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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Moving Pixels Podcast: The Best Games of 2016

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