Author Archives: Sam Wise

The scientific tourist #320 — Yak’ant’akw

On display at the UBC Museum of Anthropology, it’s a Yak’ant’akw (Speaking-through post)… Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #319 — Huehueteotl

Found in the ruins of Teotihuacan, and now on display in Chicago’s Field Museum of Natural History, it’s Huehueteotl… Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #318 — Babirusa

Native to indonesia, and now on display at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago, it’s babirusa… Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #317 — Daspletosaurus

On display at Chicago’s Field Museum of Natural History, it’s Daspletosaurus… Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #316 — stela for Teti-nofer

A memorial stela dating from Egypt’s Late New Kingdom, now on permanent display at Chicago’s Field Museum of Natural History… Continue reading

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Carnivalia — 4/30 – 5/06

The past week’s crop of science-related blog carnivals for your reading pleasure… Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #314 — Pompeiian water cooler

Another interesting sight in the “A Day in Pompeii” traveling exhibit, a water cooler… Continue reading

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Carnivalia — 4/23 – 4/29

The past week’s crop of (mostly) science-related blog carnivals for your reading pleasure…. Continue reading

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Carnivalia — 4/09 – 4/22

Last week’s Carnivalia wandered off into the weeds, so today you get a double-dose of (mostly) science-related blog carnivals… Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #313 — terror bird from Brazil

Another interesting specimen on display at Seattle’s Burke Museum — this time, a cast of an ancient Brazilian “terror bird”… Continue reading

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