Game On

From Queen Nefertiti to marauding Vikings, ancient gamers took perilous journeys through the afterlife, besieged and vanquished their enemies, and made humble offerings to their gaming gods.

Hiding in Plain Sight

We’re back at my home base, the Michigan State University Museum, and today we’re taking a closer look at cryptic coloration, better known as camouflage. Whether furry or feathered, scaly or shelled, herd dweller or loner, a wide range of animals use camouflage to grab or avoid becoming dinner. Following is a brief description of the various... Continue Reading →

Castle Run

[Doune Castle] was most famously featured in Monty Python and the Holy Grail. Remember King Arthur’s run-in with the French that included hamster insults, catapulting cows, and a Trojan rabbit?

Museum Bites

In the year ahead, I’ll be hitting the road and exploring new museums and historical sites. Together we’ll discover more quirky and little-known bits (bites!) about famous and not so famous people, places, artifacts and events.

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