Posted on 04/23/2019 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

You’ve surely already noticed that today is what we believe to be William Shakespeare’s birthday (and, as a...

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Posted on 04/13/2019 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

You know how men wanted to be James Bond and women wanted to be with him? That’s no exaggeration — it turns...

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Posted on 04/11/2019 at 02:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

To our great chagrin, yesterday was the 94th anniversary of The Great Gatsby’s publication, and we didn’t ev...

Posted on 04/10/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Geeks of all varieties should be excited about a recent find at the University of Copenhagen. A manuscript summarizing e...

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Posted on 04/01/2019 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

April Fools’ Day isn’t the only time of year that people fall for tricks. The New York Times, in the spirit...

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Posted on 03/27/2019 at 08:03 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Civil War, as taught to schoolchildren, is very cut-and-dry. Northerners were opposed to slavery; the South supporte...

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Posted on 03/18/2019 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We mentioned earlier that one of the U.S. poet laureates, W.S. Merwin, had recentlypassed away. Based on his obituary an...

Tagged As: History, Literary Hub, Poetry

Posted on 03/17/2019 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Good news: We have a plan for your next St. Patrick’s Day celebration. (Or, depending on where you live, you could...

Posted on 03/07/2019 at 08:13 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Some of us may think we’re skilled at reusing items and making do. They’re probably right — but it&rsq...

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Tagged As: History, The Guardian

Posted on 03/06/2019 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here’s something to put you in the mood for happy hour: A distillery, an art museum, and a university library are...

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