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Pterosaur at American Museum of Natural History exhibit (credit: CBS 2)

New Interactive Natural History Exhibit Focuses On Prehistoric Flying Reptile

Pterosaurs ruled the skies when dinosaurs roamed the Earth. Now, they’re taking over the Museum of Natural History as the focus of a new exhibit.

04/03/2014

An asteroid flies through the sky in Chelyabinsk, Russia. (Credit CBS 2)

Research Shows More Asteroids Could Be Headed For Earth

The people of earth should prepare for more frequent encounters with asteroids, according to scientists.

11/07/2013

American Museum of Natural History (credit: amnh.org)

Eye On New York: NYC Primary Day Fast Approaching, Natural History Museum To Offer After-School Program, And More

Primary day is three weeks away, so the candidates are making the final pitch to voters before the nominees are selected.

08/18/2013

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Mobile Couch: Butterflies At The American Museum Of Natural History

The Mobile Couch spread its wings on Tuesday morning. TV 10-55′s Alex Denis visited the Butterfly Exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History.

04/23/2013

Whale Exhibit

Learn All About Whales At The American Museum Of Natural History

Humans have a fascination and kinship with the majestic whales on display in the “Whales: Giants of the Deep” exhibit.

03/23/2013

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5 Best Exhibits At The American Museum Of Natural History

AMNH—one of the city’s most visited attractions—has hundreds of dioramas, precisely re-created environments with taxidermied animals, painted backdrops, and vegetation or other objects placed in the foreground to enhance the diorama’s verisimilitude.

01/04/2013

The Pinola Family from Long Island walks in memory of Carol Pinola. (Credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Komen Greater NYC Race For The Cure Helps Fight Breast Cancer

Thousands participated in the 2012 Komen Greater New York City Race for the Cure, which began at 9 a.m. on Sunday. The 3.1-mile race is the largest fundraiser of the year for the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation.

09/09/2012

Carlisle Brigham (credit: Facebook)

ME: Socialite Carlisle Brigham’s Death Was Accidental

The medical examiner said Brigham died form blunt force trauma to the head and neck which is consistent with a fall down the stairs.

08/28/2012

Creatures Of Light Exhibit (Credit: CBS 2)

‘Creatures Of Light’ Exhibition At The American Museum Of Natural History

Dana Tyler takes us to an exhibition called “Creatures of Light” at the American Museum of Natural History.

07/08/2012

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NYC’s 5 Best Talks And Lectures This Summer

From Brooklyn history to the roots of rock and roll, NYC lecturers have much to share about our city and our world.

06/11/2012

Kathryn Davis (credit: CBS 2)

Kathryn Davis, 105, Makes $5M Donation To Teaching Program At Natural History Museum

Davis made the donation to the MAT Program. When students graduate, they are required to teach in high-need local schools for several years.

05/18/2012

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Study: Gassy Dinosaurs Contributed To Global Warming

The next time you go to see the dinosaurs at the American Museum of Natural History, just be glad you can’t smell ‘em. A new study suggests that dinosaurs may have helped keep an already overheated world warmer with their flatulence and burps 200 million years ago.

05/08/2012

The Lighthouse At Chelsea Piers

The 5 Best Classic NYC Wedding Venues

Newly engaged after the holiday season? Check out our five favorite spots to plan your picturesque New York City wedding, if you’re the traditional type.

CBS New York–01/05/2012

Stephen Sondheim  (credit:  Fernando Leon/Getty Images)

Stephen Sondheim Holding Treasure Hunt Fundraiser For Soho Non-Profit

The event — a sort of “Night at the Museum” meets “National Treasure” — is to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Friends In Deed, a nonprofit crisis center based in Soho.

09/29/2011

A Mamenchisaurus on display at the American Museum Of Natural History (credit: AMNH)

American Museum Of Natural History Wants You To Help Name Its Newest Dinosaur

The American Museum of Natural History’s newest dinosaur is Mamenchisaurus hochuanensis. Quite a ma-mouthful. So AMNH is asking the public for help selecting a nickname that would be more Twitter-friendly.

05/18/2011

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