Tag: secret

‘La!’ The Queer Code In It’s A Sin And The Story Behind It

Channel 4It's A Sin's Olly Alexander as Ritchie and Lydia West as Jill“La!”The notifications on my phone were spilling over with the same comment from all my queer friends after they watched Russell T Davies’ new show, ‘It’s A Sin.’…

/ February 8, 2021
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A Lawyer Cracked a Hidden Room in His Office and Found a Cache of Historic Photography, Including a Famed Portrait of Susan B. Anthony

A lawyer looking for a new office stumbled upon a trove of historic photographs when he discovered a secret attic in the three-story building he bought last December in Geneva, New York. Among the finds in the hidden trove was a…

/ February 6, 2021
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The 10 Most Astonishing Archaeological Discoveries of 2020, From an Ancient Cat Carving to the Amazon Rock Paintings

Despite its many difficulties, 2020 gave us some incredible discoveries. Shortly after scientists confirmed that the Museum of the Bible in Washington, DC, owned Dead Sea Scroll forgeries, putting the authenticity of some 70 other known fragments in question, the…

/ December 30, 2020
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The Intrepid Treasure Hunter Who Found Forrest Fenn’s Buried Fortune Reveals His Identity—and What He Plans to Do With It

The hopes and dreams of thousands were crushed in June, when Forrest Fenn announced that his storied hidden treasure, said to be worth $2 million, had been found. When the retired New Mexico art dealer died in September, he took…

/ December 8, 2020
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How The Dutch Economy Shows We Can’t Reduce Wealth Inequality With Taxes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ot4qdCs54ZEThis video was made possible by our Patreon community! ❤️See new videos early, participate in exclusive Q&As, and more!➡️ https://www.patreon.com/EconomicsExplained▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀This is the Netherlands, a picturesque nation filled with windmills, tulip fields, and uhh coffee shops. The nation is looked to…

/ November 27, 2020
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A Handsomely Illustrated New Book Uncovers New York City’s Lost and Hidden Gems of Public Art—See Images Here

It’s been a tough year for New York museums. But even without cultural institutions, there is free world-class art to see all over the city, as writer and curator Lori Zimmer shows in her new book, Art Hiding in New York:…

/ November 27, 2020
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‘Enjoy It When You Have It, But Don’t Have Too Much’: Artist Wayne Thiebaud on How to Savor Cake While Staying Healthy at 100 Years Old

On November 15, Wayne Thiebaud, the cherished American painter of cakes and sweets, hits an impressive milestone: his 100th birthday. Born November 1920 in Mesa, Arizona, and raised in California, Thiebaud remains busy and productive even on the eve of…

/ November 13, 2020
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Archaeologists May Have Finally Solved the Mystery of the Disappearance of Roanoke’s Lost Colony

In 1585, the English settlers reached the New World and established a colony on the island of Roanoke, in what is now part of North Carolina, only to mysteriously disappear. The colonists’ fate has become one of American history’s most…

/ November 6, 2020