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We were better when it was worse

Not a single phone. Only people living the moment. Those were good times! Perhaps, that’d already be a paradox thinking that we could be better in worse conditions. [...]

No country for young men

  The country lost another chance to keep quiet. Or perhaps to try to listen, to consider what their young inhabitants had to say. If, on the one hand, it seemed to [...]

Mind the Gap

Margaret goes to the subway every day and sits on the platform, just to hear the announcement recorded by her husband, actor Oswald Laurence, in the 1970s. Oscar’s [...]

Devil’s Haircut

The oldest known depiction of hair braiding dates back about 30,000 years. In ancient civilizations, women’s hair was often elaborately and carefully dressed in special [...]

Tomato

Since its introduction to the European-colonized world, during the 16th century, by the Spanish who encountered it from the contact with the Aztec during their colonization [...]

Abbey Road

It’s one of the most crossed roads in the world, basically since August 8, 1969, the day Iain Macmillan took the world famous cover photo for the Beatles’ Abbey [...]

Sumos

How does a landlocked country with a population of 3 million manage to maintain its identity against the hyper-nationalism of neighbours like Russia, China and Japan? This is [...]

Cassette & Pen

I was one of those who were forced to listen albums from beginning to end, both because that’s how we did it in my day, and because when you’re used to dealing [...]

Knitting Legs

Inspired by yarn bombing movement — reclaiming and personalizing things like public places, cars or trees — these pants are in fact another polyester 3d illusion made for [...]

Deep Freeze

If it’s true that we’re never so satisfied when it comes to weather, it’s also true that maybe we are, by nature, better suited to stand the heat than the [...]