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2014-01-22 16:20:45

Gift to pay for design and installation of permanent exhibitions DETROIT, Jan.

2014-01-08 08:25:07

2014 Also Marks National Museum of American History's 50th Anniversary and Centennial of Its First Ladies Exhibition WASHINGTON, Jan.

2013-12-31 20:20:29

"Ubuhle Women...recognizes the powerful cultural currents and back stories from the artists as central to their every stitch.

2013-12-30 23:00:54

Cold-sensitive mangrove forests have expanded dramatically along Florida’s Atlantic Coast as the frequency of killing frosts has declined, according to a new study based on 28 years of satellite

iPads Boost Learning In The Classroom
2013-12-05 04:36:27

There’s not exactly an app for it, but according to researchers the iPad can actually help some students learn science. The tablet computer apparently helps students better grasp some nuances of science better than traditional classroom instruction.


Word of the Day
coruscant
  • Emitting flashes of light; glittering.
The word 'coruscant' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to flash' or 'to sparkle'.
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