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The Beale Papers Duper

By now most folks have heard of the famous Beale Pamphlet treasure legend, this story allegedly involving a party of 30 adventurers who went out west in the early 1800’s and then transported two separate huge loads of gold and silver and diamonds to an undisclosed location in Bedford County, Virginia, these two deposits supposedly still in place and open to free discovery at the time of the pamphlet’s publication. 771 more words

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Jane's Underrated (MYSTERY!) Short Film Of The Month

The trail for this short reads: “Professor White, cryptographer extraordinaire, is on the trail of the notoriously uncrackable Thomas Beale cipher, a century-old riddle hiding the location of a fortune in gold. 220 more words

Film

LEVIATHAN - GOLIATHS OF THE DEEP

LEVIATHAN OR, THE WHALE by Philip Hoare (4th Estate, 2008)

The Natural History of the Sperm Whale by Thomas Beale was published in 1839, a work which Philip Hoare refers to as… 376 more words

Books

Dustin Yellin Clears Red Hook Studio After Sandy, Contemplates Future

“Everything,” artist Dustin Yellin said yesterday afternoon, standing outside what’s left of his 15,000-square-foot Red Hook studio. “I lost everything.”

Wearing an an aqua blue beanie, a khaki jacket and tortoiseshell glasses, Mr. 552 more words

Slideshow

The Thomas Beale Cipher

Seen at the Toronto After Dark Film Festival in 2010.

They usually have a screening of shorts and this was one of the most impressive ones. 117 more words

Culture

Honey Space

Chelsea, New York; which curator doesn’t want to open an art gallery in this booming art district in the capital of the world? Many have the dream, but with the exorbitant high rent prices only a few can afford it. 298 more words

New York