News about 'National Parks Service'

Jul 5, 2013

Statue of Liberty reopens for Fourth of July 2013 celebration

Statue of Liberty reopens for Fourth of July 2013 celebration
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The historical Statue of Liberty reopens this Thursday, July 4, 2013, as part of the Fourth of July celebration this year. This is after it was closed due to repair of damages caused by Hurricane Sandy last October. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held, and was attended by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. (From L-R) […]


Jul 8, 2011

123-year-old first talking doll “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star” audio recovered through microscope

123-year-old first talking doll "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star" audio recovered through microscope
By in Music, Science, Technology, United States No comments

The “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star” audio from a 123-year-old first talking doll was reportedly recovered by a group of scientist through the use of a special microscope and can now be heard again. The record groove surface of the world’s first audio, as viewed under a microscope. Image Credit: NPS.gov According to a press release […]


Feb 3, 2011

Kylie Ferguson Finds 33-Million-Year-Old Saber Tooth Tiger Skull In Badlands National Park in South Dakota

Kylie Ferguson
By in Animals, Science, United States, World No comments

Kylie Ferguson Finds 33-Million-Year-Old Animal Skull Image Credit: Southdakota.com A 7-year-old girl reportedly found a 33-million-year-old animal skull while on vacation in South Dakota. The girl was said to be Kylie Ferguson who stumbled the fossil at the Badlands National Park when she and her family went on a summer vacation last year. According to […]