“The new normal” is a catchphrase that has become increasingly popular in the media landscape in the wake of natural disasters, political upheaval, and pandemics. The phrase was first significant use was by US vice president Dick Cheney in 2001. Climate change and its negative effects, such as wildfires and floods, have monopolized the phrase in recent years.Fact
In the 1950s, two brothers from Maine stole a Picasso painting from a yacht moored off the coast of Antibes, France. They wanted to get rid of it without returning it, so they enlisted the help of a “fixer” to make the problem disappear.