The queen Cristina of Norway: the princess who came from the north

… That he came to marry Castile from the mysterious countries of the North: that Alfonso X «the Wise», being unhappy because his wife, Violante de Aragón, daughter of Jaime I the Conqueror, did not give him heirs to his throne after years of marriage, he decided to repudiate her and find a new wife who could give him descendants. With this in mind, he sent an embassy to the Norwegian court to ask for the hand of the only daughter of Haakon IV the Elder, Princess Cristina, famous throughout…

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…

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…

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…

The Persistence of Memory. Salvador Dali: analysis

This is how Salvador Dalí painted The persistence of memory This is how Salvador Dalí painted The persistence of memory. Gala and Salvador Dalí ate in the garden of their house. It was a hot afternoon and they planned to go to the movies after lunch Watch the video: The cheese spread along the plate until it reached its edge. That vision gave him the idea he was looking for, about the painting he was painting and that would end up being The Persistence of Memory. (MoMA) Museum of Modern…

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,…

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…