João Friezas

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Ötzi: a múmia congelada estava em fuga e sem armas

Ötzi morreu de uma queda a 3210 metros, foi descoberto acidentalmente em setembro de 1991 e desde essa altura que tem sido analisado ao milímetro …

A Neuroscientist Explains What Happens to Your Brain on Sleep Deprivation

Do not read this at 3 a.m.<p>Sleep deprivation affects nearly all parts of your brain, but it is most detrimental to simple cognitive functions that we …

Sleep

Ultraviolet Light Reveals How Ancient Greek Statues Really Looked

Finding the long lost patterns on a piece of ancient Greek sculpture can be as easy as shining a lamp on it.<p>Original Greek and Roman statues, like …

You Can Watch 99 Hours of Free Online Photography Classes from the School of Visual Arts (SVA)

Here’s something photo-related you can do over the long Memorial Day weekend coming up. The School of Visual Arts in New York City has 99 hours of …

Photography

Feeling stuck in life? How to take your life from stuck to awesome

It sucks to feel stuck.<p>You’re in a rut, and you can’t get unstuck.<p>You’re convinced that something must change, whether in your work or personal life. …

Landscape Light, Part 1

My photo tour company's tagline is, “It’s All About The Light.” Light is the ingredient that carves, shapes and adds dimension. It forms contrast, …

Åtte land hvor man kan nyte pensjonisttilværelsen til en ekstra rimelig sum

I disse åtte landene kan du nyte pensjonisttilværelsen for en rimelig penge. Fire av de ligger i Mellom-Amerika.<p>Det finnes flere fordeler ved å leve …

24 life skills every adult should master before turning 30

There’s no handbook for adult life.<p>Somehow you’re just supposed to know that you should have more money coming in than going out and you shouldn’t …

Time Management

Anunciadas as aldeias portuguesas vencedoras das Sete Maravilhas

A notícia foi guardada na sua lista de notícias favoritas. Faça a gestão dessa área na sua conta.<p>Esta notícia já foi anteriormente guardada na sua …

Skeletons tell story of 'truly horrifying' fifth-century massacre

<b>(CNN) —</b> About 1,500 years ago, something terrible happened at Sandby borg, a ringfort on the beautiful island of Öland, off Sweden's southeast Baltic coast.<p>Yearly excavations beginning in 2011 provided the first clues to the island's grisly secret. The digging uncovered the skeletons of dozens of …

Archaeology

32 Movie/TV Quotes That Will Inspire You To See The World Differently

“Worrying means you suffer twice.”<p><i>Some entries have been edited for length or clarity.</i>

Amazon Says These Are the 100 Books Everyone Should Read

How many have you read?<p>Hidden away in the books department on Amazon.com, shoppers can find a list of 100 great reads everyone should read in their …

On Calabria's coast a fairytale village awakes from its slumber

The hills were on fire. It was August and the view from our car window of smoke rising from forest fires was as dramatic as the road taking us south. The “motorway of the sun”, more prosaically known as the A2, negotiates the mountains of Calabria through a series of tunnels and high bridges right …

Italy

How Salinger’s Nervous Breakdown Twisted His View of Nazis

Following his visit to a concentration camp, J.D. Salinger suffered a mental collapse related to PTSD. He thereafter entertained very odd ideas about …

Thessaloniki subway dig unearths secrets of 'city under the city'

Shovels and brooms in hand, some two dozen workmen trudge around the remains of an ancient villa, deep beneath the bustle of modern-day …

This Strange, Wooden Idol Is Twice as Old as Egyptian Pyramids

Scientists not only dated the oldest monumental sculpture in the world, but also discovered a new face on the idol.<p>Scientists discovered a strange, tall, humanoid wooden figure under four meters of peat in a Russian bog. The figure, dubbed the Shirgir Idol (after the bog where it was found), is …

9 Composition Tips for Shooting Good Landscape Photos

Photographer Toma Bonciu (AKA Photo Tom) made this 10-minute video with 9 composition tips and rules you can use to shoot more effective landscape …

I Survived the Golden State Killer

<i>In 2011, DNA testing confirmed what investigators had suspected for years: The man behind the grisly slayings of beautiful 35-year-old Cheri Domingo and her 27-year-old boyfriend, Greg Sanchez, was the sadistic Golden State Killer, a notorious criminal responsible for 45 rapes and 12 killings in</i> …

Golden State Killer: The end of a 40-year hunt?

<b>Police say the Golden State Killer has committed at least 12 murders, 45 rapes and hundreds of home break-ins all over California. This week they arrested a man they think is responsible. How has the perpetrator of such shocking crimes eluded capture for over 40 years?</b><p><i>WARNING: This account includes</i> …

How to Capture Motion with Your Camera - 5 Tips

There are three main elements of photography - <b>Aperture</b>, <b>Shutter Speed</b>, and <b>ISO</b>. What is common between these elements is that they allow a photographer …

¿Sabes qué es el chemsex? El peligro de juntar drogas y sexo en orgías

La evolución de la humanidad es algo que no se puede parar, aunque estos cambios resulten, en algunas ocasiones, hasta una involución. El apartado …

Paraguay Travel Guide

Medieval swimming – from the Good to the Scared

The extent of summer swimming in medieval Europe is a fairly open question. We know that some people certainly could swim, although the skill was …

Maiden warriors in Old Norse Literature

In the Old Norse literature, the term ‘shieldmaiden’ (Skjaldmær in Icelandic) tends to be used with reference to a Viking woman warrior

17 Behind-The-Scenes Movie Facts That Are So Freakin' Weird, They Sound Made Up

Jim Carrey needed CIA torture-endurance training for How The Grinch Stole Christmas.

Ghost Stories Is Your New Must-See Horror Movie

This weekend, the silence-shattering monsters of <i>A Quiet Place</i> will try to run up on the box office once again and reclaim the top spot, after falling …

René Magritte Le Genre Nocturne: sum total of our own thoughts

The dark side …<p>In the popular imagination, Magritte is the guy who does apples and bowler hats. Yet, as this ominous image of a headless, ashen woman makes clear, he could be penny-dreadful dark.<p>Word play …<p>It was created during his three years in Paris between 1927 and 1930. At this time he …

Art

21 Books You Don’t Have to Read

And 21 you should read instead (technically 20 books—Adventures of Huckleberry Finn did not fare well).<p>We've been told all our lives that we can only call ourselves well-read once we've read the Great Books. We tried. We got halfway through <i>Infinite Jest</i> and halfway through the SparkNotes on</i> …

Literature

Genios del 'street art' que no son Banksy

Te descubrimos los artistas que están revolucionando el arte por las calles de todo el mundo

Más allá de Banksy: 32 artistas urbanos que tienes que conocer

Miremos bien alrededor, las calles están llenas de creadores y de obras de arte inolvidables<p><b>Banksy</b> es el grafitero más conocido del mundo, pese a su …