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junio 17, 2021
marrying my best friend

Marrying my best friend: the legal risks of their platonic marriages

These “nonconjugal couples” – mutually supportive relationships that lack a sexual component – are challenging social and legal norms around family.
junio 14, 2021
cuban model vehicle enthusiasts

Facing scarcity, Cuban model vehicle enthusiasts find a new business

Model vehicles are nearly exclusively a niche adult hobby in Communist-run Cuba, but they have been out of stock in shops for years.
junio 4, 2021
hekking Mona Lisa

The Hekking Mona Lisa: the value of a fake painting

Raymond Hekking made the sensational claim that the Mona Lisa in the Louvre was not the original.
junio 3, 2021
fully vaccinated

I’m fully vaccinated but feel sick, should I get tested for Covid-19?

You won’t be at high risk for hospitalization or severe disease, but if you are infected you may pass the virus to an unvaccinated person.
mayo 31, 2021
cicadas 2021

Cicadas 2021? The Olympic debut in miniature art scenes

The artist Oxana Ware create small-scale art installations. The idea behind it is helped children become unafraid of the insects.
mayo 21, 2021
robot made paella

Ole! The robot-made paella approved by a Spanish chef

It consists of an electronically controlled stove and a mechanical arm which puts the sauteed ingredients over the paella pan.
mayo 20, 2021
somerton man

Australia exhumes body of ‘Somerton Man’ to solve 70-year-old mystery

Police will attempt to recover DNA material from the body, first found in 1948.
mayo 18, 2021
stolen Cortes papers

Amateur detectives traced stolen Cortés papers to US and Mexico wants them back

Countries are watching auction houses for potentially pilfered objects.
mayo 25, 2020

Gerardo Herrera: The big question physicists are asking ourselves

The lead scientist on the Mexican team at CERN (“the biggest laboratory in the world”) talks about Mexican contributions to world physics.
abril 24, 2020

A new trend: the branding of art

Artists such as Banksy, Damian Hirst, and Jeff Koons are part of a generation of art marketers. They’ve surrounded themselves with powerful machinery that turns them into brands, and the results are measured in millions of dollars.