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Goodyear Donates Airship Lifeboat to Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NYSE: GT) is making another significant gift to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Wednesday with the donation of a 100-year-old lifeboat from Goodyear’s earliest lighter-than-air endeavor – the airship Akron built in 1911. The Akron, not to be confused with the Goodyear-built Navy airship U.S.S. Akron, was […]

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Museum Exhibition Producer Announces Innovative Science Experiences

Rainworks Omnimedia LLC, an emerging producer of touring museum exhibitions, announced the launch of its ambitious science education portfolio and its forthcoming slate of exhibitions at the World Science Festival in New York City last week. Departing from conventional wisdom in the museum marketplace that science museum visitors are primarily interested in dinosaurs, mummies, cadavers, […]

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John Deere to Open Tractor History Museum

Deere & Company will expand its John Deere-branded properties to include a tourist attraction in Waterloo focused on the history of tractor and engine design and manufacturing. Construction on the John Deere Waterloo Tractor and Engine History Museum will begin in late 2010 with opening of the facility scheduled for late 2011. The museum will […]

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Harley-Davidson Museum Presents rue Evel: The Amazing Story of Evel Knievel

A small-town kid from Butte, Montana, Robert Craig Knievel spent his early life aiming high and always wanting more. He started a semi-pro hockey team; he marched on Washington; he sold insurance; he opened his own motorcycle shop. Finally, he decided to become a motorcycle daredevil, and the rest, as they say, is history. In […]

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