Why Did Futurism Leave Behind Cinema?

The Cinematic Paradox of Futurism: Why Did the Movement Leave Behind Movies?

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Futurism and Cinema: An Unexpected Disconnection. In the context of 20th-century art movements, Futurism is notable for its emphasis on modernity and technological advancement. Born … Read more

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The Mythical Gate of Hell at Lake Averno

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Lake Averno has long been seen as the portal to the netherworld, a belief echoed by figures like Dante and Aeneas. This mystical body of … Read more

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How Hundreds Fell for Italy’s “Sovereign State of Antarctic St. George”

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What Made Hundreds Believe in a Fictional State? The “Sovrano Stato Antartico di San Giorgio”—the Sovereign State of Antarctic St. George—was a phantom nation that … Read more

Italian General's Controversial Book Triggers Debate and Probe

General Vannacci’s Book Sparks National Debate and Official Inquiry in Italy

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Government’s Divided Response to Vannacci’s Controversial Narratives. From statements like “dear homosexuals, you are not normal” to “I claim the right to hate,” several remarks … Read more

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Ancient Pompeii Reveals Room of Slaves: Casting Light on Pompeii’s Lower Class

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Artifacts from 2000 Years Ago: Casting Light on Pompeii’s Lower Class. In the Roman villa of Civita Giuliana, just about 600 meters from the ancient … Read more

Sardinia Wildfires

Evidence of Intentional Fire-Starting in Recent Sardinia Blazes

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Sardinia Wildfires: Investigative Insights into Causes Sardinia – Recent wildfires that tore through parts of Sardinia, leading to evacuations and significant property damage, are now … Read more

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Unprecedented Maritime Heatwave Grips Mediterranean

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Heatwave in Italy: Mediterranean Sea at Record-Breaking Highs. An unprecedented maritime heatwave has gripped the Mediterranean Sea, as it witnesses a substantial upswing in water … Read more

Why is Italy not using cloud seeding to combat the extreme temperatures

Why Italy does not use cloud seeding to combat extreme temperatures

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Heatwave Sweeps Across Southern Europe. As temperatures continue to soar across Italy, the nation finds itself grappling with extreme heat conditions. Red alerts have been … Read more

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Italy’s Cinematic Landscape: Iconic Film Locations in Italy

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In cinema, the locations depicted often play a significant role, acting as a silent character, contributing to the narrative, and affecting how the story unfolds. … Read more

ISTAT's 2023 Annual Report Italy's Socioeconomic Analysis

ISTAT’s 2023 Annual Report: A Detailed Examination of Italy’s Socioeconomic Challenges and Opportunities

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Understanding Italy’s Demographic and Economic Challenges: Insights from ISTAT’s 2023 Report The Italian National Institute of Statistics (ISTAT) has recently published its 2023 Annual Report, … Read more

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Bergamo Speleologist Rescue: Challenges in the Face of Rain and Rocky Terrain

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Rescue Operation Intensifies for Trapped Speleologist in Fonteno Cave. The effort to rescue a 31-year-old speleologist, who has been trapped 150 meters deep in the … Read more

Pompeii pizza

Pompeii: A Fresco Unearthed in New Excavations of Regio IX Sheds Light on Ancient Cuisine

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Revealing Culinary Artistry: Pompeian Fresco Illustrates Early Pizza-Like Dish” While it bears a striking resemblance to a pizza, this image from a fresco found in … Read more

The Miracle of the Desecrated Host

Shadows and Light: Uccello’s Tragic Tale in ‘The Miracle of the Desecrated Host’

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Echoes of a Burning Past: Uccello’s Heart-Wrenching ‘Miracle of the Desecrated Host’. “The Miracle of the Desecrated Host” portrays a charged historical event from 1290 … Read more

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Italy’s Traditional Games: A Realm of Timeless Merriment and Heritage

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Playing Through History: Italy’s Traditional Games Unearthed. Savoring a warm, silky bowl of pasta or feeling the notes of a captivating Puccini aria wafting through … Read more