For centuries, people have wondered what the universe is really made of. According to some radical scientists, information data are at the root of all that exists.
The capital of Colombia has seen a revolution across the past few decades, as everyday life has become increasingly better for its inhabitants. This peaceful change has been led by the city’s mayors.
Free-diving has been practised since at least the Mesolithic Era. Today’s free-divers enjoy the peace and relaxation that holding one’s breath underwater brings.
On this day in 1519, the great painter Leonardo da Vinci passed away. Yet at the time – although clearly talented – he enjoyed far less fame and worship than he does today.
Our eternally pessimistic correspondent gives his historical highlights for the month of May.