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11 hours ago

The Franklin Institute was live.

Here in Philadelphia, we are expecting a severe thunderstorm to move through the area. Join us live as we see how this storm impacts Center City (or not) with our rooftop EarthCam. http://bit.ly/1VqWo8O

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    Here in Philadelphia, we are expecting a severe thunderstorm to move through the city. Join us live as we experience this storm with our rooftop EarthCam. http://bit.ly/1VqWo8O
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11 hours ago

The Franklin Institute is live now.

Here in Philadelphia, we are expecting a severe thunderstorm to move through the city. Join us live as we experience this storm with our rooftop EarthCam. http://bit.ly/1VqWo8O

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    Here in Philadelphia, we are expecting a severe thunderstorm to move through the city. Join us live as we experience this storm with our rooftop EarthCam. http://bit.ly/1VqWo8O
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15 hours ago

“The Telstar 18 was introduced with much fanf...

“The Telstar 18 was introduced with much fanfare — in fact, Russian cosmonauts took the ball for a spin on the International Space Station.” https://n.pr/2yuhTS6

    The Science Behind The World Cup Ball
    Each World Cup, the sportswear giant Adidas designs an official ball to be used in the tournament. And small changes in the design can create significant differences in how the ball responds during play.
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18 hours ago

What to do in Philadelphia this week, for $20 or less

Where: 13th and Market streets, Center City

Celebrate the summer solstice at Molestice -- an annual tradition for the 100 block of Mole Street. Summer-loving revelers will enjoy performances by local musicians, craft beer, access to some of the city's favorite food trucks and a host of all-ages activities.

    What to do in Philadelphia this week, for $20 or less
    Looking to shake up your regular routine? Check out these three ideas for what to do in Philadelphia this week, all clocking in at under $20 per person. Hoodline offers data-driven analysis of local happenings and trends across cities. Links included in this article may earn Hoodline a commission on clicks and transactions.
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19 hours ago

The Parker Solar Probe, which is slated to la...

The Parker Solar Probe, which is slated to launch this August from Cape Canaveral, Florida, is planned to provide humanity’s closest observations of the Sun while traveling through the atmosphere of our nearest star, a region scientists call the Sun’s corona. http://bit.ly/2ysozQK IMAGE: Glenn Benson | Parker Solar Probe Light Bar Test | 2018 | NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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    The Parker Solar Probe, which is slated to launch this August from Cape Canaveral, Florida, is planned to provide humanity's closest observations of the Sun while traveling through the atmosphere of...
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  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    INSTALL COFFEE STATION KITCHEN SINK. ALL DOMESTIC AND SANITARY CONNECTIONS WILL BE MADE INTO EXISTING

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    INSTALLATION OF HVAC SYSTEM FOR NEW RESTAURANT IN SPACE 101 ON THE FIRST FLOOR OF AN EXISTING BUILDING TO INCLUDE NEW AHU, (3) FANS, (1) PCV & (1) MAV-1 UNIT AND ALL DUCTWORK AND DIFFUSERS AS PER APPROVED PLANS.

    105 S 12TH ST Issued June 22, 2018 Comment
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    REMOVAL OF AIR DIFFUSERS AND INSTALLATION OF TEN (10) AIR DIFFUSERS TO TIE INTO EXISTING HVAC SYSTEM FOR NEW OFFICE LAYOUT ON PORTION OF 6TH FLOOR AS PER APPROVED PLANS.

    1300 MARKET ST Issued June 22, 2018 Comment
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    FOR THE RELOCATION OF SPRINKLER HEADS AS PER ATTACHED STANDARDS. DEVIATIONS FROM THESE STANDARDS REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION AND SITE PLANS.

    201 S 13TH ST Issued June 22, 2018 Comment
  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    INSTALLATION OF TWO (2) UL 710 LISTED CAPTIVE AIRE COMMERCIAL KITCHEN EXHAUST HOODS WITH SUPPLY/EXHAUST TIE-IN TO MAKEUP AIR FAN, EXHAUST FAN & ALL ASSOCIATED RETURN/EXHAUST DUCTWORK. SEE PERMIT 870588 FOR DUCTWORK AND EXHAUST/INTAKE LOCATION PLANS. ***SEPARATE PERMIT SHALL BE REQUIRED FOR INSTALLATION OF AN APPROVED AUTOMATIC FIRE SUPRESSION SYSTEM***

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31 hours ago

Read Dracula in real time.* On June 23, at n...

Read Dracula in real time.* On June 23, at night Jonathan hears the Szgany workmen digging somewhere in the castle. A little later he sees the Count emerge from his window and crawl down the the wall, but this time Dracula is wearing Jonathan’s travelling clothes. While keeping watch later, the three vampire women try to put Jonathan into a trance, as they materialize out of swirling dust, but Jonathan flees, only to hear from the Count’s room, “a sharp wail quickly suppressed. A woman appears below the window in the courtyard and shouts up at Jonathan, “Monster, give me my child!” As she beats on the castle door, Dracula beckons the wolves. The pack descends upon the woman. “Before long they streamed away singly, licking their lips.” Illustration is the cover of the 1916 edition, published by Rider & Son in London. *The novel, Dracula, is comprised of journal entries and letters, all dated, so throughout the year, we’ll be posting a day-by-day account of the plot of Dracula. Follow along with your own reading and feel free to leave comments below (no spoilers for those who may be reading for the first time). #Draculainrealtime

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    Read Dracula in real time.* On June 23, at night Jonathan hears the Szgany workmen digging somewhere in the castle. A little later he sees the Count emerge from his window and crawl down the the...
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37 hours ago

Staying in town this weekend? Visit the boar...

Staying in town this weekend? Visit the boardwalk arcade without going down the shore with "Game Masters: The Exhibition" open at The Franklin Institute now through September 3, 2018. http://bit.ly/2GzEw7u

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    Staying in town this weekend? Visit the boardwalk arcade without going down the shore with "Game Masters: The Exhibition" open at The Franklin Institute now through September 3, 2018....
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39 hours ago

“At least one species of cyanobacteria, calle...

“At least one species of cyanobacteria, called Chroococcidiopsis thermalis—which lives in some of the world's most extreme environments—can absorb redder (less energetic) wavelengths of light, thus allowing it to thrive in dark conditions, such as deep underwater in hot springs.” http://bit.ly/2yoqBRU

    Weird Low-Light Bacteria Could Potentially Thrive on Mars
    An international team of scientists has found that a strange type of bacteria can turn light into fuel in incredibly dim environments. Similar bacteria could someday help humans colonize Mars and expand our search for life on other planets, researchers said in a statement released with the new work.
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42 hours ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    Philadelphia Juneteenth Musicfest & Parade Arrives in Center City and the Historic District, June 22-23
    Tuesday, June 19 marks the 153rd anniversary of the announcement of the abolition of slavery in the U.S. and, in Philadelphia, a major two-day affair celebrates the day. The Philadelphia Juneteenth Musicfest & Parade, hosted by the Philadelphia Community of Leaders (PCOL), is now in its third year and invites everyone out to honor enslaved ancestors and celebrate African-American freedom.
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43 hours ago

Physicist and Franklin Institute Awards laure...

Physicist and Franklin Institute Awards laureate Helen Rhoda Quinn, tells her Science Story: “I think that attitude in my growth put me in a good place when I found myself the only girl in a class. I wasn’t afraid to speak up and I didn’t think I had to suppress my ideas so they’d like me. Actually, I didn’t care mostly.” http://bit.ly/ss-fi This video is part of The Franklin Institute’s Science Stories series. Tell us yours: http://bit.ly/tell-science-story #ScienceStories

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    Physicist and Franklin Institute Awards laureate Helen Rhoda Quinn, tells her Science Story: "I think that attitude in my growth put me in a good place when I found myself the only girl in a class. I...
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44 hours ago

Mt Airy Farmers' Market 2018 Season Begins!

Mt Airy Farmers' Market 2018 Season Begins!

    Mt Airy Farmers' Market 2018 Season Begins!
    Sorbello Girls Farm Market returns for another season. Debbie and her family are very excited to see everybody again.
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44 hours ago

In our Historical Medical Library's latest ed...

In our Historical Medical Library's latest edition of Fugitive Leaves, Ashley Lazevnick, PhD, examines the intersection of art and surgery in the early 20th century.

    Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    In our Historical Medical Library's latest edition of Fugitive Leaves, Ashley Lazevnick, PhD, examines the intersection of art and surgery in the early 20th century.
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46 hours ago

Looking to up your social media game? Our soc...

Looking to up your social media game? Our social media manager shares some of his favorite secret spots in the museum for taking photos for Instagram in our blog. http://bit.ly/2tmG5QF

    8 Secret Spots at The Franklin Institute for Epic Instagrams
    One of the latest trends in social media is the Instagram wall, curiously colored or textured backgrounds are finding a new audience in the popular photo sharing app and we at The Franklin Institute thought it might be helpful to catalog some of the top photo spots within our museum that you can use to wow your friends with your incredible photographic prowess.
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46 hours ago

In The News! Becoming a Specter: Daniel W. Co...

In The News! Becoming a Specter: Daniel W. Coburn's Photographs Present a Shadowy Image of Fear, Longing and Self Preservation, Humble Arts Foundation, Exhibition review by Deborah Krieger, June 21, 2018 Daniel W. Coburn's photographs confront the tension between the artist's inner narrative what's projected to the outside world http://hafny.org/blog/2018/6/becoming-a-specter-daniel-w-coburns-photographs-present-a-shadowy-image-of-fear-longing-and-self-preservation

    The Print Center
    In The News! Becoming a Specter: Daniel W. Coburn's Photographs Present a Shadowy Image of Fear, Longing and Self Preservation, Humble Arts Foundation, Exhibition review by Deborah Krieger, June 21,...
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46 hours ago

The Print Center added 3 new photos.

Check out Rodger Binyone’s fantastic new comic! The story of Homunculus is played out over vibrant 5 color screenprinted spreads and 3 color risograph pages, including a double horizontal and vertical centerfold pullout. Pick up a copy today for only $20 in the Gallery Store or online. Rodger Binyone, Homunculus The Refuser, Comic/zine with Screenprint, risograph, double-tri panel centerfolds, 8" x 10", Edition of 250, $20 https://printcenterstore.myshopify.com/collections/rodger-binyone/products/homunculus-the-refuser

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    The Print Center, Philadelphia, PA. 5,473 likes · 48 talking about this · 468 were here. The Print Center encourages the growth and understanding of...
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2 days ago

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    LEVEL II ALTERATIONS (NO CHANGE OF OCCUPANCY) FOR RENOVATIONS TO AN EXISTING BANK IN THE FIRST AND SECOND FLOOR OF AN EXISTING BUILDING AS PER APPROVED PLANS. EXISTING BUILDING FULLY SPRINKLERED. **SEPARATE PERMITS REQUIRED FOR MEP & FIRE SUPPRESSION WORK**

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    AMEND PERMIT NUMBER 727764 TO REVISE THE OCCUPANCY ON LEVELS 4-8 FROM R2 RESIDENTIAL TO R1 EXTENDED STAY HOTEL. REVISIONS INCLUDE ALTERATIONS TO NON-BEARING PARTITIONS WITHIN EXISTING DWELLING UNITS TO COMPY WITH ACCESSIBILITY PROVISIONS FOR THE NEW OCCUPANCY.

    1100-42 MARKET ST Issued June 20, 2018 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    FURNISH AND INSTALL SANITARY,SANITARY VENT AND DOMESTIC WATER PIPING FOR NEW FITNESS CLUB,LOCKER ROOMS,BATHROOMS AND BREAK ROOM.FURNISH AND INSTALL WATER CLOSETS,LAVS,SHOWERS AND FLOOR DRAINS (FITNESS CTR)THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADELPHIA PLUMBING CODE 2004

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    INSTALL MASONRY ANCHORS TO STABILIZE BULDGED AREA OF BRICK FACADE AT FRONT OF 1305 SPRUCE ST UNIT 1A

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    NO CHANGE IN USE AND OCCUPANCY CLASSIFICATION. INTERIOR ALTERATIONS (LEVEL 2) INTERIOR TENANT FIT OUT FOR A COMMERCIAL OFFICE SPACE LOCATED AT THE 8TH FLOOR OF THE BAILEY BUILDING AS PER APPROVED PLANS, NO STRUCTURAL ALTERATIONS. SEPARATE PERMIT REQUIRED FOR ANY MECHANICAL, ELECTRICAL AND FIRE SUPPRESSION WORK. SEE ACCESSIBILITY IMPROVEMENTS AND EXIT ENCLOSURE WORK UNDER PERMIT 726013.

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2 days ago

Schuylkill Banks added 4 new photos.

Cruise to Bartram's Garden this Sunday and learn how 3 generations of the Bartram family helped Philadelphia become a mecca of natural science and education. See the city from a new perspective aboard Patriot Harbor Lines, LLC's mini-commuter yacht on your way to and from this National Historic Landmark. Don't forget to check out Bartram's Mile. After your tour, head to Parks on Tap for its last day on the Banks. Boat ticket info: https://bit.ly/2eq5EfF

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    Schuylkill Banks, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 4.5K likes. Schuylkill Banks is Philadelphia's newest riverfront destination, located on the east side of...
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2 days ago

Great time of year for local produce, hope yo...

Great time of year for local produce, hope you're all able to enjoy the markets this weekend. Every Farm to City market is open rain or shine. Read the newsletter to see the complete list of weekly Farm to City markets.

    Great Time of Year for Local Produce!
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2 days ago

Charon, Pluto’s largest known satellite, was ...

Charon, Pluto’s largest known satellite, was discovered on this day in 1978 by James W. Christy. Christy suggested the name “Charon” as a more scientific sounding version of his wife’s nickname, Char. Coincidentally, Charon is the name of a Greek mythological figure, the ferryman of the dead. In Greek mythology, Charon is closely associated with Hades, whom the Romans call “Pluto.” https://go.nasa.gov/2tJJ5Fo IMAGE: Charon Complexity | 2015 | NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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    Charon, Pluto's largest known satellite, was discovered on this day in 1978 by James W. Christy. Christy suggested the name "Charon" as a more scientific sounding version of his wife's nickname,...
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