These are the words of Stanislav Petrov, a lieutenant colonel in the army of the former USSR, who on September 26, 1983 had a decisive decision in his hands, thanks to which possibly, or almost certainly, you can now be reading the lead of this article. Read More
Mystery & Curiosities
«Everything is determined by forces over which we have no control. We all dance to a mysterious tune intoned in the distance by an invisible piper.» ― A. Einstein
'Westworld': Everything under Control?
Michael Crichton already warned us half a century ago, through cinema, of the dangers that lie in wait for human beings when they play at being gods, unleashing their creative hand. Westworld (1973), apart from being the first film to introduce computer-generated images in two dimensions, already advanced us in a certain way the concept of artificial intelligence… and its possible consequences. Read More
The Broomway, When the Tide Rises...
It was for centuries the only way to access Foulness Island, in the southwest of England. Sixteen kilometers out and back passable when the tide is low. It is The Broomway, an inescapable route in past times; an adrenaline rush for some, a tragic experience for others when the sea, the weather conditions and the firm of the path suddenly come together… Read More
R504 Kolyma: Highway to hell
It has more than 2,000 km, it is in Siberia and a tragic and macabre history is hidden under its asphalt. It is the Kolyma Highway, known as the Road of Bones, a highway to hell… Read More
'Soylent Green', Future Grub
The cinema has sometimes been a perfect tool to transfer to fiction the future existence of dystopian societies, devastated by misery and despair, whose degree of dehumanization would seem impossible to achieve in a supposedly civilized world like ours. However, one of those films, released almost half a century ago, and whose plot curiously takes place in the year 2022, is full of disturbing and creepy winks to the present moment. Read More
Atlantis, a Lost Paradise...
...or perhaps found? Legend, reality or both, it is indisputable that fascinating, wonderful and tragic stories emerge behind her, which continue to captivate us despite the passage of time.
Regardless of its hypothetical location, about which there are the most varied theories, Atlantis continues to arouse both in researchers and in the general public a captivating hypnosis that seizes not only those who have knowledge about it, but also, and especially, those who hear about its story for the first time. A myth, a reality… or both things intertwined and that continue and will continue to throw thousands of letters and words about its enigmatic origin. Read More