Labor historian Erik Loomis has unearthed a fascinating historical nugget hiding in plain sight: the famous anarchist Emma Goldman once owned an ice cream shop in Worcester, Mass.
SAN FRANCISCO — It’s been two centuries since Jeremy Bentham introduced the panopticon into structures of confinement and surveillance, including penitentiaries and mental institutions.
Pranks are more successful first thing in the morning, before the person being tricked has had enough coffee to suspect anything. Most people tip-toe around on April Fools' Day, knowing a joke is hidden from plain sight around every corner. Show More Summary
Like many people who have visited Istanbul, I came away with snapshots of men fishing along the Bosphorus, hilly neighborhoods dense with a mishmash of architecture testifying to the city’s disparate historical influences, and majestic...Show More Summary
It’s time for another international edition of What’s That Thing, Slate’s column that examines the details of the visible world that are hiding in plain sight. Send ideas for future columns, along with a photo if possible, to email@example.com. The...Show More Summary
One of the primary goals of Modern Hiker is getting people outside, exploring the trails and parks that may literally be hiding in plain sight right in their backyards, so when we started seeing Instagram photos from our readers tagged with the 52 Hike Challenge hashtag, we had to investigate further. The idea behind the…
The NI Affairs Committee’s 111-page report into The administrative scheme for “on-the-runs” [PDF] will take some time to read and digest. In the meantime, picking out a few of its 62 conclusions and recommendations … 2. It is clear that Sinn Féin pushed for OTRs to be dealt with at the highest level, and that more...
Easter eggs and in-jokes are like catnip for nerds. Even if it’s something small, the jolt of recognition from seeing something hidden in plain sight for super-fans is always fun and a great excuse to feel obnoxiously proud of knowing something other people don’t. Show More Summary
After four seasons of waiting, we finally know where the Author is on Once Upon a Time, and apparently he’s been hiding in plain sight Although he’s not easily reached, it turns out that the drawing of the Author’s door that Regina got from August’s lost things is actually where the elusive writer is located. Show More Summary
By Ivan Farkas,Kevin Phelan Published: March 23rd, 2015
For all the persistent questions the Los Angeles Lakers have had in trying to find a solid backcourt solution the past few seasons, the answer may just possibly be right in front of them. This is not meant to say that, given the opportunity,...Show More Summary
Being a modern-day superhero may not be what you think. The heroes of our world often hide in plain sight, not realizing that they deserve to brandish the mighty title of: Hero. And you may be one of them. Just below the hum-drum of everyday life sleeps a set of super powers just waiting to be tapped into. Show More Summary
A Time article about the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) three weeks ago offered the observation that the annual event of conservative activists was "mostly silent" on the issue of gay marriage, discussion of which was...Show More Summary
No matter how old you are, no matter how clear your conscious, there is a penis hiding amongst the innocent Penis-shaped objects are hidden among the real world like hidden Mickeys are scattered across Disney World. They're everywhere: in our pet's fur, in corporate logos, on mushrooms. Show More Summary
The ruins of the ancient lost city of Atlantis have long been hidden in plain sight, located on land in Morocco, according to claims by a computer expert who correlated 51 clues in ancient texts to determine the location. Michael Hubner,...Show More Summary
Shrouded in secrecy and speculation, Apple's mysterious "Titan" electric car project is believed to be in development at a top-secret facility hidden in plain sight, discovered by AppleInsider just minutes away from the company's California headquarters.
University at Buffalo faculty member Philip Kiernan heard a rumor back in 2010 and went on a hunt for a collection of rare, ancient and priceless Greek and Roman coins. Not in Greece and not in Italy. The hunt was on his very own campus...Show More Summary
The Illuminati are promoting the satanic baphomet left and right hidden in plain sight! In this video I expose how last night Madonna glorified baphomet through symbolism at the 2015 Grammys! Please share this video people need to find Christ
Private Eye, the UK's best and only fortnightly satirical magazine, has great fun in pointing that Lord Voldemort (of Harry Potter fame) seems to be 'hiding in plain sight' as the the Greek Finance Minister, Yanis Varoufakis.
Uncle Jesse is apparently a master of disguise. John Stamos, who rose to prominence for his role as the impressively-mulleted Uncle Jesse on the long-lived '90s sitcom Full House recently lurked around the iconic San Francisco home used...Show More Summary