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...scenes or in a faraway museum, the Smithsonian Institution is launching a new 3D scanning...about but rarely see or touch.Now the Smithsonian is launching a new 3D viewer online...examine the models on their computers.Smithsonian digitization director Gunter Waibel...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-11-13-1
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The un-American anti-Koch campaign

...major philanthropic ventures -- say, the $100 million to New York Presbyterian Hospital, or just the $35 million to the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History -- will do more good than Harry Reid's constant maneuvers to try to protect his...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-16/the-un-american-anti-koch-campaign
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Artist carves out booming niche decoy business

...Whittier Spear Fishing Decoys, owned by Rick Whittier, sells beautifully painted, carved wood spear fishing decoys. When the Smithsonian declared spear fishing decoys were an early form of folk art, it started a revolution and launched the American Folk Art...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-01-23/artist-carves-out-booming-niche-
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...Puerto Rico - Scientists with the Smithsonian Institution have discovered at least...305 meters).Dr. Carole Baldwin, a Smithsonian research zoologist, told The Associated...they began their study last August, Smithsonian researchers put 11 thermometers from...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2013-06-13
Outdoors
Google takes camera to Grand Canyon

...and its street-view cameras already have taken users to narrow cobblestone alleys in Spain using a tricycle, inside the Smithsonian with a push cart and to British Columbia's snow-covered slopes by snowmobile.The search giant now has brought its all-seeing...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2012-10-25/google-takes-camera-to-grand-can
Outdoors
Refuge Notebook: Winter Solstice is for the birds

...ecologically-minded human consumers. If you're so inclined, look up "bird-friendly" coffee certification by the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center.Our Yellow-rumped Warblers, one of the most common breeding forest birds on the Kenai Peninsula...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2013-12-19/refuge-notebook-winter-solstice-
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Federal workers back to work after 16-day shutdown

...as he prepared to return to his job in Washington with the Smithsonian Institution's human resource department. Bettwy said he...States Holocaust Memorial Museum was reopening, and the Smithsonian - overseer of many of Washington's major museums - proclaimed...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-10-17/federal-workers-back-to-work-after-1
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CFK finalist honored in Washington, D.C. with volunteer award

...experience."It was pretty fantastic," she said. Last month Rizzo, a Nikiski Middle High School senior, traveled to the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History to receive one of two Prudential Spirit of Community Awards given to Alaska's top...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-05-15/cfk-finalist-honored-in-washington-d
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...the topic himself.Joseph ended up visiting more than 20 museums during an 11-week tour in 2009, including many of the Smithsonian Musuems in Washington, D.C., and others in Russia and Paris.Joseph took extensive photos of the collections, some...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-04-27-1
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Seward girl meets Obamas

...nation's capital on Independence Day. Before the main event, Rowan met the other state winners; the group toured the Smithsonian Museum, had a pizza party, visited the Lincoln Memorial, attended at Nationals League game and prepared for the big day...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-07-15/seward-girls-meets-obamas
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