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Blog Posts from June 2013

June 10, 2013
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens Pittsburgh, PA lmmgphipps2.jpg Chef Stephanie Gelberd shares her recipe for baked tortilla chips as part of her cooking demonstration. (Photo by Adam Milliron.) On May 17 the Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens took part in Jamie Oliver's global Food...Read more
June 7, 2013
By Justin Grimes Statistician, IMLS Last weekend was National Day of Civic Hacking , an event that saw more than 11,000 people join together in more than 95 events across the country to collaboratively create, build, and invent using publicly-released data to address challenges both locally and...Read more
June 7, 2013
By Emily Badger The Atlantic Cities This blog post was originally published on The Atlantic Cities blog . If you have ever felt overwhelmed by the ubiquity of McDonald's, this stat may make your day: There are more public libraries (about 17,000) in America than outposts of the burger mega-chain (...Read more
June 3, 2013
The University of Mississippi Museum Oxford, MS On April 13 the University of Mississippi Museum launched the "Let's Move! Family Activity Day." Participants started at the end of the museum lot and made their way down the Bailey's Woods Trail (a 3/5-mile trail linking the museum to Rowan Oak,...Read more