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Before 1948, L.A.‘s Power Grid Was Incompatible With the Rest of the Nation’s

Before 1948, there was something funny about the Southland's electricity. Plug in a clock from New York and it would lose 10 minutes every hour. Spin a record on a… Read more at Gizmodo »

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Monomania L.A.: The Obsessive Collectors of Southern California

What happens when collecting becomes more than a hobby? File cabinets conquer living rooms. Boxes scrape the ceilings of garages. A trip to a paper ephemera… Read more »

Institute for Baseball Studies now open to the public

The Institute for Baseball Studies, the first humanities-based… Read more »

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