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Architecture Under Fascism: E.U.R.

Facts & History of E.U.R. Esposizione Universale Roma EUR is an acronym for Esposizione Universale Roma and is a notable example of Fascist architecture. Fascist … Read more


Aleister Crowley’s Mysterious Abbey of Thelema

Aleister Crowley’s Experiment in Communal Living and Occult Practices Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the law. Love is the law, love … Read more

Leonarda Cianciulli in March 1946 during an interview with Filippo Saporito (1870-1955) in the criminal asylum of Aversa

Leonarda Cianciulli, the Soapmaker of Correggio

The woman who turned her victims’ bodies into soap and teacakes Born in Montella di Avellino in 1893 and marked by an unhappy childhood, Leonarda … Read more


The Eerie Beauty of Curon’s Resurfaced Bell Tower

Italy’s Sunken Village: The Story Behind Curon’s Old Bell Tower The pleasant village of Graun, known in Italian as Curon Venosta, is located in the … Read more


Ugolino, the Cannibal Count

The Grim Legend of Count Ugolino’s Imprisonment and Cannibalism ‘Father our pain’, they said, ‘Will lessen if you eat us you are the one Who … Read more

Experiment in Language Deprivation of Frederick II

The Experiment in Language Deprivation of Frederick II: What is Everybody’s Natural Language?

Understanding the Controversial Experiment of Frederick II Throughout history were conducted experiments involving language deprivation trying to discover the origin of language. The first attempt … Read more