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Primer ejemplar del diario La Nación, hoy hace 146 años

75-year-old Carlos Leblanc exercises on the #beach in Barcelona, Spain. 1991. © #DavidAlanHarvey/ #MagnumPhotos.

Cuba and Iran, Melancholy Twins

The first thing that struck me during a trip to Cuba this month was how much it reminds me of Iran. Despite divergent ideologies—Communist, Islamic—the aging revolutions emit the same cranky melancholia. Rhetoric is still defiant, but public zealotry has atrophied. The graffiti of rebellion, once …

The Year in Internet Memes and Social-Media Obsessions: A Short Story

007 stood in the doorway at MI6 headquarters, his ebony skin a stark contrast to his white dinner jacket.<p>"Sir?"<p>"Black James Bond, come in," M said, motioning to a chair. He handed Bond a dossier. Inside was a picture of a chubby infant with a cherubic face—cherubic, if you ignored his paintbrush …

Vietnam Protests as China Lands Civilian Aircraft on Newly Constructed Spratly Airstrip

The status of China’s artificial islands in the disputed Spratly archipelago in the South China Sea hit a new milestone on Saturday. China landed a …

What Is Love? Famous Definitions from 400 Years of Literary History

After those collections of notable definitions of art, science, and philosophy, here comes a selection of poetic definitions of a peculiar phenomenon that is at once more amorphous than art, more single-minded than science, and more philosophical than philosophy itself. Gathered here are some of …

Arabia Saudí ejecuta a uno de los líderes de su Primavera Árabe

RIAD, 2 Ene. (Reuters/EP) -<p>El Ministerio del Interior de Arabia Saudí ha anunciado este sábado la ejecución de "47 terroristas", según ha informado …

Esclavas para los foráneos del ISIS

El grupo yihadista aprueba la "posesión" de mujeres como recompensa para los que luchan<p>Si los miembros más destacados del Estado Islámico (ISIS, en …

Entra en vigor el tratado por el que el Vaticano reconoce el Estado de Palestina

ROMA, 2 Ene. (EUROPA PRESS) -<p>Este sábado, 2 de enero, ha entrado en vigor el Acuerdo Integral suscrito el pasado mes de junio entre el Vaticano y el …

Los turistas americanos, los que más visitan El Prado

Casi la mitad de los visitantes en 2014 no tuvo que pagar<p>MADRID, 2 Ene. (EUROPA PRESS) -<p>Los americanos, europeos y japoneses son los turistas que más …

La falsa paternidad de las frases célebres

«Y sin embargo, se mueve». Esta es la frase que todo el mundo recuerda y que, por tradición, se ha atribuido siempre a <b>Galileo Galilei</b> (Pisa,1564 – …