On December 1st, 1948, a Caucasian man in his mid-40s was found dead on Somerton Beach in Australia. Coroners could discern no cause of death.  A tiny piece of paper was found in a secret pocket sewn within the man’s pants. On the paper was printed “finished.” The paper was ripped from a first edition copy of "The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam" that was later found in a man’s car. In that book were written four lines of a mysterious cipher that has yet to be cracked. by natasha
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natasha On December 1st, 1948, a Caucasian man in his mid-40s was found dead on Somerton Beach in Australia. Coroners could discern no cause of death. A tiny piece of paper was found in a secret pocket sewn within the man’s pants. On the paper was printed “finished.” The paper was ripped from a first edition copy of "The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam" that was later found in a man’s car. In that book were written four lines of a mysterious cipher that has yet to be cracked.
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St. Teresa of Avila’s “bookmark,” which was found after her death, written on a piece of paper in her breviary. by ohmy
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ohmy St. Teresa of Avila’s “bookmark,” which was found after her death, written on a piece of paper in her breviary.
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The Grand Grimoire, The Red Dragon, Gospel of Satan. Was found in Jerusalem in 1750 in the tomb of Solomon. Written around 1200 A.D. this book is said to contain writings on how to summon Satan, and other demons such as Pazuzu. Also its said to contain the locations of different biblical artifacts, and that the book can not be damaged, cant be burnt, cut, torn or destroyed. Now where can you find this mysterious powerful book? Its found in the by justine
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justine The Grand Grimoire, The Red Dragon, Gospel of Satan. Was found in Jerusalem in 1750 in the tomb of Solomon. Written around 1200 A.D. this book is said to contain writings on how to summon Satan, and other demons such as Pazuzu. Also its said to contain the locations of different biblical artifacts, and that the book can not be damaged, cant be burnt, cut, torn or destroyed. Now where can you find this mysterious powerful book? Its found in the
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Pendant with the cipher of Queen Charlotte, Attributed to G Stephany & J Dresch (carver), c.1800, Probably acquired by Queen Mary. A LA MEILLEURE DES MERES written in gold across the top of the pendant suggests that it was a gift to the Queen from her children, although it is not clear which ones. 9.2 x 7.2 x 3.7 cm by lucille
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lucille Pendant with the cipher of Queen Charlotte, Attributed to G Stephany & J Dresch (carver), c.1800, Probably acquired by Queen Mary. A LA MEILLEURE DES MERES written in gold across the top of the pendant suggests that it was a gift to the Queen from her children, although it is not clear which ones. 9.2 x 7.2 x 3.7 cm
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I imagine that the Wizard of Oz was written on a typewriter just like this! by corina
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corina I imagine that the Wizard of Oz was written on a typewriter just like this!
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The Grand Grimoire, The Red Dragon, Gospel of Satan. Was found in Jerusalem in 1750 in the tomb of Solomon. Written around 1200 A.D. this book is said to contain writings on how to summon Satan, and other demons such as Pazuzu. Also its said to contain the locations of different biblical artifacts, and that the book can not be damaged, cant be burnt, cut, torn or destroyed. Now where can you find this mysterious powerful book? Its found in the Secret Vatican Archives. by justine
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justine The Grand Grimoire, The Red Dragon, Gospel of Satan. Was found in Jerusalem in 1750 in the tomb of Solomon. Written around 1200 A.D. this book is said to contain writings on how to summon Satan, and other demons such as Pazuzu. Also its said to contain the locations of different biblical artifacts, and that the book can not be damaged, cant be burnt, cut, torn or destroyed. Now where can you find this mysterious powerful book? Its found in the Secret Vatican Archives.
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A stone head that was found “somewhere in the Guatemalan jungle” and, soon after its discovery, disappeared. The photo above was taken in the 1950s by the man who owned the land the head was located on, but after he died, the mysterious structure faded back into obscurity. While the head is theorized to potentially be an anomaly of the Olmec stone heads (it does not match their aesthetic), some think it could possibly be a remnant of a yet undiscovered culture. by freda
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freda A stone head that was found “somewhere in the Guatemalan jungle” and, soon after its discovery, disappeared. The photo above was taken in the 1950s by the man who owned the land the head was located on, but after he died, the mysterious structure faded back into obscurity. While the head is theorized to potentially be an anomaly of the Olmec stone heads (it does not match their aesthetic), some think it could possibly be a remnant of a yet undiscovered culture.
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In the late 1820s, when Joseph Smith announced that he’d recovered an ancient book that had been written on metal plates and concealed in a stone box, his claim was widely derided. It still is. The idea of a hidden ancient book discovered no longer seems quite so ridiculous. In 1945, for example, Christian manuscripts were found in Egypt at Nag Hammadi, ancient Chenoboskion. 3 years later, an even larger and older collection was discovered on the western shore of the Dead Sea. by brandi
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brandi In the late 1820s, when Joseph Smith announced that he’d recovered an ancient book that had been written on metal plates and concealed in a stone box, his claim was widely derided. It still is. The idea of a hidden ancient book discovered no longer seems quite so ridiculous. In 1945, for example, Christian manuscripts were found in Egypt at Nag Hammadi, ancient Chenoboskion. 3 years later, an even larger and older collection was discovered on the western shore of the Dead Sea.
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Ravaged: Victoria the cat, who has skin cancer, was in so much pain that she ripped off her own ears in her despair before being found on the streets of Gloucester by Selkie~gal
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Selkie~gal Ravaged: Victoria the cat, who has skin cancer, was in so much pain that she ripped off her own ears in her despair before being found on the streets of Gloucester
Disability Pride & Strength.
This is a photo of the actual envelope on which was written a ghostly message to Marianne, one of the residents of Borley Rectory, reputed to be the most haunted house in England. Shortly after moving into the rectory, Marianne found an old envelope with her name written on the back. In reply she wrote, What do you want? and then replaced the envelope. Later, a reply was written beneath: Rest. by lemai13
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lemai13 This is a photo of the actual envelope on which was written a ghostly message to Marianne, one of the residents of Borley Rectory, reputed to be the most haunted house in England. Shortly after moving into the rectory, Marianne found an old envelope with her name written on the back. In reply she wrote, What do you want? and then replaced the envelope. Later, a reply was written beneath: Rest.
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The Voynich manuscript is a handwritten book thought to have been written in the 15th or 16th century & comprising about 240 vellum pages, most with illustrations. The author, script & language remain unknown. Described as “the world’s most mysterious manuscript”.  Presumed to be some kind of cipher text, it’s been studied by many professional & amateur cryptographers. It has defied all decipherment attempts. by juliana
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juliana The Voynich manuscript is a handwritten book thought to have been written in the 15th or 16th century & comprising about 240 vellum pages, most with illustrations. The author, script & language remain unknown. Described as “the world’s most mysterious manuscript”. Presumed to be some kind of cipher text, it’s been studied by many professional & amateur cryptographers. It has defied all decipherment attempts.
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Rare edition of the Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyam from a presentation of special bindings at the Princeton University Library. The peacock by mavrica
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mavrica Rare edition of the Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyam from a presentation of special bindings at the Princeton University Library. The peacock
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Willy Pogany 1882-1955

 Illustration from The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

Published by David McKay, 1942 by angelica
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angelica Willy Pogany 1882-1955 Illustration from The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam Published by David McKay, 1942
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Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher 1948 Ada Lois Sipuel When denied admission on the basis of race, Fisher filed a suit asserting that she must be admitted to the OU Law School since there was no comparable facility for African American students. Losing in state courts, Marshall argued the case before the Supreme Court which reversed the lower courts in 1948 by madelinem
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madelinem Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher 1948 Ada Lois Sipuel When denied admission on the basis of race, Fisher filed a suit asserting that she must be admitted to the OU Law School since there was no comparable facility for African American students. Losing in state courts, Marshall argued the case before the Supreme Court which reversed the lower courts in 1948
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Love this! Royal vulture pectoral which was found placed on the head of the mysterious late 18th dynasty pharaoh in tomb KV55 of the Valley of the Kings. This king was either Akhenaten or Smenkhkare of the Amarna period by theresa
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theresa Love this! Royal vulture pectoral which was found placed on the head of the mysterious late 18th dynasty pharaoh in tomb KV55 of the Valley of the Kings. This king was either Akhenaten or Smenkhkare of the Amarna period
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Mummified body found in a gravel pit at 56th St and South Park Ave in Chicago on Oct.29, 1903.The body or mummy was found wrapped in a piece of carpet and placed within a long box. There also was speculation that the dead person was a murder victim although no identity was found. by teri-71
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teri-71 Mummified body found in a gravel pit at 56th St and South Park Ave in Chicago on Oct.29, 1903.The body or mummy was found wrapped in a piece of carpet and placed within a long box. There also was speculation that the dead person was a murder victim although no identity was found.
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One Man Found a Mysterious Box in a Dumpster – What Was in it Was Absolutely Baffling - LIBRARY OF MOST CONTROVERSIAL FILES by justine
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justine One Man Found a Mysterious Box in a Dumpster – What Was in it Was Absolutely Baffling - LIBRARY OF MOST CONTROVERSIAL FILES
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It wasn't eczema, or an allergy that physicians could discern. Something was seriously wrong. But no one believed Leitao. The last doctor she tried to consult, an infectious disease specialist at Johns Hopkins University, not only refused to see her, but based on Drew's growing pile of medical records, suggested it was a case of Munchausen's by proxy, a psychiatric syndrome in which a parent pretends a child is sick or makes him sick to get by amie
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amie It wasn't eczema, or an allergy that physicians could discern. Something was seriously wrong. But no one believed Leitao. The last doctor she tried to consult, an infectious disease specialist at Johns Hopkins University, not only refused to see her, but based on Drew's growing pile of medical records, suggested it was a case of Munchausen's by proxy, a psychiatric syndrome in which a parent pretends a child is sick or makes him sick to get
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On Monday, December 13, 1920, it’s reported that brothers Jason and Jimmy Garret found a “treasure map” stuck to a tree with a knife. Based on their parent’s account, the boys weren’t believed and were promptly sent outside. The above picture was slipped under the front door of the Garret farmhouse one year later. No map was ever found and neither boy was ever seen again. by juliana
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juliana On Monday, December 13, 1920, it’s reported that brothers Jason and Jimmy Garret found a “treasure map” stuck to a tree with a knife. Based on their parent’s account, the boys weren’t believed and were promptly sent outside. The above picture was slipped under the front door of the Garret farmhouse one year later. No map was ever found and neither boy was ever seen again.
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"Protestors" taking a stand for a cause.  Their signs are "I am " poems written in the point of view of people who are passionate about a cause. by kelly.meli
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kelly.meli "Protestors" taking a stand for a cause. Their signs are "I am " poems written in the point of view of people who are passionate about a cause.
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Pitcairn Island, New Zealand - 1934. "Local farmers are trying to hide pieces of a giant skeleton found near 'Christians cave'. Three of the men were later found dead under strange circumstances. The forth man disappeared soon after this photo was taken and was never found. The photographer's identity has never been revealed." Could this a skull of the giants in the Bible? Wow! by florence
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florence Pitcairn Island, New Zealand - 1934. "Local farmers are trying to hide pieces of a giant skeleton found near 'Christians cave'. Three of the men were later found dead under strange circumstances. The forth man disappeared soon after this photo was taken and was never found. The photographer's identity has never been revealed." Could this a skull of the giants in the Bible? Wow!
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Articulated figure, also made of mammoth ivory & around 26,000 years old. Found near Brno in the Czech Republic, was buried beside the body of a man in his 40s. "The ivory figurine has a strange spectral face," says Jill Cook, of British Museum, "while at the bottom of head, there is a little hollow that would have allowed head to rotate. Similarly, its arms could have come up & down. The legs – which are missing – probably did the same. As to by Hercio Dias
Hercio Dias
Hercio Dias Articulated figure, also made of mammoth ivory & around 26,000 years old. Found near Brno in the Czech Republic, was buried beside the body of a man in his 40s. "The ivory figurine has a strange spectral face," says Jill Cook, of British Museum, "while at the bottom of head, there is a little hollow that would have allowed head to rotate. Similarly, its arms could have come up & down. The legs – which are missing – probably did the same. As to
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The ancient text has no known title, no known author, and is written in no known language: what does it say and why does it have many astronomy illustrations? The mysterious book was once bought by an emperor, forgotten on a library shelf, sold for thousands of dollars, and later donated to Yale. Possibly written in the 15th century, the over 200-page volume is known most recently as the Voynich Manuscript, after its (re-)discoverer in 1912. by henrietta
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henrietta The ancient text has no known title, no known author, and is written in no known language: what does it say and why does it have many astronomy illustrations? The mysterious book was once bought by an emperor, forgotten on a library shelf, sold for thousands of dollars, and later donated to Yale. Possibly written in the 15th century, the over 200-page volume is known most recently as the Voynich Manuscript, after its (re-)discoverer in 1912.
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Letter written by Laura Ingalls Wilder in 1948 at the age of 81. by lorene
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lorene Letter written by Laura Ingalls Wilder in 1948 at the age of 81.
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On the 7th June 1329 Robert the Bruce died at Cardross Castle in Dunbartonshire. The cause of his death remains unclear, but there is a suspicion that Bruce suffered from leprosy for a long period and that this is what killed him in the end. He was buried in Dunfermline Abbey, and in 1819 his tomb was discovered and opened. by Divonsir Borges
Divonsir Borges
Divonsir Borges On the 7th June 1329 Robert the Bruce died at Cardross Castle in Dunbartonshire. The cause of his death remains unclear, but there is a suspicion that Bruce suffered from leprosy for a long period and that this is what killed him in the end. He was buried in Dunfermline Abbey, and in 1819 his tomb was discovered and opened.
OBRA E ARTE
Found written on a cellar wall in Cologne, Germany during the Holocaust. by rachelle
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rachelle Found written on a cellar wall in Cologne, Germany during the Holocaust.
Phrases to live by
A piece of dad's blue work shirt sewn into the bridal gown or a grandpa that was important or has passed on. literally the sweetest thing | ... by karla
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karla A piece of dad's blue work shirt sewn into the bridal gown or a grandpa that was important or has passed on. literally the sweetest thing | ...
Ceiling Ideas
The Mysterious Boat 1892 by Odilon Redon pastel on paper in a private collection. The Mysterious Boat :: Odilon Redon by WineHarlots
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WineHarlots The Mysterious Boat 1892 by Odilon Redon pastel on paper in a private collection. The Mysterious Boat :: Odilon Redon
Home Sweet Home
Punderson Manor Lodge is located near Newbury in northeast Ohio, approximately 35 minutes from Cleveland. Found in Punderson State Park, this historic lodge offers rooms in the English Tudor Style property. Construction began on the property in 1925 and was used as a girls' summer camp before it was acquired by the state of Ohio in 1948. Though the lodge rooms and dining were open to guests in 1956, it officially opened as Punderson State Park Lodge in 1966. by amber
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amber Punderson Manor Lodge is located near Newbury in northeast Ohio, approximately 35 minutes from Cleveland. Found in Punderson State Park, this historic lodge offers rooms in the English Tudor Style property. Construction began on the property in 1925 and was used as a girls' summer camp before it was acquired by the state of Ohio in 1948. Though the lodge rooms and dining were open to guests in 1956, it officially opened as Punderson State Park Lodge in 1966.
doutzen kroes
WHITE ROSE-- The mortal remains of King Richard III. This photograph was taken at the site of Grey Friars in Leicester. His hands were found to have been tied and later it was found that he had ten wounds to his body, two of which would have killed him. The other were known as humilation wounds inflicted by followers of Henry Tudor after death. by debra
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debra WHITE ROSE-- The mortal remains of King Richard III. This photograph was taken at the site of Grey Friars in Leicester. His hands were found to have been tied and later it was found that he had ten wounds to his body, two of which would have killed him. The other were known as humilation wounds inflicted by followers of Henry Tudor after death.
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Comparing your marriage to a love story written in Hollywood will ROB you of the joy that you should find in your relationship. Recognize that your love story was written by God himself. by lorene
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lorene Comparing your marriage to a love story written in Hollywood will ROB you of the joy that you should find in your relationship. Recognize that your love story was written by God himself.
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