An exhibit chronicling the life and times of the late TV newsman Walter Cronkite is at the Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library at the University of Texas in Austin.
A new iPhone app just released by the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History shows what you would look like if you were a Neanderthal with an iPhone.
During the cold war, Defense Intelligence Agency artists painted pictures of Soviet missiles and helicopters to build support for defense spending. That program is gone, but the paintings remain at a Smithsonian museum.
10 - The Gateway Arch: Located in St. Louis, Mo., The Gateway Arch, or the Gateway to the West, is 630 ft. tall and 630 ft. wide. It was completed in 1965. Visitors can take a tram to to top for a spectacular view of the Mississippi river and southern Illinois.
The eruption at Eyafjallajökull volcano in Iceland has been hugely disruptive to world travel. But as a volcanic event, it's barely worth mentioning.
Ash from Eyjafjallajokull, the Iceland volcano that erupted this week, has caused airlines to cancel thousands of flights. Scientists say the chemical makeup and shape of the ash cloud's dust particles will tell them more.
The fossil, nearly 2 million years old, 'may make a very good candidate' to be a new species of early human. Found in South Africa, it has a unique combination of ape-like and human features.
Ella Mae Johnson shares the wisdom garnered in more than a century of courageous and generous living.
This quirky book posits taxidermy as a window into cultural history.