November 2016 Archive

A Giving History: Smithsonian Exhibit Showcases Americans' Charitable Acts

Visitors to the National Museum of American History can see artifacts like the bucket used to launch the ALS ice bucket challenge and how they ...

In The New 'Gilmore Girls,' Rory Gilmore Turns Out To Be A Bad Journalist

The beloved show Gilmore Girls returned to the screen last week. In a Netflix revival, the characters are facing new challenges, but one character has ...

The boatman

‘This is memories… good memories…’ Joseph and Selina Gonzales are a testament to Cajun perseverance, having spent 70 years together amid the rising tide just outside of ...

Final decision? Why the brain keeps on changing its mind

Benjamin Franklin once quipped: ‘There are three things extremely hard: steel, a diamond, and to know oneself.’ Every decision we make, from pinpointing the source ...

Why Socrates Hated Democracies: An Animated Case for Why Self-Government Requires Wisdom & Education

How often have you heard the quote in one form or another? “Democracy is the worst form of Government,” said Winston Churchill in 1947, “except ...

Performance Artist Marina Abramović Describes Her “Really Good Plan” to Lose Her Virginity

Losing your virginity–it’s not a subject we’ve previously discussed much here at Open Culture. Nor is it a subject about which we’d claim to have ...

How different will Warriors' fan base be when The New Moo opens?

Now that the Golden State Warriors are only one Supreme Court ruling away from being free to change their name to San Francisco Warriors, we

Lakers guard Nick Young carried off court with right leg injury

Starting all 18 games this season in his first year playing for Luke Walton, Lakers guard Nick Young was forced to the locker room with ...

Court of Appeals upholds EIR for Chase Center; Warriors issue statement

On Tuesday afternoon, Warriors President/COO Rick Weltsissued the following statement: Were very pleased by the Appellate Courts ruling. We engaged in an extensive public planning ...

Cubs, OF Jon Jay agree to terms on one-year deal

CHICAGO — The Chicago Cubs and outfielder Jon Jay have agreed to an $8 million, one-year contract, likely signaling the end of Dexter Fowler’s time

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