All posts tagged "smithsonian"
Elephant at DC Zoo Can Play Harmonica
Now Shanthi the elephant can toot her own horn. A video of the Smithsonian National Zoo’s Asian elephant playing a harmonica topped It’s News To You’s list of the most watched videos by a D.C. museum in 2012,...
- Posted July 20, 2013
Low-Wage Workers Strike In Washington, Sixth City In Wave Of Actions
Service workers at four buildings in Washington, D.C., are going on strike Tuesday, putting a human face on a recent report about federally-contracted workers stuck with unlivable wages. Starting at the Ronald Reagan Building and moving through...
- Posted May 21, 2013
Discovery Space Shuttle Flies Over Washington, DC
The space shuttle Discovery made its final landing today at Virginia’s Dulles International Airport in preparation for its transfer to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. Discovery left Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in Florida at 7...
- Posted April 18, 2012
National Air and Space Museum Shutdown Due To Protesters | News
The National Air and Space Museum in Washington was closed Saturday after anti-war demonstrators swarmed the building to protest a drone exhibit and security guards used pepper spray to repel them, sickening a number of protesters. Smithsonian...
- Posted October 9, 2011
Four Newborn Red Panda’s at the National Zoo | News
(via @wusa9) WASHINGTON (WUSA) — Shama, a female red panda at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo, didn’t respond to keepers’ call early on June 17.Apparently, something else kept her busy – taking care of her new-born babies. Zoo...
- Posted July 23, 2011