The history of cats is the history of the domestic cat, whose scientific name is Felis Catus, lives among us, which has been attested, for more than four thousand years. Its closest relative, among the animal fauna, is the genet, a carnivore that lives in the most tropical forests of Africa. It is known that… Continue reading Brief History of Cats 🙀
Hippie, as a name, derives from “hip”. “Hip“, a term applied to the literary trend known as “Beats”, which became very fashionable during the 1950s. We are talking about writers like Allen Ginsberg and Jack Kerouac. Although the Hippie, also spelled hippy, is considered a member, during the 1960s and 1970s, of a countercultural movement… Continue reading ▷ Who were the hippies? Do they still exist?
1. Real name: Margaretha Zelle. 2. Place of birth: Leeuwarden, The Netherlands. 3. Date of birth: August 7, 1876. 4. How does Mata Hari die ?: Sentenced to death before a firing squad. 5. Where? In Vincennes, France. October 15, 1917. Mata Hari was the stage name that the Dutch Margaretha Zelle adopted when she became one of the most… Continue reading ▷ Was Mata Hari a spy? “I’m a whore, not a spy”
The Roman soldiers were the fundamental piece so that the Roman Empire could expand and dominate the half known world. That would not have happened if behind the powerful army there had not been some well-disciplined, trained and equipped soldiers to fight in all fields and in all circumstances, knowing how to innovate with war… Continue reading ▷ The Life of the Roman Soldiers. How they were. 🔱 How they lived
The idea was, in principle, simple. A city could be “compressed into an agglomeration of vertical extrusions in a limited location.” That was what had been done on Manhattan Island in the early 20th century. And the idea had crossed the Atlantic to Europe. Charles Édouard Jeanneret, better known as Le Corbusier, the Raven, devised… Continue reading Le Corbusier’s Voisin plan for Paris
Thomas Edison (Milan, Ohio. 1847-1931). E l Wizard of Menlo Park A prolific inventor, he created the first laboratory, in Menlo Park, New Jersey, dedicated to inventions with money earned from the sale of his quadruplex telegraph to the communication and financial services company Western Union for $ 10,000 . The invention in question involved four signals traveling on the same… Continue reading 🙌 Thomas Alva Edison: the inventor of 1000 patents
Che Guevara traveled to Spain during the Franco regime, incognito, but with the knowledge of the secret services of Generalissimo Franco. That’s how it went. It happened in 1959, during the Franco dictatorship. Ernesto “Che” Guevara, on a trip that would take him to travel many countries (Japan, Pakistan, Indonesia, India, Egypt, Yugoslavia and Morocco),… Continue reading Ché Guevara trip to Spain
Detective Sherlock Holmes is real or made up? It may be that, jokingly or seriously, many people for a long time sent letters addressed to Mr. Sherlock Holmes at 221a Baker Street, the fictional home of a fictional character turned real. The great fondness for the novels written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle led to… Continue reading Did Sherlock Holmes exist? The true history
The concept of beauty has changed a lot over time. That is a reality that we cannot deny. For this reason, when we look for testimonies about the most beautiful kings and queens in history, if these characters are far from us in time, their images can be shocking to us. We can get to… Continue reading The most beautiful KINGS and QUEENS in History
Janus 1, the new year and the consular year In ancient Rome, the Romans worshiped a god named Janus (Janus, Ianus). He was the god of doors, transitions, and endings. Janus had two faces: one looking forward and the other looking back, into the past. Emperor Julius Caesar thought it would be appropriate for January,… Continue reading Why does the year start on January 1?