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Fossilized bones of a 65-million-year-old Tyrannosaurus rex at the Smithsonian National Museum in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Smithsonian’s New ‘Skins and Bones’ App Brings Skeletons to Life

The Museum of Natural History released a new, free app on Tuesday that brings a number of exhibits to life for museum-goers.

01/13/2015

(Screenshot Courtesy of Smithsonian's National Zoo)

Baby Panda Bao Bao Enjoys First Snow

Snowfall lights up the eyes of many kids, and kids-at-heart, and a new video from the Smithsonian’s National Zoo shows baby giant pandas also enjoy the white stuff.

01/06/2015

The Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum has acquired a collection of more than 1,000 works of art, prints, objects and other materials documenting early human flight, beginning with balloons. (Photo credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Smithsonian Acquires Collection On Early Flight

The Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum has acquired a collection of more than 1,000 works of art, prints, objects and other materials documenting early human flight, beginning with balloons.

12/30/2014

(Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Smithsonian’s Federal Funds Increasing by $14.5M

The Smithsonian Institution’s federal funding is increasing by $14.5 million in the 2015 fiscal year under legislation passed this month by Congress.

12/29/2014

(photo credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Stephen Colbert Honored at Gallery to Mark Show’s End

Stephen Colbert’s image is returning to the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery to mark the end of his nine-year persona on Comedy Central’s “The Colbert Report.”

12/19/2014

Credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images

New Grant to Keep Anacostia River Student Program Flowing

A group of area high school students have spent more than a year studying the Anacostia River, and now a new grant will allow their work to keep flowing.

12/16/2014

The Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum has acquired a collection of more than 1,000 works of art, prints, objects and other materials documenting early human flight, beginning with balloons. (Photo credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Relics from ‘Wonder Years’ Given to Smithsonian

Kevin Arnold’s green New York Jets jacket that he always wore in “The Wonder Years” is becoming a piece of history along with other items from the popular TV show.

12/02/2014

The Smithsonian announced the first presidential portraits created using 3-D technology. The prints and the 3-D data will become part of the collection of the National Portrait Gallery. (Photo: Smithsonian Institution)

3-D Portrait of President Obama on Display at Smithsonian

A 3-D portrait of President Obama is now on display in the Smithsonian Institution Building.

12/02/2014

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

Photo Credit: Ken Kinzie/Universal Orlando Resort via Getty Images

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

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