Congressman photo

September 9, 2016

The first Attending Physician to Congress, George Calver, asked that each of his patients give him a signed photo … like this one from J. Leroy Johnson (R-CA). Discover Dr….

Bald Eagles cannot be sexed reliably based on flight feathers.

September 8, 2016

It’s a mugshot … for feathers. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s forensic lab is the only lab in the world dedicated to crimes against wildlife. Come for the feather…

Eagle from Auburn

September 7, 2016

Birds of a feather stick together at the National Wind Technology Center in Boulder. Discover how two trained eagles from Auburn University are helping researchers make wind turbines…

national hurricane center

September 1, 2016

September is here and you know what that means … hurricane season and Mr. Re:gov’s favorite government website, the National Hurricane Center.

Georgetown Visitation

August 31, 2016

Head back to school (with my alma mater!). Sorry, no triple lindy’s included.

Connecticut Map

August, 30, 2016

Your faithful re:govers have returned from “The Constitution State” with a heaping helping of Connecticut .gov news for you.

National Park Service Birthday

August 25, 2016

Happy 100th birthday to the National Park Service! Protecting America’s treasures are in everyone’s interest so get out there and #FindYourPark.

Beer cans from 1964 election

August 24, 2016

Still obsessing over #ElectionCollection. Any guesses what was actually in these cans from the 1964 election?

dinosaur lightning

August 23, 2016

We’re pretty sure Malcom will agree, lightning finds a way. It will be a vacation shortened week for re:gov, but don’t worry we’ll get you all the good…

arctic jellyfish

August 18, 2016

Do jellyfish live in the frigid waters around Earth’s poles? One volunteer decided to find out…

Sam Kendricks wins bronze

August 17, 2016

Army Reserve 2nd Lt. Sam Kendricks snagged a bronze medal in the pole vault on Monday night when he cleared the bar at 19 feet 2-¼ inches. Sam…

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August 16, 2016

It’s double trouble Tuesday with a pair of map monsters from the 1500s courtesy of the LOC.

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August 15, 2016

Last night Usain Bolt won an unprecedented third straight 100m dash at the Olympics, and he looked good doing it. From this Olympic final photo in 1928 we…

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August 10, 2016

It’s wildfire season, so today re:gov is taking a look at some of the remarkable things the government is doing to combat raging infernos.

August 9, 2016

We can’t confirm that Harry Truman took this photo on August 9, but if he did it would have been perfectly timed for Book Lovers Day!

olympic torches FBI

August 8, 2016

This is probably the closest I’ll get to Olympic torch in my life. But why are these two in the FBI’s historical artifact collection?

Gerald Ford makes it clear, let the competition beware

August 5, 2016

Can you get a gold medal in the re:gov Olympics? Your first feat? Spot the president in this pic!

revealing a postage stamp

August 4, 2016

How do you announce a new stamp? Trained cats, of course. Head to the -17:00 mark for a performance celebrating the U.S. Postal Service’s new #PetsForever stamp. Seriously,…

black and white capitol

August 3, 2016

“Looking much like children on the last day of school, Members rushed out of the Capitol after the first session of the 75th Congress ended on August 21,…

book fair poster

August 2, 2016

The Library of Congress released the official poster for the 2016 National Book Festival. I don’t know about you, but being out on the water with a good…