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Annoyed by the fly near your eye? Find out why often-pesky gnats swarm close to your face newsdesk.si.edu/snapshot/gnats… pic.twitter.com/3yPvTkxTZd
Celebrate #nationalaviationday (US) & anniv of Orville Wright's birthday by sharing your #myfirstflight stories with @NASA.
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We're growing our #LGBTQhistory collections. However, you won't see them on exhibition right away. See them online: bit.ly/1BxwnsG
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Registration closes 12noon! Apply NOW to #SIwhales Social + tour the Marine Mammal collection! s.si.edu/1q8YQfm pic.twitter.com/PMAdDBSlR5
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Can a museum object be gay? Our @amhistcurator ponders the murkiness of interpreting #LGBTQhistory artifacts: bit.ly/1adfrts
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Our #LGBTQhistory collections date back to 19th century & represent many angles: cultural, social, political, military, medicine, science.
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#LGBTQhistory is an important part of the American experience. Smithsonian committed to making sure story is told. bit.ly/1mdX1gn
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In a donation ceremony today, we are adding more #LGBTQhistory objects to our collections. bit.ly/1adfrts pic.twitter.com/VkfCVj9SN5
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What has the 'lil champion been up to this past year? Watch @SmithsonianChan's Wild Inside youtube.com/watch?v=pTmzbx… pic.twitter.com/V5KOajQSin
Not only is Bao Bao the ultimate victor in #SIShowdown, she also turns 1 on Sat! Wish her happy bday w/ #BaoBaoBday
The #SIShowdown results are in and we'll be announcing the winner at 8:30 this morning. Which object do you think won?
The polls close tonight at midnight, so get your vote in now & RT to spread the word: bit.ly/TVebaf #SIShowdown
And there you have it. We'd like to thank the #SIShowdown participants for being so creative in showing the breadth of what we do here
We'd #VoteGW! There's a flag in his portrait, @smithsonian. He also excelled at fighting wars of independence. pic.twitter.com/CUyfK94Nzu
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.@smithsonian We would #voteflag because GW commissioned the first American flag. The two just go together #NPG pic.twitter.com/ACzXgFQryY
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We would vote for @amhistorymuseum’s flag because it’s also an object that represents something to so many people #SIshowdown
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And finally, if you couldn't choose your object, which would you choose and why? #SIShowdown #WeAreFamily
In celebration & crisis, pride & protest, we raise the flag to express our ideas about what it means to be American. pic.twitter.com/84GUnaPmfO
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.@smithsonian >21 million people have viewed the panda cams since Bao Bao was born. If that's not iconic, we don't know what is #SIShowdown
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.@smithsonian And GW wears civilian clothes because he was an elected leader
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.@smithsonian The inkwell ark is a biblical reference to a new world and modern democracy…
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