The Year of the Salamander. The Year of Family Farming. The Year of the Horse (starting January 31st, of course). Whatever you choose to call it and however you celebrate, we wish you a very Happy New Year!
The scientific names assigned to animals often have intriguing origins, which can be revealed more »
The Cooper-Hewitt Library is celebrating the release of Shedding Light on New York: Edward more »
The Smithsonian joins the Flickr Commons project on June 16! The Smithsonian Libraries provided more »
Recto: Abraham Woodside (born Philadelphia, PA, 1819; died Philadelphia, PA,1853) Verso: Carte-de-visite photographer: H. more »