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Underwater archaeology: great expectations?

Underwater archaeology: great expectations?

Before starting an archaeological season, I have no preconcise idea on what we could discover underwater but of course the more we are working, the more precise the idea are leading us to certain excavation, it so happens that every year. All of the team is thinking compared to what we have found last year, …

Florida Travel: Charles Deering Estate, Miami

Florida Travel: Charles Deering Estate, Miami

(upbeat music) – This is Cutler Creek. In the past, a lot of fresh water flowed through here into the bay. (upbeat music) This is a Gumbo Limbo Tree, native to South Florida. It has many uses and sometimes it’s called a tourist tree, because it’s like a tourist sitting in the sun for too …

Why Isn’t Pterodactyl a Dinosaur?

Why Isn’t Pterodactyl a Dinosaur?

>>DANNY BARTA: Many people think that pterosaurs are dinosaurs because they’re reptiles and they lived at the same time as dinosaurs. But pterosaurs are not actually dinosaurs in the scientific sense. So when we call something a dinosaur, we mean that belongs to the group Dinosauria which was named by Sir Richard Owen in 1842. …

Haunting Underwater Sculptures Combine Art & Conservation

Haunting Underwater Sculptures Combine Art & Conservation

COMM: Museo Atlantico is the first underwater contemporary art museum in Europe and the Atlantic Ocean. COMM: British artist Jason deCaires Taylor, is installing the first phase of sculptures in the unique permanent exhibition located 14 meters beneath the surface. COMM: The project was funded and supported by the government of Lanzarote, and as well …

Opening the Renwick Gallery

Opening the Renwick Gallery

Hi, I’m Nicholas Bell, the Fleur and Charles Bresler curator in charge at the Renwick Gallery. The Renwick Gallery building across the street from the White House was actually the first built in the United States specifically to be an art museum. Shortly after we closed the building or renovation we realized that the most …