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 ships he had, visiting places and cities he had mentioned or included in his books. One of those trips took him […]

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 and fractures of the jaw and nose. For the first reconstruction of noses, ears and lips we must get to Hindu […]

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 in the Pacific. This gallery is part of a complete retrospective in 20 chapters that have big pictures of the time.

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 in The Sentinel, a newspaper in Milwaukee. Other mentions from the 1890s are numerous, and located all over the United States. […]

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 artist, in his creations he favoured intense and expressive colours, and often depicted intimate or natural scenes. Goldfish in a bowl […]