Drunk Museum Review: The Mütter Museum Will Give Me Nightmares Forever

I had a ball getting drunk at the American Museum of Natural History. But my most recent drunken outing was much less fun than that. I cannot stress enough that having a series of existential crises while drunk and alone in the Mütter Museum is a horrible idea. Just horrible. » 10/30/14 1:45am 10/30/14 1:45am

Beautiful art celebrates anatomical oddities

As fans of all things medically weird and anatomically odd, we're all about this eldritch illustration by Chicago-based artist Cloey Zikmund. Equal parts creepy and cute, the piece draws its inspiration from the unique collection of specimens housed at the Museum Vrolik in Amsterdam. » 10/09/13 4:04pm 10/09/13 4:04pm

Einstein's brain is now on display at the Mütter Museum in Philadelphia

When Albert Einstein died in 1955, Princeton pathologist Thomas Stoltz Harvey performed the autopsy. Against Einstein's wishes, and without seeking permission from his family, Harvey preserved the brilliant physicist's brain and sectioned it into hundreds of thin slices...for science. » 11/21/11 6:55am 11/21/11 6:55am