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Learn How to Play Chess Free Online. Tutorials for Beginners, Intermediate Players & Beyond… https://t.co/yxSxrkBvri
Retweeted by Open CultureMark Twain & Helen Keller’s Special Friendship: He Treated Me Not as a Freak, But as a Person Dealing with Great Di… https://t.co/TMEbZ9Ah20
12/1
2020
Behold Octavia Butler’s Motivational Notes to Self @openculture https://t.co/oaiALv1qLZ https://t.co/sx5OqzGwtk
Retweeted by Open CultureAldous Huxley Tells Mike Wallace What Will Destroy Democracy: Overpopulation, Drugs & Insidious Technology (1958)… https://t.co/PYVfgFlTQIThe Secret Link Between Jazz and Physics: How Einstein & Coltrane Shared Improvisation and Intuition in Common… https://t.co/RnMJV0ubuhLearn How to Play Chess Free Online: Tutorials for Beginners, Intermediate Players & Beyond https://t.co/2tM1rX0WUj via @openculture
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11/30
2020
John Coltrane Draws a Picture Illustrating the Mathematics of Music https://t.co/9HtcWWIK9O https://t.co/ukLnwX6IPvBrowse a Collection of Over 83,500 Vintage Sewing Patterns https://t.co/0chBYkjZvP https://t.co/Cfu5pumy77An Archive of 3,000 Vintage Cookbooks Lets You Travel Back Through Culinary Time https://t.co/F0HtVpeLZY https://t.co/Mo770F399gBertrand Russell & Buckminster Fuller on Why We Should Work Less, and Live & Learn More https://t.co/HVtTr1vCuP https://t.co/ulw4zVi4gzEverything I Know: 42 Hours of Buckminster Fuller’s Visionary Lectures Free Online (1975) https://t.co/IcP3Pxz61Y https://t.co/flaDWSMnloGet the History of the World in 46 Lectures, Courtesy of Columbia University https://t.co/Ew0D8BNZ8d https://t.co/cgPaMWdm6nHave any good recommendations for learning chess free online? Are there any youtube channels that you find partic… https://t.co/c7xpMJDABBJohn Lennon Jams With Eric Clapton, Keith Richards & Mitch Mitchell at the Rolling Stones’ Rock and Roll Circus (19… https://t.co/srkVn8fy8WHear 11-Year-Old Björk Sing "I Love to Love": Her First Recorded Song (1976) https://t.co/l00nlh45KO https://t.co/Y992lN4bWIDavid Foster Wallace on What’s Wrong with Postmodernism. A Video Essay https://t.co/gCpim8p1gi https://t.co/sHTiJ1pfTtBeautiful New Photo Book Documents Patti Smith’s Breakthrough Years in Music. Features Hundreds of Unseen Photogr… https://t.co/0R50ZOpjZB
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Retweeted by Open CultureThe Geometry of Sound: Watch Artist Kenichi Kanazawa Make Amazing Geometric Designs Out of Sand, Using Sound Waves… https://t.co/JmkIUmojkQ
Retweeted by Open CultureMapping the Sounds of Greek Byzantine Churches. How Researchers Are Creating "Museums of Lost Sound"… https://t.co/lW5VsafYsG
11/29
2020
91,000 Historic Maps from the Massive David Rumsey Map Collection https://t.co/tYek152LLl via @openculture #historyhttps://t.co/cWZt7LYdZm
Retweeted by Open CultureBette Davis Divorced: "She Read Too Much," Says Husband (1938) https://t.co/2X05wvcdvI https://t.co/Q42KsKm3FNStevie Ray Vaughan Gives a Blistering Demonstration of His Guitar Technique https://t.co/WHCCHpDTRC https://t.co/haZWIQ3v44The Polygraph: The Proto-Photocopy Machine Machine Invented in 1803 That Changed Thomas Jefferson’s Life… https://t.co/iXd58II1oBWatch a Sweet Film Adaptation of Kurt Vonnegut’s Story, "Long Walk to Forever" https://t.co/aaevaB6VEA https://t.co/FNIauq20JRBeautiful New Photo Book Documents Patti Smith’s Breakthrough Years in Music. Features Hundreds of Unseen Photogr… https://t.co/0R50ZOpjZBWatch the Hot Guitar Solos of Sister Rosetta Tharpe, "America's First Gospel Rock Star" https://t.co/03dpu3tN5j via… https://t.co/hMkjtXsGWZ
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11/28
2020
Nikon Offers Free Online Photography Courses During the Holidays https://t.co/pyGnhtWtAI https://t.co/PlevE9eHjM
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11/27
2020
The First Animated Feature Film: The Adventures of Prince Achmed by Lotte Reiniger (1926) https://t.co/BA7dW0vaa2 https://t.co/yIDpjdqLe4Hear Moby Dick Read in Its Entirety by Tilda Swinton, Stephen Fry, John Waters & Others https://t.co/GTZHJ3Mvlo https://t.co/ysiVqr3hWS
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11/26
2020
Finally. Ouch. https://t.co/s6HwHqGkekWilliam S. Burroughs Reads His "Thanksgiving Prayer" in a 1988 Film By Gus Van Sant https://t.co/Rwi6YCMty1 https://t.co/3gS6fGMUNfNikon Offers Free Online Photography Courses During the Holidays https://t.co/pyGnhtWtAI https://t.co/PlevE9eHjMFun fact: the Golden Records on the Voyager probes includes copyrighted material that aliens will be able to access… https://t.co/XzX6EEolnC
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11/25
2020
Ernest Hemingway Creates a Reading List for a Young Writer, 1934 https://t.co/AaPKZ7krRh a través de @openculture https://t.co/F26G9J3lPh
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11/24
2020

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