The Mystery of the Medieval 'Voynich' Manuscript Still Holds the Power to Fascinate

The Mystery of the Medieval 'Voynich' Manuscript Still Holds the Power to Fascinate

By Jordan Penney

From the court of the 17th century Holy Roman Empire to the National Security Agency, The Voynich Manuscript has been scrutinized but not yet deciphered. 24 Jan 2017 // 7:30 AM

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Capote rides the wave of his own success in spoken-word redux.

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Various Artists: DJ-Kicks: The Exclusives

A good place to start with an important and much-loved series.

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	Traffic: The Last Great Traffic Jam [DVD]

Shot more than a decade ago, Traffic returned with one last hurrah. This DVD captures that tour and its well-crafted music, released as a parting gift and dedication from Steve Winwood to the late Jim Capaldi.

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3 Mar 2006 // 12:00 AM

Targeting a more sophisticated audience and adopting more of a high-brow approach to both story and art, these comics tended to be cerebral, literate, and often employed fine art techniques, making them the antithesis of the run-of-the-mill superhero books of the day.

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3 Mar 2006 // 12:00 AM

Diamanda Galas

A Valentine's Day Massacre for still-beating hearts...

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Wedding Crashers (2005)

The 40 Year-Old Virgin and Wedding Crashers might have made it safe for adults to go back to big-screen comedies in 2005, but it was the latter that reminded those viewers that adulthood doesn't mean growing up -- at least in the traditional sense.

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Sevendust: Best Of (Chapter One 1997-2004)

In which the band’s former label attempts one last parting shot.

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2 Mar 2006 // 11:00 PM

Stereolab: Fab Four Suture

Like all their best recordings, this sounds both like a ‘typical Stereolab album’ and like nothing they've done before.

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2 Mar 2006 // 11:00 PM

Collabs 3000: Metalism

Techno has found hipsters, and it's lost its hips; Speedy J and Chris Liebing push back.

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2 Mar 2006 // 11:00 PM

Erik Friedlander: Prowl

Erik Friedlander's melodies, when he deploys them, go straight to the cerebellum, where they lodge pretty much forever.

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Moving Pixels Podcast: The Best Games of 2016

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"The Moving Pixels Podcast counts down our top five games of 2016.

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