Many intellectuals claim that our world is getting smaller and smaller thanks to the increasing interconnectedness created by globalisation and technological improvement. At the same time, however, also our perception of reality is getting smaller and more individualistic, as if we were living in isolated bubbles. These are created mainly by the media, which filter, manipulate and selectthe information we obtain, takingRead More →

He is wearing a grey tight suit and a black tie. I probably can’t really guess the original colors, as the whole image is drawn in a restricted series of shades from light black to dark grey. Very much room for imagination. He is sitting on the street, with hisRead More →

  What do the father of psychoanalysis Sigmund Freud, Albert Einstein’s relativity theory and the prominent surrealist painter Salvador Dalí have in common? This painting – “The persistence of Memory” – that binds them all together in the most fascinating yet unimaginable way possible.     Salvador Dalí’s relationship with science began when heRead More →

The Bajau adaptation for life at sea In the course of history, human beings have populated the most uncomfortable places on earth, adapting the environment to themselves and themselves to the environment. It occcured, sometimes, that the dwellers of extreme lands have established a deep and long-lasting relationship with theirRead More →

It was a sunny Saturday morning when I heard that song for the first time: the trees were still bare and white under the winter sunshine. Despite the cold wind, there was a sweet smell of spring in the air, which pushed me to walk fast without paying much attentionRead More →