Javier Merino

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Is Science the One True God?

John Durant, author of <i>The Paleo Manifesto,</i> argues for a revolutionary approach to health, based on the way humans evolved in their natural habitat. …



What an eyeful: the world's most beautiful buildings

Straight away we'll say that this isn't a top 10 list. There are just far too many styles of buildings, each worthy of a top 50: sacred buildings, homes, skyscrapers, theatres...<p>Instead, this is a list showing the variety of architectural beauty across the globe - and pointing you in the direction …

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Mummies, Monet & Napoleon's toothbrush: discover London's top museums

London is home to the world’s greatest collection of museums and galleries, from blockbusters to tucked-away treasures. The result of private and royal collections, and years of imperial acquisitions and plunder, these museums are one of the main attractions of the British capital for locals and …


Battle of Bannockburn - a summary

Robert the Bruce had been king of Scotland since March 1306 but his land was still populated by several English garrisons and under constant threat …

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Italo Calvino on America

In late 1959, 36-year-old <b>Italo Calvino</b> (October 15, 1923–September 19, 1985) received “one of these marvelous grants” from the Ford Foundation and left Italy to travel around America for six months, “without any obligations whatsoever,” as one of seven young writers from seven different …