These 5 Haunted Libraries Will Give You the Heebie Jeebies

These 5 Haunted Libraries Will Give You the Heebie Jeebies

Libraries are mysterious places. They are sites in which the past gets stacked on the present. They are home to ancient and obscure books that fill shelves from floor to ceiling, which eventually form into a collection of human history. Sometimes stories do not get left in the past, and instead continue to influence life today. The same can be said for dead people who refuse to be dead. Some of these people have chosen to set up ghost camp inside libraries, much to the dismay of people who are trying to work or read there, ghost-free.   Image Via Patch   Paranormal researchers on the other hand, have rushed …

Brooklyn Public Library Hosts All-Night Philosophy Rager

Brooklyn Public Library Hosts All-Night Philosophy Rager

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The Brooklyn Public Library’s Central Branch might not be the first place you’d think of when imaging an all-night rager, but maybe that should change.   Via Giphy   At 7pm on Saturday, January 27th, the library is hosting a 12-hour philosophy marathon they’ve named A Night of Philosophy and Ideas. The free event is open to the public and will include food (that you’ll have to pay for), live music, academic talks on a variety of philosophical disciplines, and a keynote lecture from George Yancy, a professor from Emory University and the editor of the The Philosophy of Race …