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: the scientist who inspired Frankenstein’s story

Giovanni Aldini, born in 1762 in Bologna, Italy, was a pioneering physicist and the nephew of the renowned Luigi Galvani. He followed in his uncle’s … Read more

What is everybody's natural language

The Cruel 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