Tag: museums

Oct 20, 2014

Picture of the Day: Panorama Glitch Gives Woman Ultimate Selfie Arm

Picture of the Day: Panorama Glitch Gives Woman Ultimate Selfie Arm

Photograph by Strid3r21 on reddit Reddit user Strid3r21 used his phone’s panorama feature to capture the inside of a museum and it accidentally gave a woman taking a selfie a super long arm. The funny glitch took place inside the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago, Illinois. Astute readers may notice the image…

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Jun 10, 2014

The Met Just Released 400,000 Hi-Res Images of their Collection

The Met Just Released 400,000 Hi-Res Images of their Collection

Here are 40 outstanding highlights from the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s recently released collection of 400,000 high-resolution digital images. On 16 May 2014, Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced that more than 400,000 images of public domain works in the Museum’s world-renowned collection may be downloaded directly…

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Mar 24, 2014

St. Louis’s Epic MonstroCity

St. Louis’s Epic MonstroCity

Photograph by Patrick Giblin Opened in 1998, City Museum consists largely of repurposed architectural and industrial objects and is housed in the former International Shoe building in the Washington Avenue Loft District of St. Louis, Missouri, United States. In front of the building is MonstroCity, opened in 2002 it’s an interactive sculpture/playground featuring: two…

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Apr 15, 2013

Poland’s Underground Salt Cathedral

Poland’s Underground Salt Cathedral

Located 135 meters (443 ft) underground is the famous Wieliczka Salt Mine in southern Poland. Entered into the UNESCO First World Heritage List in 1978, it was also proclaimed a Historical Monument by the President of the Republic of Poland in 1994. The mine is located in the town of Wieliczka and is within…

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Mar 17, 2013

Picture of the Day: Up and Down the Spiral

Picture of the Day: Up and Down the Spiral

UP AND DOWN THE SPIRAL © User:Colin / Wikimedia Commons / CC-BY-SA-3.0 © User:Colin / Wikimedia Commons / CC-BY-SA-3.0 Shown here is the famous double spiral staircase at the Vatican Museums in Viale Vaticano in Rome, inside the Vatican City. The stairs were designed by architect and engineer Giuseppe Momo in…

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Sep 30, 2012

Picture of the Day: Entrance to the Natural History Museum in London

Picture of the Day: Entrance to the Natural History Museum in London

Entrance to the Red Zone at the Natural History Museum Photograph by Elia Locardi on Google+ | blamethemonkey.com In this beautiful capture by Elia Locardi, we see the awesome entranceway to the Red Zone at the Natural History Museum in London, England. Locardi is fairly prolific on Google+ with over 569,000…

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Nov 9, 2011

Picture of the Day: Tyrannosaurus Sex

Picture of the Day: Tyrannosaurus Sex

TYRANNOSAURUS SEX Photograph by MARIO MODESTO You thought that was a typo didn’t you? But oh no, the headline is correct and this exhibit is very real. You can see it for yourself at the Jurassic Museum of Asturias in Spain. And in case the skeletons cast in a mating position weren’t…

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