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New York Public Library

  1. Entertainment

    Librarians Recreate Beastie Boys “Sabotage,” Are Coolest Librarians Ever

    You might imagine librarians spend their spare time sitting by the fire rereading Shakespeare. While that may hold true for some, a few others would rather show the world just what happens if you aren't quiet in the library and made possibly the best music video ever: Beastie Boys "Sabotage" starring librarians.

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  2. Weird

    So Bad: Timothy Leary’s Power Glove Discovered in NYPL Archives

    What do avid drug advocate Timothy Leary and The Wizard's video game prodigy badass Lucas Barton have in common? Virtually nothing except for the fact that the two both had an odd affinity for Mattel's gaming peripheral debacle otherwise known as the Power Glove. Discovered deep within the archives of the New York Public Library, it turns out that Leary probably enjoyed video games almost as much as psychedelic drugs.

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