Posts Tagged ‘museum of natural history’

PETA: Smithsonian Exhibit Encourages Kids to Traumatize Bugs

Through "citizen science!"

Lucky Tourists Get to Go to Museums for Free Today

After an two-week hiatus, the open air National Mall and the federally funded museums that line it were open for business Thursday morning, and things felt pretty much like they did before the Oct. 1 doomsday.
Families posed for awkward photos, groups of middle school students wearing the same school shirts huddled in front of museums, [...]

Tourists Wander Mall Looking for Something to Do

Robert Kay served in the Air Force during the Korean War, the Vietnam War, and through much of the Cold War. A resident of South Carolina, he came to the D.C. area this week for the first time in 40 years with his wife to visit the memorials honoring his friends who died in service. [...]

Photo: Looking at Bones

Museum of Natural History, May 1

Photo: Museum of Natural History

May 1

The Needle: Natitude Edition

HTJ, Exit Stage Left: Stealing $350,000 from the District's coffers nets you 38 months in federal prison. Or at least, that's what it netted former Ward 5 Councilmember Harry Thomas Jr. today, as a federal judge sentenced him to that plus another 36 months of probation for crimes he pleaded guilty to in January. The [...]