The Big Think

June 24, 2013

20 Secret Passageways and Rooms Hiding in Plain Sight

Filed under: Humor and Fun — jasony @ 2:46 pm

20 Secret Passageways and Rooms Hiding in Plain Sight

: “History can be told in terms of secret passageways, hidden rooms, and obscure tunnels. Wars have been won and lost by them, coup d’états sprung, and entire countries altered thanks to a well-placed nook or crannie. There are also plenty of modern-day uses, as you’ll see below—from drug smuggling tunnels in Tijuana to hidden doors that protect your most valuable wines. Check out 20 of the best, below.”

I love this sort of thing.

The Time You Have

Filed under: Humor and Fun — jasony @ 2:30 pm

by Ze Frank. Ze is an interesting, unique, weird guy that does this sort of thing. But he can nail it like no other.

That’s Going to Leave a Mark

Filed under: Politics — jasony @ 9:23 am

ACLU open letter: ‘We are tired of living in a nation governed by fear’: “‘[W]e say as Americans that we are tired of seeing liberty sacrificed on the altar of security and having a handful of lawmakers decide what we should and should not know,’ the ACLU writes in a statement circulated to grassroots supporters and addressed to President Obama. ‘We are tired of living in a nation governed by fear instead of the principles of freedom and liberty that made this nation great.’”

Read the whole thing.

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