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Topic - Smithsonian
),established in 1846 "for the increase and diffusion of knowledge",is a group of museums and research centers administered by the United States government. Termed "the nation's attic"for its eclectic holdings of 137 million items, are admitted without charge;funding comes from the Institution's own endowment, private and corporate contributions, membership dues, government support, and retail, concession and licensing revenues.Institution publications include Smithsonian and Air & Space magazines. - Source: Wikipedia
A new exhibition is looking at the history of Chinese and U.S. relations through mail and stamps at the Smithsonian's National Postal Museum.
When he returned from deployment overseas, Air Force Master Sgt. Samoris Hall wanted a special night out, so he bought a bottle of Dom Perignon and took his wife out to Ben's Chili Bowl.
The Smithsonian Institution is beginning a celebration of the 200th anniversary of the flag and song that became the national anthem with a new forever stamp from the U.S. Postal Service.
"Bird strikes" are a familiar hazard for aircraft. Now authorities at a Tampa Bay-area military base say they've recorded something new: a "fish strike."
"The Chase" by Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldberg, (Bantam)
The Smithsonian American Art Museum is opening a new exhibition to showcase examples of modern realism from 20th century artists.
President Barack Obama has appointed the former CEO of the National Geographic Society to the Smithsonian Institution's governing board.
Scientists investigating a graveyard of marine mammal fossils near Chile's northern coast say toxins generated by algae blooms most likely poisoned the animals millions of years ago.
Martin Sullivan, the former director of the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery, has died at his home in Piney Point, Md. He was 70.
Indian-Americans are doctors, engineers, motel owners, taxi drivers and spelling bee champs - just a few takeaways from a new exhibition at the Smithsonian.
Titanoboa, the world's biggest snake, lived near the equator about 60 million years ago.
The Links Foundation Inc. says it will give $1 million to help build the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture on the National Mall.
A federal arts panel has given final approval for designs and materials to build a bronze color "corona" as the defining element of the Smithsonian's new black history museum being built on the National Mall.
A replica of the world's largest snake will go on exhibit later this month at the University of Nebraska State Museum in Morrill Hall.
Though she's known for her celebrity portraits, famed photographer Annie Leibovitz has chosen instead to focus on America's history in her exhibit "Pilgrimage."