Geoffrey Butler

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The Cultural Revolution and the History of Totalitarianism

This week marks the 50th anniversary of the beginning of the Cultural Revolution in China. Beginning in 1966, Mao Zedong, who had withdrawn somewhat …

Listen to Flannery O'Connor read "A Good Man Is Hard to Find."

By Sadie Stein June 4, 2012<p>It wasn’t until Open Culture shared this 1959 recording of Flannery O’Connor reading the title story of <i>A Good Man Is Hard to Find</i> that we realized we didn’t know what her voice sounded like. The thirty-four-year-old author’s Georgia accent is pronounced, and she puts over …

A Dozen Facts You Might Not Know About Dunkin' Donuts

With more than 11,300 locations in 37 countries around the world that serve, on average, a total of three million customers a day, Dunkin' Donuts …

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5 Exercises That Will Show Your Lower Belly Who's Boss

One trainer's favorite moves for flattening that tricky spot<p>When you're trying to target your lower abs, all abs-strengthening moves are not created equal. Fact is, some are much more effective at working those tough-to-get-to muscles. So we asked celebrity trainer Michelle Lovitt, an Asics America …

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How To Turn a Smartphone Into a 3D Hologram Projector Using a CD Jewel Case

Mrwhosetheboss shows how to turn a smartphone into a 3d hologram projector using a CD jewel case. His inspiration for creating this came from a …

The Geologist's Field Bag

No matter what you’re occupation, working out in the field always requires a different set of tools. Over on Everyday Carry, Geologist J.G. shares …

Circuit Week 2015! Extreme Endurance

Build incredible conditioning with this total-body circuit workout<p>Get ready to “feel the burn.” In today’s circuit workout, you’ll work your muscles as hard as possible for 45 seconds, while only resting for 15 seconds. If you’re not used to training like this, it’ll be tough. Extremely …

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Noah (and his ark) Updated, Improved for Our Time

Instead of the Noah you know, the one who built the ark, sheltered all those animals, sailed for 40 days and 40 nights and got to see God’s rainbow, instead of him, I want you to meet a new one. An updated version.<p>This Noah shows up in a tough little essay written by Amy Leach, of Bozeman, Montana, …