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NMNH: A Kid's Playground

The National Museum of Natural History is truly a kid-centered museum. The walls are covered in bright colors and interactive displays. A large whale hangs high up over the heads of visitors while a giant polar bear looks on from the periphery. 266 more words

What's The Big Idea?

I am always floored by what the National Museum of Natural History has to offer me as a visitor, but this is the first time I’ve been back since starting the program at JHU and I have to say that I was even more blown away by how the museum is set up to ensure that visitors comprehend the big idea of the exhibitions. 248 more words


Share your Federal Funding Story

On Thursday, March 16, 2017, President Trump sent an outline of his proposed FY 2018 budget to Congress, to be followed by a more detailed proposal in the spring. 376 more words


A Look at Julia's Kitchen

Legendary cook and teacher Julia Child had a tremendous impact on food and culinary history in America. Through her books and television series, which spanned forty years, she encouraged people to care about food and cooking. 172 more words

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Big Foot in Broome?

The world’s largest dinosaur footprints have recently been discovered in sandstone north of Broome in Western Australia.

The 170cm prints of a huge sauropod dwarf the previous largest tracks, which were discovered in Mongolia. 132 more words


Lego Lady Liberty and the Cherry Trees

A few weeks ago my friend Sally (aka Unbrave Girl) was quite brave indeed and agreed to meet me and the kids in Washington D.C. 209 more words

The Great Outdoors

Day Trip to Washington, D.C.

For years I’ve wanted to visit D.C. during the height of cherry blossom season, and this year I decided to do it. For a couple of weeks before buying my plane ticket, I regularly checked  740 more words