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Jay Hill

Software Developer in Asheville

What Happened at Skeleton Lake

PRESENTED ON NOV 18, 2016
IN ASHEVILLE @ VOL 13

Jay Hill shares one of history's mysteries.

A frozen lake full of human skeletons is discovered in the Himalayas, launching a decades-long quest to solve a centuries-old mystery.

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What Happened to Hip Hop That Got Tupac and Big Shot

BY DAVID HAMMON
@ VOL 3 ON SEP 20, 2012

In his presentation, David Hammon (Joint Managing Director of Scenic World) walks you through the conspiracy that revolves around who killed Biggie and Tupac, a tale of East Coast vs. West Coast gangster rap. (in English)

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Lake Forest

BY GARRET EAKIN
IN CHICAGO

Garret Eakin takes us on a tour of Lake Forrest and the elegant architecture that comprises that history of the town. He also outlines his spectacular restoration of a historic residence. 

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Mystery Weekend 2014

BY BRAD PENISTON
@ VOL 11 ON FEB 21, 2014

Brad Peniston, an editor in Washington, D.C, and his brother James, a sculptor in West Philly, take a trip every winter to try something new and exciting. This year, they decided to go to Bangor and uncovered the history there and show case some cool people in the area by organizing a PechKucha Night there.  

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The Silk King - The Mystery Continues

BY JIM THOMPSON
@ VOL 7 ON MAY 24, 2014

Is it creepy for an old man to be collecting silks? You will need to watch this presentation by Jim Thompson, the self-claimed unknown heir to the Thai silk fortune. But be forewarned, the mystery may continue.

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Knoxville’s 225 Years: What Difference Have We Made?

BY JACK NEELY
@ VOL 18 ON FEB 11, 2016

Knoxville's beloved historian Jack Neely covers 225 years of Knoxville history to explore what created the city and what it means for the future of this Scruffy City.

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Restoring A Salt Lake: A livelihoods approach

BY SHUAN SADREGHAZI
@ POLICY SOLUTIONS TO CLIMATE CHANGE CHALLENGES ON APR 19, 2017

Urmia lake is a slat lake in Northwest Iran, near the border from Turkey. At its greatest extent, it was the largest lake in the Middle East and the sixth-largest saltwater lake on Earth. Due to a wide range of issues, mostly man-made, the lake had shrunk to 10% of its former size. A national and international initiatives started to restore the lake. One of those initiatives focused on livelihoods of the communities around the lake. In this presentation, Shuan SadreGhazi tells the story of the lake and of the initiative to save it.

Shuan cares about the lake because it is near to his hometown. The problem that has happened for the lake is a typical case when climate change and human negligence lead to a wide range of social, environmental and economic problems. He is glad that some of the interventions are starting to bear fruit.

 

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White Mystery On Tour

BY ALEX WHITE
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Red headed rockers, White Mystery, preview their upcoming tour.

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The Mystery League

BY SANDOR WEISZ
@ VOL 39 ON SEP 06, 2016

Sandy Weisz, founder of the Mystery League,  is a purveyor of puzzle hunts.

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Solo Sketches of the Skeleton Coast

BY MARZAHN BOTHA
@ VOL 49 ON JUL 03, 2018

Marzhan, a photojournalist, was invited to shoot a photo story on the Skeleton Coast, one of the most deserted place on earth. Her talk is about how the desert spoke to her in times of need through shipwrecks, lonesome animals on the dunes, footprints, colours, and abandoned airplanes.