It’s Dinosaur Month

Dinosaur Park and Museum, Ogden, Utah Woweee! Whiled doing research for something completely unrelated to dinosaurs or The Genre Traveler, I stumbled onto this little fact: October is Dinosaur Month! How cool is that? I’ve always loved dinosaurs … at least since I discovered them in Kindergarten/First grade. Heck, I still think it would be […]

Hauntworld Magazine Ranks the Scariest Locations in America

Hauntworld Magazine, the Halloween and haunt industry’s leading trade publication, has ranked what they believe to be the scariest places in the United States, including lists of the top haunted houses and haunted attractions for each day of October. “Americans have an intrinsic urge to conquer fear and the haunted attractions on these lists are […]

Experience Thrills, Gills and Chills this month at the Tennessee Aquarium

Afraid of tarantulas, snakes or sharks? Then you may or may not want to check out the Tennessee Aquarium special emphasis on “animals that have gotten a bad rap because of popular animal myths or Hollywood blockbusters” this month. The Aquarium’s new Animal Encounter Specialists will be working hard to debunk the ‘bad boy’ or […]

Haunted Hangouts

The little girl in me is just jumping up and down. It’s October! Time to dress up in costumes and go trick or treating. I’ve always loved Halloween and got really creative with my costumes. One year, I was a book worm. I dressed all in green, wore fake glasses (I didn’t need them for […]

Out of this World Exhibit Opens in Sacramento

Yesterday, science fiction lovers dressed in movie-inspired SF costumes help launch the opening of The California Museum’s new sci-fi exhibit “Out of this World: Extraordinary Costumes from Film and Television,” which will run from this Saturday, Oct. 3, to Sunday, Jan. 10. Proudly sporting their Klingon Bat’leths and evil empire helmets, and even a nice […]

Alas, ST: The Experience Still Not Open at Neonopolis

Back on March 2, I told you that Star Trek: The Experience was going to re-open in downtown Las Vegas in Neonopolis. It was suppose to open in May in conjunction with the reboot movie by J.J. Abrams. So, when I went to Las Vegas last week, I was all excited about seeing the show’s […]

Bodies: The Exhibition at the Luxor, Las Vegas

Yesterday, my husband and I went to see the Bodies exhibit at the Luxor. I’ve mentioned the exhibit in this blog before, but had never seen it. I must admit I was a little nervous about what the experience would be like. It was fascinating! Of course the bio geek in me went all out. […]

Harry Potter Comes to Boston

Harry Potterâ„¢ fans will get the chance to step inside the famous wizard’s magical world through Harry Potter: The Exhibition, which opens at the Museum of Science in Boston, on October 25, 2009 and runs through February 21, 2010. The Museum of Science is the first East Coast venue to host the exhibition and the […]

Wired‘s List of 100 Geeky Places

Dream of traveling through time? the human body? space? Then there are places for you to go and live that dream. I give you Doug Cornelius’s list of “100 Geeky Places to Take Your Kids This Summer.” The list is mostly museums, science centers and aquariums, but there are some other things thrown in for […]