Natural History Museum

Easter Holidays: 5 Activities For Family Team-Building

Tamsin Kelly | Posted 04.04.2017 | UK Parents

Holidays are a great time for some family bonding, free from the stress of a weekly routine. The lucky few will be jetting off abroad, but for most of...

Dinosaurs May Have Originated In The UK, Scientists Say

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 23.03.2017 | UK Tech

Dinosaurs may have originated in an area that is now the UK, according to a groundbreaking study that could upend our understanding of their evolution...

On Thin Ice

Kevin Fleming | Posted 16.12.2016 | UK Parents
Kevin Fleming

The pain begins before anyone hits the ice. Like some kind of head hood before the waterboarding you have to get the skates on the feet. In my case it was 8 feet. My wonderful wife Stacie, the keeper of important knowledge like UK shoe sizes, was kept late at the office with a call.

The Museum Wars

Thomas Moorton | Posted 04.01.2017 | UK Tech
Thomas Moorton

Any visitor will be struck by two observations: first, despite a lack of admissions charge, museums are battling for visitors, with their ice rink and glorious facades; and second the Natural History Museum is winning.

Ten Stunning Entries From The Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2015

The Huffington Post Uk | Tahira Mirza | Posted 01.09.2015 | UK

The Natural History Museum has unveiled the first entries for this year's Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition. Wrestling komodo dragons,...

Why We Shouldn't #SaveDippy

Michael Rundle | Posted 31.03.2015 | UK Tech
Michael Rundle

When I heard that the Natural History Museum will replace Dippy The Dinosaur with a blue whale, my first instinct outrage. I was wrong. It's time to let Dippy go.

4 Year Olds (And A Few Adults) Across Britain Are Mourning Dippy

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 30.01.2015 | UK

Dippy the dinosaur, the huge cast of a diplodocus skeleton in the entrance of London's Natural History Museum, is being kicked out. The iconic Dipp...

Fashion, Photography, Science, and Coral Reefs... Top 10 London Exhibitions for 2015

Victoria Sadler | Posted 08.03.2015 | UK Entertainment
Victoria Sadler

There is an extraordinary diversity of subjects in this top 10 list of London exhibitions for 2015. Mark these in your calendar and your brain will be like a sponge, just soaking it all up.

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2014 at Natural History Museum

Victoria Sadler | Posted 18.01.2015 | UK Entertainment
Victoria Sadler

The annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition is now in its fiftieth year. It is a global showcase of the very best nature photographs and I was absolutely blown away by the finalists on show in a stunning and moving display of their work at the Natural History Museum.

Scottish Nationalists Weren''t Happy With This Plot To Kidnap The Loch Ness Monster

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 28.10.2014 | UK

The Loch Ness Monster could have faced a nasty fate and sparked tensions between England and Scotland if anyone could actually find it, newly released...

Five Great Family Attractions in London

Lynn Houghton | Posted 15.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Lynn Houghton

With half term fast approaching, families who live in the Southeast (and beyond) will be looking for adventures to occupy their youngsters during the break. For those planning to come to the capital, here are a few suggestions of things to keep your young ones busy and happy.

Watch: 'Souvenirs', the Gorgeous New Video From I Draw Slow

Peter McGuire | Posted 21.09.2014 | UK Entertainment
Peter McGuire

The restaurant receipt from your first date. The pictures from that trip away. That little moth you found on the window when you moved into your new p...

Happy Birthday Prince George!

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK

Touching photographs of William, Kate and Prince George have been released to officially mark the tot's anniversary, as the Cambridges paid their own ...

Seven Years Later... The Night Harry Potter Ended

Ryan Love | Posted 20.09.2014 | UK Entertainment
Ryan Love

Here we are, seven years on from the publication of the final Harry Potter book. In its first 24 hours Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows went on to sell over 15 million copies. An astonishing figure that followed the hype, secrecy and excitement surrounding the publication of JK Rowling's final piece of an intricate seven-book journey.

Undiscovered Capital Cities...Oh Wait

Kitiara Pascoe | Posted 14.06.2014 | UK
Kitiara Pascoe

It's naive to think that much of what you read is particularly truthful, unbiased, based on legitimacy or even marginally informative but The Independent definitely used to be a place you could go to for actual news, well thought-out opinions and a sense of pride in reporting.

The World's Greatest Wildlife Photographs Revealed

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.09.2013 | UK

A new book bringing together the work of 10 of the world’s greatest wildlife photographers for the first time is to be published by the Natural Hist...

This Quadruped Robot Has Arrived In London

Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.09.2013 | UK Tech

A seriously impressive rough terrain quadruped robot has arrived in London for a visit, with possibly futile aims of educating and inspiring, not terr...

Review of Sebastiao Salgado's New Exhibition 'Genesis'

Joanna Eede | Posted 16.09.2013 | UK Entertainment
Joanna Eede

Salgado's beautiful wildlife images show chinstrap penguins skidding across icebergs, and the wide-winged wheeling of albatrosses above their colony in the Falkland Islands; they portray the sly sideways glance of a Gelada baboon, water dripping from the tail of a Southern Right whale like a silver-beaded curtain, and a lone baboon crossing the sand dunes of Namibia.

Pictures Of The Day: 26th March 2013

Elliot Wagland, Tahira Mirza, Matthew Tucker | Posted 26.03.2013 | UK

The Huffington Post pictures of the day brings you the very best images from around the world chosen by our own photo editors, Elliot Wagland, Matthew...

Dinosaur Discovery Girl, Daisy Morris, A 'Fascinating And Unique Girl'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.03.2013 | UK

The five-year-old girl who discovered a new species of dinosaur has amassed a collection of fossils and animal remains so extensive it led one expert ...

'Forgotten Man' Of Science To Be Honoured

PA | Posted 24.03.2013 | Home

A 19th century British scientist famous for being the "forgotten" father of evolution will be remembered in a series of events at London's Natural His...

Twitter Users 'Venti' Their Rage In Starbucks PR Fail

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 17.12.2012 | UK

Starbucks hasn't had a lot of good PR recently, but this latest stunt takes the biscotti. A big screen at one of the coffee chains pop-up-cafe's s...

Can You Spot Fantastic Mr Arctic Fox?

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 27.11.2012 | Home

Padding out of the snow, this Arctic fox blends almost completely into the blank landscape behind him. The image, snapped by photographer Anna Hen...

Wildlife Photographs Of The Year (PICTURES)

Posted 18.12.2012 | Home

A lone polar bear drifting on an ice sheet, a red deer stag sat beside a Canadian motorway and tiger cub with three legs are just some of the stunning...

Ancient Meteorite Shows Evidence Of Water On Mars

Huffington Post UK / PA | Posted 11.10.2012 | UK Tech

A "fresh" Martian meteorite that fell to Earth last year contains unique evidence of water weathering on the planet's surface. The rock, blasted of...