Articles by Brian Wolly

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Word Puzzles

Word Search: Find the President

Given the years they served, find the last names of the U.S. presidents in the grid below

Close up of plate of Matzah.

A Gentile’s Guide to Keeping Kosher for Passover

Pizza and pasta are pretty obviously out, but what are the other no-nos?

The Ohio State University filed for a trademark application to the word “THE”

The Ohio State University Seeks to Trademark 'The'

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"I fell in love with museums, especially the Smithsonian Institution. I like to say that I am the only person who left the Smithsonian twice—and returned," said Lonnie Bunch, who was appointed today to be the Smithsonian's 14th Secretary.

Lonnie G. Bunch III to Become the Smithsonian’s 14th Secretary

The founding director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Bunch represents the first insider to lead the Institution in decades

Ewan McGregor stars in Christopher Robin.

Coming Soon

Winnie-the-Pooh Returns to the Big Screen in a New Teaser Trailer

A live-action film of the iconic tubby little cubby all stuffed with fluff hits theaters this summer

Mary Poppins arrives from on high again this December

Coming Soon

Watch the Teaser Trailer for the Mary Poppins Sequel Starring Lin-Manuel Miranda and Emily Blunt

The highly anticipated reboot hits theaters in December

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The Top History Books of 2016

Here are some of the best titles to hit shelves this past year

American Ingenuity Awards

Read the Letter Written by John Glenn to Honor Jeff Bezos for Blue Origin

Two weeks before he died, the legendary astronaut wrote a letter in recognition of the 2016 American Ingenuity Awards

Who will be the next Hamilton?

Which Great American Should Be Immortalized With the Next Big Broadway Musical?

<em>Hamilton</em> has caught the nation's attention. A panel of Smithsonian writers and curators suggest who's next.

Daily Hidden Object

See how much treasure you can find

Producers Irwin Winkler, Sylvester Stallone, Robert Chartoff with their Academy Awards for Rocky, 1977

Sylvester Stallone Joins an Oscars Elite Team: Actors Nominated Twice for the Same Role

The actor and writer who gave us Rocky Balboa (again and again and again) is the sixth member of this exclusive club

Still from Coca-Cola advertisement

American History Museum Scholar on the History of the "I'd Like to Buy the World a Coke" Advertisement

The commercial that closed out the series finale of "Mad Men," explained

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The 2013 Smithsonian American Ingenuity Awards Liveblog

Follow along as we celebrate the best in innovation

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Interactive: Seeking Abraham Lincoln at the Gettysburg Address

A series of photographs captured in November 1863 give us a sense of what happened when Lincoln delivered his famous speech

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Direct Link to the Exhibition Website

Genome: Unlocking Life’s Code will be shown at the National Museum of Natural History until September 1, 2014

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See Where Santa’s Turning Up All Over the World

A new interactive map shows you how the holidays are celebrated in photos and videos

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The 2012 Smithsonian American Ingenuity Awards Liveblog

Follow along as we award the best innovators of the year

“Sweaty troops on the beach prepare to move out.”

Never-Before-Seen Photos Taken 50 Years Ago During Preparations for Cuba Invasion

During the dark days of October 1962, Marines trained on the Puerto Rican island of Vieques to train for an amphibious assault on Cuba

Curators Larry Bird and Harry Rubenstein on the convention floor in Charlotte.

Follow the American History Curators at the Democratic National Convention

We catch up once again with the curatorial dynamic duo of Larry Bird and Harry Rubenstein

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Neil Armstrong, the First Man to Walk on the Moon, Dies at 82

We remember the American icon

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