Brief History of Cats

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….

▷ Who were the hippies? Do they still exist?

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…

Le Corbusier’s Voisin plan for Paris

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…

Thomas Alva Edison: the inventor of 1000 patents

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…

Ché Guevara trip to Spain

Che Guevara, a traveler on a motorcycle, probably without today’s mandatory motorcycle gloves (son obligatorios los guantes en moto)  , traveled to Spain during the Franco regime, incognito, but with…

Why does the year start on January 1?

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….