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Smithsonian museum wants your help to preserve Neil Armstrong's spacesuit

On the 46th anniversary of humanity's first steps on the moon, Kickstarter and the Smithsonian team up to save -- and display -- a vital piece of space history.

By July 20, 2015

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Fright at the museum: Selfie sticks banned at the Smithsonian

Technically Incorrect: Citing safety concerns, the Smithsonian goes draconian on the world's latest essential gadget.

By March 3, 2015

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Watch a jetpack pilot fly around Smithsonian 'future' festival

The big demo at the "Future is Here Festival" over the weekend came courtesy of a hydrogen-peroxide-powered jetpack.

By May 19, 2014

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President Obama roams Alaska with, oh, a selfie stick

Technically Incorrect: Posting to Twitter and Instagram, the president wants to highlight climate change. But a selfie stick? Is that wise?

By September 2, 2015

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Watch what happens when you disturb a hive of 40,000 killer bees

A film crew making a Smithsonian Channel documentary about bees captures slo-mo footage of an attacking swarm of angry killer bees that will you make you thankful you're not a documentary-film maker.

By August 15, 2015

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Gorgeous glass objects created with a 3D printer

Researchers from MIT have created a 3D printer that is able to create objects out of glass.

By August 23, 2015

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Critically endangered ferrets reproduced using 20-year-old sperm

A near-extinct species has been reinvigorated with fresh genetic material donated by a male that has been dead for 20 years.

By August 16, 2015

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The very unexpected bat

In a series of events that sounds like an Edward Gorey tale, a new species of bat has been discovered by surprise and named accordingly.

By July 23, 2015

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Freaky Burgess Shale fossil finds its head

Researchers have found teeny tiny teeth in a creature half a billion years old so strange it was named Hallucigenia.

By June 24, 2015

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Hulu subscribers can now yada yada yada to all 9 seasons of 'Seinfeld'

The online video services hopes the iconic sitcom will bring in more subscribers, especially among the younger crowd.

By June 24, 2015