The world’s most mysterious women’s health manual

At Covert Concepts, we love secret rooms and passageways, mysteries, codes, conspiracies, and women’s health manuals. OK, wait, that last one sounds a little creepy. But there is one mysterious book—that may or may not be a medieval women’s health manual—that piques our interest because it has vexed experts for 600 years. We’re talking about the Voynich Manuscript.     In 1915, a Polish revolutionary and book dealer named Wilfrid Voynich introduced the world to…

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The secret history of the flag of the United States

The secret history of the flag of the United States This June 14th is Flag Day, the annual celebration of when we adopted our first national flag, which happened on June 14, 1777: “Resolved. That the flag of the United States be thirteen stripes, alternate red and white; that the union be thirteen stars, white in a blue field, representing a new constellation.” Of course, everyone knows that Betsy Ross was the patriot who designed…

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