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On this, the 14th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, it occurred to me what an effect that day has had on travel in ways both big and small, not just that day, but every day since. 436 more words


What to know before you try crowdfunding

In just a few days, Michael and Whitney Lash, the Atlanta couple who suffered a home invasion on Sunday, became the beneficiaries of more than $80,000 in aid from family, friends and strangers. 1,124 more words


Lead Belly.

Boston based design firm Visual Dialogue has designed the art for the new Lead Belly box set. Similar to their work for the Woody Guthrie box set “Woody at 100” the design work here captures the enigma that epitomizes Huddie Ledbetter – better known as Lead Belly. 81 more words

Design And Art

Lost and Found - August 10th Edition

What to remember about August 10th…

  • 1776  Declaration of Independence arrives in England
  • 1821  Missouri enters the Union as 24th state
  • 1846  President James Polk signs the Smithsonian Institution Act; created with money gifted by English scientist…
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Smithsonian Institute: National Museum of Natural History

In this installment of Sarah’s very own Battle of the Smithsonian, we’ll be talking about the National Museum of Natural History.  Spoiler alert, nothing came to life….not even the taxidermy elephants. 869 more words


Slayer Profiled By The Smithsonian Institute As Part Of Their Places Of Musical Innovation Exhibit

The Smithsonian Institute has teamed up with thrash metal legends Slayer for their Places Of Musical Innovation exhibit. The band is featured in a new video series for the exhibit, which includes a history of thrash metal section. 7 more words