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One of two new attractions back on display at the Museum of Natural History. (Photo by Matt DelSignore/All-News 99.1)

2 Dinosaur Attractions Back on Display at Smithsonian Museum

Just in time for one of the busiest periods of the year, the Smithsonian is putting two really big attractions back on display at the Museum of Natural History.

11/19/2014

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Best Cities To Visit With Kids Less Than Five Years Old

Visiting a popular amusement park or attraction is something your child will never forget. Here are five of the best American cities to visit while traveling with kids under five, all guaranteed to provide memories that will last a lifetime.

11/19/2014

Smithsonian Institution Secretary Wayne Clough. (Photo: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Departing Smithsonian Head Says Museums More Vital

As Wayne Clough prepares to leave the Smithsonian Institution after six years at the helm, the retiring engineer wanted to know a few more things about the 138 million objects at the world’s largest museum complex.

11/17/2014

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Smithsonian Reveals $2 Billion Plan for South Mall

The Smithsonian unveiled a $2 billion plan Thursday to revitalize its Castle and areas of the National Mall.

11/13/2014

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Preservation Workshop Being Held in D.C.

The Smithsonian is teaching Washington-area residents how to identify and preserve items of historical and cultural significance that may be stored in their attics, basements, closets and garages.

11/08/2014

Bill Cosby. (credit: Kris Connor/Getty Images)

Cosby’s Art Paired With African Art at Smithsonian

Everybody knows Bill Cosby’s humor, but the comedian has kept his artistic tastes close at home. Now the extensive art collection of Bill and Camille Cosby is opening to the public for the first time Sunday at the Smithsonian Institution, revealing some works by African-American artists that until now have been seen only by family and friends.

11/08/2014

People are changing Earth so much, warming and polluting it, that many scientists are turning to a new way to describe the time we live in. They're calling it the Anthropocene — the age of humans. credit: AFP/Getty Images

Scientists: Current Time Period May One Day Be Called ‘The Age Of Humans’

People are changing Earth so much, warming and polluting it, that many scientists are turning to a new way to describe the time we live in. They’re calling it the Anthropocene — the age of humans.

10/14/2014

National Air and Space Museum (Photo by Stefan Zaklin/Getty Images)

National Air and Space Museum Plans Big Renovation

The Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum is planning a major building renovation but plans to keep sections of the museum open during construction.

10/11/2014

The landscape portrait, "Out of Many, One" by Cuban American artist Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada, appears on the National Mall in Washington, DC, October 1, as viewed from the Washington Monument. (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Artist Creates Huge Dirt Portrait on National Mall

An art project has transformed a large portion of the national mall into a portrait that can be seen from the sky.

10/01/2014

The flag of the United States of America.  (Photo Credit: Adina Tovy/Getty Images)

Smithsonian Traces Fragments of Star-Spangled Banner

Two hundred years after a massive flag was hoisted over the fort in Baltimore that withstood a British attack, Americans from Maine to California may still have fragments from the original “Star-Spangled Banner.”

09/12/2014

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