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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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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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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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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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Poop-powered zoo cart a dung deal in Denver

A gasification system is set to convert more than 90 percent of the Denver Zoo's waste into energy that can, among other things, fuel a rickshaw.

By March 27, 2012

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Smithsonian now lets you view artifacts in 3D

The museum's new online 3D viewer lets you examine such objects as the life mask of Abraham Lincoln, the Wright brothers' first plane, and Amelia Earhart's flight suit.

By November 13, 2013

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Smithsonian turns to 3D to bring collection to the world

A new effort under way at the world's largest museum and research institution could eventually mean more of its 137 million objects will be publicly available, even if just via 3D digital models.

By February 24, 2012

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Petting Zoo (iOS)

Petting Zoo is a quirky and absolutely charming app, but because it's structured more like a picture book, pass it up if you're looking for a traditional level-intensive game.

March 20, 2013

5 stars Editors' rating March 20, 2013

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Glowing robotic tentacles populate this Petting Zoo

AI creatures at an avant garde installation in France interact with visitors through movement, sound, touch, and illumination. The neon kind.

By September 17, 2013