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Don’t miss The Franklin Institute’s special l...

Don’t miss The Franklin Institute’s special limited-engagement gallery, “3D Printing the Future” open now through April 3, 2018. http://bit.ly/fut3d

    3D Printing the Future
    From amateur enthusiasts to industrial innovators, 3D printing technology has exploded worldwide-enabling designers and engineers across the globe to reimagine their work and bring new ideas to life. 3D Printing the Future tells the extraordinary story behind the 3D printing craze, showcasing the power of the human imagination through technological advancement.
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15 hours ago

Scoping out great pizza around Philly, Jersey's bustling beer scene

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    WATCH FYI Philly: Scoping out great pizza around Philly, Jersey's bustling beer scene
    This week on FYI Philly, we take you inside four new spots for pizza in Philadelphia, get a taste of the beer scene in New Jersey, visit a soulfood staple in Camden and get a preview of this year's Atlantic City Restaurant Week.
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17 hours ago

Ever wonder why it is that so many storms see...

Ever wonder why it is that so many storms seem to follow the route of Interstate 95? http://theatln.tc/2ohAjNG

    Why Storms Seem to Follow I-95
    The cities and roads are where they are because of what the Fall Line is: a more or less invisible, small, underground cliff-an escarpment-that marks the old edge of the continent. On the Fall Line's west side, the high side, are tough crystalline rocks; on the east side, the low side, are soft, easily moveable sediments.
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17 hours ago

Job Alert: A Blade of Grass is seeking a prog...

Job Alert: A Blade of Grass is seeking a programs and administrative associate who can effectively partner with staff and Fellowship artists to run a smooth office and administer a unique program that nurtures socially engaged art. For more details and to apply, see full details below.

    We're hiring a Programs and Administrative Associate! - A Blade of Grass
    A Blade of Grass is seeking a programs and administrative associate who can effectively partner with staff and Fellowship artists to run a smooth office and administer a unique program that nurtures socially engaged art. Position is full-time, with benefits. Salary up to $36,000, commensurate with experience.
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21 hours ago

The Franklin Institute shared Philadelphia Sc...

The Philadelphia Science Festival kicks of just two months from today. Who else is ready to #GetNerdyPHL? http://bit.ly/2jeeCL0

    Philadelphia Science Festival 2018
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21 hours ago

Prince Theater shared Philadelphia Film Socie...

Join Philadelphia Film Society in celebrating the year in film with our Best Picture Weekend at the Prince. Catch eight of the #BestPicture nominees, all on the biggest screen in Center City from Friday, February 23 to Sunday, February 25: http://filmadelphia.org/best-picture-weekend-at-the-prince/

    PFS Presents Best Picture Weekend at the Prince!
    PFS Presents Best Picture Weekend at the Prince!
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23 hours ago

On this day in 1986, the first module of the ...

On this day in 1986, the first module of the Mir Space Station entered into Earth’s orbit. Mir, which was occupied for over 4,500 days, was originally a project of the Soviet Union, but ended its 15 years in Earth’s orbit as a project of the Russian Federation in 2001. Mir hosted more than 100 astronauts and cosmonauts and was visited by the American Space Shuttle eleven times. http://bit.ly/2oixSdy

    The Franklin Institute
    On this day in 1986, the first module of the Mir Space Station entered into Earth's orbit. Mir, which was occupied for over 4,500 days, was originally a project of the Soviet Union, but ended its 15...
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23 hours ago

What can you learn from the brain of a genius...

What can you learn from the brain of a genius?

    Who Stole Einstein's Brain?
    Einstein's brain has been on a bit of a journey, and most people aren't aware of it. There's a lot of debate as to whether or not the late, famed intellect had a unique brain structure, but few would argue that the story that began following his demise is anything other than a cloak-and-dagger thriller.
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26 hours ago

CSz Philadelphia - Home of ComedySportz added...

Volunteer Player (Bella) in "Oracle"- 2/17/2018 at 7:30PM

    CSz Philadelphia - Home of ComedySportz
    Every Saturday night @ 7:30 and 10, two teams, The Philadelphia Fighting Amish and The New Jersey Turnpikes battle for the laughs of you, the Loyal Fans. The Players compete over several rounds using...
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34 hours ago

Councilman Kenyatta Johnson shared their even...

    Ending Cash Bail Town Hall at Myers Rec Center
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41 hours ago

"The difference between normal light and what...

"The difference between normal light and what the researchers created is actually best illustrated by the example of a lightsaber like those in the Star Wars universe." http://cnet.co/2o9bFyy

    Science takes a step toward real-life lightsabers
    Researchers from MIT and Harvard in 2013 managed to get photons, which are basically particles of light, to play nice with each other and create a new state of matter. Harnessing such a breakthrough could lead to actual quantum leaps in computing and perhaps even give us a real-world lightsaber.
    https://www.cnet.com

43 hours ago

Plays & Players shared Plays and Players Gall...

A Women-only exhibition in celebration of Women’s History Month, ”Her Creativity” is an exhibition to show the revival of the divine feminine. Plays & Players Gallery's new show opens Saturday afternoon! You like openings!

    Her Creativity Opening Party!
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45 hours ago

The Franklin Institute shared their event.

Join us on February 24, 2018 as The Franklin Institute celebrates Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day. http://bit.ly/2GPTpmD

    Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day at The Franklin Institute
    Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day at The Franklin Institute
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47 hours ago

Mary Shelley. Jane Austen. Charlotte Brontë. ...

Mary Shelley. Jane Austen. Charlotte Brontë. George Eliot. Frances Burney. The Rosenbach library is home to incredible books and manuscripts by women novelists. Join us Friday to see some of them. https://rosenbach.org/events/hands-on-tour-women-novelists/

    The Rosenbach
    Mary Shelley. Jane Austen. Charlotte Brontë. George Eliot. Frances Burney. The Rosenbach library is home to incredible books and manuscripts by women novelists. Join us Friday to see some of them....
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47 hours ago

Parents and caregivers: bring your preschoole...

Parents and caregivers: bring your preschooler on a Museum Adventure this Thursday and discover a world of fun at the Rosenbach. https://rosenbach.org/events/museum-adventure-at-the-rosenbach-6/

    The Rosenbach
    Parents and caregivers: bring your preschooler on a Museum Adventure this Thursday and discover a world of fun at the Rosenbach. https://rosenbach.org/events/museum-adventure-at-the-rosenbach-6/
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2 days ago

Polish astronomer and champion of the helioce...

Polish astronomer and champion of the heliocentric model of the solar system Nicolaus Copernicus was born on this day in 1473. Copernicus’ research, which established that the Earth and the other known planets revolve around the sun, was revolutionary when it was published in 1543 and has since become fundamental to our understanding of the universe and our place in it. Learn more: http://stanford.io/1PTn4Ih IMAGE: Thornton Oakley (American, 1881-1953) | Nicolaus Copernicus | 1940 | The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia

    The Franklin Institute
    Polish astronomer and champion of the heliocentric model of the solar system Nicolaus Copernicus was born on this day in 1473. Copernicus' research, which established that the Earth and the other...
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2 days ago

WATCH this video about a presidential piece i...

WATCH this video about a presidential piece in our collection #PresidentsDay

    President Cleveland's Tumor
    President Cleveland secretly has a tumor removed aboard a fishing boat.
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2 days ago

Happy Presidents Day from The Print Center! T...

Happy Presidents Day from The Print Center! Take a moment to remember our founding fathers with Kevin Cummin’s gorgeous etching of Independence Hall, a great addition to any Philadelphian’s collection. Image: Kevin Cummins, Independence Hall, Etching, Edition of 40 Explore this work now in the Gallery Store or Shop online. For more information, contact The Gallery Store at gallerystore@printcenter.org, 215.735.6090 x2. https://printcenterstore.myshopify.com/products/independence-hall

    The Print Center
    Happy Presidents Day from The Print Center! Take a moment to remember our founding fathers with Kevin Cummin's gorgeous etching of Independence Hall, a great addition to any Philadelphian's...
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2 days ago

Rittenhouse Square carriage house with patio and two-tier roof deck on sale for nearly $1.8M

The 2,196-square-foot converted carriage house at 2019 Chancellor Street in Rittenhouse Square includes a private patio that leads via stairwell to a two-tier private roof deck.

    Rittenhouse Square carriage house comes with two-tier roof deck
    The 2,196-square-foot converted carriage house at 2019 Chancellor Street in Rittenhouse Square includes a private patio that leads via stairwell to a two-tier private roof deck. Inside there's a capaciousness somewhat rare for the neighborhood-no surprise, though, given the building's previous purpose.
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2 days ago

Our Civil War Medicine exhibit Broken Bodies,...

Our Civil War Medicine exhibit Broken Bodies, Suffering Spirits, allows you to experience what it would be like to be injured or sick during wartime before modern medicine. How did different people experience the war in different ways? What did "healthcare" mean?

    Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    Our Civil War Medicine exhibit Broken Bodies, Suffering Spirits, allows you to experience what it would be like to be injured or sick during wartime before modern medicine. How did different people...
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2 days ago

"The orangutan's prime habitat in Borneo is l...

"The orangutan's prime habitat in Borneo is lowland rain forests, which have been ravaged for decades by illegal logging operations and slash-and-burn land clearing for palm oil plantations and other agricultural activities." http://nyti.ms/2oeOTpg

    Borneo Lost More Than 100,000 Orangutans From 1999 to 2015
    READ: Smuggled, Beaten and Drugged:The Illicit Global Ape Trade] Orangutans, which inhabit both the Indonesian and Malaysian sides of Borneo, as well as the Indonesian region of Sumatra, are an endangered species, with some populations critically endangered.
    https://www.nytimes.com

2 days ago

Prince Theater shared Philadelphia Film Socie...

You’re invited to join the Philadelphia Film Society for the brightest night in cinema! Tickets are NOW available for our The 5th Annual Awards Night Party & Screening!! http://filmadelphia.org/events/2018-awards-night-party/ #PFSRedCarpet

    The 5th Annual Awards Night Party & Screening!
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2 days ago

Today, several centuries after their births, ...

Today, several centuries after their births, Renaissance-era astronomers Nicolaus Copernicus and Galileo Galilei remain important figures in science. Learn more about the legacy of these two individuals whose birthdays we celebrate this week from The Franklin Institute’s Chief Astronomer, Derrick Pitts, in this video. http://bit.ly/astro-philly

    The Franklin Institute
    Today, several centuries after their births, Renaissance-era astronomers Nicolaus Copernicus and Galileo Galilei remain important figures in science. Learn more about the legacy of these two...
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2 days ago

Congratulations to the Recipients of the 2018...

Congratulations to the Recipients of the 2018 Meyer Family Award for Contemporary Art: James B. Abbott (our friend and Gallery Store artist), Gregory Brellochs and Samantha Holmes! WHAT IS & WHAT IF: 14TH ANNUAL BETSY MEYER MEMORIAL EXHIBITION at Main Line Art Center March 12 - April 15, 2018 Artist Talks & Reception: Friday, March 16, 5:30-8:00 pm https://www.mainlineart.org/events/event/14th-annual-betsy-meyer-memorial-exhibition/

    The Print Center
    Congratulations to the Recipients of the 2018 Meyer Family Award for Contemporary Art: James B. Abbott (our friend and Gallery Store artist), Gregory Brellochs and Samantha Holmes! WHAT IS & WHAT...
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3 days ago

The Franklin Institute added 2 new photos.

Former NASA astronaut Robert Curbeam holds the record for most spacewalks in a single spaceflight. In 2006, he completed four extravehicular activities (EVAs) as part of the Space Shuttle Discovery mission STS-116 in 2006 primarily working on building the International Space Station. https://go.nasa.gov/2obnowN

    The Franklin Institute
    IMAGE: Curbeam replaces TV Camera during first EVA | 2006 | NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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3 days ago

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    EZ PERMIT DUCTWORK & WARM-AIR APPLIANCES- UNIT 307 FOR THE INSTALLATION MINI SPLIT APPLIANCES AS PER ATTACHED STANDARD. DEVIATIONS FROM THIS STANDARD WILL RESULT IN PERMIT REVOCATION AND REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION PLANS.OUTDOOR UNIT SUBJECT TO INSPECTOR APPROVAL

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    WORK TO INCLUDE FACADE WORK TO REPLACE CAULK, MORTAR AND WINDOWS ON AN EXISTING HIGH RISE FOR USE AS A RESIDENTIAL OCCUPANCY. ALL WORK TO BE DONE PER APPROVED PLANS STAMPED OFF BY PHILADELPHIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION. IF FIELD CONDITIONS VARY CONTACT STRUCTURAL ENGINEER PRIOR TO THE START OF ANY WORK. A COVERED WALKWAY SHALL BE PROVIDED IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 3306 OF THE IBC. SEPARATE BUILDING AND/OR STREETS DEPARTMENT PERMITS ARE REQUIRED.

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3 days ago

Prince Theater shared Philadelphia Film Socie...

Dust off your platform shoes and prepare to unleash your inner #GirlPower for our March #ThrowbackThursday Quizzo & Movie: #SPICEWORLD! Tickets on sale NOW: http://filmadelphia.org/events/spice-world/

    Throwback Thursday Quizzo & Movie: Spice World!
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3 days ago

"For much of the past two centuries, scientis...

"For much of the past two centuries, scientists have struggled to explain why, exactly, ice is slippery — and why skates can glide atop it so well." http://bit.ly/2oeUdZN

    The surprising science of why ice is so slippery
    Winter Olympic ice sports depend on this one fact: Ice is slippery. The low friction of ice is why speedskaters can reach 35 mph, why figure skaters can twirl in dizzying circles, and why a 40-pound curling stone can glide and accomplish whatever the heck the point of curling is.
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3 days ago

It's the last day of our Moby-Dick Course, an...

It's the last day of our Moby-Dick Course, and a classmate brought in brownies adorably decorated with powdered sugar whales! 🐳

    The Rosenbach
    It's the last day of our Moby-Dick Course, and a classmate brought in brownies adorably decorated with powdered sugar whales! 🐳
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3 days ago

Prince Theater shared Philadelphia Film Socie...

Hey #Philly! Reserve your #FREE ticket to the February #Philly Film Showcase taking place February 22 in the Prince Theater Black Box! More information: http://filmadelphia.org/philly-film-showcase/

    Philly Film Showcase - February Short Film Program
    Philly Film Showcase - February Short Film Program
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3 days ago

Spend a lovely evening at The Franklin Instit...

Spend a lovely evening at The Franklin Institute at our next Science After Hours event on February 27, 2018. http://bit.ly/2GbKRpt Science After Hours: Love and Lust is part of our series designed specifically for those 21 and up. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2p9hEqW

    The Franklin Institute
    Spend a lovely evening at The Franklin Institute at our next Science After Hours event on February 27, 2018. http://bit.ly/2GbKRpt Science After Hours: Love and Lust is part of our series designed...
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3 days ago

Rittenhouse Farmers' Market added 15 new phot...

Market OPEN Until 2pm!!!

    Rittenhouse Farmers' Market
    Rittenhouse Farmers' Market, Philadelphia, PA. 2.9K likes. We are open, rain or shine or snow, every Saturday in the winter, 10am-2pm. Our market is great source of fresh, local food.
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4 days ago

The Franklin Institute’s Exhibit Project Mana...

The Franklin Institute’s Exhibit Project Manager, Donna Claiborne, tells her Science Story: “I know that science doesn't have all the answers but science is only based on the truth and reality. And I think that it's for everybody.” http://bit.ly/2obrzIZ This video is part of The Franklin Institute’s Science Stories series. Tell us yours: http://bit.ly/tell-science-story #ScienceStories

    The Franklin Institute
    The Franklin Institute's Exhibit Project Manager, Donna Claiborne, tells her Science Story: "I know that science doesn't have all the answers but science is only based on the truth and reality. And I...
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4 days ago

Do you know what these are? Today we celebrat...

Do you know what these are? Today we celebrate the birthday of their inventor, Dr. René Laennec! Here's a hint: Don't 'beat' yourself up about it if you can't guess.

    Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    Do you know what these are? Today we celebrate the birthday of their inventor, Dr. René Laennec! Here's a hint: Don't 'beat' yourself up about it if you can't guess.
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4 days ago

In celebration of the Chinese New Year, we sh...

In celebration of the Chinese New Year, we share this work by acclaimed Chinese woodcut printmaker Zhong-ou Xu. The bold composition and graceful execution of Xu’s works on paper have landed them in prominent collections all over the world – add one to your collection today! Image: Zhong-ou Xu, Jia, 2000, Woodcut, Edition 5 of 5 Explore this work now in the Gallery Store or Shop online. For more information, contact The Gallery Store at gallerystore@printcenter.org, 215.735.6090 x2. https://printcenterstore.myshopify.com/products/jia

    The Print Center
    In celebration of the Chinese New Year, we share this work by acclaimed Chinese woodcut printmaker Zhong-ou Xu. The bold composition and graceful execution of Xu's works on paper have landed them in...
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