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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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8 Kids in Paintings Who Want to Murder You
Some paintings house the souls of children just waiting for an excuse to escape their acrylic prisons and strangle you with a force beyond their age and tiny hand size. Wait, what?
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6 Lessons From Lionesses About Team Building
Lionesses are the masters (or mistresses) of working together. Here are six lessons we learned from them about team building.
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Olga of Kiev: The One Saint You Don’t Want to Mess With
Hell hath no fury like a woman whose husband got ripped in half by birch trees.
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It Takes More Than That to Kill a Bull Moose
When Teddy Roosevelt was shot at a campaign stop in 1912, he kept the bullet and gave his speech.
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Hot Trends and Hot Topics in Phoenix: Our Time at AAM 2018
The American Alliance of Museums annual conference is our favorite time of year! Here's what we learned in Phoenix this year.
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What Lies Beneath: Five Of the Craziest Deep Sea Creatures
Summer movie season is upon which means that, in addition to endless flicks about superheroes, we'll get a few fantastical imaginings about oceans. Here are five crazy creatures that ACTUALLY live under the sea.
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