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Why Did It Take So Long To Find Baby Dinosaurs?
Humans started digging up dinosaur bones on purpose in 1822; 150 years later, we asked "where are the little one?" What was the hold up?
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4 Times Teamwork Saved the American Revolution
When we talk about the Founding Fathers, we often think about them as individuals. But without them working together as a team, the American Revolution would never have succeeded.
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Sound Smart at Parties: Wine
Wine's become a bit of a thing. Keep these tips in mind to impress at your next soiree.
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The Real Hackstory of Hercules
The real hackstory of Hercules isn't quite so family-friendly.
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The Princess Who Saved Herself
This is not a story about a princess in need of saving. This is a story about a princess who saved herself.
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Learning from the Past: Are Museums the Echo Chamber Antidote?
Gone are the days where museums were hallowed halls that preserved the past without an eye to the future. Museums around the world are leading the charge for many important conversations.
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The Carters, Killmonger, and the Future of Museums
Beyonce and Jay-Z just dropped their first music video from their joint album. We have a LOT of thoughts about it.
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How a Beef Between Two Kings Changed the English Language Forever
How a beef between King Harold of England and William the Bastard changed the English language forever (and gave us the word "beef").
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The Worst Banquet Of All Time
If you think your last Thanksgiving was bad, be glad you weren't a guest at Nitocris' banquet.
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How Everlane Disrupted the Fashion Industry
Michael Preysman started Everlane with a simple t-shirt designed and grew the company into a high-end, high quality fashion empire.
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Sarah Edmonds: The Canadian Chameleon of the American Civil War
Sarah Emma Edmonds' dad was such a d*ck that she ran away from Canada to join the United States' most self-destructive war.
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The Fighting Girlfriend
When the Nazis killed her husband, Mariya Oktyabrskaya killed 'em right back.
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Did a Medieval Purge of Black Cats Cause the Black Death?
Look, everyone knows cats are in league with Satan. But did medieval Europeans really kill them all for it?
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Why Summer Camps Could be the Key to your Museum’s Future
School’s nearly out for the summer – is your museum ready to set up camp?
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How Pan Got His Pan Flute
Most depictions of the god Pan show him playing his pan flute. The story of how he got it? Pretty f***ed up.
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Kate Warne: America’s First Official Female Spy
It’s 1861. A plot has been uncovered to assassinate everyone’s favorite top-hatted president, Abraham Lincoln. Who you gonna call? The answer my friends is Kate Warne; trailblazer, spy, and all around Badass Bitch.
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Telling a Different Kind of Story
Stories come in all shapes, sizes, and forms - but no matter what they look or sound like, they can be incredibly powerful.
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What the Heck Did Warren Harding Do?
The worst president in history that you probably know nothing about.
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The Real Hackstory of Coit Tower
Lillie Hitchcock Coit was her name and gamblin’ was her game.
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Cultivating Creativity in Kansas: A Case Study at the Dole Institute of Politics
Zak and Julia head to Kansas to roll with Dole, bringing storytelling to libraries and archives.
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10 Things We’d Steal from The Met
In the new Ocean's 8, premiering on June 8, a group of women band together to steal an expensive necklace from the Met Gala. If we were planning a heist, here's what we'd steal.
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Sound Smart at Parties: Drinking Games of Olde
Humanity's been finding creative ways to get sloshed since the dawn of time.
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Marielle Howell Promoted To Sales Manager
We're thrilled to announce Marielle Howell's promotion to Sales Manager at Museum Hack.
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