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National Zoo's panda cam falls victim to government shutdown

Panda watchers around the world are faced this morning with the bleak reality of the US government shutdown also shutting down the popular panda cam.

By October 1, 2013

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Bragging rights for iPad app: First code in Smithsonian design museum

The Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum adds an iPad app to its collection. But how do you exhibit and preserve software? Apparently, the same way you run a panda-breeding program.

By August 28, 2013

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Winning 3D-printed ornaments deck White House tree

A few talented artists get to have their 3D-printed ornaments hung on the White House Christmas tree, and they'll be on display at Smithsonian's National Museum of American History.

By December 16, 2014

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Deck the White House halls with 3D-printed ornaments

Trim the tree for the president this Christmas with the 3D Printed Ornament Design Challenge. No 3D printer needed. Hurry, submissions due November 10.

By November 9, 2014

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Orangutans monkey around with iPads at zoo

A program called Apps for Apes has swung its way into the Smithsonian's National Zoo in the U.S. capital.

By January 23, 2013

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What happens when an otter plays a keyboard?

Keyboard cat, schmeyboard cat. These otters at the Smithsonian's National Zoo play a mean tune for zoo attendees.

By May 28, 2014

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Google Street View hits Taronga Zoo, Luna Park

Google Street View is expanding its off-road locations in Australia, opening up Taronga Zoo and Luna Park.

By November 25, 2012

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Museum of Science Fiction might be coming to DC

Trekkies and wanna-be Mars colonists might soon have a permanent brick-and-mortar site for sharing their love of all things science fiction.

By November 5, 2013

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The 404 1,366: Where we got these Oreos, man (podcast)

Emily Dreyfuss joins us in the studio to debunk that silly Oreo study, celebrate our re-opened government and the return of the Pandacam, and detail a site that maps your genetic history through an at-home DNA test.

By October 17, 2013

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Sweden faces its own shutdown: Cause? Jellyfish

Revenge of the sea? Thousands of moon jellyfish take down the world's largest nuclear reactor.

By October 1, 2013