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The Art of the Scandal: Thefts, Vandals, Forgeries

Learn about the scandals of the art world. The theft of the Mona Lisa, and her need of protection from vandalism. The incredibly precise theft of artwork during the Nazi regime. The attack on Michelangelo’s Pieta! And about the risk of forgeries- even possibly in your favorite museum.

Jane Oneail, from Culturally Curious, holds a master’s in Art History from Boston University and a master’s in Education from the Harvard University Graduate School of Education.  She has taught Art History at the college level for more than a decade, most recently at Southern New Hampshire University.

Pumpkin-Maple Scone Ingredients

You’ll need the following ingredients: flour, butter, 1 egg, baking powder, pumpkin puree, light brown sugar, cinnamon, powdered sugar, maple syrup and optional vanilla extract and pumpkin pie spice (or a mixture of nutmeg, ginger, allspice, etc.). Chocolate chips are also a great addition to this recipe! A cheese grater is recommended but not required ( to grate the cold butter).

Make Pumpkin -Maple Scones With
Katie From Food Explorers!

Flour Tortillas & Guacomole Ingredients

You’ll need the following ingredients: flour, oil, water, &  salt for the Tortillas. And 1-2 avocados, a lime, salt, and optional red onion, tomatoes, cilantro for the Guacamole.

Make Homemade Flour Tortillas & Guacamole With
Katie From Food Explorers!

Ricotta Gnocchi with Mac & Cheese Sauce Ingredients

You’ll need the following ingredients: 15 ounces of Ricotta, 3 egg (yolks), Parmesan Cheese, Cheddar Cheese, Flour, Salt, Milk, Butter, & Optional Bread Crumbs and Parmesan Cheese.

Make Ricotta Gnocchi & Mac and Cheese Sauce With
Katie From Food Explorers!

Project Gutenberg- Best Website

Download Free eBooks  to Your Device or Computer-access 60,000 books that are in the Public Domain and free of copyright issues, many of them considered classics. Works of Sophocles, Austen, Dickens, Verne, Stevenson, Poe & many more can be found here.

Internet Archive- Best Website

Internet Archive is a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites, and more.  You can find movies like The 39 Steps-Hitchcock, or the 1946 Green For Danger-Sidney Gilliat along with Podcasts, Recordings, and much more.

Staff Picks- Books
(Fiction, Mystery, Graphic Novels, Non-Fiction)
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Staff Picks- DVDs
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"Books Are a Uniquely Portable Magic"
-Stephen King