Photographs that show us how war changes the faces of soldiers

The passage through the experience of a conflict not only produces changes in the physical features, but changes in the expressions are evident when viewing these images. While in the first series of photos we perceive uncertainty, nervousness and a certain fear in the eyes, in the second photos (made…

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USA: history books can tell great tales

In the United States, books and films about national historical events are a great public success. Something that contrasts with the disinterest that students throughout the educational cycle show towards that discipline. Sociologist James Loewen has researched the subject and reached a conclusion: American history textbooks are full of lies.

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A stellar superfulgence in Proxima Centauri observable to the naked eye

Next b, the closest exoplanet, is found in the nearest star, Proxima Centauri. Unfortunately this supertierra is uninhabitable, although it is in the habitable zone of this red dwarf. The reason is the extreme star activity of Próxima. On March 18, 2016, with the Evryscope telescope, a stellar super-saturation visible…

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They want to end the wild life and those who defend it

The mountain gorilla is about to disappear. Many of the last individuals of this species survive in the cloud forests of the Virunga National Park. There they are guarded by a group of brave young people who, dressed in their ranger uniforms, do not hesitate to gamble their lives to…

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The year in which Mexico legalized (briefly) the drugs

Thanks to an extensive investigation by Leopoldo Salazar Viniegra, a visionary doctor, and his intelligent, rational and somewhat ironic conclusions, Mexico lived for a few months an alternative to the so-called “war on drugs”. Despite the success, it was ended. What happened?

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Found a film of the San Francisco earthquake of 1906 [ENG]

The nine-minute silent film, much of which was believed to be lost, shows the ruins left by the earthquake that struck San Francisco 112 years ago, according to David Kiehn, a film historian who helped identify and restore the film, which It was originally shot by the pioneering film studio…

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Lula continues to lead the polls even if he is in prison

Brazilian ex-president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, imprisoned since April 7 for corruption, continues as a favorite for next October’s presidential elections, if he could run for them, according to a poll released today. The poll was conducted by the Datafolha institute between April 11 and 13 and is the…

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They call anything a master

Javier Maroto’s master’s degree, Pedro Sánchez’s … There are many more examples: in 2013, the PSOE offered up to three courses with the name of ‘master’.

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The secrets of “The Pearl Girl” "

There are works of art that draw a face in our imagination just by hearing his name. Among them is La joven de la pela, painted around 1665 by Johannes Vermeer. Any subject related to this painting arouses great interest and the radar of KimikArte could not ignore the technical…

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