2 hours ago

The Franklin Institute is remembering Alan Be...

Shown here descending from the lunar module Intrepid, astronaut Alan Bean, the fourth man to set foot on the Moon, passed away today in Texas. Of the twelve individuals who traveled to the lunar surface as part of NASA's Apollo program, now only four remain living as the only people to have ever visited another celestial body. https://go.nasa.gov/2saR9jV IMAGE: Pete Conrad (American, 1930-1999) | Alan Bean Descends Intrepid | 1969 | NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration

    The Franklin Institute
    Shown here descending from the lunar module Intrepid, astronaut Alan Bean, the fourth man to set foot on the Moon, passed away today in Texas. Of the twelve individuals who traveled to the lunar...
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3 hours ago

While shooting a SpaceX launch earlier this w...

While shooting a SpaceX launch earlier this week in California, NASA photographer Bill Ingalls had a bit of a mishap with one of his remotely operated cameras (luckily the memory card remained in tact). http://bit.ly/2J2Kcex

    A NASA photographer caught the perfect SpaceX launch shot. Then his camera melted
    For photographers, the Robert Capa adage "If your photographs aren't good enough, you're not close enough," is a guiding principle. For NASA photographer Bill Ingalls, it can be updated to, "Even if your photos are good enough, and you're photographing at a safe distance, your camera might still be toast."
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3 hours ago

We're excited to host Wesley Stace on Wednesd...

We're excited to host Wesley Stace on Wednesday, May 30 for his special Cabinet of One performance, and we hope you'll join us! Today's Moment of Wes encourages us to "Sing Your Own Song."

    John Wesley Harding - Sing Your Own Song
    Music video by John Wesley Harding performing Sing Your Own Song. Yep Roc Records
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6 hours ago

Join us for a conversation with Bill Goldstei...

Join us for a conversation with Bill Goldstein, author of "The World Broke in Two," which tells the story of 1922, a pivotal year in literary history. Learn about the intellectual and personal journeys that year of four key writers of the 20th century – Virginia Woolf, T. S. Eliot, D. H. Lawrence and E. M. Forster – and examine the influence on them of James Joyce’s "Ulysses" and Proust’s "In Search of Lost Time."

    In Conversation with the Rosenbach: Bill Goldstein
    The World Broke in Two tells the story of 1922, a pivotal year in literary history. In his talk, Bill Goldstein will describe the intellectual and personal journeys that year of four of the key writers of the 20th century - Virginia Woolf, T. S. Eliot, D. H. Lawrence and E.
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7 hours ago

Rittenhouse Farmers' Market added 7 new photo...

Lots of local food and seasonal flowers and good vibes at the market today. Gonna be a great Memorial Day weekend. Open till 3pm.

    Rittenhouse Farmers' Market
    Rittenhouse Farmers' Market added a new photo.
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8 hours ago

Grab your most trusted co-pilot and test your...

Grab your most trusted co-pilot and test your knowledge, your #Sabacc skills, and more before enjoying #SOLO: A Star Wars Story in the Prince Theater Black Box! Join us tonight for our SCOUNDRELS ONLY GAME NIGHT & SOLO Screening! Tickets here: http://filmadelphia.org/events/solo-star-wars/

    Prince Theater
    Grab your most trusted co-pilot and test your knowledge, your #Sabacc skills, and more before enjoying #SOLO: A Star Wars Story in the Prince Theater Black Box! Join us tonight for our SCOUNDRELS...
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9 hours ago

Two women who witnessed the Starbucks arrests founded a project to get white people to share the experiences of people of color

“They didn’t do anything,” the 31-year-old says as police lead Rashon Nelson and Donte Robinson away in handcuffs at 18th and Spruce. “He asked to use the bathroom, and the woman said it was for paying customers only. They didn’t do anything.”

    An unlikely outcome of Starbucks: Kindred spirits and a social media campaign
    Michelle Saahene may not be visible on the now famous Starbucks video - viewed more than 11 million times on Twitter alone - but her voice is quite clear: "They didn't do anything," the 31-year-old says as police lead Rashon Nelson and Donte Robinson away in handcuffs at 18th and Spruce.
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9 hours ago

American astronaut Sally Ride was born on thi...

American astronaut Sally Ride was born on this day in 1951. Ride famously was the first American woman to fly in space aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger in 1983. http://go.nasa.gov/1sPKdH7 IMAGE: Sally Ride Aboard Challenger | 1983 | NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration

    The Franklin Institute
    American astronaut Sally Ride was born on this day in 1951. Ride famously was the first American woman to fly in space aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger in 1983. http://go.nasa.gov/1sPKdH7 IMAGE:...
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10 hours ago

Coming soon to the @PlaysAndPlayers Trans...

Coming soon to the @PlaysAndPlayers Transient Arts and @RunBoyRunProd of @PHLCultureWorks present Andrew Chupa’s “Of Maintenances and Men” at the part of the @SoLowFest (pay what you can)PWYC $5-$10 donation for seating reserve tickets at runboyrunprod@mail.com today

    Plays & Players
    Coming soon to the @PlaysAndPlayers Transient Arts and @RunBoyRunProd of @PHLCultureWorks present Andrew Chupa's "Of Maintenances and Men" at the part of the @SoLowFest (pay what you can)PWYC...
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17 hours ago

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20 hours ago

For more than three decades, The Franklin Ins...

For more than three decades, The Franklin Institute and GSK have joined together to present free Science in the Summer programs for elementary school-aged students across the Philadelphia region and increasingly throughout the United States. http://bit.ly/2bnABzP Registration for GSK Science in the Summer is open now. http://bit.ly/2ksQ5DT The GSK Science in the Summer Program was recently featured in iHeartMedia Inc.'s Philadelphia Community Podcast. Listen: https://ihr.fm/2IN5FZo

    The Franklin Institute
    For more than three decades, The Franklin Institute and GSK have joined together to present free Science in the Summer programs for elementary school-aged students across the Philadelphia region and...
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26 hours ago

Just a few seats left - don’t miss this great...

Just a few seats left - don’t miss this great opportunity! Link to buy tickets on our website. Deadline is Tuesday, May 29th! Join us for a trip to New York City to Dieu Donné in the Brooklyn Navy Yard, Pace Paper and IPCNY for exclusive behind-the-scenes access to studios, artists, demos and a curator-led exhibition tour http://printcenter.org/100/event/field-trip-dieu-donne-pace-paper-and-ipcny/

    The Print Center
    Just a few seats left - don't miss this great opportunity! Link to buy tickets on our website. Deadline is Tuesday, May 29th! Join us for a trip to New York City to Dieu Donné in the Brooklyn Navy...
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26 hours ago

Rittenhouse Farmers' Market shared Flour & Oa...

Lisa is right. Hard to choose just one. We’ll take them all!

    Flour & Oats Artisan Cookies
    We dare you to choose just one...Find us at the Rittenhouse Farmers' Market tomorrow 9AM - 3PM! #farmtocity #shoplocal
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26 hours ago

Harriet E.G. Margolis, 80, wine-company executive and civic fund-raiser

Memorial donations may be made to Project H.O.M.E., 1515 Fairmount Ave., Philadelphia. Pa. 19130, or the Academy of Vocal Arts, 1920 Spruce St., Philadelphia Pa. 19103.

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Memorial donations may be made to Project H.O.M.E., 1515 Fairmount Ave., Philadelphia. Pa. 19130, or the Academy of Vocal Arts, 1920 Spruce St., Philadelphia Pa. 19103.

    Harriet E.G. Margolis, 80, wine-company executive and civic fund-raiser
    Harriet E.G. Margolis, 80, a former Gladwyne resident, business executive, and fundraiser for charitable causes in Philadelphia, died Thursday, May 17, of cancer at her home in Naples, Fla. In 1964, she married businessman Sheldon B. Margolis.
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27 hours ago

The Franklin Institute posted an offer.

Don’t forget that our Memorial Day Membership Sale continues through May 28, 2018. Join today for 20% off memberships through our Friends Circle level using the code MBMD18. http://bit.ly/1YwJTr5

    The Franklin Institute
    Don't forget that our Memorial Day Membership Sale continues through May 28, 2018. Join today for 20% off memberships through our Friends Circle level using the code MBMD18. http://bit.ly/1YwJTr5
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27 hours ago

The Franklin Institute was live.

Are you heading out of town this weekend? We are taking a live look at the Memorial Day Weekend traffic right now in Philadelphia with our EarthCam. http://bit.ly/2EnwVuA Let us know what exciting science fun you have planned for the long weekend in the comments... Perhaps a visit to The Franklin Institute and Game Masters: The Exhibition? http://bit.ly/2GzEw7u

    The Franklin Institute
    Are you heading out of town this weekend? We are taking a live look at the Memorial Day Weekend traffic right now in Philadelphia with our EarthCam. http://bit.ly/2EnwVuA Let us know what exciting...
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27 hours ago

The Franklin Institute is live now.

Are you heading out of town this weekend? We are taking a live look at the Memorial Day Weekend traffic right now in Philadelphia with our EarthCam. http://bit.ly/2EnwVuA Let us know what exciting science fun you have planned for the long weekend in the comments... Perhaps a visit to The Franklin Institute and Game Masters: The Exhibition? http://bit.ly/2GzEw7u

    The Franklin Institute
    Are you heading out of town this weekend? We are taking a live look at the Memorial Day Weekend traffic right now in Philadelphia with our EarthCam. http://bit.ly/2EnwVuA Let us know what exciting...
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27 hours ago

Greenfield Home and School Association added ...

Another incredible Spring Fair in the books! Greenfield LOVE is in the air. Have a wonderful holiday weekend!

    Greenfield Home and School Association
    Greenfield Home and School Association added a new photo.
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30 hours ago

“Every life is in many days, day after day. W...

“Every life is in many days, day after day. We walk through ourselves, meeting robbers, ghosts, giants, old men, young men, wives, widows, brothers-in-love, but always meeting ourselves.” -James Joyce, Ulysses Bloomsday is less than a month away! We can't wait to celebrate James Joyce's masterpiece with you on Saturday, June 16.

    Bloomsday 2018
    Join us on beautiful Delancey Place for the Rosenbach's annual Bloomsday celebration on June 16, the day the world celebrates Leopold Bloom's fictional journey through the streets of Dublin, as imagined in James Joyce's epic . Lauded as the greatest novel of all time, Ulysses has been called everything from masterfully moving to hilariously obscene.
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30 hours ago

Check out this great class with our friends a...

Check out this great class with our friends at Urban Movement Arts taught by Lily Kind! Solo Jazz / Sundays 4:30 - 5:30 pm / with Lily Kind / Urban Movement Arts 2100 Chestnut St. 2nd Floor Solo Jazz refers to black vernacular dances styles ranging from Cake Walk and Charleston to Be-bop and early rock and roll. It indicates dancing without a partner (rather than dancing with a partner, like Lindy Hop). Unlike Broadway Jazz, it has no influences from ballet. Solo Jazz can be improvised or choreographed. It ranges from sly and slinky to aerobic and goofy.

    urban movement arts philadelphia
    Dance and Wellness Class and Community in Philadelphia
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30 hours ago

92nd ANNUAL solo exhibitions Jacob Koestler: ...

92nd ANNUAL solo exhibitions Jacob Koestler: Copy of a Copy Daniel W. Coburn: Becoming a Specter Julie Anne Greenberg: Considerable Uncertainty Remains on view through August 4, 2018. Please note, we are closed Saturday, May 26th. We wish you an enjoyable and safe holiday weekend! All of the projects that I work on start by walking with a camera, at first as a means of journaling….When sorting through the images later, these landscapes change shape and take on new meaning, as I forget what existed outside the frame. These instances of daydreaming and the fog of memory are mirrored by my use of mixed media and the flaws intrinsic to the photographic medium - light leaks, lens flares and multiple exposures. Screenprinting over a photograph distorts the realities of the landscape, but it also meshes with the initial observation to create something new. These combined mediums and disparate pairings point to the fallacy of photographic documentation and hint at the subjective ways that we perceive and record the actual world. - Jacob Koestler Image: Jacob Koestler, Russian Satellite, from the series “The Natural Bridge”, 2013, Archival pigment print http://printcenter.org/100/92nd-solo-shows/

    The Print Center
    92nd ANNUAL solo exhibitions Jacob Koestler: Copy of a Copy Daniel W. Coburn: Becoming a Specter Julie Anne Greenberg: Considerable Uncertainty Remains on view through August 4, 2018. Please note,...
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31 hours ago

Over 35 farmers, food artisans, and other loc...

Over 35 farmers, food artisans, and other local food makers coming to the Rittenhouse Market tomorrow plus the first big day for local strawberries? It's the perfect storm. Shop for tons of local food for your Memorial Day Weekend, read all about it here.

    Rittenhouse Farmers' Market: Happy Memorial Day Weekend
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31 hours ago

An unlikely outcome of Starbucks: kindred spirits and a social media campaign

“They didn’t do anything,” the 31-year-old says as police lead Rashon Nelson and Donte Robinson away in handcuffs at 18th and Spruce. “He asked to use the bathroom, and the woman said it was for paying customers only. They didn’t do anything.”

    An unlikely outcome of Starbucks: kindred spirits and a social media campaign
    Michelle Saahene may not be visible on the now famous Starbucks video - viewed more than 11 million times on Twitter alone - but her voice is quite clear: "They didn't do anything," the 31-year-old says as police lead Rashon Nelson and Donte Robinson away in handcuffs at 18th and Spruce.
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33 hours ago

Thank you Philly Foodworks for the generous d...

Thank you Philly Foodworks for the generous donation of apples at Greenfield's Earth Day celebration. This local company is different from a traditional farm share. You can get a subscription to their online farmers market where you can buy produce, meat, bread, and more (delivered to your home or a nearby location). Support small, local producers and Greenfield at the same time with the coupon code GREENFIELD. This will save you $15 that goes directly to the school! For more info, check out phillyfoodworks.com or email info@phillyfoodworks.com Philly Foodworks

    Greenfield Home and School Association
    Thank you Philly Foodworks for the generous donation of apples at Greenfield's Earth Day celebration. This local company is different from a traditional farm share. You can get a subscription to...
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33 hours ago

Memorial Day Weekend at The Mütter Museum: We...

Memorial Day Weekend at The Mütter Museum: We're open all weekend! Come check out our Civil War medicine exhibition and discover how modern medicine came to be through the stories of those who fought, and those who healed them. #MDW - https://mailchi.mp/collegeofphysicians/memorial-day-weekend-at-the-mtter-museum

    Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    Memorial Day Weekend at The Mütter Museum: We're open all weekend! Come check out our Civil War medicine exhibition and discover how modern medicine came to be through the stories of those who...
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33 hours ago

Geologist Daniel Barringer was born on this d...

Geologist Daniel Barringer was born on this day in 1860. http://bit.ly/2rVbYNR On view in our Space Command exhibit is a small chunk of a 300,000 pound nickel-iron meteorite that fell to Earth near Flagstaff, Arizona about 50,000 years ago in a site that was found to have been caused by an extraterrestrial impact by Barringer. It’s 5.5 billion years old; 500 million years older than our sun and a billion years older than the Earth itself. http://bit.ly/1PpMIqB IMAGE: Meteorite Fragment | Arizona, United States | On loan from the Barringer Family

    The Franklin Institute
    Geologist Daniel Barringer was born on this day in 1860. http://bit.ly/2rVbYNR On view in our Space Command exhibit is a small chunk of a 300,000 pound nickel-iron meteorite that fell to Earth near...
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34 hours ago

The Franklin Institute was live.

The soundtrack for our new 8-bit video game, ‘The Adventures of Benjamin Franklin’ is adapted from a 1778 composition attributed to Benjamin Franklin himself that a contemporaneous review called a "musical farce," a "miserable work," and "degrading to the art." http://bit.ly/2xaPQqh Play ‘The Adventures of Benjamin Franklin’ now using your computer or mobile device. http://bit.ly/8bitben #FranklinFriday

    The Franklin Institute
    The soundtrack for our new 8-bit video game, 'The Adventures of Benjamin Franklin' is adapted from a 1778 composition attributed to Benjamin Franklin himself that a contemporaneous review called a...
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34 hours ago

Coming soon to the @PlaysAndPlayers Trans...

Coming soon to the @PlaysAndPlayers Transient Arts and @RunBoyRunProd of @PHLCultureWorks present Andrew Chupa’s “Of Maintenances and Men” at the part of the @SoLowFest (pay what you can)PWYC $5-$10 donation for seating reserve tickets at runboyrunprod@mail.com today

    Plays & Players
    Coming soon to the @PlaysAndPlayers Transient Arts and @RunBoyRunProd of @PHLCultureWorks present Andrew Chupa's "Of Maintenances and Men" at the part of the @SoLowFest (pay what you can)PWYC...
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41 hours ago

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44 hours ago

Population growth slowed in most cities of mo...

Population growth slowed in most cities of more than a million people, except San Antonio and Philadelphia.

    Quest for Affordable Housing Drives People Away From the Coasts
    The high cost of housing seemed to sap Americans' taste for coastal cities last year as cities in Texas and Arizona gained more population than New York City or Los Angeles for the first time in a decade, according to census population estimates released today.
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44 hours ago

Read Dracula in real time.* May 24. Everybod...

Read Dracula in real time.* May 24. Everybody wants Lucy. On this date in Dracula, Lucy Westenra writes to her friend Mina Murray about the three men who have proposed marriage to her . . . all on the same day! Dr John Seward, “the lunatic-asylum man, with the strong jaw and the good forehead,” was first. Lucy turned him down. Next was Mr. Quincey P. Morris, “the American from Texas,” whose proposal included comparing Lucy to a horse in harness with him. She turned that one down. Lastly, Arthur Holmwood, the polished, soon-to-be Lord, came in and swept Lucy off her feet. Obviously, she said yes to Arthur, but Lucy did wonder to her friend, “Why can’t they let a girl marry three men?” *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).

    The Rosenbach
    Read Dracula in real time.* May 24. Everybody wants Lucy. On this date in Dracula, Lucy Westenra writes to her friend Mina Murray about the three men who have proposed marriage to her . . . all on...
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2 days ago

92nd ANNUAL solo exhibitions: Julie Anne Gree...

92nd ANNUAL solo exhibitions: Julie Anne Greenberg: Considerable Uncertainty Remains Jacob Koestler: Copy of a Copy Daniel W. Coburn: Becoming a Specter are on view through August 4, 2018. I am inspired by ideas of the infinite in relation to sublime subjects like hurricanes and other weather patterns. The patterns allow me to closely examine a subject that is so much larger and powerful than myself. Essentially, the act of printing the same patterns over and over again ties in to my exploration of natural phenomena. As humans, we can try to predict and understand these storms, however we will always fall short due to our own limitations….As I print, cut, and stare, I find myself sitting in the middle of each disturbance, rearranging pieces that no longer fit together. - Julie Anne Greenberg Image: Julie Anne Greenberg, System XV Nicole: “Defied Forecasts by Steadily Organizing”, 2018, Screenprint with paint and pigment on cut and reassembled paper on built panel http://printcenter.org/100/92nd-solo-shows/

    The Print Center
    92nd ANNUAL solo exhibitions: Julie Anne Greenberg: Considerable Uncertainty Remains Jacob Koestler: Copy of a Copy Daniel W. Coburn: Becoming a Specter are on view through August 4, 2018. I am...
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2 days ago

Under Armour, watch out: Endeavor is here to make our workouts comfortable as well as stylish

Endeavor Rittenhouse Square is at 118 S. 18th St., 267-773-8198; Endeavor Stone Harbor is at 300 99th St., 609-967-3336, endeavorathletic.com.

    Under Armour, watch out: Endeavor is here to make our workouts comfortable as well as stylish
    Former NHL defenseman and Radnor native Colby Cohen has #stylegoals. He's hoping that Endeavor, the high-performance men's and women's leggings, tank tops, T's, and hoodies brand he co-founded with fitness center owner Paul Ehrlichman of Pitman might one day be to Philadelphia what Under Armour is to Baltimore.
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2 days ago

In honor of #InternationalTiaraDay check out ...

In honor of #InternationalTiaraDay check out our pearl and amethyst tiara, reputedly belonging to Augusta Amelia Bonaparte (grand-niece of Napoleon I). This and another stunning floral tiara are on display in our historic house.[Decorative comb, gilded brass, amethyst, and pearl.19th century, first quarter, possibly French or Austrian. 1954.1877 a]

    The Rosenbach
    In honor of #InternationalTiaraDay check out our pearl and amethyst tiara, reputedly belonging to Augusta Amelia Bonaparte (grand-niece of Napoleon I). This and another stunning floral tiara are on...
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2 days ago

Center City District shared Econsult Solution...

    Pulse art installation coming (finally) to Dilworth Park
    A long-awaited art piece is finally coming to Dilworth Park, bringing a surge of color to the popular-and currently very grey-Center City common space. In July, the first part of the installation, called "Pulse," will cast a green misty line across the park, mirroring (in real time) the green line SEPTA trolley underground, according to PhillyVoice.
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2 days ago

“Along with recipes for distilling wine and m...

“Along with recipes for distilling wine and making black hair dye, the manuscript contains instructions for conjuring up a basilisk — the mythical serpent that played a memorable role in one of J.K. Rowling’s best-selling books.” http://bit.ly/2GdnBGo

    Scans reveal secrets of medieval 'Harry Potter' book and medical texts at Penn
    The slim volume bound in animal skin represented the best the field of medicine had to offer 500 years ago: a compilation of remedies made from such ingredients as rabbit bones, ox tongue, and chicory. Yet at some point before the manuscript reached its current resting place, a library shelf at the University of Pennsylvania, an unknown liquid was spilled on its carefully lettered pages.
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2 days ago

The Franklin Institute was live.

We are soaking up the late spring sun in Philadelphia with our rooftop EarthCam. http://bit.ly/2EnwVuA

    The Franklin Institute
    We are soaking up the late spring sun in Philadelphia with our rooftop EarthCam. http://bit.ly/2EnwVuA
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2 days ago

CSz Philadelphia - Home of ComedySportz is wi...

Saturday 5/26 at 10pm www.csztix.com

    CSz Philadelphia - Home of ComedySportz
    Saturday 5/26 at 10pm www.csztix.com
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2 days ago

Central Detective Division is Seeking the Public’s Help in Locating Lost Property

...62 year-old-female, was at the payment kiosk inside the parking garage located at 1845 Walnut Street when she dropped her Cartier Ballon Bleu wrist watch. Below is a stock photo of...

    Philly Police Blog | Central Detective Division is Seeking the Public's Help in Locating Lost Property
    The complainant, a 62 year-old-female, was at the payment kiosk inside the parking garage located at 1845 Walnut Street when she dropped her Cartier Ballon Bleu wrist watch. Below is a stock photo of the watch and it is believed that someone may have picked the watch up.
    https://blog.phillypolice.com

2 days ago

In honor of Wesley Stace's upcoming performan...

In honor of Wesley Stace's upcoming performance at the Rosenbach on Wednesday, May 30, we'll be posting some of our favorite "Moments of Wes." Today's is brought to you by that ubiquitous coffee conglomerate.

    John Wesley Harding - There's A Starbucks (Where The Starbucks Used To Be)
    Music video by John Wesley Harding performing There's A Starbucks (Where The Starbucks Used To Be). Yep Roc Records
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2 days ago

Greenfield Home and School Association added ...

SPRING FAIR IS ALMOST HERE! It's going to be a beautiful day. We're selling tickets after school today. See the map and price list to help your children plan out their day.

    Greenfield Home and School Association
    Greenfield Home and School Association added a new photo.
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2 days ago

Shown here as an infrared image, the Helix Ne...

Shown here as an infrared image, the Helix Nebula, located approximately 700 light years from Earth, is known for its stunning resemblance to a human eye. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2qSuAAL IMAGE: Comets Kick up Dust in Helix Nebula | 2007 | NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration

    The Franklin Institute
    Shown here as an infrared image, the Helix Nebula, located approximately 700 light years from Earth, is known for its stunning resemblance to a human eye. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2qSuAAL IMAGE:...
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