Mese: Maggio 2020

The Villa that still Awaits its Owners from over 70 Years

This is not an abandoned mansion that you may accidentally bump into, let alone that you may consider “normal”. You have that strange feeling that you ought to ask for permission before…

“U Maravigghiusu”.The Sicilian Tripod Frank Lentini

by ERIKA ATZORI In the highly superstitious Sicily in the end of 1800, the three legs and four feet showman Francesco Lentini, Frank for the fans, was born. The man, counting 16…

Princess Sissi: the Queen that did not Want to Age

Elisabeth Amalie Eugenie of Wittelsbach (1837-1898) was empress of Austria and queen of Hungary, honoured with several titles thanks to her union with the powerful husband the emperor Franz Joseph I. Born…

Helena & Franz, The Forbidden Love of Auschwitz

Auschwitz, 21st March 1942. At the concentration camp the SS guard Franz Wunsch is turning 20 years old. Wunsch is a survivor from the Eastern Front, wounded by a bullet  on his…

39 Pictures of Victorian Inked Women

The custom of getting tattooed is an ancient tradition which is rooted in ancient Egypt and spread to the Roman Empire, where slaves and convicted men were marked. The emperor Constantine in…

The 10 Better Preserved Mummies of the last 5000 years

Ten people far in space and time, bonded by a peculiar circumstance: they all obtain fame in the afterlife as the best preserved mummies in history of humanity. Some of them thanks…

The Charming Golden Ratio in a Colouring Book for Adult

The illustrations of the Golden Ratio drawn by Rafael Araujo are the perfect fusion between art, science and math. In the last 40 years, the architect originally from Venezuela has perfecting his…

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