Tag Archives: North America

Step Inside a Secret Library Apartment | Atlas Obscura

This is one of the New York Public Library’s last secret apartments. When these libraries were built, about a century ago, they needed people to take care of them. Andrew Carnegie had given New York $5.2 million, worth well over … Continue reading

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An Exhibition of 50 Piñatas Explores the Cultural Significance of the Festive Object

OCTOBER 14, 2021. GRACE EBERT Installation view of Roberto Benavidez’s sculptures (front) and Isaias Rodriguez, “resilience” (2021) (back). Photo by Madison Metro, Craft in America. All images courtesy of Craft in America   A ubiquitous decoration at birthdays and family … Continue reading

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“Physics, Activism, and Leadership w/ Walter E. Massey” by Cara Santa Maria

Listen to “Physics, Activism, and Leadership w/ Walter E. Massey” by Cara Santa Maria via #spreaker In this episode of Talk Nerdy, Cara is joined by physicist Dr. Walter E. Massey to talk about his long and distinguished career as … Continue reading

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Oldest Living National Park Ranger Celebrates Her 100th Birthday | My Modern Met

View this post on Instagram A post shared by National Park Service (@nationalparkservice) Happy birthday, Ranger Betty!   By Sara Barnes on September 23, 2021 Betty Reid Soskin has achieved amazing milestones in her life. One of them has been … Continue reading

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New York City, N.Y. | New York Times

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Hillary Clinton’s Old Afghanistan Prediction Goes Viral

An old video of Hillary Clinton talking about the origins of the conflict in Afghanistan and predicting the future has gone viral in light of the recent collapse of the Afghan government. Ana Kasparian and Cenk Uygur discuss on The … Continue reading

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Holy Horny Sheep! | Right Choices Shearing/Buzzfeed

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Joe Dante’s Battle With Hollywood

Sources / Further Reading: The AV Club Interview with Dante (Nov 2000) – https://bit.ly/36MW5j5 SuicideGirls Interview with Dante (June 2007) – https://bit.ly/3kFoDCY DenOfGeek Interview with Dante (Feb 2008) – https://bit.ly/3zhYkXF Mubi Interview with Dante (May 2009) – https://bit.ly/3iuzTzu Fangoria Interview … Continue reading

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BBC World Service – Outlook, Banned from voting for my wife, so we changed the law

Desmond and Sheena Meade’s historic battle to give ex-felons the right to vote in Florida When Desmond Meade’s wife Sheena ran for public office in Florida, he wanted nothing more than for her to win. But there was one thing … Continue reading

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