If you loved From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler as a kid, you're probably going to be applying for this position before you even finish reading the post. For the second time, Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry is inviting one lucky person to be a 24/7 guest at the museum for an entire month. Kate McGroarty did it last year and had a blast. The chosen person will receive $10,000 to eat, live and breathe the exhibits. Last year, Kate helped paranormal investigators document unexplained happenings on a German submarine in the building, got to read the books in the Colleen Moore Fairy Castle tiny book collection, played in a tornado and helped hatch some chicks, among many other things. It seems like a pretty amazing experience. If you're interested, you need to have your application in by midnight on July 22. Be sure to let us know if you apply.
Even if you don't apply, you should check out Kate's blog from last year's Month at the Museum. I just lost half of my evening there.
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