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Kitty Hawk Anniversary

On Dec. 17, 2003, America looked back a century to celebrate the first successful flight of a powered airplane. Ten years after the Centennial of Flight, Orville and Wilbur Wright’s achievement at Kitty Hawk is still inspiring creativity and provoking discussion. In time for this year’s anniversary, the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum is […]

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National Building Museum Presents 2013 Henry C. Turner Prize for Innovation

Turner Construction Company and the National Building Museum are pleased to announce the selection of the Lean Construction Institute as the recipient of the 2013 Turner Prize. The Prize, established in honor of the company’s founder, Henry C. Turner, recognizes significant achievement, innovation, and exemplary leadership. To mark the occasion, on Wednesday, December 4, from […]

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Henry Ford Museum present Tinker. Hack. Invent. Saturdays

The Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn present Tinker. Hack. Invent. Saturdays on November 30 and December 28, 2013. The Henry Ford celebrates American ingenuity, resourcefulness and innovation in 2013. Join the museum and welcome crafters, hobbyists, tinkerers and makers to Henry Ford Museum the last Saturday of each month. Learn their stories and how they […]

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LABoral Art and Industrial Creation Centre announce Call for ideas: NEXT THINGS 2014 – PERSONAL

Telefónica R&D and LABoral announce NEXT THINGS 2014 – PERSONAL, the third global art & technology challenge. The goal of the challenge is to bring together art and technology, artists with technologies, and to unleash the huge potential of mixing the creativity and perspective of artists with the nowadays powerful open hardware technologies. NEXT THINGS […]

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Computer History Museum exhibition features 50 year-old IBM Computers

The Computer History Museum announced the opening of its latest visitor experience: the IBM 1401 Demo Lab (Demo Lab). The Demo Lab opens to the public on Wednesday, November 20. The Demo Lab features the machine that transformed data processing and became one of the most popular computers of all time, the IBM 1401 Data […]

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President Kennedy Force One at National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

On Nov. 22, 2013, the world will mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. One of the most historic artifacts associated with that fateful day is on display at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. Special Air Mission (SAM) 26000, Kennedy’s Air Force One, is exhibited in the […]

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Buffalo Museum of Science announces Science of Food Weekends

The Buffalo Museum of Science presents Science of Food Weekends, celebrating the harvest season! Experience the biology of what makes food taste bitter, sweet and delicious. Enjoy tasty “Delicacies” from other parts of the world. Learn how food influences culture and what’s really in that potato chip. Activities run from 10:30am-3:30pm (unless noted otherwise below) […]

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Library of Congress Opens The Seth MacFarlane Collection of Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan Archive

Library of Congress Opens The Seth MacFarlane Collection of Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan Archive

The Librarian of Congress James H. Billington was joined by Emmy Award-winner Seth MacFarlane and Ann Druyan, the longtime collaborator and widow of astrobiologist Carl Sagan, to celebrate the official opening of The Seth MacFarlane Collection of the Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan Archive to the public at the Library of Congress. Carl Sagan (1934-1996), […]

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November Events at The Museum of Flight

Saturday, Nov. 2, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Special Event Northwest Historical Miniatures Gaming Society Exhibition The Museum hosts the Northwest Historical Miniatures Gaming Society for an exhibition of their fascinating hobby, which combines the challenges of fine model-making and sophisticated strategy game-playing. Many games will be demonstrated, including those featuring aerial combat, air racing, […]

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