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The average family doesn’t have high-powered microscopes or walk-in kaleidoscopes at home. Lucky for us, top science museums make such world-class resources—as well as educators who know how to break down abstract concepts in a way that everyone (even parents) can understand—available to the public. Here are ten spot-on science museums in cities across the United States.
Huckleberry Finn and Jim had their raft. Modern adventurers have their cars and the Great River Road. Now in its 75th year, this national scenic byway follows the Mississippi for 2,069 miles and ten states.
The ninth anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks will be commemorated this Saturday with the return of the “Tribute of Light” double light installation at West and Morris Streets. Eighty-eight searchlights make the monument visible from spots all over the city, including the Staten Island Ferry. [Jaunted] Sleep out on the Mississippi this weekend…