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count-ugolino

Ugolino, the Cannibal Count

‘Father our pain’, they said, ‘Will lessen if you eat us you are the one Who clothed us with this wretched flesh: we plead For … Read more

Giovanni Aldini

Giovanni Aldini: the scientist who inspired Frankenstein’s story

Giovanni Aldini (1762 – 1834) was an Italian physicist born at Bologna, nephew of Luigi Galvani, and he became a professor of physics at Bologna in 1798.  His scientific work was concerned with galvanism and its medical applications and with experiments for preserving human life from destruction by fire.

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songs of the Camorra

9 videos of the songs of the Camorra, italian mafia

Like the stereotypical vision of Coppola’s film about the Mafia, the soundtrack of Camorra is based on the romantic notes of neomelodic, a musical style originating from Naples, whose representatives are sometimes tied to criminal circles.

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What is everybody's natural language

What is everybody’s natural language? The cruel experiment in language deprivation of Frederick II

Throughout history were conducted experiments involving language deprivation trying to discover the origin of language. The first attempt is reported by Herodotus, who wrote Pharaoh … Read more

Mike Patton - Mondo Cane

Mike Patton performing Mondo Cane

Mondo Cane – There is any reason why Italian people don’t care enough about their heritage?

Probably no, and they just forgot it like dust in the wind.

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Underground-Cathedrals-in-Canelli

Amazing Underground Cathedrals in Canelli

This is a sort of paradise for wine lovers.

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Pompeii 1972 Pink Floyd

Pompeii 1972: Pink Floyd live

After 30 years of bad governance, Italy is changed forever. Now Pompeii is literally falling to pieces, forgotten by the government.

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