Paricutin volcano in its Developmental Stage, 24 May 1943, by William F. Foshag, Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7281, Image no. SIA2009-0862.

Link Love: 8/16/2019

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.

The New York Times reviews the Phillips Collection’s “The Warmth of Other Suns,” an exhibition of art related to refugees. [via the New York Times

A newly discovered resident of Washington, DC totally sucks! [via National Museum of Natural History]

In anticipation of a (possible) panda pregnancy at the National Zoo, Smithsonian Magazine shares a list of giant panda facts. [via Smithsonian]

Flowering Orchids, Panama, STRI

Volunteers with the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute discovered a “critically imperiled” orchid in Virginia! [via DCist]

Economist Tim Harford recounts the momentous story of the United Kingdom’s penny postage stamp. [via BBC History Magazine]

Advertisement for New Postal Museum

A hundred-year-old tree in Harvard Forest has begun tweeting about climate change! [via Harvard OEB]

The Atlantic reports on a newly-detected phony volcano. [via National Museum of Natural History]

Paricutin volcano in its Developmental Stage

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