Anacostia Neighborhood Museum Design Lab staff work on Douglass Exhibit, 1978, by Richard Strauss, Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Image no. 92-1761

Link Love: 2/22/2019

Link Love: a weekly post with links to interesting videos and stories about archival issues, technology and culture, and Washington D.C. and American history.

A blog post from the African American Intellectual History Society considers the past and future of Black History Month. [via Black Perspectives]

Conservationists have discovered at least one giant tortoise on the Fernandina Island in the Galápagos, where they were long believed to be extinct! [via the Guardian]

Galapagos Tortoise, 1900, Smithsonian Institution Archives, SIA Acc. 14-167 [NZP-0268].

The Guardian profiles eXXpedition, an all-female scientific mission studying the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. [via the Guardian]

Zooarchaeologists in Nebraska are studying horse skeletons to answer questions about indigenous cultures. [via History Nebraska]

At long last, a collection of officially sanctioned Prince GIFs! [via Open Culture]


A new digital tool helps you visualize your carbon footprint. [via infoDOCKET]

Frederick Douglass’ abolitionist newspaper, the North Star, is getting a reboot for the 21st century. [via Smithsonian Magazine]

ANM Design Lab staff work on Douglass Exhibit

Your morning routine may now include a Martian weather report, thanks to NASA's InSight mission! [via Gizmodo]

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