count-ugolino

Ugolino, the Cannibal Count

The Sad Story of Count Ugolino ‘Father our pain’, they said, ‘Will lessen if you eat us you are the one Who clothed us with … 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 … Read more

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