49 min ago

Hamas’ Cynical Sacrifice of Human Life

Jewish Exponent 2100 Arch Street

    Hamas' Cynical Sacrifice of Human Life - Jewish Exponent
    Hamas, the Islamist terror organization that rules Gaza, proved its control over the 1.8 million Palestinians living there as Israel and the United States were celebrating the opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem. Hamas, which is sworn to Israel's destruction, exhorted thousands of Palestinians in Gaza to attempt to break through the border fence ...
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2 hours ago

During our House Tour: Love Stories this Satu...

During our House Tour: Love Stories this Saturday, May 26, you’ll hear dramatic, playful, and sometimes scandalous tales of love behind fine art or rare books in our collection.

    House Tour: Love Stories
    During this hour-long thematic tour of the Rosenbach brothers' home, you'll hear dramatic, playful, and sometimes scandalous tales of love behind fine art or rare books in our collection. Bring a date, bring a friend, or just bring yourself to explore the comedy and tragedy of love this May.
    https://rosenbach.org

4 hours ago

All Decked Out in Rittenhouse for $445K

23 S. 23rd St. #2L, Philadelphia, Pa. 19103 | Photos courtesy Global Living Companies

    All Decked Out in Rittenhouse for $445K
    Attention, New Yorkers: Your convenient suburban condo is waiting for you just a few blocks from 30th Street Station, and it has a deck to die for. Back in the 1830s, when railroads were the Internet of their day, a bunch of worried Philadelphians tried to rally their fellow citizens in an effort to prevent them from defiling their fair city.
    https://www.phillymag.com

6 hours ago

The 27 known moons of Uranus are named mostly...

The 27 known moons of Uranus are named mostly for characters from plays by William Shakespeare including, from left to right, Puck, Miranda, Titania and Oberon. https://go.nasa.gov/2GdjmLn IMAGE: Four moons of Uranus at relative scale (Puck, Miranda, Titania, Oberon) | NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration

    The Franklin Institute
    The 27 known moons of Uranus are named mostly for characters from plays by William Shakespeare including, from left to right, Puck, Miranda, Titania and Oberon. https://go.nasa.gov/2GdjmLn IMAGE:...
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23 hours ago

More and more Farm to City farmers' markets o...

More and more Farm to City farmers' markets opening this week and, in case you missed the news, now open: Dickinson Square, Rittenhouse Tuesday, Jefferson, Media, University Square, and even more...read all about them here.

    Farm to City: More Farmers Markets Every Week Now
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23 hours ago

“The species hails from a time in the Cretace...

“The species hails from a time in the Cretaceous period, between 100 and 66 million years ago, when birds were in the process of losing many of the traits inherited from their dinosaur forebears and evolving into the winged, feathered creatures we know today.” http://bit.ly/2GdjSbS

    Dinosaur-Era Bird Found With Shockingly Intact Skull
    A delicate but remarkably well-preserved fossil skull is providing new clues to how birds evolved from their dinosaur ancestors. The first known fossil of the ancient bird Ichthyornis was unearthed in 1870 in Kansas, under the direction of legendary fossil-hunter Othniel Charles Marsh.
    https://news.nationalgeographic.com

26 hours ago

Next Wednesday, May 30, we are thrilled to we...

Next Wednesday, May 30, we are thrilled to welcome singer/songwriter/novelist Wesley Stace for a special performance created especially for the Rosenbach. "Cabinet of One" will weave music and literature into an unforgettable and highly entertaining evening. Join us!

    Wesley Stace's Cabinet of One
    Wesley Stace's Cabinet of One riffs on the singer-songwriter's New York variety show, which features musicians, poets, writers and comedians. Cabinet of One distills the vaudevillian spirit of these monthly showcases into a unique solo performance created especially for the Rosenbach.
    https://rosenbach.org

26 hours ago

Before becoming an officer in the #Rebellion,...

Before becoming an officer in the #Rebellion, #HanSolo was a Lieutenant at the Imperial Academy. Only 2 days until #Solo: A Star Wars Story premieres at the Prince Theater!

    Prince Theater
    Before becoming an officer in the #Rebellion, #HanSolo was a Lieutenant at the Imperial Academy. Only 2 days until #Solo: A Star Wars Story premieres at the Prince Theater!
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27 hours ago

There's another reading in the studio tonight...

There's another reading in the studio tonight! Come out early and/or stay late!

    Plays & Players
    There's another reading in the studio tonight! Come out early and/or stay late!
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28 hours ago

Rittenhouse Farmers' Market added 7 new photo...

First day of the Rittenhouse Tuesday market. Every Tuesday now from 10am to 2pm. First strawberries of the season too.

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

Center City District shared The Architect's N...

    An interactive fountain driven by train traffic is coming to Philadelphia's Center City
    Pulse, a snaking public art piece linked to the Dilworth Park fountain in Philadelphia, will soon be showing commuters what's going on underneath their feet. The fountain sits in front of Philadelphia City Hall in Center City, and sculptor Janet Echelman will soon be realizing a light-and-mist installation that will track underground SEPTA trains in real time, thanks to a $325,000 grant from the William Penn Foundation.
    https://archpaper.com

30 hours ago

“Game Masters: The Exhibition,” open at The F...

“Game Masters: The Exhibition,” open at The Franklin Institute now through September 3, 2018, highlights the development of video games from their earliest iterations through to the present and features more than one hundred playable games. http://bit.ly/2GzEw7u

    The Franklin Institute
    "Game Masters: The Exhibition," open at The Franklin Institute now through September 3, 2018, highlights the development of video games from their earliest iterations through to the present and...
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31 hours ago

Commercial Robbery 300 N 63rd St DC 18 19 040146

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    Commercial Robbery 300 N 63rd St DC 18 19 040146
    On May 18, 2018, at 7:43 pm, an unknown black male entered Walgreens located at 300 North 63rd Street in West Philadelphia armed with a handgun demanding money. After taking nearly $700 the suspect fled in an unknown direction. There were no injuries reported during this incident.
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38 hours ago

Contractor Maintains Innocence in Salvation Army Collapse

Kim Lee doesn’t visit the corner of 22nd and Market streets in Center City very often. In fact, she avoids it.

    Contractor Maintains Innocence in Salvation Army Collapse
    Griffin Campbell is currently serving a 15- to 30-year prison sentence after being found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the 2013 building collapse.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

46 hours ago

Board the #MillenniumFalcon and journey to a ...

Board the #MillenniumFalcon and journey to a galaxy far, far away in #SOLO: A Star Wars Story, an all-new adventure with the most beloved scoundrel in the galaxy—#HanSolo. 3 days left until the Thursday, May 24th advance screenings at the Prince Theater: http://filmadelphia.org/events/solo-star-wars/

    SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY at the Prince Theater - Tickets on Sale!
    RON HOWARD | USA | 2018 | 143 MIN | PG-13 Board the Millennium Falcon and journey to a galaxy far, far away in "Solo: A Star Wars Story," an all-new adventure with the most beloved scoundrel in the galaxy.
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47 hours ago

“Everyone on botany Twitter was quite chuffed...

“Everyone on botany Twitter was quite chuffed by the outcome. It was a new discovery, and their own special corner of science Twitter had made it happen.” http://bit.ly/2Ge3N5T

    Botany Twitter just helped discover a rare plant clinging to a cliff in Pennsylvania
    Last year, while surveying a cliff for plants in a Pennsylvania state park, a botanist at Bucknell University took a photo with his phone and tweeted it. In plain English, it said: "Bumblebee on American alumroot, Shikellamy Bluffs, PA. #the study of seasonal natural phenomena #pollinators #flowers."
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2 days ago

Explore what it takes to create an enduring m...

Explore what it takes to create an enduring monster at our Hands-On Tour this Friday, May 25, featuring Bram Stoker’s handwritten notes for Dracula.

    Hands-On Tour: Dracula
    Join us for this rare peek into some of the most personal and emotional writing in our collections. From the aching yearnings of poet John Keats to the dying wishes of a Civil War solider, the Rosenbach is home to a variety of love letters.
    https://rosenbach.org

2 days ago

Beer Garden, Beethoven, and tales from the Bo...

Beer Garden, Beethoven, and tales from the Bone Room here at The Mütter Museum! https://mailchi.mp/collegeofphysicians/beer-beethoven

    Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    Beer Garden, Beethoven, and tales from the Bone Room here at The Mütter Museum! https://mailchi.mp/collegeofphysicians/beer-beethoven
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2 days ago

We hope you have the opportunity to attend th...

We hope you have the opportunity to attend the reception and exhibition of our Gallery Store artist Saleem Ahmed at Gravy Studio, who is proud to present Ahmed’s first gallery exhibit of his series Rani Road. Rani Road Photographs by Saleem Ahmed June 1st - 30th, 2018 First Friday Opening Reception at Gravy Studio : June 1st, 6-10pm https://www.gravy-studio.com/rani-road-saleem-ahmed

    The Print Center
    We hope you have the opportunity to attend the reception and exhibition of our Gallery Store artist Saleem Ahmed at Gravy Studio, who is proud to present Ahmed's first gallery exhibit of his series...
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2 days ago

Would you like to be featured as a part of Th...

Would you like to be featured as a part of The Franklin Institute’s Science Stories series? Start by telling us your Science Story on our website. http://bit.ly/tell-science-story

    Tell Your Story
    It could be that moment when you looked into the night sky and realized that bright light was a planet or when you peered through a telescope for the first time. For doctors, scientists, engineers it may be the moment you knew this was your calling. Have you ever risked everything for science?
    https://www.fi.edu

2 days ago

We hope you make it to CHAD’s semi-annual cel...

We hope you make it to CHAD’s semi-annual celebration of students’ work on Friday, June 1 from 3 to 6pm. Congrats to the students and teachers! We are happy to have CHAD as a partner through our AISP (Artists-in-Schools Program) where we bring a full year of art classes focused on photography and printmaking to Philadelphia public high schools student, thank you!

    SpringFest 18 | Center / Architecture + Design
    CHAD engages and educates Philadelphia students through the power of design thinking and introduction to creative career opportunities. In pursuing its mission, CHAD values and believes that collaboration builds community, creative thinking empowers dreams of what will be, passion develops the skill to sustain excellence, and stewardship inspires responsible care of financial, physical and human resources.
    https://www.philadelphiacfa.org

2 days ago

In October 2017 The Chirurgeon's Apprentice D...

In October 2017 The Chirurgeon's Apprentice Dr. Lindsey Fitzharris came to The Mütter Museum to discuss her book, The Butchering Art, about Joseph Lister and Victorian Medicine. Mütter Curator Anna Dhody invited Dr. Fitzharris for a behind the scenes tour. In this video they end up in our Bone Room, where they discuss 19th century medicine, from tuberculosis to child birth, and antisepsis to anatomy…

    Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    In October 2017 The Chirurgeon's Apprentice Dr. Lindsey Fitzharris came to The Mütter Museum to discuss her book, The Butchering Art, about Joseph Lister and Victorian Medicine. Mütter Curator Anna...
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2 days ago

The Franklin Institute posted an offer.

Members of The Franklin Institute enjoy exclusive access to exhibitions, programs and events—plus the added benefit of knowing that their support helps educate and inspire millions every year. Join today for 20% off memberships through our Friends Circle level in our Memorial Day Sale using the code MBMD18 now through May 28. Learn more: http://bit.ly/1YwJTr5

    The Franklin Institute
    Members of The Franklin Institute enjoy exclusive access to exhibitions, programs and events-plus the added benefit of knowing that their support helps educate and inspire millions every year. Join...
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2 days ago

Rittenhouse Farmers' Market added 4 new photo...

The Tuesday farmers' market opens tomorrow, 10am-2pm, with Rineer Family Farms, Hands on the Earth Orchard, Aurora Grace Chocolates & Bakery, and Shiloh Farm from Downington. In the next week weeks, we're joined by even more local food producers. See you tomorrow morning for the beginning of the Tuesday season.

    Rittenhouse Farmers' Market
    Rittenhouse Farmers' Market added a new photo.
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2 days ago

CSz Philadelphia - Home of ComedySportz added...

Volunteer Player - 5/19/2018 at 10PM

    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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2 days ago

The Franklin Institute shared NASA - National...

Watch live as Orbital ATK launches an Antares rocket from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia to the International Space Station in the predawn hours. Launches like these from Wallops Island can be seen from locations across the Mid-Atlantic, including Philadelphia, under the right conditions. http://bit.ly/2KChJcD

    NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration
    LIVE ROCKET LAUNCH! We're sending science and supplies to the crew living and working on the International Space Station! Watch the countdown to liftoff of Orbital ATK's #Antares rocket with the...
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2 days ago

Thousands of exoplanets have been detected by...

Thousands of exoplanets have been detected by astronomers throughout the galaxy using a variety of different methods over the past three decades. http://bit.ly/2GdhBxm

    How Do Astronomers Discover New Planets?
    With few unexplored regions left on Earth for those with the itch for exploration, planets around other stars are the new terra incognita. Beyond the inimitable coolness of outer space, exoplanets have their own distinct appeal that captures the imagination - what would an alien world look like?
    https://www.forbes.com

3 days ago

On this day in 1932, Amelia Earhart took off ...

On this day in 1932, Amelia Earhart took off for Ireland to become the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Even as new technology for radio and navigation was developed, Earhart continued to fly strictly by instinct. While working to improve her aviation skills, she and her husband planned a solo flight across the Atlantic. In 1932, they announced that on the fifth anniversary of Charles Lindbergh’s across the Atlantic, Amelia would attempt the same. Earhart landed in Ireland after a thirteen hour flight. Learn more: http://bit.ly/N8x5HT IMAGE: George W. Harris and Martha Ewing | [Amelia Earhart in airplane] | 1936 | Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    The Franklin Institute
    On this day in 1932, Amelia Earhart took off for Ireland to become the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Even as new technology for radio and navigation was developed, Earhart...
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3 days ago

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3 days ago

Center City District shared Billy Penn's post...

    Naturally Philly: All the trees, shrubs and flowers you'll find at the Rail Park
    Naturally Philly is a new Billy Penn column that explores the city's wildlife and plants - both familiar and extraordinary - that thrive or struggle in our urban environment. It won't be your typical walk in the park.When the ribbon is cut on June 14 for the city's newest open space, the Rail Park, visitors will experience a very different kind of village green.
    https://billypenn.com

3 days ago

Scientists believe the Great Pacific Garbage ...

Scientists believe the Great Pacific Garbage Patch contains more than 79,000 tons of plastic spread over an area three times the size of France. https://nbcnews.to/2G6ntZD

    The Pacific Ocean has a plastic problem. Here's the bold plan to fix it.
    In the Pacific Ocean halfway between California and Hawaii lies what's become known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a huge jumble of fishing nets, bottles, bags, and other plastic items as well as tiny bits of plastic debris. "It's a vast plastic soup," says Kahi Pacarro, executive director of Honolulu-based Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii.
    https://www.nbcnews.com

4 days ago

#FunFact Han's reluctant hero personality was...

#FunFact Han's reluctant hero personality was mirrored after Francis Ford Coppola, who directed Apocalypse Now and The Godfather. 5 days and counting until Solo: A Star Wars Story premieres at the Prince Theater!

    Prince Theater
    FunFact Han's reluctant hero personality was mirrored after Francis Ford Coppola, who directed Apocalypse Now and The Godfather. 5 days and counting until Solo: A Star Wars Story premieres at the...
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4 days ago

“What I loved about science was that you didn...

“What I loved about science was that you didn’t have to believe in it. It was an evidence-based system. It was an antidote to superstition. There were rules, and those rules were somehow comforting. I found just enormous solace in that.” -Dr. Paul Offit, Pediatrician. 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
    "What I loved about science was that you didn't have to believe in it. It was an evidence-based system. It was an antidote to superstition. There were rules, and those rules were somehow comforting....
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4 days ago

Don’t forget that keen-eyed and early rising ...

Don’t forget that keen-eyed and early rising skywatchers in our region will be able to watch the launch of an Antares rocket heading to the International Space Station from Wallops Island, Virginia on Monday, May 21, 2018, at 4:39 am ET. Learn more: https://go.nasa.gov/2GeAPD6 IMAGE: Patrick Black | Liftoff of Orbital ATK's Antares Rocket From NASA Wallops on Nov. 12 | 2017 | NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration

    The Franklin Institute
    Don't forget that keen-eyed and early rising skywatchers in our region will be able to watch the launch of an Antares rocket heading to the International Space Station from Wallops Island, Virginia...
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4 days ago

IN THE GALLERY STORE! Carl Fudge turns recog...

IN THE GALLERY STORE! Carl Fudge turns recognizable images into hypnotic abstractions that evoke pixelated images. His solo exhibition here at The Print Center in 2005 was a huge success – did you know that you can still bring home one of his fabulous screenprints? 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. Image: Carl Fudge, Composition 2 in Orange, Pink, Red and Gold, 2004, Silkscreen, Edition 4 of 6, 24 1/2" x 24 1/2" https://printcenterstore.myshopify.com/collections/carl-fudge/products/composition-2-in-orange-pink-red-and-gold

    The Print Center
    IN THE GALLERY STORE! Carl Fudge turns recognizable images into hypnotic abstractions that evoke pixelated images. His solo exhibition here at The Print Center in 2005 was a huge success - did you...
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