Tagged: history

The stunning tomb of Jules Verne in Amiens

Jules Verne, considered the father of science fiction together with H.G. Wells, was born in Nantes on February 8, 1828. Throughout his life he would make many trips, most aboard one of the three...

The short story of plastic surgery

The short story of plastic surgery

1000 b.C.-IV sec. a.d Handsome at all costs!Since ancient times. We can find tracks of plastic surgery already in the egiptians writing and sanscriti writing where there are descriptions of surgery for a facial trauma...

Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor and other galleries retrospective

The Atlantic has published this interesting collection of photographs of Pearl Harbor during World War II, which can be chronologically before and after the famous Japanese attack on the enclave of the United States...

Amsterdam: History of the Red light District

A red light district is a neighborhood where prostitution and other businesses in the sex industry flourish. The term “red light district” was first recorded in the United States in 1894, in an article...

Matisse’s “Les Poissons Rouges”

Goldfish have been a recurrent theme in Matisse’s art. Born in 1869 in France (d. 1954), Henri Matisse is regarded as one of the greatest painters of the 20th century. A prolific and versatile...

The History of Pizza

This is the history of the most relevant food for human Circa 1000 A.D.: Pizza gets its start when peasants begin baking leftover, covered dough. Early 1500s: Spanish conquistadors bring tomatoes to Europe from...