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 …

North Carolina

A federal agent inspects a 'lumber' truck after smelling alcohol during the prohibition period, Los Angeles, 1926. http://t.co/0l999QP6JX

Girls in the Window, 1960. http://t.co/VJoWDiIgN3

An ice-cold whisky dispenser, sometimes found in offices. (1950s) http://t.co/ob2BkaBBNx

Movie etiquette in the 1910s. http://t.co/dNXcWEKDhU

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 …

Manhattan

'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

Anthony Brandt<br>for National Geographic News<p>December 8, 2003<p>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 …

Nature

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> …

Comedy

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, …

Creativity

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, …

Time Management

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 …

Self-improvement

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> …

Meditation

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?

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 often, we travelers let good …

Mona Lisa

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 …

Robert E. Lee

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 …

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