7 hours ago

“To build better cities and societies, waste ...

“To build better cities and societies, waste management therefore needs to be completely reinvented. And to do this, we need to understand the composition of our waste itself.” https://wapo.st/2uum7EM

    Opinion | This city proves how feasible a zero-landfill model is
    Swati Singh Sambyal is a specialist in municipal waste management and environmental governance at the Center for Science and Environment in New Delhi. NEW DELHI - India produces 62 million tons of waste per year - the same amount as all of sub-Saharan Africa. That's nearly 170,000 tons of waste per day.
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7 hours ago

The Franklin Institute was live.

Significant thunderstorm systems are about to arrive in Philadelphia. Using our rooftop EarthCam, we are giving you a live look at this weather event. http://bit.ly/2EnwVuA

    The Franklin Institute
    Significant thunderstorm systems are about to arrive in Philadelphia. Using our rooftop EarthCam, we are giving you a live look at this weather event. http://bit.ly/2EnwVuA
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7 hours ago

Don't miss a chance to network with local pro...

Don't miss a chance to network with local professionals while enjoying food and drinks at City Tap University City, one of University City's premier beer bars!

    University City MIX Networking Happy Hour at City Tap House
    University City District's networking event series MIX returns on Thursday, July 19 to City Tap House (3925 Walnut Street) from 5:30-7:30 PM. Network with other professionals in the area and enjoy drink specials and patio games on the deck at City Tap House, one of University City's top beer bars.
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8 hours ago

WATCH: Whose hair is featured in our exhibiti...

WATCH: Whose hair is featured in our exhibition on Victorian hair art? Discover the story of one of the works here… http://ow.ly/57da30kX8B9 #WovenStrands

    Hair Art GIF by Mütter Museum - Find & Share on GIPHY
    Disturbingly Informative: The Mütter Museum is America's finest museum of medical history.
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8 hours ago

Read Dracula in real time.* On July 17 one o...

Read Dracula in real time.* On July 17 one of the crew of the Demeter, Olgaren, reports to the captain that he has seen a tall, thin man on the ship. The captain has the crew search the ship from stem to stern. They find no one and the crew is much relieved. *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 #Demeter

    The Rosenbach
    Read Dracula in real time.* On July 17 one of the crew of the Demeter, Olgaren, reports to the captain that he has seen a tall, thin man on the ship. The captain has the crew search the ship from...
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9 hours ago

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

Explore what it takes to create an enduring monster in our Hands-On Tour featuring Bram Stoker's handwritten notes for Dracula on Friday, July 20 at 3:00 p.m. Advance registration is highly recommended! https://rosenbach.org/events/hands-on-tour-dracula-8/

    Hands-On Tour: Dracula
    Get up close and personal with Bram Stoker's handwritten notes (character and chapter outlines, chronologies, and more!) for Dracula as Rosenbach staff explore what it takes to create an enduring monster. Offered almost every Friday at 3:00 p.m., Hands-On Tours allow you unparalleled access to rare and important items that are not usually on view to the public.
    https://rosenbach.org

9 hours ago

Julie Anne Greenberg: Considerable Uncertaint...

Julie Anne Greenberg: Considerable Uncertainty Remains On view through August 4, 2018 Also on view: Jacob Koestler: Copy of a Copy and Daniel W. Coburn: Becoming a Specter Video: Julie Anne Greenberg, System X Irma: “The Worst Case Scenario Looks Likely”, 2018, Screenprint with paint and pigment on cut and reassembled paper http://printcenter.org/100/92nd-solo-shows/

    The Print Center
    Julie Anne Greenberg: Considerable Uncertainty Remains On view through August 4, 2018 Also on view: Jacob Koestler: Copy of a Copy and Daniel W. Coburn: Becoming a Specter Video: Julie Anne...
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11 hours ago

Rittenhouse Farmers' Market added 3 new photo...

It's a beautiful Tuesday at Rittenhouse Square! Come try all the great local foods including Simply Good Jars, Lost Bread, and Red Brick distillery. 10am to 2pm every week!

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

Happy World Emoji Day from The Franklin Insti...

Happy World Emoji Day from The Franklin Institute. http://bit.ly/2urlQ5q

    The Franklin Institute
    Happy World Emoji Day from The Franklin Institute. http://bit.ly/2urlQ5q
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13 hours ago

#Incredibles2 #FunFact - #DYK the nickname #J...

#Incredibles2 #FunFact - #DYK the nickname #JackJack for the youngest Incredible actually comes from a nickname director #BradBird and his wife had for one of their sons Tickets and Showtimes: http://filmadelphia.org/events/incredibles-2/

    INCREDIBLES 2 at the Prince Theater - Tickets Now on Sale!
    BRAD BIRD | USA | 2018 | 126 MIN | PG In INCREDIBLES 2, Helen (voice of Holly Hunter) is called on to lead a campaign to bring Supers back, while Bob(voice of Craig T.
    http://filmadelphia.org

13 hours ago

WATCH: Whose hair is featured in our exhibiti...

WATCH: Whose hair is featured in our exhibition on Victorian hair art? Discover the story of one of the works here… http://ow.ly/57da30kX8B9 #WovenStrands

    Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    WATCH: Whose hair is featured in our exhibition on Victorian hair art? Discover the story of one of the works here... http://ow.ly/57da30kX8B9 #WovenStrands
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13 hours ago

Daniel W. Coburn: Becoming a Specter On view...

Daniel W. Coburn: Becoming a Specter On view through August 4, 2018 Also on view: Julie Anne Greenberg: Considerable Uncertainty Remains Jacob Koestler: Copy of a Copy This project is an extension of my examination of the family photo album. In “Becoming a Specter” I make images in an effort to describe the anxiety and psychological estrangement one experiences during times of political and social unrest. I think of this project as a form of aesthetic defiance. It is my goal to expand the perimeter of visual ephemera that might be considered for new iterations of the family album. - Daniel W. Coburn Daniel W. Coburn, Untitled, work from “Becoming a Specter”, 2018 http://printcenter.org/100/92nd-solo-shows/

    The Print Center
    Daniel W. Coburn: Becoming a Specter On view through August 4, 2018 Also on view: Julie Anne Greenberg: Considerable Uncertainty Remains Jacob Koestler: Copy of a Copy This project is an extension...
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14 hours ago

Detail from the hair work in our previous pos...

Detail from the hair work in our previous post. This hair bouquet was created from the hair of many people of varying ages. How many different shades can you pick out here? While some works of Victorian hair art were memorial or mourning pieces, many of the works in our exhibition were created when the subjects were still alive, like this one. Learn more about this piece in our special YouTube series: http://bit.ly/2NgWLBp

    Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    Detail from the hair work in our previous post. This hair bouquet was created from the hair of many people of varying ages. How many different shades can you pick out here? While some works of...
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20 hours ago

29 hours ago

Calling all #AvengerFans! Ant-Man and The Was...

Calling all #AvengerFans! Ant-Man and The Wasp have flown into the #PrinceTheater! Tickets and Showtimes: http://filmadelphia.org/events/ant-man-and-the-wasp/

    ANT-MAN AND THE WASP at the Prince Theater - Tickets on Sale!
    From the Marvel Cinematic Universe comes "Ant-Man and The Wasp," a new chapter featuring heroes with the astonishing ability to shrink. In the aftermath of "Captain America: Civil War," Scott Lang grapples with the consequences of his choices as both a Super Hero and a father.
    http://filmadelphia.org

30 hours ago

Read Dracula in real time.* On July 16 the m...

Read Dracula in real time.* On July 16 the mate reports to the captain of the Demeter that one of the crew, Petrofsky, is missing. *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

    The Rosenbach
    Read Dracula in real time.* On July 16 the mate reports to the captain of the Demeter that one of the crew, Petrofsky, is missing. *The novel, Dracula, is comprised of journal entries and...
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30 hours ago

This large piece in our human hair art exhibi...

This large piece in our human hair art exhibition, Woven Strands, is crafted from the hair of many people. You can see their faces in the photos, the Cartes de Visite, around the work. But who were these people? Learn more in our special video series: http://bit.ly/2NgWLBp Image: From the collection of Evan Michelson. 📷 by @evi.numen

    Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    This large piece in our human hair art exhibition, Woven Strands, is crafted from the hair of many people. You can see their faces in the photos, the Cartes de Visite, around the work. But who were...
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30 hours ago

“Wolves in the 2,672 square mile Chernobyl Ex...

“Wolves in the 2,672 square mile Chernobyl Exclusion Zone in Belarus and Ukraine have adapted surprisingly well to their new human-less existence, despite the threat of radioactivity.” http://bit.ly/2NLoYRW

    Wolves are thriving in a human-free radioactive Chernobyl
    Humans still aren't allowed to live in the exclusion zone of Chernobyl, where a nuclear reactor exploded in 1986. Although the radioactivity is dangerous for humans and animals alike, the lack of humans has given some animals an opportunity to thrive.
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31 hours ago

University City District shared West Philadel...

Another job training opportunity with the West Philadelphia Skills Initiative!

    Opportunities for Job Seekers
    Who should apply? Caring and motivated individuals who have professional experience working with children. What is WPSI? The West Philadelphia Skills Initiative is a training program which connects you to the tools, behaviors and supports you need to build a career that can change your life, your family and your community.
    https://www.universitycity.org

33 hours ago

Join us this Thursday, July 19 for a discussi...

Join us this Thursday, July 19 for a discussion of Shakespeare's comic masterpiece Twelfth Night. https://rosenbach.org/events/shakespeare-twelfth-night-discussion/

    Shakespeare: Twelfth Night Discussion
    Join us for a discussion of Shakespeare's comic masterpiece Twelfth Night. The following week, we'll meet-up at Clark Park in West Philadelphia to see its free production of the play. We will also come together the first Saturday of every month at the Rosenbach to read aloud one of Shakespeare's plays.
    https://rosenbach.org

36 hours ago

Apollo 11, the first mission to successfully ...

Apollo 11, the first mission to successfully land humans on the Moon, launched on this day in 1969. https://go.nasa.gov/2umEY5l VIDEO: Apollo 11 launch, video of engines at 500 fps (camera E-8) | 1969 | NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration

    The Franklin Institute
    Apollo 11, the first mission to successfully land humans on the Moon, launched on this day in 1969. https://go.nasa.gov/2umEY5l VIDEO: Apollo 11 launch, video of engines at 500 fps (camera E-8) |...
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36 hours ago

Come to the Dornsife Center and learn about a...

Come to the Dornsife Center and learn about audio recording and production with guidance from Drexel students and staff during our new open lab hours!

    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
    Come to the Dornsife Center and learn about audio recording and production with guidance from Drexel students and staff during our new open lab hours!
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37 hours ago

WATCH: Whose hair is featured in our exhibiti...

WATCH: Whose hair is featured in our exhibition on Victorian hair art? In some cases, we may never know… http://ow.ly/BQ3W30kX7Pd #wovenstrands

    Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    WATCH: Whose hair is featured in our exhibition on Victorian hair art? In some cases, we may never know... http://ow.ly/BQ3W30kX7Pd #wovenstrands
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44 hours ago

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2 days ago

“CRISPR is emerging as a convenient tool that...

“CRISPR is emerging as a convenient tool that scientists can use to edit the DNA of almost any living thing, including humans. It could potentially be used to cure disease, enhance the human body, or even change DNA for future generations--which raises a lot of big questions.” http://bit.ly/2uwzzHD

    Should We Edit Our Evolution?
    Maybe you watched the movie Rampage and had nightmares about animals turning into gene-edited monsters . Maybe you saw John Oliver's recent (hilarious and pretty accurate, albeit NSFW due to adult language) take on the hype vs. reality of CRISPR gene editing.
    https://www.fi.edu

2 days ago

Our 350-ton Baldwin 60000 Steam Engine was mo...

Our 350-ton Baldwin 60000 Steam Engine was moved into The Franklin Institute as our current building was nearing completion. It has resided in our Train Factory exhibit on the museum’s first floor ever since. http://bit.ly/1MPRKJ9 IMAGE: Baldwin 60000 nearing The Franklin Institute | 1933 | The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia

    The Franklin Institute
    Our 350-ton Baldwin 60000 Steam Engine was moved into The Franklin Institute as our current building was nearing completion. It has resided in our Train Factory exhibit on the museum's first floor...
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2 days ago

Check out what we have going on this week

Check out what we have going on this week

    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
    Check out what we have going on this week
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2 days ago

Relive the catchy tunes and questionable fash...

Relive the catchy tunes and questionable fashions of the 80s with the #WeddingSinger as part of our next #ThrowbackThursday Quizzo & Movie! Grab your friends to form an awesome #Quizzo team (witty #squad name required) and put your film and pop culture knowledge to the test. Tickets Available Now: http://filmadelphia.org/events/the-wedding-singer/

    Throwback Thursday Quizzo & Movie: THE WEDDING SINGER!
    FRANK CORACI | USA | 1998 | 96 MIN | PG-13 All Throwback Thursday Quizzo & Movie Events are 21+ Only Relive the catchy tunes and questionable fashions of the 80s with this heartwarming romantic comedy about nice guy Robbie Hart (Adam Sandler), a New Jersey wedding singer whose belief in love is nearly dashed when he's left at the altar on his own wedding day.
    http://filmadelphia.org

2 days ago

Tomorrow marks the 49th Anniversary of the la...

Tomorrow marks the 49th Anniversary of the launch from Kennedy Space Center in Florida of the Apollo 11 mission that would land two Americans, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, on the Moon. http://go.nasa.gov/1OVBz1c Follow us on Twitter (@TheFranklin) as we will be providing a real-time retelling of the mission and its most significant milestones from the missions launch through splashdown on July 24. http://bit.ly/1KCbvBp IMAGE: The Prime Crew of the Apollo 11 Lunar Landing Mission | 1969 | NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration

    The Franklin Institute
    Tomorrow marks the 49th Anniversary of the launch from Kennedy Space Center in Florida of the Apollo 11 mission that would land two Americans, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, on the Moon....
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2 days ago

WATCH: A hair-raising introduction to our cur...

WATCH: A hair-raising introduction to our current exhibition Woven Strands: The Art of Human Hair Work. Where else in our museum will you find human hair on display? http://ow.ly/9qZg30kX7vI

    Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    WATCH: A hair-raising introduction to our current exhibition Woven Strands: The Art of Human Hair Work. Where else in our museum will you find human hair on display? http://ow.ly/9qZg30kX7vI
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2 days ago

3 days ago

The #gravegardeners spent a lovely morning pr...

The #gravegardeners spent a lovely morning propagating heirloom roses from @wyckhouse ! Once these little babies take root, they’ll grace the grounds here at The Woodlands ❤️🌹❤️ #sharingiscaring #woodlandsphila #americasgardencapital #heirloomroses #rosegarden #plantpropagation #cemeteryroses

    The Woodlands
    The #gravegardeners spent a lovely morning propagating heirloom roses from @wyckhouse ! Once these little babies take root, they'll grace the grounds here at The Woodlands ❤️🌹❤️ #sharingiscaring...
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3 days ago

“We now know that Cassini also recorded a sou...

“We now know that Cassini also recorded a soundtrack of sorts—data that has now yielded a series of thrillingly eerie whooshes and warbles that represent the relationship between the ringed planet and Enceladus, one of its moons.” http://bit.ly/2NQbuEy

    Listen to the Mournful Wails of Planets and Moons
    Before NASA's spacecraft burned up in Saturn's atmosphere in September 2017, it captured a massive trove of data, including striking close-ups of the planet and images of its cosmic neighborhood. ( And ours.)
    https://www.atlasobscura.com

3 days ago

Bring your desktops, laptops, tablets, and an...

Bring your desktops, laptops, tablets, and any other similar electronic devices on Saturday, July 21, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for free diagnosis, advice, and possible repairs made by members of the Drexel University’ student organization, TechServ.

    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
    Bring your desktops, laptops, tablets, and any other similar electronic devices on Saturday, July 21, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for free diagnosis, advice, and possible repairs made by members of...
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3 days ago

#AntManAndTheWasp #FunFact - #DYK that the An...

#AntManAndTheWasp #FunFact - #DYK that the Ant-Man and The Wasp are original members of the #Avengers? That's right, since the first issue in September 1963, they were founding members of the #team. Tickets and Showtimes: http://filmadelphia.org/events/ant-man-and-the-wasp/

    ANT-MAN AND THE WASP at the Prince Theater - Tickets on Sale!
    From the Marvel Cinematic Universe comes "Ant-Man and The Wasp," a new chapter featuring heroes with the astonishing ability to shrink. In the aftermath of "Captain America: Civil War," Scott Lang grapples with the consequences of his choices as both a Super Hero and a father.
    http://filmadelphia.org

3 days ago

Happy Bastille Day from The Franklin Institut...

Happy Bastille Day from The Franklin Institute. Benjamin Franklin served as the United States Ambassador to France from 1776 until 1785. As ambassador to France, he was in charge of securing aid for the American Revolution from abroad and forming an alliance with the French, both of which were instrumental in the success of American independence efforts. Due to his wit, charm and reputation as a renowned intellectual, Franklin was beloved there and charmed the French with his uniquely American style, especially his iconic fur hat. http://bit.ly/1SkrJX6 IMAGE: The reception of Benjamin Franklin in France | 1888 | The Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    The Franklin Institute
    Happy Bastille Day from The Franklin Institute. Benjamin Franklin served as the United States Ambassador to France from 1776 until 1785. As ambassador to France, he was in charge of securing aid for...
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3 days ago

Read Dracula in real time.* On July 14 the c...

Read Dracula in real time.* On July 14 the captain of the Demeter notes growing unrest in his crew. They only tell him that “something” is wrong before crossing themselves. The Mate is so frustrated he strikes one of the crew. *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

    The Rosenbach
    Read Dracula in real time.* On July 14 the captain of the Demeter notes growing unrest in his crew. They only tell him that "something" is wrong before crossing themselves. The Mate is so...
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3 days ago

Master our very own 8-bit video game, “The Ad...

Master our very own 8-bit video game, “The Adventures of Benjamin Franklin” to earn your way to a discount for “Game Masters: The Exhibition.” Play now: http://bit.ly/8bitben “Game Masters: The Exhibition” is on view at The Franklin Institute now through September 3, 2018. http://bit.ly/2GzEw7u

    The Franklin Institute
    Master our very own 8-bit video game, "The Adventures of Benjamin Franklin" to earn your way to a discount for "Game Masters: The Exhibition." Play now: http://bit.ly/8bitben "Game Masters: The...
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3 days ago

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    **AS PER PHC APPROVAL DATED 5/25/18; PHC TO REVIEW RAILING HEIGHT, MATERIAL, & CONFIGURATION FOR FINAL APPROVAL; NO WORK TO FRONT FACADE** TO ADDRESS L&I CASE #626780 FOR FIRE CODE VIOLATIONS WITHIN INTERIOR EGRESS STAIRWAY; FOR INTERIOR LEVEL II ALTERATIONS (NO CHANGE OF OCCUPANCY), TO INSTALL FIRE-RATED DOORS WITHIN THE EGRESS STAIRWAY OF AN EXISTING FOUR (4) STORY ATTACHED STRUCTURE USED AS MULTI-FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING (ELEVEN (11) DWELLING UNITS), AS PER PLANS; NO OTHER WORK ON THIS PERMIT; NO WORK CAN BEGIN UNTIL UNSAFE CASE #592784 IS COMPLIED.

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4 days ago

Rittenhouse Farmers' Market shared Flour & Oa...

    Flour & Oats Artisan Cookies
    Lemon Poppy Shortbread goes perfectly with a summer weekend - Pick some up at the Rittenhouse Farmers' Market tomorrow 9AM - 3PM!
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4 days ago

Schuylkill Banks added 3 new photos.

Get out on the river this weekend and take a Boat to Bartram's Garden! Patriot Harbor Lines, LLC's mini commuter yacht will take you to this National Historic Landmarks Program where you can tour the gardens and recently restored house. Tickets for the 12 & 1pm tours are here: https://bit.ly/2eq5EfF

    Schuylkill Banks
    Schuylkill Banks added a new photo.
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4 days ago

“In the early 1950s, just as rock ‘n’ roll wa...

“In the early 1950s, just as rock ‘n’ roll was hinting at social change, the first video games were quietly being designed in the form of technology demonstrations—and a scientist was behind it.” http://bit.ly/2zdKhZd

    Level up: How video games evolved to solve significant scientific problems
    In the early 1950s, just as rock 'n' roll was hinting at social change, the first video games were quietly being designed in the form of technology demonstrations-and a scientist was behind it. In October 1958, Brookhaven National Laboratory physicist William Higinbotham created Tennis for Two.
    https://arstechnica.com

4 days ago

Plays & Players shared The Philadelphia Burle...

Spooky! Sexy! Come celebrate burlesque and Friday the 13th!

    The Philadelphia Burlesque Festival
    Do you know what today is??? IT'S OUR FRIDAY THE 13th SHOWCASE! It's about to get weird.. Join us at Plays & Players Theater. Featuring our headliners, Red Rum and the Peek-A-Boo Revue, and...
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4 days ago

Rittenhouse Farmers' Market shared Tooth of t...

    Tooth of the Lion Farm and Apothecary
    Went to put up a trellis and found our first passionflower in bloom, got a little teary thinking about my nana who left this world recently and seems to be still smiling through these flowers which...
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4 days ago

Clarkville at 43rd and Baltimore is one of 36...

Clarkville at 43rd and Baltimore is one of 36 restaurants participating in #UCDiningDays for 2018, our restaurant promotion where you can enjoy 3 courses for $15, $25, or $35. Learn more about Clarkville, a restaurant that specializes in beer, pizza, and Mediterranean offerings. See menus for all participating restaurants and make reservations at www.ucdiningdays.com

    University City District
    Clarkville at 43rd and Baltimore is one of 36 restaurants participating in #UCDiningDays for 2018, our restaurant promotion where you can enjoy 3 courses for $15, $25, or $35. Learn more about...
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