1 hour ago

“There are lots of amateur rocketry people ar...

“There are lots of amateur rocketry people around the world that are interested in wacky propellants. Anything with some kind of hydrocarbon in it works pretty well. So obviously sugar would work. Pepperoni works, and it smells delicious by the way.” http://53eig.ht/2ojFU5Z

    How Much Sugar Would It Take To Get A Rocket To The Moon?
    The questions that kids ask about science aren't always easy to answer. Sometimes, their little brains can lead to big places that adults forget to explore. That is what inspired How many cups of sugar would it take to get to the moon?
    https://fivethirtyeight.com

4 hours ago

Installing "Abloom" - hope you'll join us for...

Installing "Abloom" - hope you'll join us for the opening reception on Friday, March 2, 5-8pm!


5 hours ago

#supportsmallbusiness ♥️ “More and more, it’...

#supportsmallbusiness ♥️ “More and more, it’s becoming clear that the main struggle we’re having is corporation vs community. Corporations are controlling much more of the economy, food, media, government. We’re creating an energy field around the idea of local businesses.”

    Judy Wicks' Not-Shark Tank - The Philadelphia Citizen
    In 1983, when Judy Wicks was working to open the White Dog Cafe, the farm to table restaurant she ran for 26 years on the first floor of her West Philly rowhome, she did what countless other budding entrepreneurs have done for generations: She borrowed money from family-$9,000 from her mom and $12,000 from her grandmother.
    http://thephiladelphiacitizen.org

6 hours ago

Happy Sunday. Come in out of the rain and coz...

Happy Sunday. Come in out of the rain and cozy up to one of our drafts.


7 hours ago

Didn't get a bib for the Broad Street Run? Jo...

Didn't get a bib for the Broad Street Run? Join our team!

    5 Reasons to Run Broad Street with Us in 2018 - Fairmount Park Conservancy
    The Blue Cross Broad Street Run is America's largest 10-mile race and takes place on one single street in Philadelphia; Broad Street. Due in part to its nearly flat-and even slightly downhill route, it has become a favorite race among the running community for beginners and seasoned participants alike.
    https://myphillypark.org

8 hours ago

Happy birthday to Pierre-Auguste #Renoir, who...

Happy birthday to Pierre-Auguste #Renoir, who was born on this day in 1841. This lovely informal sketch of roses was painted circa 1912, at the time when Renoir was painting many of his more ambitious female nudes. #LOOKSLOWLY at the flowers’ colors. Note any similarities with the way he paints his female models? Renoir once told the French art dealer Ambroise Vollard that painting roses served as “research of flesh-tones for a nude.” 🎨 Pierre-Auguste Renoir. Roses, c. 1912


8 hours ago

“Terracotta Warriors of the First Emperor” en...

“Terracotta Warriors of the First Emperor” ends its run at The Franklin Institute one week from today on March 4, 2018. http://bit.ly/fi-tcw There is very limited ticket availability remaining for this exhibition, we advise checking our website and buying tickets in advance. http://bit.ly/fi-tcw

    Terracotta Warriors
    Tickets for the exhibit are limited and sold on a timed basis. Advance purchase using the electronic ticket option is strongly recommended so you can guarantee a date and time you prefer as we have been SELLING OUT - especially on weekends and weekday mornings. Buy tickets online or by phone at 215.448.1200.
    https://www.fi.edu

15 hours ago

21 hours ago

#RadFest #Philly is March 22nd! A networking ...

#RadFest #Philly is March 22nd! A networking event for Philadelphia Women 👱🏽‍♀️🙋‍♀️👩🏾👧🏻👩🏼‍💼👵🏾

    Rad Fest Women's Expo
    Equal parts job fair, showcase, market, and conference, the inaugural Rad Fest brings together women-led businesses and ideas for a productive day of networking and celebration in honor of Women's History Month.
    http://www.rad-girls.com

24 hours ago

“All citrus fruits can trace their roots to t...

“All citrus fruits can trace their roots to the southeast foothills of the Himalayas, according to DNA evidence.” http://bbc.in/2oh1ic8

    DNA story of when life gave us lemons
    All citrus fruits can trace their roots to the southeast foothills of the Himalayas, according to DNA evidence. The first citrus trees appeared about eight million years ago, before spreading around the world, say international scientists. The trees eventually gave rise to the fruit on our kitchen tables, from sweet oranges to bitter lemons.
    http://www.bbc.com

29 hours ago

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio shared their...

Last chance to see the works of Philippa Beardsley, Brian Boutwell, Lydia Hamilton Brown, Daniel Dallmann, Gary Jenkins, Jeff Thomsen & Ian Wagner - all on view through 6pm tonight.

    Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio
    Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio, Philadelphia, PA. 2.1K likes. Cultivating an appreciation for art by presenting exhibitions, offering unique decorative and fine art for sale and providing art...
    https://www.facebook.com

29 hours ago

On this day in 1987, astronomers detected one...

On this day in 1987, astronomers detected one of the most well studied supernovae in history. Occurring in the Large Magellanic Cloud and known as SN 1987A, this discovery greatly expanded our understanding the dynamics of the universe. https://go.nasa.gov/2C8uk7h

    The Franklin Institute
    On this day in 1987, astronomers detected one of the most well studied supernovae in history. Occurring in the Large Magellanic Cloud and known as SN 1987A, this discovery greatly expanded our...
    http://www.facebook.com

31 hours ago

Due to the popularity of the final days of "T...

Due to the popularity of the final days of "Terracotta Warriors of the First Emperor,” most time slots are sold out and available tickets are limited. We advise checking our website and buying tickets in advance. http://bit.ly/fi-tcw "Terracotta Warriors of the First Emperor" closes on March 4, 2018. http://bit.ly/fi-tcw

    Terracotta Warriors
    Tickets for the exhibit are limited and sold on a timed basis. Advance purchase using the electronic ticket option is strongly recommended so you can guarantee a date and time you prefer as we have been SELLING OUT - especially on weekends and weekday mornings. Buy tickets online or by phone at 215.448.1200.
    https://www.fi.edu

31 hours ago

There's no such thing as the perfect parent |...

There's no such thing as the perfect parent | First Things First #parenting #earlychildhood #learningthroughplay #education http://www.firstthingsfirst.org/first-things/the-perfect-parent

    There's no such thing as the perfect parent
    http://www.firstthingsfirst.org

31 hours ago

Our year-round work includes the preservation...

Our year-round work includes the preservation of natural areas and historic structures that make Philadelphia's parks unique and beautiful. Help us continue this important work by making a one-time or monthly gift. https://secure.qgiv.com/for/fpconserve

    Fairmount Park Conservancy
    Our year-round work includes the preservation of natural areas and historic structures that make Philadelphia's parks unique and beautiful. Help us continue this important work by making a one-time...
    http://www.facebook.com

32 hours ago

Paleontologist Tsiory Andrianavalona tells he...

Paleontologist Tsiory Andrianavalona tells her Science Story: “I was really impressed with the movie Indiana Jones. I love the way he was dressed up and the work he does. And I liked mysteries. I like solving problems and that's why I chose to do paleontology.” http://bit.ly/2C9nYEq 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
    Paleontologist Tsiory Andrianavalona tells her Science Story: "I was really impressed with the movie Indiana Jones. I love the way he was dressed up and the work he does. And I liked mysteries. I...
    http://www.facebook.com

40 hours ago

47 hours ago

Thank you to the Fairmount Civic Association ...

Thank you to the Fairmount Civic Association for allowing us time to share updates on our 2018 projects and priorities. Here are the slides, and remember, additional information on all of these projects can be found on our website too! www.fairmountcdc.org

    2018 Projects + Priorities
    2018 Projects + Priorities Fairmount Community Development Corporation
    https://docs.google.com

2 days ago

Come check out Brewery Techne and other great...

Come check out Brewery Techne and other great beers from Pennsylvania tomorrow at the https://www.germansociety.org/bierfest/.


2 days ago

Winter Social Has Been Cancelled!!!!! We're ...

Winter Social Has Been Cancelled!!!!! We're sorry to say that on account of the unseasonably warm weather and rain this week--and the fact that this is the last weekend of the Dilworth Plaza Ice Rink this winter--the 8th annual Winter Social has been cancelled for tomorrow. We're already looking forward to next year when we can reconvene as planned, and on solid ice, to celebrate the mid-year mark with our school community. Please stay tuned for upcoming information about Bache In Bloom on May 10th, and the end-of-the-year Field Day--two great Bache-Martin social events already being planned. We apologize for the last minute schedule change and announcement. We were holding out hope for a deep freeze and no rain.

    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

The Franklin Institute’s chief bioscientist, ...

The Franklin Institute’s chief bioscientist, Jayatri Das, breaks down a new blood test that was recently approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration to improve concussion diagnosis. http://bit.ly/2ojeptf

    Will the First Blood Test for Concussions be a Game Changer?
    Here in Philadelphia, we're still relishing the thrill of long-awaited victory as the ticker tape from the Eagles' Super Bowl parade flutters from the trees. Even as we watched the game, however, we couldn't escape the ever-present risk of brain injuries in football, as several players suffered game-ending hits.
    https://www.fi.edu

2 days ago

It’s Friday, you deserve it. #cocktailofthewe...

It’s Friday, you deserve it. #cocktailoftheweek #barhygge #phillycocktails


2 days ago

Excited about this new opportunity for women ...

Excited about this new opportunity for women entrepreneurs with IFundWomen! Up on the Art Museum Area PHL blog...

    Art Museum Area PHL
    Whether you are a first-time visitor or long-time resident, the small businesses in the Art Museum Area invite you to eat, shop, and explore everyday.
    http://www.artmuseumareaphl.com

2 days ago

For #BlackHistoryMonth we're looking back at ...

For #BlackHistoryMonth we're looking back at our last summer exhibition Mohamed Bourouissa: Urban Riders, now on view in Paris at Musée d'Art moderne de la Ville de Paris. In 2014, Algerian artist Mohamed Bourouissa worked with the Fletcher Street Urban Riding Club, a North Philadelphia community of young horse riders to stage an equestrian competition he called "Horse Day." Have you seen the Fletcher Street crew featured by Google Pixel 2? #flashbackfriday #fbf

    Google Pixel 2 | Fletcher Street Crew
    When you question your lens on the world, you'll find there's more to people than meets the eye. Part of a wider set of stories that encourage people to question their lens on the world, "Fletcher Street Crew" shows how first impressions rarely show the full picture.
    https://www.youtube.com/

2 days ago

Spotify Playlists for Bonding With Your Baby ...

Spotify Playlists for Bonding With Your Baby Too Small to Fail has partnered with Spotify to create fun music playlists encouraging families to sing together during everyday routines—like bedtime, bath time, play time, or commute time. #learningthroughplay #playmatters #parenting #earlychildhood http://talkingisteaching.org/resources/spotify

    Talking Is Teaching - Spotify
    Learning begins at birth! When you talk, read, and sing with your child-even before she can use words-you're building her brain and helping to prepare her for success in school and in life.
    http://talkingisteaching.org

2 days ago

The Franklin Institute shared their event.

The second Science After Hours event of 2018 delves into the romantic side of science. Join us for "Love and Lust" on February 27, 2018. http://bit.ly/2GbKRpt

    Science After Hours
    Science After Hours is an evening event series exclusively for adults ages 21+ featuring experiments, demonstrations, games, and innovative and engaging...
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Memorial for Karen Segal at Woodmere Art Muse...

Memorial for Karen Segal at Woodmere Art Museum, February 25, 5:30pm PLEASE NOTE: Cerulean Arts will close at 4pm on Sunday, February 25 so that we may attend the memorial of Karen Segal. Karen was a Philadelphia artist who participated in several exhibitions at the gallery. Additionally, she supported hundreds of local artists through her extensive collection of artwork. She will be greatly missed.


2 days ago

On sale now: Steve Martin and Martin Short jo...

On sale now: Steve Martin and Martin Short join forces for a hilarious evening of comedy and more on August 30th featuring Steep Canyon Rangers and Jeff Babko 🎉


2 days ago

The Spring Gardens Community Garden shared th...

Our 1st Annual Seed Swap is TOMORROW, Saturday, February 24! 10am-12pm at the Clemente Recreation Center Classroom Join us as we trade seeds, take home free seeds, learn more about seed starting, and share gardening experiences! https://www.facebook.com/events/155500381776588/

    1st Annual Seed Swap
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Drawing is a girly thing. If this statement...

Drawing is a girly thing. If this statement brought out strong feelings in you, this 4-week Barnes class is for you: “Drawing as ‘Feminine’ Practice?” tackles works by Degas and Picasso that were often dismissed in their day as “feminine” and less worthy than paintings. Join us as we explore several contemporary artists, including Kara Walker, Heidi Bucher, and Nancy Shaver, who use the medium to make powerful social and political statements challenging the notion of drawing as "feminine" and "weak." Starts April 9. Space is limited, Register today: bit.ly/drawing-feminine 🎨 Edgar Degas. “Jockey on Horse” (detail), c. 1866–72.


2 days ago

“Reading makes a full Man, Meditation a profo...

“Reading makes a full Man, Meditation a profound Man, Discourse a clear Man.” -Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard’s Almanack, 1738. http://bit.ly/1SkrJX6 #FranklinFriday IMAGE: Louis Jacques Cathelin (French, 1738-1804) | [Benjamin Franklin, né à Boston le 17 janvier 1706 - eripuit cœlo fulmen sceptrum que tyrannis] | 1780 | The Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


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