• New Exhibit at the Milwaukee Public Museum

    Last year while roaming the mysterious caverns of the Milwaukee Public Museum, we noticed a full-size taxidermy camel locked away in a dark hallway. What was it doing in there? What were we missing? It turns out...

    • Posted January 31, 2014
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  • Carl Akeley’s Muskrat Habitat Diorama

    I grew up in awe of the muskrat display and other astounding (and often creepy) dioramas at the Milwaukee Public Museum. Though I have made many expeditions into it’s dark, fascinating labyrinth throughout my life, it was...

    • Posted January 31, 2014
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  • Bog Bodies: The Mysterious Weerdinge Men

    The Weerdinge Men were uncovered by a farmer in 1904 in a peat bog in the Netherlands. They have been radiocarbon-dated to between 160 BC and 220 AD. One of the bodies has a hole in the...

    • Posted January 4, 2014
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  • Pink Pills for Pale People

    Dr. William’s Pink Pills for Pale People, 1890

    • Posted January 4, 2014
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