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The Moment, il film sempre diverso: lo controlla la mente dello spettatore

'Dirty jokes' revealed on mystery pages of Anne Frank's diary

<b>(CNN) —</b> Mystery has swirled around the two pages of Anne Frank's diary where brown paper was pasted over the writing. But today it was revealed what lay behind the covered up pages.<p>Thanks to modern image processing technology, the writing from 1942 was uncovered, and four "dirty jokes" …

Jokes

Tutte le ombre dell'attentato di Manchester: la vita jihadista di papà Abedi sotto gli occhi degli 007 inglesi

E' caccia a un altro terrorista. Nella storia della famiglia libica la chiave per capire la guerra di spie Usa-Gran Bretagna. Lo stragista dell'Arena …

Life With the Irish Travellers Reveals a Bygone World

One photographer spent four years gaining unprecedented access to this close-knit community.<p>When Birte Kaufmann first encountered Irish Travellers, she was on a trip with friends in the Irish countryside and saw a girl and her little brother running toward a roadside camp. The caravans and horses …

Travelers

Rare color images of a lost North Africa | CNN Travel

North Africa

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Add this Tweet to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Add this video to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Hmm, there …

This desolate English path has killed more than 100 people

The Broomway is known as the most perilous path in Britain – and is a favourite walk of writer Robert Macfarlane, who describes it in this adaptation from his book The Old Ways.<p>If you consult a large-scale map of the Essex coastline between the River Crouch and the River Thames, you will see a …

Nature

Rischiare la vita per l'arte. Shoot di Chris Burden

L’opera <i>Shoot</i>, quella in cui <b>Chris Burden</b> (1946 – 2015) si fa sparare in un braccio da un amico, è uno dei lavori di performance art più famosi della …

3,900 Pages of Paul Klee’s Personal Notebooks Are Now Online, Presenting His Bauhaus Teachings (1921-1931)

Paul Klee led an artistic life that spanned the 19th and 20th centuries, but he kept his aesthetic sensibility tuned to the future. Because of that, …

Arte nella nuova Metropolitana di New York

Se l’Italia può fregiarsi della Metropolitana più bella del mondo, quella di Napoli, con le stazioni ormai da decenni impreziosite da interventi e …

A Chinese-speaking mystery buyer paid $66 million for van Gogh’s L’Allée des Alyscamps

Bidders at high-profile, big ticket art auctions are usually careful to remain discreet and far from the action, placing their orders through agents on the phone. But the buyer of the top-priced artwork at Sotheby’s massive April 5 auction of impressionist and modern art placed his winning bid …

Fine Art

L'uomo bianco in quella foto

<i>Oggi ricorre il nono anniversario della morte di Peter Norman. Lo vogliamo ricordare così, con una storia che più di tutte lo rappresenta e che</i> …

Reale e reale. La Reggia di Monza in realtà aumentata: l’esperimento di ARtGlass e Soprintendenza permette ai visitatori un accesso gratuito e immersivo

Gioca sul binomio Reale (in senso monarchico) e reale (sinonimo di veridico) la campagna di comunicazione del nuovo progetto della <b>Villa Reale di …

A UFO-shaped, Prefab Pod From The ’60s Is Restored For Public Use

You can now learn about the future inside of a Jetsons-esque structure from the past.<p>Anyone who’s seen the iconic Theme Building at the at the LA International Airport is well-acquainted with the campy allure of retro futurism. In the ’60s and ’70s, futuristic architecture was all about jets, Space …

Online collezione Dada della Kunsthaus Zurigo

Come dormire in hotel di lusso a 20 euro. L’idea di 3 italiani piace a Londra (e arrivano i primi 200K)

Bidtotrip è una piattaforma che offre vacanze in hotel top-level in giro per il mondo a prezzi stracciati. Il segreto? Un sistema di aste online. Gli …

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The enigma of Italy's ancient Etruscans is finally unravelled

They gave us the word "person" and invented a symbol of iron rule later adopted by the fascists. Some even argue it was they who really moulded Roman civilisation.<p>Yet the Etruscans, whose descendants today live in central Italy, have long been among the great enigmas of antiquity. Their language, …

Here’s how women of different cultures react to a compliment

Photographer Mehmet Genç takes photos of women around the world before and after they receive a compliment. What happens next is priceless.<p>Two years ago, Turkish photographer Mehmet Genç embarked on his latest project visiting indigenous communities in Latin America. As his Instagram alias, …

Selling

Il Black Mountain College, scuola unica al mondo

Una scuola senza corsi, senza voti, senza esami e senza rette da pagare. Un luogo in cui insegnanti e studenti lavorano e vivono insieme, mettendo in …

The Best Indoor Plants to Clear the Air, Literally

Aloe vera is a pretty magical little plant, and its medicinal properties are well known for treating minor cuts and burns. But there's another …

A hypnotic video of a rare art form

Lithography nearly died out in the 1960s – but it’s seen a recent resurgence. Adam Proctor has filmed two printers going through the process in Berlin.<p>Sliding, etching, scraping and sanding: the muffled sound of a roller; the drip of acid on limestone; the clunk as the stone is pushed into place. …

The ghost town surrounded by ocean

The most remote of the British Isles is home to northwest Europe’s largest seabird colony, cliffs taller than the Empire State Building – and to one of the world’s eeriest ghost towns.<p>There are few places left in the world – particularly in Britain – that remain so isolated, so inaccessible, that …

Scotland

Where gravediggers drank their pints

Since this Dublin pub opened in 1833, no singing or dancing has been allowed, and there’s never been a telephone or a TV.<p>As the photographer snapped the shutter, the man drinking a pint of Guinness in the front booth of John Kavanagh “The Gravediggers” pub held a newspaper up over his face, annoyed.<p>…

The lost world of 9/10: The Sept. 11 attacks and the end of American innocence

For Karen Hughes, counselor to the president of the United States, Sept. 10, 2001, was a day of celebration and relief. It was her wedding anniversary. She and husband Jerry dined at a favorite restaurant in the Watergate and reviewed the drama and chaos of the previous months.<p>There’d been the long …

Morto in Svizzera lo scrittore Tommaso Labranca

“<i>In questa prima giornata sono previste almeno 30.000 persone disposte a tutto pur di dire ‘Io c’ero’. Siate tra quelli che potranno dire con</i> …

Abandoned luxury hotels that you can't afford to miss | CNN Travel

(CNN) — When it comes to ruined buildings, it's hard to match the poignancy of an abandoned luxury hotel.<p>Once they were places where the wealthy came to play or the less fortunate came to experience a glamor beyond their usual means.<p>Their fall from grace speaks of shattered dreams, faded glories …

Selling Shame: 40 Outrageous Vintage Ads Any Woman Would Find Offensive

One vintage ad warns women, “Don’t let them call you SKINNY!” while another promises that smoking cigarettes will keep one slender. If the task of …

Comic Books

Frutti dimenticati, frutti indimenticabili

“Nel 1396 nella corte di Astorre Manfredi, signore di Faenza, nacque una disputa su quale fosse la migliore tra la mela appiona di Firenze e la mela …

Five of the best meditation apps

Boost your mindfulness and try to rise above digital distractions with these apps to carve out time for peaceful reflection<p>The first rule of mindfulness might be to switch your smartphone off. From checking emails at bedtime to constant, needy push notifications from mobile games, our phones can …

Apps