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The Past But Not As You Know It

A child riding a hog, doctors trying to locate a bullet using a telephone probe, David Bowie performing with a pirate eye patch, and before and after pictures of nose jobs from the early 20th century. Not strange enough? What …



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Roma in Festa

In the seventeenth century, Rome was a vibrant and cosmopolitan city, where you could meet people from all over the world. While the ruins of ancient Rome attracted humanists and learnt visitors, pilgrims came to pray at the shrines of …


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Dragons were hot long before Game of Thrones

Season 4 of Game of Thrones is back with Daenerys Targaryen, Mother of Dragons and her fire-breathing babies. Judging by the premiere episode of the season, we will probably be seeing a lot of these mythical, winged creatures. So let’s …