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As a result of its location on the Mid-Atlant...

As a result of its location on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge that forms the boundary between the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates, Iceland is one of the world’s most geologically active places with numerous volcanoes, geysers and other volcanic phenomena found throughout the dynamic landscape of the North Atlantic Island. In fact, Iceland is home to one of the world’s newest Islands, Surtsey, a volcanic island which first reached the surface of the ocean in 1963. http://bit.ly/2JIpTQJ IMAGE: Howell Williams | Surtsey Eruption | 1963 | National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

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    As a result of its location on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge that forms the boundary between the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates, Iceland is one of the world's most geologically active places...
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“If you wou'd not be forgotten As soon as you...

“If you wou'd not be forgotten As soon as you are dead and rotten, Either write things worth reading, Or do things worth the writing.” -Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard’s Almanack, 1738 http://bit.ly/2tTiFkq #FranklinFriday IMAGE: James Earle Fraser (American, 1876-1953) | Benjamin Franklin Memorial | 1938 | The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia

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    "If you wou'd not be forgotten As soon as you are dead and rotten, Either write things worth reading, Or do things worth the writing." -Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard's Almanack, 1738...
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CSz Philadelphia - Home of ComedySportz is wi...

Come see ComedySportz this Saturday! Laugh until you pee! (*then immediately rehydrate - this message is brought to you by National Hydration day) www.csztix.com

    CSz Philadelphia - Home of ComedySportz
    Come see ComedySportz this Saturday! Laugh until you pee! (*then immediately rehydrate - this message is brought to you by National Hydration day) www.csztix.com
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11 hours ago

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    INSTALL 2- WATER CLOSETS, 2- LAVATORIES, 1- 20/GALLON WATER HEATER, 1- OPEN SITE DRAIN

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  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    FOR INTERIOR ALTERATIONS ON THE 9TH FLOOR OF AN EXISTING STRUCTURE TO INCLUDE NEW INTERIOR PARTITIONS AND INTERIOR FINISHES, AS PER APPROVED PLANS.

    1801-21 MARKET ST Issued June 19, 2018 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    FOR STRUCTURAL REPAIRS TO INSTALL AND WELD STEEL TO EXISTING BAR JOIST AS PER PLANS AND ENGINERS'S REPORT.

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  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    EZ PERMIT DUCTWORK & WARM-AIR APPLIANCES- FOR THE INSTALLATION IF NEW DUCTWORK, REGISTERS/GRILLES/DIFFUSERS, AND WARM-AIR APPLIANCES AS PER ATTACHED STANDARDS. DEVIATIONS FROM THESE STANDARDS REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION AND SITE PLANS.

    1700-40 MARKET ST Issued June 19, 2018 Comment
  • SIGN PERMIT

    REMOVE EXISTING DF MOUNTED SIGN AND INSTALL NEW ILLUMINATED 11.53'X 8.6' (99.92 SQ.FT) CORNER WALL SIGN ACCESSORY TO PREVIOUSLY APPROVED EXISTING USES IN EXISTING OFFICE BUILDING PER PLAN.

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15 hours ago

The Franklin Institute was live.

After gracing the skies above Philadelphia for just about 15 hours today, the Sun is now setting over the city of Philadelphia. We are providing a live look at the end of this longest span of daylight this year which began at 5:32 am and will come to a close at 8:32 pm. http://bit.ly/2ynBymy

    The Franklin Institute
    After gracing the skies above Philadelphia for just about 15 hours today, the Sun is now setting over the city of Philadelphia. We are providing a live look at the end of this longest span of...
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18 hours ago

In 1998, Koko, a gorilla that had been taught...

In 1998, Koko, a gorilla that had been taught to communicate through sign language, took to the internet in an online chatroom. This was first (and only) “inter-species” online chat ever conducted, and the results were: surprising. The Franklin Institute’s Chief Digital Officer Susan Poulton facilitated the event and tells her story, and, in memory of the extraordinary ape, provided the rare transcript for us to share. http://bit.ly/2KdxiuH Koko, who was born in 1971 and lived to be 46, passed away this week. http://bit.ly/2KdxiuH

    When Koko the Gorilla Chatted Online
    I woke up this morning and learned that Koko the gorilla had passed away peacefully in her sleep last night at the age of 46. Twenty years ago, I had the honor of producing the first ever inter-species online "live chat" with Koko and her caregiver Dr. Penny Patterson, part of a series of internet firsts we achieved at AOL (America Online).
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20 hours ago

“Formerly puzzling telescope observations abo...

“Formerly puzzling telescope observations about real galaxies that raised questions about the standard dark matter hypothesis are being explained in the state-of-the-art facsimiles.” http://bit.ly/2JXfXCX

    The Universe Is Not a Simulation, but We Can Now Simulate It
    In the early 2000s, a small community of coder-cosmologists set out to simulate the 14-billion-year history of the universe on a supercomputer. They aimed to create a proxy of the cosmos, a Cliffs Notes version in computer code that could run in months instead of giga-years, to serve as a laboratory for studying the real universe.
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23 hours ago

Calling all pre-schoolers and their caregiver...

Calling all pre-schoolers and their caregivers! Join us for a Museum Adventure featuring stories, a treasure hunt, arts and crafts, and more. Thursday, June 28 at 10:00 a.m. https://rosenbach.org/events/museum-adventure-at-the-rosenbach-10/

    Museum Adventure at the Rosenbach
    Calling all pre-schoolers! Come play with us on the last Thursday morning of every month. We'll read a story together and then embark on a treasure hunt through the Rosenbach brothers' glitzy Rittenhouse Square home to discover things that relate to the story.
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24 hours ago

We're on a Mission to #SaveCHAD

We're on a Mission to #SaveCHAD

    CHADvocates... IT'S TIME TO TAKE ACTION! | Charter High School for Architecture + Design
    CHAD is the first charter high school for architecture and design in the nation.
    http://www.chadphila.org

24 hours ago

Rittenhouse Farmers' Market shared Tooth of t...

First day of summer!

    Tooth of the Lion Farm and Apothecary
    Tooth of the Lion Farm and Apothecary. 555 likes · 44 talking about this. Tooth of the Lion Apothecary is a small business focusing on bioregional,...
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25 hours ago

“Across much of the United States, farmers’ m...

“Across much of the United States, farmers’ markets have reported a decrease in consumer participation over the last couple of years, resulting in a decrease in farm sales and income. In an attempt to understand and reverse this slump, a multi-state study is being undertaken. Follow this link to participate in the survey: https://cornell.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_72s6sR6z0cs4D1X"

    Online Survey | Built with Qualtrics Experience Management™
    Qualtrics makes sophisticated research simple and empowers users to capture customer, product, brand & employee experience insights in one place.
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25 hours ago

3 new restaurants to check out in Rittenhouse

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1804 Chestnut St.

    3 new restaurants to check out in Rittenhouse
    Interested in discovering the newest restaurants to open in Rittenhouse? From fast-casual Korean fare to fresh Mediterranean cuisine, read on for a rundown of the newest spots to debut in this area of Philadelphia. Photo: koreana/Yelp Rittenhouse's Koreana is a fast-casual Korean fusion spot specializing in traditional bibimbap and in-house lunch specials.
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27 hours ago

Today is the June Solstice, which for us in t...

Today is the June Solstice, which for us in the Northern Hemisphere is the longest day of the year and the astronomical start of the summer season. http://bit.ly/2ynBymy

    What Is a Solstice and What Is an Equinox (and Why Should I Care)?
    Astronomically, our planet's seasons change on four particular days each year, two solstices, one in June and one in December, and two equinoxes (one in March and one in September).
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28 hours ago

The Print Center added 2 new photos.

We Celebrate Naming the Zemel Family Gallery! #NewsLetter https://conta.cc/2JVGjcA

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    The Print Center, Philadelphia, PA. 5,471 likes · 43 talking about this · 468 were here. The Print Center encourages the growth and understanding of...
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29 hours ago

The Print Center posted 3 photos.

The Print Center announces the naming of the Zemel Family Gallery, made possible by a generous gift from Jay Zemel to our Centennial Fund. The Zemel Family Gallery is the first such named space in The Print Center's historic home and will be celebrated with a private launch event on June 23, 2018. * Jay's continued dedication to The Print Center honors our legacy as one of Philadelphia's most significant cultural assets. This gift to the Centennial Fund will inspire others to connect with our extraordinary history and ensure that our building, imbued with the spirit of a century of great exhibitions, remains a vital home for many more generations of art, artists and collectors. - Elizabeth Spungen, Executive Director * On view in the Zemel Family Gallery through August 4, 2018 is a solo show exhibition award winner from the 92nd ANNUAL: Daniel W. Coburn: Becoming a Specter | Installation view, Photo: Jaime Alvarez * The Print Center will close early on Saturday, June 23 for the Zemel Family Gallery Launch * #ThePrintCenter #ZemelFamilyGallery @ The Print Center

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    The Print Center, Philadelphia, PA. 5,471 likes · 39 talking about this · 468 were here. The Print Center encourages the growth and understanding of...
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30 hours ago

The Franklin Institute was live.

Using our rooftop EarthCam, we are staring off this Summer Solstice with a live look at Philadelphia as the sun rises on this longest day of the year in terms of daylight. In the city of brotherly love, the Sun will rise at 5:32 am and will set at 8:32 pm giving us just over 15 hours of daylight today. http://bit.ly/2ynBymy

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    Using our rooftop EarthCam, we are staring off this Summer Solstice with a live look at Philadelphia as the sun rises on this longest day of the year in terms of daylight. In the city of brotherly...
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36 hours ago

Target Looking To Hire 100 Workers For New Northern Liberties Store

The job fair will be held June 21-23 at the Sonesta Philadelphia at 1800 Market St.

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The Northern Liberties store, located near 6th and Spring Garden at 456 N. 5th St., is set to open on Aug. 19.

The Northern Liberties store, located near 6th and Spring Garden at 456 N. 5th St., is set to open on Aug. 19.

    Target Looking To Hire 100 Workers For New Northern Liberties Store
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Target is holding a job fair on Thursday for their new Northern Liberties location. The company says they will be hiring roughly 100 team members. "We are excited to build a talented team of about 100 new team members who will help us serve the residents and visitors of Northern Liberties and surrounding neighborhoods.
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42 hours ago

Susan G. Komen - Philadelphia is with Melissa...

We send our congratulations and thanks to the 2018 Race for the Cure Team Participation Challenge winners in the following categories. Faith-Based, Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church Cancer Ministry, Captain Darlene Tansmore, 181 members… and Friends and Family, Team Ballard, Captain Melissa Ballard, 45 members. Please contribute to Race/Team fundraising at: https://bit.ly/2JpVZk5. #RacePhilly18

    Susan G. Komen - Philadelphia
    We send our congratulations and thanks to the 2018 Race for the Cure Team Participation Challenge winners in the following categories. Faith-Based, Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church Cancer Ministry,...
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44 hours ago

Schuylkill Banks added 4 new photos.

Many thanks to the volunteers from the CORE Finance Program within Comcast/NBCUniversal who came out today to pull 28 bags worth of weeds from the South to Christian trail segment!

    Schuylkill Banks
    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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44 hours ago

Using the Swann Memorial Fountain in Logan Sq...

Using the Swann Memorial Fountain in Logan Square as a starting point, we mapped out what the whole Solar System would look like at a Philly Scale. http://bit.ly/2JUezRj

    The Philly Solar System
    We all know that Earth is one of eight planets in the Solar System orbiting a star that we call the Sun, which is one of the more than 100 billion stars in the Milky Way Galaxy.
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2 days ago

Hummus Republic brings fast-casual Mediterranean fare to Center City

A new fast-casual Mediterranean spot, offering salads and more, has opened up shop in Center City. Called Hummus Republic, the fresh arrival is located at 115 S. 18th St. With locations in six states, this is the California-based restaurant group's first outpost in Pennsylvania.

    Hummus Republic brings fast-casual Mediterranean fare to Center City
    A new fast-casual Mediterranean spot, offering salads and more, has opened up shop in Center City. Called Hummus Republic, the fresh arrival is located at 115 S. 18th St. With locations in six states, this is the California-based restaurant group's first outpost in Pennsylvania.
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2 days ago

Rittenhouse Farmers' Market added 7 new photo...

A few highlights from the Facebook feeds of the farmers and food artisans coming to the market. Hope you're following them all on social media. Like their pages or follow them on Instagram and every day it's a colorful and mouth-watering feed.

    Rittenhouse Farmers' Market
    Farmers Market in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. People talk about fresh fish, heirloom tomato sauce and apple pies. See reviews and recommendations.
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2 days ago

Home to many of the world’s tallest, oldest a...

Home to many of the world’s tallest, oldest and largest trees, the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias (Sequoiadendron giganteum) in Yosemite National Park recently reopened after a nearly three year restoration project that was designed to better limit the impact humans have on the endangered trees. http://bit.ly/2JWm0HP IMAGE: Al Golub | New trail and boardwalk in Mariposa Grove after restoration | 2018 | National Park Service

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    Home to many of the world's tallest, oldest and largest trees, the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias (Sequoiadendron giganteum) in Yosemite National Park recently reopened after a nearly three year...
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