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Anthrax Profiled By The Smithsonian Institute As Part Of Their Places Of Musical Invention Exhibit

The Smithsonian Institute has teamed up with thrash metal legends Anthtax for their Places Of Musical Invention exhibit. You can check out the installment below:


Black Wings at the Ritz Museum

Jacksonville History Show: Adonnica Toler of the Ritz Theater and Museum and veteran Jacksonville broadcaster Harry Reagan discuss the “Black Wings: American Dreams of Flight” with special attention to the exhibition’s relationship to Jacksonville, and iconic Bessie Coleman’s aviation career. 88 more words

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Diablos Domingueros

Grupo San Miguel Cuevas, Nuu Yuku from Fresno, CA doing a traditional Oxacan dance. Hand-made wooden masks with 3 feet long horns adorn their heads. They whip and lash as they dance to a banda’s “tambora”. 36 more words

The Extraordinariness of the Ordinary

The Surprise Loaf is everywhere! Featured in the New York Times Magazine earlier this month. Found on Pinterest, the warpiest of time warps. Betty Crocker… 206 more words

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Cu not Au

Pictured above is the largest leaf of vein copper from the White Pine Mine in Ontonagon County, Michigan. It measures some eight feet across and is shown here on display in the Hall of Gems and Minerals at the Smithsonian’s Museum of Natural History. 48 more words


Happy 165th Birthday, Jesse Walter Fewkes! (11/14/1850)

Happy 165th Birthday, Jesse Walter Fewkes! Fewkes was born on Nov. 14, 1850 and became a leading archeologist of the American Southwest. Fewkes was also a renowned field recordist with the Smithsonian. 28 more words