Home | Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Tap on the line above to enter the brochure. In my judgment based on my experience, this is the most exciting, decorative museum brochure I have ever seen. It is interactive. Touch an area like "Exhibitions" and the brochure goes to that page or any other page so [...]
In 1901, the Andrew Carnegie House, terrace, and Gardens opened practically in 'sticks' at Fifth Avenue and between 91st and 92nd Streets in New York City. Andrew Carnegie and his family. Years later, the House, Garden and Terrace became the Cooper-Hewitt/National Design Museum, a property of the Smithsonian Institution. After years of planning and adhering [...]
Geodes are geologic formations found throughout the world. In the United States, the greatest concentration of these individual spheroids is to be found where the Midwestern states of Ohio, Michigan, Illinois, and Indiana come together. In simple terms, a geode is a round rock with an inside cavity lined with crystals of various colors, usually [...]
Florida should be rewarded as space becomes more acccessible to all Naples Daily News. The author of Floridasbigdig.me strongly disagrees with billionaires leveraging federal property to make any profit.
Ed. The author of now 300 posts began this odyssey by focusing on inland waterways, water transportation, weather, and some of the issues of interest to readers. The attempt has been to be educational and informative, not didactic or polemical. In another posting, I have challenged the use of federally funded Kennedy Space Center and [...]
Like the North Pole, Antarctica has a geographic South Pole. Both are surrounded by a a massive ring of sea ice. Ice floating in small pieces on the ocean instead of large chunks or glaciers. In the case of the South Pole, Antarctica is one of the seven continents on Earth, is considered a "desert" [...]
Since 1979, as asserted pictorially above, the northern polar ice cap has diminished by more than 20%. We may conclude that as a result of one or more factors, alone, simultaneously, or sequentially, perhaps a rise in temperature alone, or greater than normal heat, melted away a substantial portion of the polar ice cap. Second, [...]