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Traveling Wilburys – You Took My Breath Away (1990)

You Took My Breath Away appeared on the second album produced by the supergroup, self-titled as The Traveling Wilburys, Vol 3 as a nod to the multiple bootlegs of their recording sessions making the rounds under the title The Traveling Wilburys, Vol. 2. With the death of Roy Orbison, the group remained as Jeff Lynne, Bob Dylan, George Harrison …

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The Forgotten Religions that Worshipped Electricity

But the most electrically charged sect of all was the 19th-century invention known as Spiritualism. Spiritualism started in 1848, when Margaret and Kate Fox of Hydesville, New York, claimed to have made contact with the ghost of a murdered drifter. Their communication with this lost soul consisted of a series of rappings and tapping deeply …

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Brits Banning Porn for the under-18s

As a part of the April 2018 Digital Economy Act, age-verification will be a requirement for British youths looking to view porn. While details of the ban are still under discussion, the proposal could require credit card details for porn access, as U.K. consumers generally have to be 18 years of age or older to …

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French Police Recover 500 Stolen Works of Art

Art thieves are usually the for-profit type, looking to either fence rare items such as old books and maps or are contracted to pilfer a particular work of art. Not this fellow, who blames kleptomania. When French police raided the man’s house, they were after just a few paintings. The alleged thief had returned to …

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