FYI May 24, 2020

On This Day

1683 – The Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, England, opens as the world’s first university museum.
The Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology (/æʃˈmoʊliən, ˌæʃməˈliːən/)[2] on Beaumont Street, Oxford, England, is the world’s first university museum.[3] Its first building was erected in 1678–1683 to house the cabinet of curiosities that Elias Ashmole gave to the University of Oxford in 1677.

The present building was erected 1841–1845. The museum reopened in 2009 after a major redevelopment. In November 2011, new galleries focusing on Egypt and Nubia were unveiled. In May 2016, the museum opened new galleries of 19th-century art.

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Born On This Day

1878 – Lillian Moller Gilbreth, American psychologist and engineer (d. 1972)
Lillian Evelyn Moller Gilbreth (May 24, 1878 – January 2, 1972) was an American psychologist, industrial engineer, consultant, and educator who was an early pioneer in applying psychology to time-and-motion studies. She was described in the 1940s as “a genius in the art of living.”[2] Gilbreth, one of the first female engineers to earn a Ph.D., is considered to be the first industrial/organizational psychologist. She and her husband, Frank Bunker Gilbreth, were efficiency experts who contributed to the study of industrial engineering, especially in the areas of motion study and human factors. Cheaper by the Dozen (1948) and Belles on Their Toes (1950), written by two of their children (Ernestine and Frank Jr.) tell the story of their family life and describe how time-and-motion studies were applied to the organization and daily activities of their large family.[3] Both books were later made into feature films.

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FYI

Vector’s World: Windsock woman; Mudflops; Group effort and more ->
 
 
 
 

Maria Popova’s Brain Pickings: Yes to Life, in Spite of Everything: Viktor Frankl’s Lost Lectures on Moving Beyond Optimism and Pessimism to Find the Deepest Source of Meaning
 
 
 
 

Ideas

By Tye Rannosaurus: 3D Printed Orthotic Shoes for a Tiny Dog

 
 
 
 

Recipes

By PieBaby89: Copycat Krispy Kreme Original Glazed Donuts
 
 
By advaym: DELICIOUS Swedish Cinnamon Knot Buns
 
 
By Ella_Ashford: Cado COPYCAT Ice Cream Recipe (No Ice Cream Machine Needed!)