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Nov 19: MSG Presents All-American Pies

Each month, Sarah and Soma take on a curious food topic and break down the history, science, and stories behind it. On November 19, Masters of Social Gastronomy tackles the twin pillars of the American pie kingdom: the gentle apple pie and its heavily-spiced cousin, pumpkin pie. (RSVP on Eventbrite)

Think making an apple pie is simple? Not so fast! A trip to the grocery store yields a thousand and one varieties of apples, all bearing...

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Introducing: Vintage Visualizations

Did you want awesome prints of age-old maps and data viz? No sweat, we've got you covered with a brand-new project: Vintage Visualizations.

Once upon a time, long long ago, the United States had just fought the Civil War and was terribly embarrassed about it. "Oh goodness gracious," the government thought. "What did Europe think?"

We needed to do something that made us seem awesome, and so the Census Bureau released a series of gorgeous...

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Brainery-Recommended October Happenings

The leaves are changing, the air's getting crisp, there are apples to bob for, pumpkins to carve--fall has befallen us, and there are some pretty awesome and spooky events ahead.

Tuesday, October 14 - The Society for the Advancement of Social Studies (SASS!) presents Real Scary History at the Bedford. Learn about the history of coffins, the Salem Witch Trials, and little-known serial killers!

Monday, October 20 - October isn't just about...

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