Julia González Dastis

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7 everyday ways you are ruining your IQ

Are you taking Thomas Piketty’s Capital on holiday with you? Do you do sudoku for the promised brain work-out it provides? Have you forced yourself to sit through improving documentaries on BBC Four when you would rather have been watching Come Dine With Me? Bad news: it may all be for …

De planes por el París menos turístico (pero con mucho encanto)

Bares, 'bistrots parisiens', compras y paseos por lo menos conocido de la ciudad más visitada del mundo<p><i>Laura Díaz Extremera — @lauradextremera</i> — Una …

Heavier cutlery makes food taste better

Eating with heavier cutlery makes food taste better, with researchers for the first time finding a direct link between the weight of eating utensils …

Un homenaje a las mejores escenas de sexo de la historia

Un vídeo viral demostraba esta semana lo incómodo que es rodar una escena íntima en el cine: por eso reivindicamos este arte<p>Nos gustan, nos excitan, …

What the World Will Speak in 2115

A century from now, expect fewer but simpler languages on every continent<p>In 1880 a Bavarian priest created a language that he hoped the whole world could use. He mixed words from French, German and English and gave his creation the name Volapük, which didn’t do it any favors. Worse, Volapük was …

Language Learning

There Is No ‘Proper English’

Never mind the grammar scolds. If people say it, it’s the right way to speak<p>It’s a perpetual lament: The purity of the English language is under assault. These days we are told that our ever-texting teenagers can’t express themselves in grammatical sentences. The media delight in publicizing …

Linguistics

Home baker creates giant versions of your favourite treats

Elise Strachan has captured the hearts of millions with her extreme YouTube baking channel, My Cupcake Addiction<p>When it comes to afternoon tea, Elise Strachan is the coolest mum around.<p>Elise doesn’t love to bake, she’s baking obsessed. And she doesn’t make Victoria sponges or banana bread: she …

Why babies in medieval paintings look like ugly old men

Why are the babies in medieval art so ugly?<p>To find the answer, I spoke to Matthew Averett, an art history professor at Creighton University who edited the anthology <i>The Early Modern Child in Art and History</i>. But really, just how ugly are these babies?<p>Ugly might be too weak a word for medieval …

10 cosas que no sabías del sushi

Crean un café transparente que no mancha los dientes

Mucho se viene hablando en el último tiempo acerca de las bondades del café para el organismo, sin embargo los odontólogos siguen ubicándolo junto …

La alberca de pelotas más grande del mundo

Written by<p>in Cultura<p>Con el fin de crear una instalación arquitectónica que re-invente las cualidades y posibilidades de los materiales, anime a la …

Al sitio web más exclusivo del mundo solo ingresa una persona a la vez

La web, el mundo de la internet, es para todos. Cualquiera con una pequeña conexión de datos en un dispositivo puede meterse a ella. Excepto al sitio …

Kristjan Dekleva

Menos es más con las ilustraciones de Kristjan Dekleva. Es así!Less is more with Kristjan Dekleva’s illustrations. That’s it!La entrada Kristjan …

Obras maestras en escenarios cotidianos

Written by<p>in Cultura<p>El arte clásico salió de las galerías para tomar las calles, gracias al trabajo del artista brasileño Lorenzo Castellini, quien a …

The 100 best cheap eats in London

London might well be the world’s greatest food city (that’s right, we’ve gone there) but with spiraling living costs putting the brakes on the …

How to Drink a Cuppa (Tea)

Never mind that tea wasn’t introduced to Britain until the mid-17th century or that coffee actually preceded it to the Scepter’d Isle: The image of an English afternoon tea is practically synonymous with refined British culture.<p>Traditionally served between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m., afternoon tea can be a …