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Dan Brown's "The Da Vinci Code" encouraged amateur "symbologists" everywhere to scan their favorite paintings for secret codes -- but the practice has been going on for centuries.

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Six historical adventure books to get you hookedupdated: Thu Aug 04 2011 10:56:00

August is here and for many of us, so are the summer holidays. Whether you're relaxing in the country, lounging on a beach, or enjoying a city break, a good book can make all the difference.

People.com: Are There Secrets Behind Mona Lisa's Eyes?updated: Mon Dec 13 2010 17:31:00

A researcher claims tiny letters are painted in the eyes of Leonardo da Vinci's enigmatic portrait

How to get what you want this Christmasupdated: Thu Nov 18 2010 14:13:00

When you're a kid, it's easy. You write a letter to Santa. You tell your mom, dad, grandparents, friends and dog what you want for Christmas.

Color E Ink comes to electronic readersupdated: Mon Nov 08 2010 16:18:00

E Ink screens, which are designed to be easy on the eyes, are used widely in electronic book readers like the Amazon Kindle and Sony Reader. But they never featured color displays until now.

SeaWorld trainer killed by killer whaleupdated: Thu Feb 25 2010 16:57:00

A killer whale killed a trainer Wednesday afternoon at SeaWorld's Shamu Stadium in Orlando, Florida, a public information officer for the Orange County Sheriff's Office said.

Was killer whale just playing?updated: Thu Feb 25 2010 16:57:00

Killer whale experts say the whale that killed its trainer may have just wanted to play. CNN's Randi Kaye reports.

People.com: SeaWorld Trainer Dies in Killer Whale Attackupdated: Thu Feb 25 2010 09:29:00

The whale pulled 40-year-old Dawn Brancheau into the tank and thrashed her around until she drowned

Two-faced gadget is e-reader plus netbookupdated: Sat Oct 24 2009 10:41:00

Like Harvey "Two-Face" Dent, a new dual-screen device has two faces to match its double identity: It promises to be an electronic book reader and a netbook at the same time.

Time.com: The Da Vinci Code: Sequel Non Grata updated: Tue Jun 17 2008 18:00:00

Catholic Bishops shut Tom Hanks, Ron Howard and the movie prequel to The Da Vinci Code out of shooting on location in Rome's churches

People.com: Vatican Bans Tom Hanks from Filming in Churchesupdated: Tue Jun 17 2008 14:16:00

The new Da Vinci Code flick cannot shoot inside any of Rome's Catholic sites

Time.com: The Vatican and the Knights Templarupdated: Wed Oct 24 2007 11:00:00

Da Vinci Code fans, get ready. The Vatican is about to release its official chronicle of the last years of the Crusader knights whose power has inflamed the imagination of conspiracy theorists for centuries

Seville: City overviewupdated: Fri Jan 12 2007 05:58:00

Nestled on the banks of the mighty Guadalquivir river, Seville could claim to be the perfect city destination. Its perfumed streets, ornate churches, plazas and gardens refresh the soul, its colorful festivals are deep-dyed with religion and local tradition, and its white painted houses screech bright against the hot blue sky.

Subterranean secrets of the Universeupdated: Tue Nov 21 2006 09:58:00

In a cosmic-sized cavern 100 meters beneath the French-Swiss border, scientists from around the globe are making final preparations for the largest experiment the world has ever seen in an attempt to unearth the origins of the Universe.

FSB: Cool Toolsupdated: Tue Oct 24 2006 09:19:00

Bridge City Tool Works Dozuki Saw $129

FSB: Cool new carpentry toolsupdated: Fri Oct 13 2006 17:18:00

The best new hardware made by small businesses.

How to write a blockbuster novelupdated: Mon Oct 02 2006 11:23:00

Bored with the day job and fancy penning a blockbuster novel? Here's how to access your inner Dan Brown.

The insider's guide to the Nobel Prizeupdated: Mon Oct 02 2006 04:57:00

(CNN) -- Dynamite and diplomacy. Everything you need to know about this year's Nobel prizes.

EW review: 'Da Vinci' is no masterpieceupdated: Thu May 18 2006 13:30:00

Dan Brown's theological scavenger-hunt mystery novel "The Da Vinci Code" may be the pop version of a novel of ideas, but that doesn't mean the ideas don't pop.

Movies have been in on this for a long timeupdated: Thu May 18 2006 08:54:00

Ron Howard had an interesting point.

'Vinci' stars make tracks to premiereupdated: Tue May 16 2006 05:46:00

The stars of movie blockbuster "The Da Vinci Code" have arrived at the Cannes Film Festival on board a train that broke the world record for the longest nonstop international rail trip.

Review: 'Da Vinci' music a blessingupdated: Mon May 08 2006 10:06:00

Hans Zimmer's soundtrack for "The Da Vinci Code," Ron Howard's anxiously awaited cinematic gospel according to Dan Brown, is that most powerful of envoys: A model of restraint.

CNNMoney: Judge rules for 'Da Vinci Code' authorupdated: Fri Apr 07 2006 09:11:00

Bringing a high-profile courtroom drama to an end, a judge Friday ruled that bestselling author Dan Brown did not plagiarize a 1982 book when writing his blockbuster "The Da Vinci Code."

Verdict due on 'Da Vinci' bookupdated: Fri Apr 07 2006 07:48:00

A British judge is expected to deliver his verdict today on whether U.S. author Dan Brown plagiarized the work of two historians in his best selling novel "The Da Vinci Code."

Dan Brown wins 'Da Vinci' battleupdated: Fri Apr 07 2006 00:51:00

A British judge has rejected claims that U.S. author Dan Brown stole the ideas of two historians to produce his hugely popular novel, "The Da Vinci Code."

Page turnerupdated: Thu Mar 23 2006 18:22:00

The following are recent snapshots of successful books and authors in China, as well as Chinese works on the mainland and abroad.

EW review: A 'Secret': It's no 'Da Vinci Code'updated: Wed Mar 22 2006 19:15:00

You can only begin to appreciate the genius of Dan Brown's "Da Vinci Code" when you try to plow through the turgid knockoffs.

Nun confronts Hanks over 'Da Vinci Code' updated: Tue Aug 16 2005 05:30:00

A Roman Catholic nun led protesters who greeted Hollywood star Tom Hanks as he arrived at a cathedral in England for the filming of controversial best seller "The Da Vinci Code."

Fortune: Can These Books Really Make You a Millionaire?updated: Mon Jul 11 2005 00:01:00

Everybody knows you need more than $1 million to retire rich nowadays. For one thing, a million bucks ain't what it used to be. Adjusted for inflation, $1 million today would have been worth just $...

Cracking the codeupdated: Sun Jun 19 2005 21:20:00

It's been hidden in plain sight at CIA headquarters for 15 years: a message, buried in code, on a large S-shaped copper and wood sculpture called "Kryptos."

CNNMoney: What you wanted, what you gotupdated: Fri Dec 31 2004 10:32:00

Online retailer Amazon.com released its "Best of 2004" lists, and it seems that many of you got just what you wanted...but a few others are wondering why your aunt thought you needed the Black & Decker jar opener.

Sabeer Bhatia, Founder, Hotmailupdated: Wed Sep 22 2004 07:11:00

What are you reading?

Luis Garcia, Founder, Garcia 360°updated: Fri Sep 03 2004 10:13:00

What are you reading?

Money Magazine: Paper Trail: The Dollar Decodedupdated: Sat May 01 2004 00:01:00

If your hunger for mystical esoterica hasn't been fully slaked by Dan Brown's The Da Vinci Code or its 500-page Illumminati-obsessed prequel, Angels and Demons, David Ovason's new book, The Secret ...

CNNMoney: Paper trail: The dollar decodedupdated: Thu Apr 22 2004 13:37:00

If your hunger for mystical esoterica hasn't been fully slaked by Dan Brown's "The Da Vinci Code" or its 500-page Illumminati-obsessed prequel, "Angels and Demons," David Ovason's new book, "The Secret Symbols of the Dollar Bill" (HarperCollins, $19), may do the trick.

Fortune: The Passion Of The Da Vinci Readerupdated: Mon Mar 08 2004 00:01:00

The Da Vinci Code, by Dan Brown, has been on sale for nearly a year now, and--assuming no unexpected plot twists--it should become the fastest-selling adult fiction title ever by March 18, when its...

Money Magazine: THE STORMY CONTROVERSY OVER HOW TO CUT TAXES updated: Fri Mar 01 1991 00:01:00

Your treatment of taxes in the January cover story may be an accurate reflection of the feelings of some citizens, but if that is so, then both you and they apparently think that taxes are a financ...

Money Magazine: MONEY Magazine contents page JANUARY 1991 Volume 20 Number 1 updated: Tue Jan 01 1991 00:01:00

COVER STORY 62 HOW TO CUT ALL THOSE RISING TAXES by Teresa Tritch Your state and local taxes may need as much attention as your federal bite. -- MONEY poll: What taxes hurt the most, and what you'r...

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