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Napoleon’s Disastrous Invasion of Russia Detailed in an 1869 Data Visualization It’s Been Called "the Best Statis… https://t.co/wetdZ2XFhgWhen Edward Gorey Designed Book Covers for Classic Novels: See His Ironic-Gothic Take on Dickens, Conrad, Poe & Mor… https://t.co/uVcIP0Oto0
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9/21
2020
The Curious Death of Vincent van Gogh https://t.co/v31OA9jqZE https://t.co/NPcebopglzMonty Python’s Michael Palin Is Also an Art Critic: Watch Him Explore His Favorite Paintings by Andrew Wyeth & Othe… https://t.co/PxA3u0Z5ZaIf you’re young and not taking COVID-19 seriously, it’s worth reading this thread. https://t.co/4Jz7WdakFCCourtesy of my sister and the great city of Chicago. L'shana tovah, peoples. https://t.co/AfYiwbmRmg
Retweeted by Open Culture19th-Century Japanese Woodblocks Illustrate the Lives of Western Inventors, Artists, and Scholars (1873)… https://t.co/RKXMt8FFEDBehold the First Underwater Portrait in the History of Photography (Circa 1899) https://t.co/MboSa41jNZ https://t.co/bR7HPayMdKUrsula K. Le Guin’s Daily Routine: The Discipline That Fueled Her Imagination https://t.co/HGgmZjMM8l https://t.co/UJTiC0Qm98David Lynch Tries to Make a List of the Good Things Happening in the World … and Comes Up Blank… https://t.co/lHnuJODrjtHigh-Resolution Walking Tours of Italy’s Most Historic Places: The Colosseum, Pompeii, St. Peter’s Basilica & More… https://t.co/RZzTlbvfgzThe Joy of Watching Old, Damaged Things Get Restored: Why the World is Captivated by Restoration Videos… https://t.co/YX0OYizopv
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Retweeted by Open CultureJules Verne's Most Famous #Books Were Part of a 54-Volume Masterpiece, Featuring 4,000 Illustrations #JulesVernehttps://t.co/lWF95PlWT5
Retweeted by Open CultureWhen you lose elections, you lose the political battles. Lindsey & Mitch have the power. They exercise it cynical… https://t.co/X3Cwl5qFE2How David Bowie, Kurt Cobain & Thom Yorke Write Songs With William Burroughs’ Cut-Up Technique… https://t.co/LJHR69QkOdBertrand Russell’s 10 Commandments for Living in a Healthy Democracy 4: When you meet with opposition..., endeavo… https://t.co/t4MqiaLeo7You are going to be a United States Senator that can be trusted and who will have the guts to fight for Maine and s… https://t.co/eS5YvQGj2I
Retweeted by Open CultureHow to Spot Bullshit: A Primer by Princeton Philosopher Harry Frankfurt https://t.co/uf8MfNJ2rw https://t.co/EKg0nyDJuFThe Joy of Watching Old, Damaged Things Get Restored: Why the World is Captivated by Restoration Videos… https://t.co/5pQhjgpF54
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9/20
2020
Thank you. https://t.co/lOr3zcJZPP"In a Brilliant Light: Van Gogh in Arles” has been added to our list of 285 Free Documentaries… https://t.co/kblZX8tmMU"In a Brilliant Light: Van Gogh in Arles” A Free Documentary from the @metmuseum https://t.co/Y6qzD2iw80 https://t.co/4CXNVyzTKvThe Powerful Messages That Woody Guthrie & Pete Seeger Inscribed on Their Guitar & Banjo. "This Machine Kills Fas… https://t.co/zQejMVD8cAFree Jazz Musicians Intentionally Play Terrible Music to Drown Out the Noise of a Danish Far-Right Politician… https://t.co/U2x2GA4zTCLindsey Graham in 2018. "I'll tell you this … if an opening comes in the last year of President Trump's term, and… https://t.co/TDEPYkF6GlA Long, Guided Tour of New York City Captured in Original Color Film (1937) https://t.co/j0bkJUvsVo https://t.co/VyBzi2iE4eThe Encyclopedia of Women Philosophers. A New Web Site Presents the Contributions of Women Philosophers, from Anci… https://t.co/NthP0LBP5I
Retweeted by Open CultureFree: Listen to 298 Episodes of the Vintage Crime Radio Series, Dragnet https://t.co/N7HKstlHlY https://t.co/BZxhbDkE3o16,000 Pages of Charles Darwin’s Writing on Evolution Now Digitized and Available Online https://t.co/Eym9geekYJ a… https://t.co/2xmQkNYiVF
Retweeted by Open CultureDemocrats shatter donation records in the hours after Ginsburg’s death. https://t.co/JHYklAVMme https://t.co/LvBgkvqdvNSen. Lindsey Graham justifies his treatment of Merrick Garland: "If an opening comes in the last year of President… https://t.co/vozyxlgPeJ
Retweeted by Open CulturePowerful indeed. https://t.co/btKWOruJLR
9/19
2020
Behold Mystical Photographs Taken Inside a Cello, Double Bass & Other Instruments https://t.co/SxahFdr2Mm https://t.co/3J1Mlz9cCKWerner Herzog Narrates the Touching, Existential Journey of a Plastic Bag https://t.co/xoMg2Vf3tX https://t.co/cLeIU5q9p0Steal Like Wes Anderson A New Video Essay Explores How Wes Anderson Pays Artful Tribute to Alfred Hitchcock, Ingma… https://t.co/2Bfhqn0IHoThe Encyclopedia of Women Philosophers. A New Web Site Presents the Contributions of Women Philosophers, from Anci… https://t.co/NthP0LBP5IU.S. Image Plummets Internationally as Most Say Country Has Handled Coronavirus Badly https://t.co/6iYDvpfDYWHow Henry David Thoreau Revolutionized the Pencil A deep cut from the OC archive. https://t.co/ixBojno2Fh https://t.co/QCnwRfihI0A Side-by-Side, Shot-by-Shot Comparison of Denis Villeneuve’s 2020 Dune and David Lynch’s 1984 Dune… https://t.co/hSYosHoCUtNorth Carolina Is Already Rejecting Black Voters’ Mail-In Ballots More Often Than White Voters’ https://t.co/25H8o5rxJTWatch Rare Footage of Jimi Hendrix Performing "Voodoo Child" in Maui. Plus a Trailer for a New Documentary on Jimi… https://t.co/YDw9xylyHfFree Jazz Musicians Intentionally Play Terrible Music to Drown Out the Noise of a Danish Far-Right Politician… https://t.co/WqnIwYifzFHigh-Resolution Walking Tours of Italy’s Most Historic Places: The Colosseum, Pompeii, St. Peter’s Basilica & More… https://t.co/YCifDV3JKjA Long, Guided Tour of New York City Captured in Original Color Film (1937) https://t.co/j0bkJUvsVo https://t.co/6cfs8N5lr4Isaac Newton Conceived of His Most Groundbreaking Ideas During the Great Plague of 1665 https://t.co/5wp7IAWrw0 https://t.co/qmR5rMhmtFWhy "The Girl from Ipanema"‘ Is a Richer & Weirder Song Than You Ever Realized https://t.co/2XcZhhGXSa https://t.co/mKxLB2jNnSIn April the USPS was planning to send 5 masks to every American household. The White House stopped them. American… https://t.co/4dw3RID59h
Retweeted by Open CultureBrian Eno Lists 20 Books for Rebuilding Civilization & 59 Books For Building Your Intellectual World… https://t.co/QGbdbeiHfWWatch Rare Footage of Jimi Hendrix Performing “Voodoo Child” in Maui, Plus a Trailer for a New Documentary on Jimi… https://t.co/T3FmLzRoLl
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9/18
2020
Watch Rare Footage of Jimi Hendrix Performing “Voodoo Child” in Maui, Plus a Trailer for a New Documentary on Jimi… https://t.co/hXjzk9Uu3m
Retweeted by Open CultureBehold Mystical Photographs Taken Inside a Cello, Double Bass & Other Instruments https://t.co/SxahFdIDDU https://t.co/U0N1WG2myvHear Marvin Gaye Sing "I Heard It Through the Grapevine" A Capella. The Haunting Isolated Vocal Track… https://t.co/J5CEp7pppRAmy Dorris, a former model, says Donald Trump kissed and groped her against her will at the U.S. Open tennis tourna… https://t.co/SgCWW0TclF
Retweeted by Open CultureWatch Rare Footage of Jimi Hendrix Performing "Voodoo Child" in Maui, Plus a Trailer for a New Documentary on Jimi… https://t.co/FkvEXpdJOZJesus.. the Lynch version still looks amazing & crisp and vivid compared to the 36 year ahead version. Should have… https://t.co/ttZDAISE1n
Retweeted by Open CultureDon’t forget, you can still download me old colouring book! ⬇️ 🎨 🖼 https://t.co/YGAxvT7nMc
Retweeted by Open CultureGood Movies as Old Books: 100 Films Reimagined as Vintage Book Covers https://t.co/XzRuVtc5Ho https://t.co/ek7sEuOaxYA Side-by-Side, Shot-by-Shot Comparison of Denis Villeneuve’s 2020 Dune and David Lynch’s 1984 Dune… https://t.co/jt9L5BX1ZWDebbie Harry Demonstrates the Punk Pogo Dance for a U.S. Audience (1978) https://t.co/0HNNvgDgva https://t.co/ZL2OsRqGiNThe Pentagon Created a Plan to Defend the US Against a Zombie Apocalypse: Read It Online https://t.co/mZL0sZi39W https://t.co/ye8W4voJdyThe Joy of Watching Old, Damaged Things Get Restored. Why the World is Captivated by Restoration Videos… https://t.co/V8ZiZUqe2DSteal Like Wes Anderson A New Video Essay Explores How Wes Anderson Pays Artful Tribute to Alfred Hitchcock, Ingma… https://t.co/kNNZ9q7CGkWhen Edward Gorey Designed Book Covers for Classic Novels. See His Ironic-Gothic Take on Dickens, Conrad, Poe & Mo… https://t.co/WlrKXOnonBThe Dune Coloring & Activity Books When David Lynch’s 1984 Film Created Countless Hours of Peculiar Fun for Kids… https://t.co/YWcSJWN6NjI’m available pro bono, @MayorJenny https://t.co/LNeZAARq0M
Retweeted by Open CultureDavid Lynch Being a Madman for a Relentless 8 Minutes and 30 Seconds https://t.co/MVLURJG0Zy https://t.co/nf3utFlKxiStanley Crouch, Critic Who Saw American Democracy in Jazz, Dies at 74 https://t.co/50Vk11vbX4Artificial Intelligence Brings to Life Figures from 7 Famous Paintings: The Mona Lisa, Birth of Venus & More… https://t.co/RG5kKolwE4
9/17
2020
"We’ve arranged a society on science & technology in which nobody understands anything about science and technology… https://t.co/D4oW2o51rV
Retweeted by Open CultureRIP Stanley Crouch, who leaves us at age 74—music writer, essayist, novelist, public intellectual, and passionate a… https://t.co/GYKNlxYcVG
Retweeted by Open Culture"In a Brilliant Light: Van Gogh in Arles” A Free Documentary Made Available by the @metmuseumhttps://t.co/uaMBQJGME5Debbie Harry Demonstrates the Punk Pogo Dance for a U.S. Audience (1978) https://t.co/0HNNvgURTK https://t.co/gqP5vCWrYwSteal Like Wes Anderson. A New Video Essay Explores How Wes Anderson Pays Artful Tribute to Alfred Hitchcock, Ingm… https://t.co/MCZ4Og5SQXThe Pentagon Created a Plan to Defend the US Against a Zombie Apocalypse: Read It Online https://t.co/mZL0sZ0rLm https://t.co/KeNs4u2sht(Moebius) @moebiusofficiel Gives 18 Wisdom-Filled Tips to Aspiring Artists (1996): <https://t.co/IM1wwWt3Em> by… https://t.co/JYCRd101w1
Retweeted by Open CultureDavid Byrne’s American Utopia: A Sneak Preview of Spike Lee’s New Concert Film @openculture https://t.co/8IpBSLQlfF https://t.co/7gc0YxY7TH
Retweeted by Open CultureThe Curious Death of Vincent van Gogh https://t.co/4uwXUfL0d1 via @openculture https://t.co/1nrT5WQRO7
Retweeted by Open CultureIconic Film from 1896 Restored with Artificial Intelligence: Watch an AI-Upscaled Version of the Lumière Brothers’… https://t.co/kmCXY0JMZs
Retweeted by Open CultureWatch an Episode of TV-CBGB, the First Rock ‘n’ Roll Sitcom Ever Aired on Cable TV (1981) https://t.co/sGlmRghFQ2 https://t.co/bDUDFKxPfcThe Talking Sopranos podcast has been getting me through the pandemic. Every week, Michael Imperioli and Steve Sc… https://t.co/tTDLtmZVgF
Retweeted by Open CultureCaputo apologizes to HHS staff, signals desire for medical leave. #Kaputo https://t.co/MzcaZBCye6Tape: Trump told Woodward the truth about coronavirus, but he didn’t tell us- or the Governors. “It’s is the plague… https://t.co/icKEmDcEXR
Retweeted by Open CultureIt is officially "blowing up in our faces." https://t.co/G304dz6jbr
9/16
2020
"We’ve arranged a society on science & technology in which nobody understands anything about science and technology… https://t.co/D4oW2o51rVCarl Sagan Issues a Chilling Warning to America in His Final Interview (1996) https://t.co/6b8ISkQzVa https://t.co/jH53bsMCg2Sounds of the Forest: A Free Audio Archive Gathers the Sounds of Forests from All Over the World @openculturehttps://t.co/Jt2SyMH3bv
Retweeted by Open CultureMick Jagger Tells the Story Behind ‘Gimme Shelter’ and Merry Clayton’s Haunting Background Vocals… https://t.co/v4gvVSwuGDFour Classic Prince Songs Re-Imagined as Pulp Fiction Covers. When Doves Cry, Little Red Corvette & More… https://t.co/AsX57JO5LUScientific American has never endorsed a presidential candidate in our 175-year history—until now. The 2020 elect… https://t.co/SmFMie1Inj
Retweeted by Open CultureWatch Janis Joplin’s Final Interview Get Reborn as an Animated Cartoon https://t.co/2pMY5Jcrk5 https://t.co/NsJzEldn34The Curious Death of Vincent van Gogh Was it actually suicide? Or maybe a murder? https://t.co/v31OA9jqZE https://t.co/zHRAealcRRDavid Byrne’s American Utopia: A Sneak Preview of Spike Lee’s New Concert Film https://t.co/NwnZGath0l https://t.co/nUOfulcERfYou get the feeling that the current administration doesn’t mind watching the west burn. If it mattered, you’d th… https://t.co/BuVQ5rbRIMMonty Python’s Michael Palin Is Also an Art Critic Watch Him Explore His Favorite Paintings by Andrew Wyeth & Othe… https://t.co/6vw7KMUhkmBehold the First Underwater Portrait in the History of Photography (Circa 1899) https://t.co/MboSa4iUFx https://t.co/x7EcLxi1KtDavid Lynch Tries to Make a List of the Good Things Happening in the World … and Comes Up Blank… https://t.co/9idA8W20AtYes indeed https://t.co/D9DhSJaIDC https://t.co/2ULuOJQZc3Explore Dozens of Drawings by Charles Darwin’s Creative Children https://t.co/RsXgUMpXrE https://t.co/0Fgzkhj84LThe Joy of Watching Old, Damaged Things Get Restored: Why the World is Captivated by Restoration Videos… https://t.co/yA0EFaWWL6
9/15
2020

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