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2015-05-14 08:29:13

Bicycle Innovation Is a Key Theme of "Object Project" Opening July 1 WASHINGTON, May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans first became fascinated with the bicycle at the Centennial Exhibition

2015-05-05 12:24:54

NEW YORK, May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum will celebrate outstanding achievement in American design this fall with its 16th annual National Design

2015-05-01 12:24:55

Iconic Institutions to Launch Ground-breaking Technology with Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron; Sequel Marks First Film to Receive New IMAX 12-Channel Sound Mix NEW YORK, May 1, 2015

2015-04-27 16:24:37

WASHINGTON, April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History will open a new exhibition on American business July 1 in the Mars Hall of American

2015-04-07 12:29:10

Telling Representations of Indigenous Legacies Examined in Key Pieces from the Smithsonian Museum's Vast Collection NEW YORK, April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National

2015-04-03 08:20:09

Artist and automaker's founder shared similar dreams of finding success far from home TORRANCE, Calif., April 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Honda is proud to partner with the Smithsonian

2015-03-31 08:32:17

Annual Jazz Appreciation Celebration Includes Displays and Concerts WASHINGTON, March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- April is Jazz Appreciation Month, and the Smithsonian's National

2015-03-30 08:27:28

JAM Celebration Includes Dedication of Jazz Cafe and Installation of Neiman's "Big Band" Painting WASHINGTON, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- April is Jazz Appreciation Month

2015-03-27 20:23:31

WASHINGTON, March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In a special ceremony today, the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History accepted a donation of more than 50 artifacts from Mad

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2015-03-09 12:35:00

Bad news for museum goers who want to squeeze as many historic artifacts into their selfies as possible: The Smithsonian has banned the use of selfie sticks in all of its facilities, joining a long and growing list of museums and other venues barring their use.


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  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.
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