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Deep inside Yale’s Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library lies a 240 page tome. Recently carbon dated to around 1420, its pages feature looping handwriting and hand drawn images seemingly stolen from a dream. It is called the Voynich manuscript, and it’s one of history’s biggest unsolved mysteries. The reason why? No one can figure out what it says. Stephen Bax investigates this cryptic work.
This video will change the way you look at pigeons.
Goethe is one of the great minds of European civilisation, though his work is largely unknown outside of the German speaking countries. He deserves our renewed attention.
If you have played a claw machine you probably haven’t won many prizes and maybe even thought they are rigged. Find out what really happened to your allowance.
Here’s how it rolled from rice paddies into your burrito.