Posts Tagged ‘Museum’

Chocolate-covered bugs served up at insect museum

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Date: October 12th, 2014

Category: Nutty News

bugsNEW ORLEANS – The menu includes crickets and wax worms on toothpick skewers for dipping in a fountain of melted chocolate, along with “tarsal toffee” made with bug legs and mealworms and fudge infused with crickets and marshmallows.

What looked like a Halloween trick was actually an array of treats being served up at the Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium in New Orleans.

The 23,000-square-foot facility is the largest free-standing museum in the United States dedicated to insects.

It houses thousands of live bugs, including beetles, cockroaches, wasps, bees, ants and termites. It also has a butterfly exhibit created to resemble a Japanese garden.  More

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Smelly family ordered to leave museum

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Date: January 30th, 2013

Category: Nutty News

France – A French family were ordered to leave one of Paris’s most popular museums because their body odor was annoying other visitors.

The couple and a young child were on a free trip to the Musee d’Orsay with a charity that supports hard-up families.

As the group browsed a room with paintings by Van Gogh, security guards told them they had to leave the building because people were “complaining about their smell”.

“We moved on to another room, but we were again met by four museum guards who ordered us out of the building.”  Full Article

 

Suspect breaks into the Clinton Library, gets away with $1

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Date: August 3rd, 2010

Category: Nutty News

clinton-libraryLittle Rock, Arkansas – Police are investigating a commercial burglary that occurred around 6:15 a.m. this morning at the Clinton Museum Store in the downtown River Market. According to Police, an unidentified subject was seen climbing out of the window of the store. The suspect got away with $1.00 after getting into the cash drawer.  Full Article