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Zero Hedge
If The Public Shouldn't Have Them, Why Does The IRS Need AR-15s?ammo. Of that total, $335.1 million was spent by agencies traditionally viewed
If The Public Shouldn't Have Them, Why Does The IRS Need AR-15s?
Zero Hedge / Posted 11 hours ago
ammo. Of that total, $335.1 million was spent by agencies traditionally viewed as regulatory or administrative, such as the Smithsonian Institution and the U.S. Mint. • The Internal Revenue Service, which has 2,316 special agents, spent nearly $11... Read more
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The Fort Morgan Times
Things to do in Morgan Countybanners of spectacular satellite imagery collected over the past 30 years. The
Things to do in Morgan County
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted 12 hours ago
banners of spectacular satellite imagery collected over the past 30 years. The exhibition is a collaboration between the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service and the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. The exhibit is free... Read more
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Philly.com
Can the Army tell who's buried at the Carlisle Indian cemetery?for the United Nations tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, inspecting remains f
Can the Army tell who's buried at the Carlisle Indian cemetery?
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
for the United Nations tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, inspecting remains for evidence of war crimes. At the Smithsonian Institution, she helped return hundreds of Indian remains to tribes. "With a historic cemetery such as this,"... Read more
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examiner.com
Basin Harbor Club marks 130 years as a luxury summer retreat on Lake Champlainworking replica of the 1776 gunboat Philadelphia (the original, razed from wher
Basin Harbor Club marks 130 years as a luxury summer retreat on Lake Champlain
examiner.com / Posted yesterday
working replica of the 1776 gunboat Philadelphia (the original, razed from where it was sunk in Lake Champlain, is in the Smithsonian Institution in Washington DC). Basin Harbor even has its own air strip – people come in their private planes... Read more
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The Atlantic
Archaeologists Are Spotting Ancient Ruins in Cold War Spy Photosorder came after heavy lobbying from Robert McCormick Adams, a cultural anthrop
Archaeologists Are Spotting Ancient Ruins in Cold War Spy Photos
The Atlantic / Posted yesterday
order came after heavy lobbying from Robert McCormick Adams, a cultural anthropologist and, at the time, Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution. Adams knew the historical value of these photographs, but he also knew that, in the 1990s, with the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Julia Child Foundation sues Airbnb over French home promotionthe classic "Mastering the Art of French Cooking." She donated the kitchen of
Julia Child Foundation sues Airbnb over French home promotion
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
the classic "Mastering the Art of French Cooking." She donated the kitchen of her Cambridge, Massachusetts home to the Smithsonian Institution, where it was reassembled at the National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C. The case is... Read more
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The Washington Times
National Air and Space Museum could be grounded without new money: SmithsonianNational Air and Space Museum would have to be closed to the public — but that
National Air and Space Museum could be grounded without new money: Smithsonian
The Washington Times / Posted 2 days ago
National Air and Space Museum would have to be closed to the public — but that day isn’t today, that day isn’t tomorrow,” Smithsonian Institution Secretary David Skorton told the House Administration Committee on Wednesday. The building’s... Read more
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Business Wire
Dow, CH2M and Smithsonian Partner to Empower STEM EducatorsDow has supported approximately 240 teachers through this partnership with the
Dow, CH2M and Smithsonian Partner to Empower STEM Educators
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
Dow has supported approximately 240 teachers through this partnership with the Smithsonian Science Education Center of the Smithsonian Institution, the world's largest museum, education, and research complex. This year, Dow is partnering with a... Read more
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The Fort Morgan Times
Things to do in Morgan County June 21, 2016banners of spectacular satellite imagery collected over the past 30 years. The
Things to do in Morgan County June 21, 2016
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted 3 days ago
banners of spectacular satellite imagery collected over the past 30 years. The exhibition is a collaboration between the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service and the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. The exhibit is free... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Thirteen Deserving San Diego County Students Receive $51,000 in Scholarships from the San Diego Air and Space MuseumAir & Space Museum is California’s official air and space museum and education
Thirteen Deserving San Diego County Students Receive $51,000 in Scholarships from the San Diego Air and Space Museum
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 3 days ago
Air & Space Museum is California’s official air and space museum and education center. The Museum is an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution and was the first aero-themed Museum to be accredited by the American Alliance of Museums. Now... Read more
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PhysOrg
Research on massive vertebrae sheds new light on Alamosaurus sanjuanensisbones indicate the institutional collection upon which that part of the skeleto
Research on massive vertebrae sheds new light on Alamosaurus sanjuanensis
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
bones indicate the institutional collection upon which that part of the skeleton was based. Blue = Perot Museum, Green = Smithsonian Institution, Orange = Vertebrate Paleontology Laboratory of the University of Texas at Austin. Credit: Ronald S.... Read more
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PR.com
Announcing the Spanish Voice Over Experts New Website and Branding, Ready to Help Clients Reach and Engage the Fast - Growing Latino Audiencecorrect, culturally appropriate and relevant to your target audience. Some of t
Announcing the Spanish Voice Over Experts New Website and Branding, Ready to Help Clients Reach and Engage the Fast - Growing Latino Audience
PR.com / Posted 3 days ago
correct, culturally appropriate and relevant to your target audience. Some of their clients include: McDonald's, Scientific Games, Timberland, Consumer Reports, The Smithsonian Institution, Major League Soccer and Pacific Ga... Read more
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Business Wire
Morris Animal Foundation and Smithsonian Global Health Program Partner to Tackle Devastating Disease Affecting Black Rhinos in Africa“Rhinos are some of the most endangered animals in the world, and I’m deeply gr
Morris Animal Foundation and Smithsonian Global Health Program Partner to Tackle Devastating Disease Affecting Black Rhinos in Africa
Business Wire / Posted 4 days ago
“Rhinos are some of the most endangered animals in the world, and I’m deeply grateful that Morris Animal Foundation and the Smithsonian Institution are investing in the future of global animal health.” About Morris Animal Foundation Morris Animal... Read more
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New Kerala
Bourne and Shepherd clicks shut the era of photo studio - newkerala.com #79218the central government or state government," added Gandhi. The Cambridge Unive
Bourne and Shepherd clicks shut the era of photo studio - newkerala.com #79218
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
the central government or state government," added Gandhi. The Cambridge University Library, the National Portrait Gallery, the National Geographic Society's Image Collection and the Smithsonian Institution house some of the studio's earlier w... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Japanese bombs struck Collbran, Delta as World War II came to endit was re-inflated and sent aloft by U.S. Army officials in California. U.S. Ar
Japanese bombs struck Collbran, Delta as World War II came to end
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
it was re-inflated and sent aloft by U.S. Army officials in California. U.S. Army photo Cover of a book published by the Smithsonian Institution in 1973 regarding Japanese balloon bombs. Source: Google books A U.S. military official examines the... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Chester Martin Remembers Dr. Hal McAlister, Astronomersatellite into orbit, Evans organized an "Operation Moonwatch" here in Chattano
Chester Martin Remembers Dr. Hal McAlister, Astronomer
The Chattanoogan / Posted 5 days ago
satellite into orbit, Evans organized an "Operation Moonwatch" here in Chattanooga. It was under the auspices of the Smithsonian Institution and would provide data for scientific study in Washington. HalMcAllister joined that program in its... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Melvin Virgil White Jr.career as a freelance writer. He’d already whipped out part of a book, a guide
Melvin Virgil White Jr.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
career as a freelance writer. He’d already whipped out part of a book, a guide to historic American places published by the Smithsonian Institution, on a tight deadline. “Like a million other people, I decided I could be a travel writer,” he... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Newark museum memorializes native Jerrie Mock's around-the-world flightwhere guests can test their skills, and interactive kiosks highlighting stories
Newark museum memorializes native Jerrie Mock's around-the-world flight
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
where guests can test their skills, and interactive kiosks highlighting stories from Mock’s historic trip. Although the Smithsonian Institution has many items from Mock’s journey, including the original plane, the exhibit at The Works will... Read more
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The Fort Morgan Times
Things to do in Morgan County, June 14, 2017banners of spectacular satellite imagery collected over the past 30 years. The
Things to do in Morgan County, June 14, 2017
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted 7 days ago
banners of spectacular satellite imagery collected over the past 30 years. The exhibition is a collaboration between the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service and the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. The exhibit is free... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
Lindenmeier site preserved for future researchback at least 11,000 years. It was named the Folsom point. The points found by
Lindenmeier site preserved for future research
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 7 days ago
back at least 11,000 years. It was named the Folsom point. The points found by the Coffins were virtually identical. The Smithsonian Institution sent out a team to investigate the Lindenmeier site and they worked there from 1934 to 1940. They... Read more
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Ventura County Reporter
In Briefthis Saturday as part of a 21-city tour. The exhibit, created by the Smithsoni
In Brief
Ventura County Reporter / Posted 8 days ago
this Saturday as part of a 21-city tour. The exhibit, created by the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center and the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, explores how Asian Americans have been transformed by the American... Read more
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TribLIVE
Shaler Area teacher helps to test Smithsonian online lab for schoolsacross the Smithsonian, including artwork, artifacts, specimens and recordings.
Shaler Area teacher helps to test Smithsonian online lab for schools
TribLIVE / Posted 9 days ago
across the Smithsonian, including artwork, artifacts, specimens and recordings. The lab has allowed Gray to bring the Smithsonian Institution into his classroom and helped his students take ownership over their learning, Gray said. “It's... Read more
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The Fort Morgan Times
Things to do in Morgan County, June 15, 2016banners of spectacular satellite imagery collected over the past 30 years. The
Things to do in Morgan County, June 15, 2016
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted 9 days ago
banners of spectacular satellite imagery collected over the past 30 years. The exhibition is a collaboration between the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service and the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. The exhibit is free... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Lowell textile history museum will not reopenrolled textiles coverlets and costumes, according to its website. The museum wa
Lowell textile history museum will not reopen
Lowell Sun / Posted 10 days ago
rolled textiles coverlets and costumes, according to its website. The museum was founded in 1960 and is affiliated with the Smithsonian Institution. It offered a core exhibit, rotating special exhibits, events, and online access to the artifact... Read more
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redOrbit
Evidence supports theory that humans evolved in grasslandsbeen waffling about when those grasslands emerged and how widespread they were.
Evidence supports theory that humans evolved in grasslands
redOrbit / Posted 10 days ago
been waffling about when those grasslands emerged and how widespread they were. This really helps answer the question.” Smithsonian Institution anthropologist Richard Potts called the study “the very best examination and most compelling... Read more
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Dover Post
PLAN YOUR WEEKEND: 3 cool things to do in Delaware from June 17-19Edward Smith, better known as blues artist Sonny Rhodes. He’s penned more than
PLAN YOUR WEEKEND: 3 cool things to do in Delaware from June 17-19
Dover Post / Posted 10 days ago
Edward Smith, better known as blues artist Sonny Rhodes. He’s penned more than 200 songs and has been honored by the Smithsonian Institution for his contribution to the arts. Now in his 70s, the road warrior continues delighting audiences... Read more
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Smyrna Clayton Sun Times
PLAN YOUR WEEKEND: 3 cool things to do in Delaware from June 17-19Edward Smith, better known as blues artist Sonny Rhodes. He’s penned more than
PLAN YOUR WEEKEND: 3 cool things to do in Delaware from June 17-19
Smyrna Clayton Sun Times / Posted 10 days ago
Edward Smith, better known as blues artist Sonny Rhodes. He’s penned more than 200 songs and has been honored by the Smithsonian Institution for his contribution to the arts. Now in his 70s, the road warrior continues delighting audiences... Read more
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NBC San Diego
6 Proposals for Seaport Village Sitea ride called The Spire; an aquarium; and a museum with virtual-reality feature
6 Proposals for Seaport Village Site
NBC San Diego / Posted 10 days ago
a ride called The Spire; an aquarium; and a museum with virtual-reality features from the media and business arm of the Smithsonian Institution. Estimated cost is $1 billion. -- A proposal by a group that includes San Diego’s Manchester... Read more
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The Fort Morgan Times
Things to do in Morgan Countybanners of spectacular satellite imagery collected over the past 30 years. The
Things to do in Morgan County
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted 11 days ago
banners of spectacular satellite imagery collected over the past 30 years. The exhibition is a collaboration between the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service and the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. The exhibit is free... Read more
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examiner.com
From bucket list to fantasy camp to adventure, travel is ideal Father’s Day giftLafayette, Boston MA 02111, 800-454-5768 www.roadscholar.org) Smithsonian Jour
From bucket list to fantasy camp to adventure, travel is ideal Father’s Day gift
examiner.com / Posted 12 days ago
Lafayette, Boston MA 02111, 800-454-5768 www.roadscholar.org) Smithsonian Journeys, the expert-led travel program of the Smithsonian Institution, offers more than 200 land and cruise journeys on all seven continents, uncovering the authentic... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Smithsonian exhibit on Asian Pacific Americans makes Ventura stopat age 35. Several artifacts from Ventura County families of Asian heritage wi
Smithsonian exhibit on Asian Pacific Americans makes Ventura stop
Ventura County Star / Posted 13 days ago
at age 35. Several artifacts from Ventura County families of Asian heritage will be on display beginning June 18 when the Smithsonian Institution brings "I Want the Wide American Earth: An Asian Pacific American Story" to the Museum of Ventura... Read more
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CBS News
Amazing collection of relics made of meteoritesorigins of two Chinese bronze weapons with meteoritic iron blades are not in do
Amazing collection of relics made of meteorites
CBS News / Posted 14 days ago
origins of two Chinese bronze weapons with meteoritic iron blades are not in doubt. The artifacts were the focus of a Smithsonian Institution study published by the Freer Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. [Space-y Tales: The 5 Strangest... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Five Minutes with Esther Collinetti and Rick Zambrano, co-owners of Rev Cycle Studioa year later, a business partnership. Zambrano completed his triathlon, and Co
Five Minutes with Esther Collinetti and Rick Zambrano, co-owners of Rev Cycle Studio
Baltimore Sun / Posted 14 days ago
a year later, a business partnership. Zambrano completed his triathlon, and Collinetti left her job as a scientist at the Smithsonian Institution to throw herself fully into spin instructing. Together, the pair opened Rev Cycle Studio in McHenry... Read more
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Lifehacker
Plan Your Free Online Education at Lifehacker U: Summer Semester 2016to eliminate those old and potentially harmful norms—not to mention how you can
Plan Your Free Online Education at Lifehacker U: Summer Semester 2016
Lifehacker / Posted 14 days ago
to eliminate those old and potentially harmful norms—not to mention how you can play a role in that social change. The Smithsonian Institution - Smithsonian’s Objects That Define America - Professor Dr. Richard Kurin - The Smithsonian... Read more
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Philboxing
SMITHSONIAN CHANNEL� CELEBRATES �THE GREATEST� WITH PRESENTATIONS OF TWO MUHAMMAD ALI PROGRAMS THIS WEEKMuhammad Ali? Smithsonian Channel�, owned by Smithsonian Networks�, a joint ve
SMITHSONIAN CHANNEL� CELEBRATES �THE GREATEST� WITH PRESENTATIONS OF TWO MUHAMMAD ALI PROGRAMS THIS WEEK
Philboxing / Posted 16 days ago
Muhammad Ali? Smithsonian Channel�, owned by Smithsonian Networks�, a joint venture between Showtime Networks Inc. and the Smithsonian Institution, is where curiosity lives, inspiration strikes and wonders never cease. This is the place for... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Rip currents: a survival guide from NOAA(NEWS CENTER) — The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's 'Ocean To
Rip currents: a survival guide from NOAA
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 16 days ago
(NEWS CENTER) — The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's 'Ocean Today', a multimedia feature with the Smithsonian Institution, released a survival guide Wednesday on the dangers of rip currents and what to do if you find yourself in... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Rip currents: a survival guide from NOAA(NEWS CENTER) — The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's 'Ocean To
Rip currents: a survival guide from NOAA
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 16 days ago
(NEWS CENTER) — The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's 'Ocean Today', a multimedia feature with the Smithsonian Institution, released a survival guide Wednesday on the dangers of rip currents and what to do if you find yourself in... Read more
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PhysOrg
The Godzilla goby is the latest new species discovered by the Smithsonian DROP projectGodzilla goby fish (holotype). Credit: Barry Brown As part of the Deep Reef Obs
The Godzilla goby is the latest new species discovered by the Smithsonian DROP project
PhysOrg / Posted 16 days ago
Godzilla goby fish (holotype). Credit: Barry Brown As part of the Deep Reef Observation Project (DROP), initiated by the Smithsonian Institution, a new goby fish species was discovered in the southern Caribbean. Living at depths greater than... Read more
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The Fort Morgan Times
Community News Briefsbanners of spectacular satellite imagery collected over the past 30 years. The
Community News Briefs
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted 16 days ago
banners of spectacular satellite imagery collected over the past 30 years. The exhibition is a collaboration between the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service and the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. The exhibit is free... Read more
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News.com.au
Goat-bladder condoms and feminism: epic ideas from historyon your behalf at local religious centres caught on. The story behind the Clock
Goat-bladder condoms and feminism: epic ideas from history
News.com.au / Posted 17 days ago
on your behalf at local religious centres caught on. The story behind the Clockwork Monk, a remarkable relic held by the Smithsonian Institution, goes something like this: King Philip II of Spain commissioned clock maker Juanelo Turriano in 1562... Read more
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Herald Sun
10 big ideas that actually changed the worldon your behalf at local religious centres caught on. The story behind the Clock
10 big ideas that actually changed the world
Herald Sun / Posted 17 days ago
on your behalf at local religious centres caught on. The story behind the Clockwork Monk, a remarkable relic held by the Smithsonian Institution, goes something like this: King Philip II of Spain commissioned clock maker Juanelo Turriano in 1562... Read more
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News.com.au
Goat-bladder condoms and feminism: epic ideas from historyon your behalf at local religious centres caught on. The story behind the Clock
Goat-bladder condoms and feminism: epic ideas from history
News.com.au / Posted 17 days ago
on your behalf at local religious centres caught on. The story behind the Clockwork Monk, a remarkable relic held by the Smithsonian Institution, goes something like this: King Philip II of Spain commissioned clock maker Juanelo Turriano in 1562... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Goat-bladder condoms? Epic idea!on your behalf at local religious centres caught on. The story behind the Clock
Goat-bladder condoms? Epic idea!
Adelaide Now / Posted 17 days ago
on your behalf at local religious centres caught on. The story behind the Clockwork Monk, a remarkable relic held by the Smithsonian Institution, goes something like this: King Philip II of Spain commissioned clock maker Juanelo Turriano in 1562... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Goat-bladder condoms? Epic idea!on your behalf at local religious centres caught on. The story behind the Clock
Goat-bladder condoms? Epic idea!
Daily Telegraph / Posted 17 days ago
on your behalf at local religious centres caught on. The story behind the Clockwork Monk, a remarkable relic held by the Smithsonian Institution, goes something like this: King Philip II of Spain commissioned clock maker Juanelo Turriano in 1562... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Goat-bladder condoms? Epic idea!on your behalf at local religious centres caught on. The story behind the Clock
Goat-bladder condoms? Epic idea!
The Courier Mail / Posted 17 days ago
on your behalf at local religious centres caught on. The story behind the Clockwork Monk, a remarkable relic held by the Smithsonian Institution, goes something like this: King Philip II of Spain commissioned clock maker Juanelo Turriano in 1562... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
In Senate, Arkansans request new life for a child's burialJuly 4, 1863. More than 4,000 Indian remains were added to the collection, tho
In Senate, Arkansans request new life for a child's burial
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 17 days ago
July 4, 1863. More than 4,000 Indian remains were added to the collection, though they were eventually transferred to the Smithsonian Institution. Later, officials added body parts belonging to veterans of the Spanish-American War and World War... Read more
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Philly.com
Mercer Museum in Doylestown now Smithsonian affiliateits centennial anniversary, it has another honor to fete. Last month, museum of
Mercer Museum in Doylestown now Smithsonian affiliate
Philly.com / Posted 18 days ago
its centennial anniversary, it has another honor to fete. Last month, museum officials announced that it was named a Smithsonian Institution Affiliate, along with its sister site, Fonthill Castle, Henry Mercer's former home. The designation... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
In Senate, new life for a child's burialJuly 4, 1863. More than 4,000 Indian remains were added to the collection, tho
In Senate, new life for a child's burial
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
July 4, 1863. More than 4,000 Indian remains were added to the collection, though they were eventually transferred to the Smithsonian Institution. Later, officials added body parts belonging to veterans of the Spanish-American War and World War... Read more
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Daily Mail
Do humans owe their evolution to GRASS?how widespread they were. This really helps answer the question.' According to
Do humans owe their evolution to GRASS?
Daily Mail / Posted 18 days ago
how widespread they were. This really helps answer the question.' According to Dr Richard Potts, an anthropologist at the Smithsonian Institution, said subtle swings in the climate from wet to dry over shorter periods of time could be the key to... Read more
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