Photo: Boston postcards

  • The Boston Public Library has just opened an exhibit of hundreds of postcards depicting the city in the early 20th century. It’s a companion to their popular exhibit of vintage travel posters which opened earlier this year. Both are on display at the Central Library at Copley Square. [Boston Globe]
  • How do you make 11 million Brazilians in São Paulo disappear? Hint: it involves soccer. [The Offside]
  • And because we know you’re curious, our good friends over at Neatorama have compiled a list of beer facts from around the world. One thing of note: Arthur Guinness has a 9,000-year lease on his brewery in Dublin, so the iconic stout should be around for a long, long, time. And Nevada tops the U.S. in beer consumption, with 44 gallons per person consumed each year. [Neatorama]

Photo: Vintage postcards courtesy The Boston Public Library under a Creative Commons license

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