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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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40 years of gadgets come out to play

An exhibit in New York reunites stars from technology's past -- from the "laptop" that's heavier than an automobile tire to computers you don't even need to touch -- and puts them at your fingertips.

By March 29, 2015

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What's coming and going on Netflix for April 2015

On April 1, Netflix is giving a lot of movies the axe, no joke. Not to worry -- here's what's replacing them.

By March 18, 2015

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Naked Venus: What it looks like under its cloud clothes

Take a peek beneath the carbon-dioxide clouds of Venus with radar data that sees its surface secrets.

By March 10, 2015

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Free online course lets you study superheroes with Stan Lee

Trace the impact comics and superheroes have had on society and interact with legendary comic king Stan Lee himself with a new EdX course.

By March 3, 2015

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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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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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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