Hernán Trentini

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La tumba de Kant, un lugar para la filosofía en pleno Mundial

¿El fútbol puede alimentar el alma? Para los apasionados por el fútbol y la filosofía, la tumba de Immanuel Kant en Kaliningrado se ha convertido …

9 grammar rules you're probably breaking without realizing it

ASDF_MEDIA/Shutterstock<p><b>Grammar rules are often overlooked in the daily flow of English conversation.</b>• <b><br>Stepping back and thinking about your message can</b> …

Language

The top 10 stories that shaped the world

The writers, critics and academics voted these as the most influential and enduring works of fiction. Here they explain why.

William Shakespeare

54 museos y bibliotecas que han digitalizado todo su conocimiento y lo ofrecen gratis en internet

Gran parte de <b>la historia de la humanidad y de los conocimientos</b> que hemos adquirido con el paso de los siglos, se encuentran contenidos en una …

Ralph Waldo Emerson and the Transcendentalism Movement

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 – 1882)<p>On May 25, 1803, American essayist, lecturer, and poet <b>Ralph Waldo Emerson</b> was born, who led the Transcendentalist …

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Lord Byron: Don Juan in Hell

When English lyric poetry is the subject, one thinks first of the Romantics. To many readers for whom poetry is not a life-sustaining staple, and …

Literature

How to avoid being kidnapped abroad (by someone who was)

Most of my friends roll their eyes these days if I mention the time I was kidnapped while reporting in Somalia.<p>For one thing, they've heard the story far too often, and for another, very few had much sympathy for me in the first place. After all, I'd gone there in the hope of interviewing Somali …

21 classic opening lines in books

21 Classic Opening Lines in Books

Mark Twain

Best Picture Winner Posters: Every Movie to Win an Academy Award

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Posters

All 90 Oscar best-picture winners, ranked from worst to best by movie critics

With the 90th Academy Awards now a wrap, we have a new Oscar best picture winner: Guillermo del Toro's fantasy love story "The Shape of Water" took home film's top prize Sunday.<p>Business Insider ranked all 90 films — from the first winner "Wings" from 1927 to "The Shape of Water" — based on their …

Paramount Pictures

Prosody - The Systematic Study of the Meter of Poetry

Prosody is a technical term used in linguistics and poetry to describe the patterns, rhythms or meters of a language.<p>Prosody can refer to the rules …

How five great leaders dealt with crisis, and what we can learn from them

In the early 2000s, Nancy Koehn was socked with one personal blow after the next within a three-year period: Her father dropped dead suddenly. Her husband walked out and a terrible divorce ensued. And she was diagnosed with breast cancer.<p>As these “big hunky blocks” of her life were falling around …

39 Books That Are Actually Scary

Um... maybe don't read these if you're home alone.<p><i>Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

10 Must-Watch TED Talks for Language Learners

TED Talks are short, influential lectures from experts in science, technology, design, education, and beyond. If you haven’t visited the TED website, …

Why Ancient Rome Staged Epic, Violent Sea Battles

History Magazine<p>Performed by hundreds of men, mock naval battles thrilled audiences in ancient Rome with high drama and bloody spectacle.<p>The people of Rome threw a party in 46 B.C. that would be remembered for many years to come. Julius Caesar had just returned, having crushed the followers of his …

Ancient Rome

Found: 30 Lost English Words That May Deserve a Comeback

A treat for all you snout-fair wordsmiths.<p>A team of linguists at the University of York has excavated 30 “lost” words from the English language. …

How to solve cryptic crosswords

According to new research, training the brain with puzzles and crosswords may well delay the onset of cognitive decline in old age, keeping the mind of an 80-year-old as sharp as someone 10 years younger.<p>Cryptic crosswords traditionally offer the best mental workout but are difficult to grasp. Here …

David Cameron's ex-speech writer: Churchill would likely be appalled by today's tedious political sound bites

“Strong and stable leadership”. “For the many, not the few”. “Coalition of chaos”.<p>These modern political soundbites, created for the recent general election campaign, have been repeated to the point of mind-aching tedium. Each phrase was intensively crafted by political strategists. Each word was …

Cuando el suicidio es convertido en “fascinación”

Literatos y filósofos han abordado el suicidio desde la antigüedad, a veces creando una mortal seducción. ¿Siguen el cine, Internet y los videojuegos …

An important caveat about dictionary definitions

<b>When the Wicked Witch</b> flies over Emerald City in <i>The Wizard of Oz,</i> spelling out “Surrender Dorothy” in broom smoke, the terrified and nonplussed …

14 Things To Consider Before You Write The End

<b>The end is near…</b><p>Ending your story is often harder than starting it. You’ve made plenty of promises you have to keep. Let’s be honest. The most …

Seneca on True and False Friendship

“Ponder for a long time whether you shall admit a given person to your friendship; but when you have decided to admit him, welcome him with all your heart and soul.”<p><i>“Friendship is unnecessary,”</i> C.S. Lewis wrote, <i>“like philosophy, like art, like the universe itself… it has no survival value; rather</i> …

Friendship

Analizamos brevemente la obra “Romancero gitano” de F. G. Lorca

Ahondar en la vida y obra del autor granadino <b>Federico García Lorca</b> es una auténtica maravilla, porque siempre se descubre algo nuevo. Hoy hemos …

Decálogo del buen escritor

Aunque actualmente no escribo demasiado, quitando obviamente lo que redacto por aquí y en otros <i>blogs</i>, cuando lo hacía solía llevar una serie de …

Emily Dickinson Quotes: 20 Famous Sayings By Reclusive American Poet On Her 131st Death Anniversary

Monday, May 15, marks the 131st death anniversary of prolific American poet Emily Dickinson. Often known to be reclusive, Dickison received less fame …

30 Books You Should Read at Least Once in Your Lifetime

There’s nothing quite as satisfying as settling down with an exhilarating new read on a rare day off. But while we’re always on the hunt for brand new books to binge-read, there are certain literary staples that every bibliophile should read at least *once* in their lifetime — plus, it doesn’t hurt …

Books

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Building a Narrative on Unusual Canvases

Artist Michela Martello on anonymity, words as symbols and painting on ShakespeareItalian-born artist Michela Martello draws and paints, more often …