The past does die… Can you listen to it being born?
Meet Lawrence Brooks. The oldest WWII veteran aged 110, holding a photo of his younger self in the picture above. He is oldest American WWII veteran and also the oldest living man in the United States. Born in September 12, 1909 (source). Proud past. Holding our present together. But there is a dark secret behind […]
French Revolution: Why it failed. Why we still live in it…
“May my blood unite the French! I forgive all…” The phrase was never completed. The guilotine fell and its thud ended the life of Louis XVI, giving its place to silence. For some seconds. “Vive la démocratie” Cheers echoed across Place de la Concorde after the execution. A king had fallen. Democracy was born. But […]
The last farewel to his family was a very moving moment for Louis XVI, the last King of France. At least now we have democracy. And now we can sit comfortable at our sofa and watch wannabe models crying got seeing their relatives whom they haven’t seen for one week… No, this is not a […]
Long time ago… The future came…
A Acropolis. In the heart of the cradle of civilization. Visit it and walk the steps of Socrates and other Greek philosophers. Feel the sun like it was felt 2,500 years ago by Pericles and the great Athenian generals right before they decided to battle Xerxes. Right there, between the olive trees, Greek the dirt. […]
Reading rocks. Being water. Drops of water.
Crystals from the 2010 Eyjafjallajökull eruption have demonstrated a new way to recognize pre-eruption signals at Eyjafjallajökull and potentially other, similar volcanoes around the world. (1) Reading the story of the planet on rocks. But don’t be fooled. The story of our cosmos is not carved on stone. Our story is written on water. Ever […]
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