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D.C.’s 20 most underrated museums and galleries, mapped - Curbed DC

<i>Editor's Note: This post was originally published in July 2015 and has been updated with the most recent information.</i><p>If you want to skip the National Mall and journey to the hidden gems in Washington, D.C., here is a map of every underrated museum and gallery in the city.<p>From the National Building …

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How to Raise a Museum-Loving Kid

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>Something strange happens to us when we become parents: we forget how boring “adult thinking” can be.<p>When I was a kid, the idea of spending hours at a museum or art gallery was enough for me to tighten my fluorescent Madonna-esque head tie and demand that someone “gag me …

Photographic Portraits of Famous Artist’s Paint Palettes by Matthias Schaller | Colossal

<p>Since 2007 photographer Matthias Schaller has photographed raw, abstract paintings. The paintings however are not found on canvas, but rather …

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Artists Explore the Raw Beauty of Menstrual Blood

Allow Jen and Rob Lewis' stunning macrophotography series 'Beauty in Blood' to challenge your perceptions.<p><i>A version of this article originally appeared on The Creators Project Netherlands.</i><p>Couples may not always welcome menstruation with open arms, but the Lewis family isn't your average duo. For …

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Watch: "Why is Modern Art so Bad?"

Boing Boing reader Shash posted this video in the comments about the Rothko painting post from earlier today. In the video, artist and illustrator …

Art

Zion National Park’s Awesome Hidden Hike

The Subway slot canyon takes some time and effort, but for a spectacle with plenty of thrills and chills (bring your wetsuit), it’s worth it<p>IF ZION NATIONAL PARK had a marquee, it would be crowded with the names of world-famous hikes—Angels Landing, Observation Point and the Narrows, among them. …

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Museum Curator

Duties<p>Duties<p>Summary<p>This is the position of Museum Curator, in the National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution. The Space History …

Outdoor/Survival

This is for some items that would work well for the outdoors and for survival situations. Not that I am a prepper, I just like to have a just in …

10 Hiking Essentials for Your Next Adventure

<b>(SPOT.ph)</b> If you haven't noticed it yet, more and more people are climbing mountains—literally—and that's a good thing! It's probably safe to say …

Swing Low: The 7 Best Camping Hammocks

Traditional camping – where you pitch a tent on a flat piece of ground that turns out to be sloped like K2 the minute you lie down, cook meat over a …

The 10 most popular American cities to visit this summer

Hamilton Pool is a popular summer stop in Austin, thanks to its 50 foot waterfall.Flickr/KnowsphotosAmerican Express Travel recently released its list of the top 10 most popular cities to visit this summer in the United States.<p>To make this list, the travel company looked at the top destinations …

How to find locations for your next camping trip

Singing around the campfire, making s’mores, and hiking leisurely through gorgeous scenery are just a few of the reasons that people enjoy camping. …