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This map of western Pennsylvania appears in D...

This map of western Pennsylvania appears in Dmitri Mendeleev's Neftianaia promyshlennost v svievero-amerikanskom shtatie Pensil’vanii i na Kavkaze (The Oil Industry in the North American State of Pennsylvania and the Caucasus). What was the father of the periodic table doing in Pennsylvania? http://ow.ly/4Afo30hTHbJ (Image: CHF Collections)

    Chemical Heritage Foundation
    This map of western Pennsylvania appears in Dmitri Mendeleev's Neftianaia promyshlennost v svievero-amerikanskom shtatie Pensil'vanii i na Kavkaze (The Oil Industry in the North American State of...
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10 hours ago

January is Blood Donor Month. What makes bloo...

January is Blood Donor Month. What makes blood types different? (Image: Compound Interest)

    Chemical Heritage Foundation
    January is Blood Donor Month. What makes blood types different? (Image: Compound Interest)
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10 hours ago

The Center for Art in Wood added 2 new photos...

The Center's gallery is closed in preparation for our next exhibition. Our museum collection and store are open for your enjoyment, 10am - 5pm, Tues - Sat.

    The Center for Art in Wood
    The Center for Art in Wood, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 4,344 likes · 36 talking about this · 1,237 were here. The Center for Art in Wood nurtures and promotes the innovation of art in wood through...
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12 hours ago

The Clay Studio added 3 new photos.

The Freeman's Collectors Sale will be happening on February 7th and will feature pieces from The Clay Studio collection. Proceeds from the sale of lots 132-162 will be used to care for The Clay Studio Collection. Register to bid and receive a 15% off coupon for The Clay Studio Shop. Email jzwilling@theclaystudio.org after you register to receive your coupon code. https://www.freemansauction.com/

    The Clay Studio
    The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA. 15K likes. The Clay Studio is an internationally recognized non-profit ceramic art organization in Philadelphia, PA.
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13 hours ago

Due to the shutdown of the Federal Government...

Due to the shutdown of the Federal Government, we are unable to use any of our social media channels. National Archives facilities are closed and activities are canceled with some exceptions. See Archives.gov for details.

    National Archives |
    Request military records and learn about other services for yourself or a family member.
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13 hours ago

William Way LGBT Community Center shared John...

    John J. Wilcox, Jr. Archives at William Way LGBT Community Center
    If you're attending the Women's March in Philadelphia tomorrow, please consider dropping by the William Way LGBT Community Center afterwards to donate your LGBTQ-themed signs, banners, buttons,...
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21 hours ago

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25 hours ago

This month marks the 75th anniversary of Tesl...

This month marks the 75th anniversary of Tesla's death.

    The Extraordinary Life of Nikola Tesla
    smithsonian.com Match the following figures - Albert Einstein, Thomas Edison, Guglielmo Marconi, Alfred Nobel and Nikola Tesla - with these biographical facts: Spoke eight languages Produced the first motor that ran on AC current Developed the underlying technology for wireless communication over long distances Held approximately 300 patents Claimed to have developed a "superweapon" that would end all war The match for each, of course, is Tesla.
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33 hours ago

Please take note that the submission date to ...

Please take note that the submission date to apply to our residency program has been bumped up to March 5th. Pictured is resident artist, Roberta Massuch in her studio. More information about our residency is available here:http://www.theclaystudio.org/apply/residency.php Applications through Slide Room here: https://theclaystudio.slideroom.com/#/login/program/40635

    The Clay Studio
    Please take note that the submission date to apply to our residency program has been bumped up to March 5th. Pictured is resident artist, Roberta Massuch in her studio. More information about our...
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34 hours ago

The Wilma Theater shared their event.

In this discussion of Stew and Heidi Rodewald’s musical and Jacqueline Woodson’s novel, dive deeper into both protagonists’ stories through a lively discussion, led by One Book, One Philadelphia and The Wilma Theater’s Portable Studio staff in open community discussion about home, the power of music, and self-discovery. #WilmaPassingStrange #OneBookOnePhiladelphia #PhillyTheatreWeek

    Passing Strange in Another Brooklyn
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34 hours ago

Our gallery is closed but here's a sneak peek...

Our gallery is closed but here's a sneak peek of our upcoming exhibition Seeing the Forest and the Trees: Winifred Helton-Harmon. Join us for the opening and gallery talk Friday, Feb 2nd. Pictured:Winifred Helton-Harmon, Colorful Blankets, 2016

    The Center for Art in Wood
    Our gallery is closed but here's a sneak peek of our upcoming exhibition Seeing the Forest and the Trees: Winifred Helton-Harmon. Join us for the opening and gallery talk Friday, Feb 2nd....
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37 hours ago

Alicia Vitarelli checks out United By Blue on...

Alicia Vitarelli checks out United By Blue on Race Street in Old City! FYI Philly

    FYI Philly: Shop AND Eat - In Style!
    When you don't have time to go to a store and a restaurant.
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39 hours ago

"a grand yet intimate piece of musical theate...

"a grand yet intimate piece of musical theater" "a tour-de-force performance from Jamar Williams" "Several actors in PASSING STRANGE are part of the Wilma’s recently formed HotHouse, a troupe devoted to intense physical training and to new ideas about interpretation. This production brims with them." - WHYY #WilmaPassingStrange

    Review: 'Passing Strange,' and grandly
    Broad Street between Locust and Spruce streets Runs through Feb. 18 - Bold, boisterous, and bellicose, the Wilma Theater production of the musical "Passing Strange" seems much more real than it did on Broadway 10 years ago. And that's important: What's real or not is at the core of the engrossing musical.
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2 days ago

Beginning February 1, CHF will have a new nam...

Beginning February 1, CHF will have a new name: the Science History Institute. Over the coming weeks we’ll share the stories of other name-changing in the history of science. #StoriesofScience

    Chemical Heritage Foundation
    Beginning February 1, CHF will have a new name: the Science History Institute. Over the coming weeks we'll share the stories of other name-changing in the history of science. #StoriesofScience
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2 days ago

The Clay Studio added 3 new photos.

Entries for Small Favors are due January 29th! Apply through the link in our bio. Pictured are pieces from Small Favors 2017 made by Victoria Ahmadizadeh, Nicole Aquillano, and Jill Birschbach. More info here: http://www.theclaystudio.org/apply/sf.php Apply here: https://theclaystudio.slideroom.com/#/login/program/40223

    The Clay Studio
    The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA. 15K likes. The Clay Studio is an internationally recognized non-profit ceramic art organization in Philadelphia, PA.
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2 days ago

For decades instrument makers, musicians, and...

For decades instrument makers, musicians, and even scientists have tried to figure out what makes a Stradivarius so special. Explore the whole story in the current issue of Distillations magazine: http://bit.ly/StradivariScience

    Chemical Heritage Foundation
    For decades instrument makers, musicians, and even scientists have tried to figure out what makes a Stradivarius so special. Explore the whole story in the current issue of Distillations magazine:...
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2 days ago

Explore Today's Cheapest Rentals In Old City, Philadelphia

Finally, this 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom rental, situated at 116 S 7th St., is listed for $1,445 / month. In the unit, expect both air conditioning and central...

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Listed at $1,295 / month, this 400-square-foot studio apartment, located at 300 Market St., is 24.5 percent less than the $1,715 / month median rent for a studio...

This 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom dwelling, situated at 33 Letitia St., is listed for $1,320 / month. In the unit, look for air conditioning, carpeted floors...

Here's a 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom single-family home at 130 Arch St., which, at 700 square feet, is going for $1,320 / month. The building offers a...

...there's this 5,724-square-foot townhouse with one bedroom and one bathroom at 50 S 2nd St., listed at $1,350 / month. In the unit, expect to find air conditioning, hardwood flooring...

    Explore Today's Cheapest Rentals In Old City, Philadelphia
    According to rental site Zumper, median rents for a 1-bedroom in Old City are hovering around $1,650 (compared to a $1,460 average for Philadelphia). So how does the low-end pricing on an Old City rental look these days--and what might you get for the price?
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2 days ago

The Wilma Theater added 6 new photos.

"'Cause we say it's alright!" #WilmaPassingStrange photos are here! Take a peek at this musical that may "look like sodom, from top to bottom, a shopping mall of vice, but its alright with me." Experience this musical --> https://goo.gl/37m3uo

    The Wilma Theater
    The Wilma Theater, Philadelphia, PA. 5,791 likes · 343 talking about this · 11,360 were here. Visit our website! http://www.wilmatheater.org Follow us on twitter!...
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2 days ago

FYI Philly visits Old City's TORC Yoga, one o...

FYI Philly visits Old City's TORC Yoga, one of the neighborhood's newest businesses:

    FYI Philly: Get your mind and body set for 2018
    FYI Philly: Get your mind and body set for 2018
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2 days ago

The Center for Art in Wood added 2 new photos...

Today is the last day to experience CRISS CROSS: Robyn Horn / Brian Dickerson and The Selected Works of Dean Pulver the 2017 Bob Stocksdale International Excellence in Wood Awardee. The Center is open until 5pm today. If you miss seeing the exhibitions in person you can view them on our website. https://centerforartinwood.org/exhibitions/

    The Center for Art in Wood
    Installation image of CRISS CROSS: Robyn Horn / Brian Dickerson by John Carlano.
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2 days ago

A peak from our current exhibition, Reinventi...

A peak from our current exhibition, Reinventing Clay. Tyler Schradnt's 3D printer in action! Come by this Sunday, January 21st from 1-3pm to see it in person.

    The Clay Studio
    A peak from our current exhibition, Reinventing Clay. Tyler Schradnt's 3D printer in action! Come by this Sunday, January 21st from 1-3pm to see it in person.
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2 days ago

Chemical Heritage Foundation shared Materials...

Our friends at Drexel University's Materials Science & Engineering are exploring stuff on February 3!

    Philly Materials Day 2018
    Come join us at the eighth annual Philly Materials Science and Engineering Day for "Materiality: Exploring the Materials that Impact Your World."...
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2 days ago

Check out Humphrys Flag Company on CBS Philly...

Check out Humphrys Flag Company on CBS Philly:

    Historic Philly Flag Shop Shows Off Eagles Creations
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - A Philadelphia flag institution is fielding many calls about Eagles flags before the big game on Sunday. Humphrys Flag Company opened its doors in Philadelphia in 1864. Employees craft American flags and others from around the world.
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3 days ago

Happy Birthday to Benjamin Franklin!

Happy Birthday to Benjamin Franklin!

    The Clay Studio
    Happy Birthday to Benjamin Franklin!
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3 days ago

"We realized that this problem of having many...

"We realized that this problem of having many more ways to do something incorrectly than correctly shows up in many other areas of science and mathematics, including the design of protein structures in biology and the design of Sudoku puzzles."

    Scientists lay out why some origami won't fold under pressure
    Scientists and engineers are fascinated by self-folding structures. Imagine the possibilities: heart stents that unfold in the right location or pop-up tents that assemble at the press of a button, as well as nanoscale versions ...
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3 days ago

The Clay Studio added 3 new photos.

Shop new arrivals from Julie Moon in our shop: https://public.theclaystudio.org/public/ShopPromo.faces

    The Clay Studio
    The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA. 15K likes. The Clay Studio is an internationally recognized non-profit ceramic art organization in Philadelphia, PA.
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3 days ago

Reminder: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day ...

Reminder: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day was on Monday. Trash collection will be on Saturday, January 20th. Please leave trash at the curb on Friday evening. Thank you.

    Old City Experience, Philadelphia
    Reminder: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day was on Monday. Trash collection will be on Saturday, January 20th. Please leave trash at the curb on Friday evening. Thank you.
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3 days ago

Old City District shared Philadelphia -- visi...

There lots to do around Philadelphia this week, including Old City! ✨

    18+ Fantastic Things to Do in Philly This Week
    Rothman Institute Ice Rink | Photo courtesy Center City District Center City Restaurant Week, the Eagles in the NFC Championship game, the Philly Home Show and more... It's looking like a delightfully delicious week here in Philadelphia. Center City District Restaurant Week is in full swing at more than 120 different eateries where you can spend a night out enjoying a three-course meal.
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3 days ago

A happy opening night to cast and crew of PAS...

A happy opening night to cast and crew of PASSING STRANGE! Let's get ready to play all night. #WilmaPassingStrange #phillytheatre #philly

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3 days ago

If you’re curious about the history of scienc...

If you’re curious about the history of science, you likely know Robert Boyle and his work. But Boyle wasn’t working alone: his published work refers to partners and collaborators. Or he’d publish their response to his ideas. But Robert’s most frequent and influential collaborator—his intellectual partner!—was his sister, Katherine, even though she never appears in his work by name. In this month's episode of Distillations podcast, learn more about Katherine Boyle: http://bit.ly/LadyRanelagh (Image: Chiara Ogan flickr: http://ow.ly/zkI630hPVuU)

    Chemical Heritage Foundation
    If you're curious about the history of science, you likely know Robert Boyle and his work. But Boyle wasn't working alone: his published work refers to partners and collaborators. Or he'd publish...
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3 days ago

Fellows Trent Rhodes and Candice Candeto of t...

Fellows Trent Rhodes and Candice Candeto of the Winterthur Program in American Material Culture at the University of Delaware spent this past fall at the Center for their independent study to improve the visitor experience of our Museum Collection. Join us Fri. Feb. 2, 2018 for the big unveiling of this important project!

    The Center for Art in Wood
    Fellows Trent Rhodes and Candice Candeto of the Winterthur Program in American Material Culture at the University of Delaware spent this past fall at the Center for their independent study to improve...
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3 days ago

Stick to Your Job Pictured here is a poster ...

Stick to Your Job Pictured here is a poster which encouraged employees to “stick to your job,” which encouraged workers not to drift from job to job because their dedicated work was vital to the war effort. This poster was produced by the United States Department of Labor and, like many other propaganda posters, was distributed to American factories in order to encourage workers to maximize efficiency for the war effort. Want to learn more about our holdings related to World War I and more? Check out our Guide to World War One holdings: https://www.archives.gov/philadelphia/finding-aids/wwi-guide. Feel free to consult our online catalog (www.catalog.archives.gov) and make an appointment to view our holdings at the National Archives at Philadelphia by calling (215) 305-2044 or emailing philadelphia.archives@nara.gov. Also feel free to check out other National Archives resources related to World War I here: https://www.archives.gov/topics/wwi#event-/timeline/item/archduke-assassination. Today's post was written by Grace Schultz, Archives Technician at the National Archives at Philadelphia. Citation: Memorandum Regarding War Posters, with Attachments; File 2130-0; Box 16; Central Subject Files of the Naval Powder Factory; 5th Naval District; RG 181 - Naval Districts and Shore Establishments; National Archives at Philadelphia; (NAID: 66540631) (HMS ID: PH-6192).

    National Archives at Philadelphia
    Stick to Your Job Pictured here is a poster which encouraged employees to "stick to your job," which encouraged workers not to drift from job to job because their dedicated work was vital to the war...
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3 days ago

The Wilma Theater shared their event.

Guess who's coming back to the cafe?

    Live in the Cafe: Stew and ILL DOOTS
    Tony Award-winning creator of PASSING STRANGE Stew returns for another evening at the Wilma's Good Karma Cafe. Playing a selection of songs from his...
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