St. Louis’s early settlers were of French descent and the French were among Europe’s biggest coffee consumers. 253 more words

Research in the Raw

Research in the Raw

Larry H Bernstein, MD, FCAP, Curator


Wild Researchers: Scientists in their Element

Suzanne Tracy, Editor-in-Chief, Scientific Computing and HPC Source… 478 more words


Luxury and Modern Life

I know I’ve addressed the concept of luxury before, but I recently went to the Victoria and Albert Museum in London and there was an exhibit on luxury, so it is on my mind once again. 718 more words

Relics of junk science: Bally’s 19th century miniature plaster heads

The Science Museum of London has a set of 60 eerie little plaster heads that look like miniature death masks. Johann Gaspar Spurzheim (1776-1832), a well-known 19th century phrenologist, commissioned these bizarre relics to help his students study phrenology. 1,015 more words

Forensic Science

The artistic de-compositions of Théodore Géricault

The Raft of the Medusa (1818-1819) is an impressive oil painting that is 16 feet by 23 feet by French Romantic master Théodore Géricault (1791-1824).  The painting, which hangs in the… 619 more words

Museum Exhibit

5 historical figures whose heads have been stolen

The graves of famous people have been plundered for hundreds of years. Bodies and body parts have been stolen by guards trusted to keep corpses safe, scientists determined to study them, and even admirers with good intentions (i.e. 2,087 more words


Exploring Local History Through Textiles

Common Thread: Exploring Local Industrial History Through the Lens of Silk

Once upon a time, the Pioneer Valley’s mills bustled with activity, producing all sorts of goods and providing a boost to the local economy. 579 more words

Hilltown Families