Mick Sullivan

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From Opossums to Bologna: Weird Things Cities Drop on New Year’s Eve

In 1990, Clay Logan, the owner of Brasstown, North Carolina's only gas station—which doubles as a shop selling kitschy opossum products—got an idea …

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Add this Tweet to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Add this video to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Hmm, there …

Freedom Train

Credits: Story<p>Curator — <b>Alex Nieuwsma</b><br>Curator — <b>Emma Rothberg</b><br>Contributor — <b>Tom Ryan</b><br>Contributor — <b>Caroline Rahmlowe</b><br>Project Manager — <b>Jessie Kratz</b><br>Editor —</b> …

45 Vintage Photos Of Manhattan In The 1940s

His works have been donated to and maintained by Cushman's alma mater Indiana University, which has kindly given us permission to publish his gallery of New York City photos taken in 1941 and 1942.<p>They give a great impression of what Chinatown, the Financial District, and Midtown looked like 70 …

'You Have to Know History to Actually Teach It'

An interview with Eric Foner, Pulitzer prize-winning author of The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery.<p>It’s tough for a historian to earn the adoration of both academia and popular culture, but Eric Foner has managed to do it. His books on American history are assigned reading at …

Sex, Dog Meat, and the Lash: Odd Facts About Lewis and Clark

Did you know that men of the native tribes that Lewis and Clark encountered frequently offered their wives and daughters to the explorers? Or that the Corps of Discovery frequently ate dogs? That Lewis and Clark got lost? These are only a few of the little known oddities about the famous expedition …

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I’m Chevy Chase and You’re Not

An excerpt from ‘Saturday Night’ — the landmark ‘SNL’ book — about the controversial rise of the show’s first breakout star<p><i>“Fame is a very unnatural</i> …

The Best Illustrations from 150 Years of Alice in Wonderland

On July 4, 1862, English mathematician and logician Charles Dodgson boarded a small boat with a few friends. Among them was a little girl named Alice Liddell. To entertain her and her sisters as they floated down the river between Oxford and Godstow, Dodgson fancied a whimsical story, which he’d …

How to Spend the First 10 Minutes of Your Day

If you’re working in the kitchen of Anthony Bourdain, legendary chef of Brasserie Les Halles, best-selling author, and famed television personality, you don’t dare so much as boil hot water without attending to a ritual that’s essential for any self-respecting chef: <i>mise-en-place.</i><p>The “Meez,” as …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

9 stress relief strategies that actually work | A Life of Productivity

<b>Takeaway</b>: Don’t turn to quick fixes the next time you feel stressed. <b>Turn to activities that actually reduce the levels of stress hormones in your …

Guide: Everything you need to start meditating | A Life of Productivity

<b>Takeaway:</b> You will become more productive if you meditate, and this comprehensive guide will teach you how.<p><b>Estimated Reading Time:</b> 11 minutes, 16s.<p><b>My</b> …

15-Minute Morning Workout Routine | The Art of Manliness

Adrian Peter Schmidt was born in the Alsace-Lorraine region of what is now France in 1872. His genetics and circumstances did not point to a future …

Are Museums Overrated?

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>I’ve been to Paris three times and never once put a foot inside the Louvre. I skipped the Colosseum in Rome and gave only 10 minutes to the Hermitage during the entire five weeks I spent in St. Petersburg.<p>I’m sorry if this is disappointing. But I’m not sorry at all.<p>Too …

The Civil War In Color

Source: The Daily Mail<p>The American Civil War took place between 1861 and 1865 after rifts between the slave-owning, anti-federalist South and the and …

Albrecht Dürer

Art and technology are cautious dance partners. Starting with cave painting, every means of expression beyond the voice and log drum required the development of a medium for its embodiment. This desire for expression is the essence of art, and drives artists to explore new media, which can be …

See: The Fab Four's First US Visit

Rare Buster Keaton Footage Resurfaces – And You Can Help Bring It To Audiences

<i>UPDATE 12/19/13 10 PM (ET) at end of post</i><p>In 1964, 68-year-old Buster Keaton began production on FILM, a two-reel (mostly) silent short written by …

A young Buster Keaton - picture from the past

Pictures from the past<p>Buster Keaton<p>Buster Keaton, the great comic actor of the silent era, was born on this day in 1895. He is seen here with his parents Joe and Myra with whom he performed from the age of three in the vaudeville act The Three Keatons<p>Karin Andreasson<p>Share on Facebook<br>• Share on …

The Quietly Revolutionary Guitar of Jim Hall

In the often fractured and contentious world of jazz appreciation (proving once again how the most rarefied niches carry the most outsized passions), very few contemporary artists are embraced by traditionalists and experimentalists alike. True consensus emerges as rarely as it does in Washington, …

Kids Museum Events 2014

<i>From dinosaur sleepovers to art classes for little ones, we round up the best kids museum events from across the country throughout 2014.</i><p>Keep …

Museum and gallery curators reopen the cabinet of curiosities concept

You can barely walk into a museum these days without being confronted by an eerie-eyed raven or a monkey's shrunken head. From Margate to Nottingham, from Hackney to Bradford, exhibition spaces are filling up with a macabre menagerie of dead things – from bones and beasts to stuffed birds. Indeed, …

Tumblr tips for arts organisations and museums

From social strategy to post types, we roundup all the best tips and insights from our last live chat on Tumblr for the arts

IT BELONGS IN A MUSEUM: Natural History Wallpaper

This is a collection of natural history museum inspired wallpapers from French companies NeoDKo and Deyrolle. Do people still put up wallpaper? I …

10 of the best free museums in Europe

We like to grumble, but when it comes to museums, we've got it pretty good in the UK, with free entry to many major museums. In London, for example, it's possible to pop into places like the National Gallery, the British Museum or the Tate on your lunch break without making a dent in your sandwich …