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Lindsey Kratochwill

Digital Production Assistant

Lindsey Kratochwill is a digital production assistant at TheWeek.com where she edits podcasts and videos. She also co-hosts a podcast for Popular Science and has written for Popular Science, Fast Company, and The Guardian, among other publications. She's an unapologetic science nerd and an apologetic Floridian.

Anatomy of a commencement speech
Will Ferrell gives the commencement address at USC.
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Anatomy of a commencement speech

The most prolific American lyricist you've probably never heard of
Fanny Crosby.
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The most prolific American lyricist you've probably never heard of

How the Star-Spangled Banner went from battle poem to sporting-event mainstay
Whitney Houston sings the National Anthem at Super Bowl XXV in 1991.
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How the Star-Spangled Banner went from battle poem to sporting-event mainstay

The trials and triumphs of the first modern Olympics, in 1896
Sprinters line up at the starting line of the 1896 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece
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The trials and triumphs of the first modern Olympics, in 1896

Anatomy of a commencement speech
Stephen Colbert gives a graduation speech at Wake Forest University
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Anatomy of a commencement speech

Senate Republicans created a weirdly twee video about Mitch McConnell
Republicans make weird video about Mitch McConnell.
Fantastic Mr. Mitch McConnell

Senate Republicans created a weirdly twee video about Mitch McConnell

Taylor Swift ads are making people listen to Jimmy Eat World again
Taylor Swift is helping other artists with her celebrity status.
It just takes some time

Taylor Swift ads are making people listen to Jimmy Eat World again

A brief history of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing
Florence Nightingale looks in on her patients
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A brief history of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing

I watched a bunch of PSAs from the 1940s. Here's what I learned.
Stills from health and hygiene PSA videos from the 1940s and 1950s
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I watched a bunch of PSAs from the 1940s. Here's what I learned.

The enormous astronomical discovery that proved Einstein right, explained
An artist's interpretation of gravitational waves
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The enormous astronomical discovery that proved Einstein right, explained

The fascinating, little-known history behind the enduring popularity of 'White Christmas'
A vintage program for Irving Berlin's White Christmas
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The fascinating, little-known history behind the enduring popularity of 'White Christmas'

Oops! Time lists Evelyn Waugh among female authors most read in college.
Time lists Evelyn Waugh as a female author by accident.
What's in a name?

Oops! Time lists Evelyn Waugh among female authors most read in college.