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The Meaning of the Pirate Flag

In this article we will know the meaning of the pirate flag and all types of pirate flags that have existed in History The mere mention of «the word PIRATES» froze the blood in the veins of any person who had made sea travel their livelihood during the Modern Age. Travelers, merchants and sailors knew that, no matter how well equipped and defended their ships were, an attack by the experienced pirates was likely to end horribly for them. And when they were on the high seas, it was the vision of a flag that indicated to them, with the certainty of a jug of cold water, that they were about to meet face to face with one of their worst nightmares. Currently, we are accustomed to thinking of the pirate flag as the one with a black background in which a skull and two cross-shaped tibias appear, which were…

The Bible code. The code-b

What is code B? This is how Code B works The mathematician of Israeli origin Eliyahu Rips, in the mid-1990s, aided by a computer program, made public a bewildering discovery that was hidden behind the sacred text: he found in it coded words that offered messages with a much lower level of probability than those that could be found by chance. That is, he managed to unravel the supposed secret code that the Bible hides and that has been sought since ancient times. In 1997, journalist Michel Drosnin wrote the bestseller «The Secret Code of the Bible» with which he made known worldwide the key messages that the future seemed to hold for humanity. For both Rips and Drosnin, the text, the Old Testament, with more than three thousand years old, contained messages of events that had already been fulfilled, that were being fulfilled and that would come to happen.…

15 banned TV ads 📺

Many television commercials have been banned or have not lasted for a long time. Others have been issued, but they would not resist even two seconds on the screen today because times have changed in terms of morals and ‘good customs’. Let’s take a look at some television commercials that created some controversy … When the creative advertising goes away the imagination and the original hand. See or not see, that’s the question The German brand Ihr Optiker went a little far when it came to highlighting the lack of visual acuity and the need for its services. Of course, the issuance of this announcement was prohibited. Given the current times, perhaps the guillotine would have been requested for the advertising creatives who created the idea and for the owners of the commercial brand. The chocolate that … melts Of course, the announcement was damn because it had some…

The best place in the world to live

Do you know which is the best city to live in? Well, yes, in a World where there are rankings and listings for everything, there is also to designate which is the city with the best quality of life, the most expensive in terms of the purchasing level necessary to live … All this, taking into account different factors such as political, social and economic climate, medical care, education, recreational and leisure opportunities, environmental conditions as a whole, including infrastructure. This is a study developed by the consulting firm Mercer, and for more than a decade, the city chosen as the best place to live is the same: Vienna. And, in 2019, the 18th annual Quality of Life survey was held. The list reaches 250 cities One of the objectives of the Mercer consultancy is to communicate to the large multinationals where, and how, to invest in their economic expansion…

Napoleon’s Penis… and Rasputin’s

Napoleón: buried in six concentric coffins and mutilated. This is how Napoleon lies, without a penis, among other things, in the Invalids of Paris. Mutilated Parts of your intestine or your teeth passed through auction rooms, or direct and private sales. Napoleon has written many things that are difficult to know how far the legend goes. It is said that the trees surrounding his grave, on Santa Elena Island, were arranged until they were splintered. The people were in the belief that this wood contained the essence of Napoleon. Although it might seem unlikely there was a time in this type of belief, based on superstition they were very popular. Napoleon, in his comfortable exile from Santa Elena, close to luxury, but without the emperor’s excellence, spent time playing cards. Napoleon, his life They say that he cheated, but that he also did it in a somewhat childish way. It has…

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