24 min 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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29 min ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    Bella Vista Neighbors Association
    From South Street Headhouse District: The scheduled resurfacing of South Street will proceed from Broad to Front Streets beginning TONIGHT July 16 at 7pm. City contractors are scheduled to begin by...
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1 hour ago

3 tantalizing food and drink experiences in Philadelphia this week

Where: Blue Mountain Vineyards & Cellars, 51 N. 12th St., #76, Center City or 7627 Grape Vine Drive, New Tripoli

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Where: Meet at McNally's Tavern, 8634 Germantown Ave.

Where: Federal Distilling, 1700 N. Hancock St., Lower North

    3 tantalizing food and drink experiences in Philadelphia this week
    Hungry for something new? If you love to eat and drink, this week offers a great chance to explore the world of Philadelphia food and beverage. From a neighborhood food tour to a peek behind the scenes at a craft distillery, here's what to do on the local food and beverage scene this week.
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2 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.
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3 hours ago

The Career Fair is an annual event that aims ...

The Career Fair is an annual event that aims to help more Philadelphians find and get good jobs. The event will: Connect Philadelphia residents and employers. Make information about jobs and workforce development services available to the unemployed and underemployed. Provide tools and resources needed to pursue and achieve career goals. Friday, Aug. 3, 2018 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Pennsylvania Convention Center - Philadelphia, PA (Philly) 1107 Arch St. Philadelphia, PA 19107 To register: http://bit.ly/2ml1mHa

    Career Empowerment Fair | Human Resources and Talent Unit
    Meeting local employers, learning about job opportunities, and taking part in professional development workshops to advance your career.
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4 hours ago

Dessert destinations: Philadelphia's top 5 bakeries, ranked

Topping the list is Beiler's Bakery at 51 N. 12th St. in the Reading Terminal Market in Center City. The dessert destination, which offers doughnuts and more, is the most popular bakery in Philadelphia, boasting 4.5 stars out of 1,085 reviews on Yelp.

A La Mousse is another much-loved go-to. With 4.5 stars out of 393 Yelp reviews, this shop offers desserts, milkshakes, coffee, tea and more. Head over to 145 N. 11th St. in Chinatown to see for yourself.

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Old City's ICI Macarons & Cafe, located at 230 Arch St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the bakery, which offers coffee, tea, macarons and more, five stars out of 158 reviews.

And last but not least, check out South Philly staple Isgro Pastries, which has earned 4.5 stars out of 366 reviews on Yelp. Established in 1904, the Italian bakery is known for its award-winning cannoli and other decadent desserts. You can find it at 1009 Christian St.

    Dessert destinations: Philadelphia's top 5 bakeries, ranked
    Looking to try the best bakeries around? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top-rated bakeries in Philadelphia, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to go for fresh doughnuts, macarons, cannoli and other sweet treats.
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5 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

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    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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Free and Exciting Things To Do In Philly This Week, July 16 – 22

...Pop Philly ~ July 16 – August 30 ~ 3 pm to 11 pm at the Philadelphia Building, 1315 Walnut Street. Enjoy an interactive pop-up exhibit that showcases the creative work of local artists! The...

...Broad and Noble streets, jumps up to the Reading Viaduct overhead and ends above the 1100 block of Callowhill Street. ~ The Rail Park Opening...

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Spruce Street Harbor Park & UNIVESTival ~ July 16 – September 3 ~ Held at Spruce Street Harbor Park, 301 S. Columbus Boulevard. Enjoy the beer garden and the relaxing waterfront hangout. There will be a weekend-long...

Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest ~ July 16 – September 3 ~ Held at the Blue Cross RiverRink, 101 S. Columbus Boulevard. Enjoy the roller rink, mini-golf course, The Midway (with the giant Ferris wheel!) and food concessions this weekend! ~ Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest ~

...Cinema ~ July 16 – September 3 ~  FREE on every 1st Sunday. Held at the Barnes Foundation, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway. The exhibit explores the relationship between impressionist master Pierre-Auguste Renoir and master filmmaker Jean...

PHS Pop-Up Garden ~ July 16 – until fall ~ Relax while enjoying food & beer at two different locations! South Street, 1438 South Street and University City Square, 36th & Filbert streets. ~ PHS Pop-Up Garden ~

PHS Pop-Up Garden ~ July 16 – until fall ~ Relax while enjoying food & beer at two different locations! South Street, 1438 South Street and University City Square, 36th & Filbert streets. ~ PHS Pop-Up Garden ~

...visitors to enjoy seating, public art, greenery and elevated city views! The area stretches from Broad and Noble streets, jumps up to the Reading Viaduct overhead and ends above the 1100 block of...

...The Philadelphia Zoo ~ July 17 & 31 ~ From 6 pm – 9 pm at the Philadelphia Zoo, 3400 W. Girard Avenue. Enjoy a special happy hour at the zoo! Guests will enjoy beers, cocktails & food, with...

Con Air At FringeArts ~ July 18 ~ FREE – Starting at 8:30 pm at FringeArts at 140 N. Columbus Blvd. Enjoy Con Air, with food & drinks (pay-as-you-go). ~ Con Air At FringeArts ~

Movie Night at Schmidt’s Commons: Rocky ~ July 19 ~ FREE – Held at Schmidt’s Commons, 1001 N. 2nd Street from 7 pm to 9 pm. Watch The Sound of Music outside on the big screen. ~ Movie Night at Schmidt’s Commons: The Sound Of Music ~ 

...pm in the South Street Headhouse District, Experience the creativity and energy of the fabulous Fourth Street and South Street business communities with an evening of extended hours, art, music, food and shopping along Historic...

    Free and Exciting Things To Do In Philly This Week, July 16 - 22
    Enjoy the semi cooler summer temps this week while enjoying all of what Philadelphia has to offer! With the many museum exhibits, the Longwood Gardens Festival of Fountains, Parks on Tap, Beer Gardens, Photo Pop Philly, Center City Sips, Schuylkill Movie Nights, the Spruce Street Harbor Park & UNIVESTival and so much more, you might need a vacation after this week!
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6 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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24 hours 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.
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26 hours ago

The Athenaeum of Philadelphia added 2 new pho...

Vive la France! In honor of their victory in the World Cup, here is "The Marseilles Hymn: in French & English," from our collection. It was printed in Philadelphia, and though undated, this version has an estimated date of 1793.

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    The Athenaeum of Philadelphia added a new photo.
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27 hours 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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29 hours 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.
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30 hours 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

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    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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    MIX & MATCH DesignShop
    Celebrate France! Bastille Day sale all week. 10% off everything French. Lalique, Baccarrat, Jacques Garcia, and new items from the collection of George Perrier.
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31 hours 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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31 hours ago

In the fall, the mural will be installed at 1...

In the fall, the mural will be installed at 13th and Arch streets.

    Help paint a mural at Farm for the City this weekend
    On Sunday, July 15, pick up a paintbrush and get to work. Mural Arts Philadelphia and the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) are inviting the public to help paint a mural at the new Farm for the City by City Hall.
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2 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

2 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.
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2 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.

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    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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2 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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2 days ago

Spin the wheel: These sister Center City restaurants offer a 'bar crawl within a bar'

The entrance to Porta is located at 1216 Chestnut St., with varying hours of operation throughout the week. The entrance to Brickwall Tavern & Dining Room...

...hours of operation throughout the week. The entrance to Brickwall Tavern & Dining Room is at 1213 Sansom St. — directly behind it — open from 11 to 2 a.m. daily. Note that Porta closes...

    Spin the wheel: These sister Center City restaurants offer a 'bar crawl within a bar'
    Most of the restaurants and bars in the busy 13th Street cluster that calls itself Midtown Village are relatively small. Inside narrow buildings originally designed as row houses, tables bump up against one another, and long bars get quickly packed. But as the scene creeps east toward the rising East Market complex, the scale begins to expand.
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2 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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2 days ago

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