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- Hobby Lobby Forfeits Rare Gilgamesh Tablet Smuggled From Iraq
The arts and crafts chain is once again under scrutiny for its collecting practices
Smithsonian. Thursday, 29 Jul 2021.
- Gilgamesh tablet: US authorities take ownership of artefact
The Gilgamesh Dream Tablet was imported illegally into the US before being bought by Hobby
BBC News. Wednesday, 28 Jul 2021.
- Hobby Lobby forfeits "Epic of Gilgamesh" tablet to Justice Department
The tablet, one of the thousands illegally smuggled out of the Middle East, was seized by federal agents in 2019.
CBS News. Wednesday, 28 Jul 2021.
- Hobby Lobby agrees to pay $3 million fine, give up artifacts
Lobby, the arts and crafts chain, has agreed to pay a $3 million federal fine, and give up thousands of ancient religious artifacts it smuggled into the U.S. ...
CBS News. Tuesday, 27 Jul 2021.
- Hobby Lobby's $1.6 million Gilgamesh tablet has been forfeited to the U.S.
A 3,500-year-old clay tablet purchased by the Hobby
Lobby arts and crafts chain for $1.6 million has been forfeited to the United States.
CNBC. Tuesday, 27 Jul 2021.
- Tens of thousands of Jurassic fossils found at secret site
The fossils were originally uncovered by two hobby
palaeontologists during lockdown.
BBC News. Tuesday, 20 Jul 2021.
- This 30-year-old quit his job to work on his side hustle. Now he's on track to make $200,000 in sales this year
Jake Kenyon started selling hand-dyed yarn as a side hustle and hobby
. But as the pandemic popularized crafts like knitting and crocheting, sales jumped from $33,000 in 2019 to $125,000 in 2020. ...
CNBC. Wednesday, 14 Jul 2021.
- Dorset grandmother explains how she is the only person in Britain to collect barbed wire
Pensioner Jacky Smith, from Christchurch, Dorset, picked up her prickly hobby
more than 20 years ago and defended her 'fascinating' pastime from those who accuse it of being 'dull' and 'boring'.
Daily Mail. Wednesday, 7 Jul 2021.
- How an obsessive hobby taught a young autograph collector all about tenacity
Adam Andrusier, who grew up in North London, has been collecting autographs since age ten. In a book, he reveals his collection contains two Hitlers and a Marilyn - but Liz Taylor turned him down.
Daily Mail. Thursday, 1 Jul 2021.
- My Pandemic Hobby? Making Money.
During Covid, many people found solace in a new pastime. A few found profit.
New York Times. Friday, 25 Jun 2021.
- Full steam ahead for Hornby as lockdown hobbies boost puts profits back on track
Model train maker Hornby has emerged as a lockdown winner after a boost for stay-at-home hobbies
helped it return to profit.
Sky News. Thursday, 10 Jun 2021.
- Why Cruz Azul broke the curse of 23 years
It was not luck that ended the Machine's losing streak. It was teamwork, a technical director who knew the Machine and the love of his hobby
Entrepreneur. Monday, 31 May 2021.
- Master Adobe Photoshop, After Effects, and More With This Course Bundle
Whether you want to boost your resume or pick up a new hobby, learning Adobe Photoshop has never been easier (or cheaper).
Mental Floss. Friday, 28 May 2021.
- Birding In Panama Well Worth The Flight
The area of Central America is well-renowned among the set of dedicated, almost obsessive, hobbyists called birders.
Forbes. Saturday, 15 May 2021.
- Want to Become a Day Trader? You Can Turn Your Investing Hobby into a Career.
Learn how to day trade like a pro.
Entrepreneur. Saturday, 15 May 2021.
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