The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) hopes a new video game design program will better connect Ontario students with Indigenous knowledge and ancestral objects in its collection.
Royal Ontario Museum
The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) in Toronto celebrated an early International Women’s Day on Tuesday with a lecture by feminist media critic and advocate Anita Sarkeesian. She brings neglected stories about girl power back to life.
The Goliath birdeater is the newest addition to the Royal Ontario Museum’s collection of over 400 species of arachnid. It is one of the worlds largest species and hails from the Amazon rainforest. This beautiful specimen feeds on anything it can sink its fangs into. Insects, rodents, small lizards, and according to the ROM entomologist Mateus Pepinelli who helps maintain the exhibit, yes it can eat a small bird, but he admits that birds aren’t a part of its main diet.
Whodunit? That was the question posed to hunters during the Murder at the ROM event on Friday.
Passage #5 is the name of the dress that the French fashion house’s disgraced designer John Galliano made for the Dior Spring 2011 collection. A month after it hit the runway, Galliano was videotaped making drunken anti-Semitic remarks in a Paris bar.
When Producer Steven Spielberg’s movie Jurassic Park was released in 1993, it gave viewers a look at dinosaurs in a way they had never seen before. Spielberg’s depiction of Tyrannosaurus rex (T rex) is often…
It only took nine months, but it made Ian Morrison immortal. “I was here not knowing anything about dinosaurs,” he said. “(I) just started prepping stuff… taking rock away from bone.”