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Young Wildebeest Stands His Ground When Threatened

Smithsonian Channel
A group of adult cheetahs attack a migrating herd of wildebeest and single out an adolescent. Will the young prey be able to evade three of the world's fastest cats? From: SURVIVING THE SERENGETI http://bit.ly/1B5v03Y

Young dama gazelle explores yard

National Zoo
Just a few weeks old, the Zoo's youngest dama gazelle explores his yard. The gazelle was born Sept. 4, 2012.

Your Airline Seat Has Suffered a Lot of Punishment

Smithsonian Channel
Airline seats are tested extensively to prepare them for their life aboard a plane. Once installed, it’s likely they’ll stay in service for up to 12 years. From: X-RAY MEGA AIRPORT: Total Control http://bit.ly/1RtyM0T

Your Average Day

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
This was made by one of our teens as part of the ARTLAB+video workshop. This video is a mixture of games and real life of what people do everyday.

Your Baby Stroller Was Designed by This Aerospace Engineer

Smithsonian Channel
Owen Maclaren was one of the design engineers of the WWII Spitfire fighter plane. In the 1960s, he applied his knowledge to a very different field: baby buggies. From: MY MILLION DOLLAR INVENTION: Need for Speed http://bit.ly/1HvBEH5

Your Eclipse: How Can You Be Ready for the Big Day?

National Air and Space Museum
How can you safely view the August 21 solar eclipse? What is a solar eclipse? Where can you see this upcoming eclipse? All of those questions and more will be answered in this “What’s New in Aerospace?” webcast. See More: airandspace.si.edu/live

Your Ticket to Space: Commercial Spaceflight - STEM in 30

National Air and Space Museum
Orion, Dragon, and Starliner. These are not the names of mythical creatures, or far off vessels. These are the first line of commercial space vehicles ready to take humans to space in the near future. Will you get a ride? In this episode learn about commercial spaceflight and the rockets that will get them into space. https://airandspace.si.edu/connect/stem-30

Your Water Might Come from the Moon in the Future

Smithsonian Channel
From building a resupply station in low Earth orbit, to mining minerals on nearby asteroids, private enterprise is already planning moneymaking missions to space. From: SPACE VOYAGES: Open For Business http://bit.ly/1kHuj5q

Youth Speaks poet Benjamin Earl Turner at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Benjamin Earl Turner is a member of Youth Speaks, a nationally recognized nonprofit organization based out of San Francisco and the surrounding Bay Area. Their aim is to “create safe spaces that challenge young people to find, develop, publicly present, and apply their voices as creators of societal change.” He, along with other poets from the organization, clearly exhibits his passion for speaking out against injustice, exposing inequitable societal norms, and acting as a catalyst for change. Members of Youth Speaks performed at the 2016 Smithsonian Folklife Festival as part of the "Sounds of California" program. Videography: John Wetmore, Ryan Shank, Claudia Romano, Lillian Schneyer, Kamila Young Editing: Alexis Ligon http://www.festival.si.edu/blog/2016/youth-speaks-diatribe-of-a-shepards-son-by-benjamin-earl-turner/ [Catalog No. CFV10823; Copyright 2016 Smithsonian Institution]

Youth Speaks poet Natasha Huey at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
One of the world’s leading presenters of spoken word performance, education, and youth development programs, Youth Speaks champions a movement of young people picking up pens, stepping onto stages, and declaring themselves present. Founded in San Francisco in 1996, Youth Speaks produces local and national youth poetry slams, festivals, and reading series, alongside a comprehensive slate of arts-in-education programs during the school day, after school, and on weekends. Videography: John Wetmore, Ryan Shank, Claudia Romano, Lillian Schneyer, Kamila Young Editing: Alexis Ligon http://www.festival.si.edu/blog/2016/brave-new-voices-listen-and-learn/ [Catalog No. CFV10825; Copyright 2016 Smithsonian Institution]

Youth Town Hall with the Greensboro Civil Rights Pioneers

National Museum of American History
The three surviving members of the Greensboro Four, Jibreel Khazan (formerly Ezell Blair, Jr.), Franklin McCain, and Joseph McNeil participated in an oral history. Their bold action ignited student involvement in the Civil Rights Movement when they staged a sit-in at the Woolworth lunch counter in Greensboro, North Carolina on February 1, 1960.

You’ve Got Style

Smithsonian American Art Museum
What do rhinestones, moms, and personal style have to do with American art? SAAM's "Re:Frame" explores American art’s many meanings and connections with experts across the Smithsonian.

You’ve Never Seen an Owl Species That Does This

Smithsonian Channel
On the open plains of Columbia, a species of owl lives without trees or nests. They are burrowing owls – the only owl species in the world to live underground. From the Series: Into the Wild Colombia: Warriors of the Llanos http://bit.ly/2V6BRND

Yujun Wang, " Signatures of the Efimov effect in "hot" three-body collisions"

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Yujun Wang, Joint Quantum Institute, University of Maryland and NIST, during the workshop of "Finite temperature and low energy effects in cold atomic and molecular few-and many-body systems", lecture titled " Signatures of the Efimov effect in "hot" three-body collisions", at the Institute for Theoretical, Atomic and Molecular and Optical Physics, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, Massachusetts on March 25-27. 2013 © Harvard University and Yujun Wang. The text and images on ITAMP's YouTube channel are intended for public access and educational use. This material is owned or held by the President and Fellows of Harvard College. It is being provided solely for the purpose of teaching or individual research or enrichment. Any other use, including commercial reuse, mounting on other systems, or other forms of redistribution requires permission. ITAMP is supported through grants by the National Science Foundation Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s).

Yup'ik Traditions: Qantaq (Bentwood Bowl)

National Museum of Natural History
In 2002, Yup'ik traditional scholars Neva Rivers, John Phillip Sr., Virginia Minock and Joan Hamilton traveled from Alaska to Washington DC to share their knowledge about ancestral objects in the Smithsonian collections. These discussions contributed to the Arctic Studies Center's Living Our Cultures exhibition at the Anchorage Museum. Join John and Neva to learn about Yup'ik bentwood bowls. For more information, go to http://www.mnh.si.edu/arctic/html/alaska.htm. To visit the exhibition website, go to http://alaska.si.edu.

Yupik Eskimo Life, St. Lawrence Island, Alaska ca. 1930

Human Studies Film Archives
Title supplied by Archives staff (unpublished work) -- archival collection

Supplementary materials: 3, synchronous sound annotation

Cataloging supported by Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee

Footage taken by Smithsonian anthropologist Henry Collins and his assistant James Ford in the summer of 1930, Gambell, St. Lawrence Island, Alaska. Shots include Eskimos in boats; three men positioning themselves in boulders along seacliffs to catch birds with pole net; dancing and drumming; fishing with both lines and nets; dog teams; the preparation of a walrus skin strecthed out on large frame; men hauling boats overland with the use of dog teams; scenes of the hunting environment including shots of whales, walruses, and polar bear; butchering of a whale and walrus; reindeer being herded into a corral; ships navigating in icy waters and locked in ice; miscellaneous scenes in Washington D.C. in the 1930s with shots of a house burning.

Yuri's Office time-lapse installation

Smithsonian American Art Museum
The installation of Yuri's Office by Eve Sussman and Rufus Corporation captured in time-lapse. It's now on view as part of our Watch This! Revelations in Media Art show as the Smithsonian American Art Museum. http://americanart.si.edu/exhibitions/archive/2015/watch_this_2015/

Yusuke Nishida, "Probing strongly interacting atomic gases with energetic atoms"

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Yusuke Nishida, MIT, during the workshop of "Research Frontiers in Ultra-Cold Atoms and Molecules:Unequal Mass Mixtures and Dipolar Molecules", lecture titled "Probing strongly interacting atomic gases with energetic atoms", at the Institute for Theoretical, Atomic and Molecular and Optical Physics, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, Massachusetts on April 23-25, 2012. © Harvard University and Yusuke Nishida. The text and images on ITAMP's YouTube channel are intended for public access and educational use. This material is owned or held by the President and Fellows of Harvard College. It is being provided solely for the purpose of teaching or individual research or enrichment. Any other use, including commercial reuse, mounting on other systems, or other forms of redistribution requires permission. ITAMP is supported through grants by the National Science Foundation Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s).

Yves Klein's Anthropometries

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Selection from Yves Klein: The Blue Revolution. Director: François Lévy-Kuentz. Courtesy Yves Klein Archives. Coproduction © 2006 MK2TV, Le Centre Pompidou, Y Amu Klein/Moquay in association with France 5. Video © 2007 Le Réunion des musées nationaux—EDV 288

Z&Z: Family's Middle Eastern Menu is More than Just Hummus

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
IlluminAsia: A Festival of Asian Art, Food, and Cultures October 14, 5 pm to 12 am October 15, 11:00 am to 5:00 pm Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

Zahhak: The Legend of the Serpent King

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Watch Zahhak: The Legend of the Serpent King, a cinematic shadow-puppet play based on the Persian "Shahnameh" created by Hamid Rahmanian, and performed by @fictionvillestudio. #Nowruz #Nowruz2019 #PersianNewYear #Shahnama #Shahnameh #BookofKings #FreerSackler #Smithsonian #FictionvilleStudio #PuppetShow #ShadowPuppets

Zapata Sparrow

Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center
The Zapata Sparrow on the souther coast of Cuba in the Ciénaga Zapata (Zapata Swamp), a peninsular lowland/mangrove habitat whose name derives from its shoe-like shape.
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