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Tucked away on a side street just outside of St Petersburg, Florida is the American Armed Forces History Museum. Though small by museum standards (it is run by a local nonprofit group), the museum ...
by Lenny Flank
Comment Count 34 comments on Sat Jun 28, 2014 at 05:10 AM PDT with 28 Recommends
The Vikings are most often depicted as bloodthirsty barbarian raiders who lived entirely by plunder. In reality, they were mostly traders, who established commercial networks stretching all the way ...
by Lenny Flank
Comment Count 54 comments on Sat Apr 26, 2014 at 06:05 AM PDT with 45 Recommends
The Udvar-Hazy exhibit, located at Dulles Airport in DC, is where the Smithsonian Institution exhibits historic air and spacecraft that won't fit into the Air and Space Museum at the National Mall. ...
by Lenny Flank
Comment Count 27 comments on Sat Apr 19, 2014 at 06:01 AM PDT with 40 Recommends
Photo tour of the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History. Dinosaurs, Egyptian mummies, and the Hope Diamond.
by Lenny Flank
Comment Count 16 comments on Sat Mar 29, 2014 at 07:27 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
This diary is cross-posted from Talk to Action . Michael Peroutka, the presidential candidate of the Constitution Party in 2004 and co-founder of the theocratic Institute on the Constitution, made ...
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I've wanted to visit the Field Museum in Chicago ever since the T rex "Sue" went on display. And it was worth the wait. The fossil collection and the display of native cultures from around the world ...
by Lenny Flank
Comment Count 23 comments on Tue Feb 25, 2014 at 01:47 PM PST with 24 Recommends
All of the major studios in Hollywood (Warner Brothers, Sony, Universal, Paramount) offer tours of their soundstages and backlots. I decided to take the Warner Brothers tour because a friend of mine ...
by Lenny Flank
Comment Count 9 comments on Sat Mar 22, 2014 at 07:54 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
Located in Los Angeles next to the LA County Museum of Natural History and the LA Coliseum sports stadium, the California Science Center is one of the largest museums in California--and it's free. ...
by Lenny Flank
Comment Count 17 comments on Sat Apr 12, 2014 at 06:49 AM PDT with 30 Recommends
A little while ago, I was invited out to visit California by a cyber-friend who works in one of Hollywood's many little movie FX shops. So I did most of the well-known tourist things: LaBrea Tar Pits,
by Lenny Flank
Comment Count 22 comments on Thu Feb 20, 2014 at 02:01 PM PST with 14 Recommends
Sterkfontein cave, in South Africa, is a part of the Cradle of Humanity World Heritage Site. Within the cave, fossil bones of early hominids (human ancestors) have been found on several occasions, ...
by Lenny Flank
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