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  • Does the Iron Man suit really exist? Richard Browning created it

    Does the Iron Man suit really exist? Richard Browning created it

    Richard Browning was able to turn science fiction into reality. He is an innovator, an inventor, he is the great mind behind the great invention of Daedalus: a real jetpack that allowed him to actually fly.

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  • eL Seed: street art to beat prejudice

    eL Seed: street art to beat prejudice

    We find ourselves on one of the heights of Mount Muqattam, in the cairot district of Manshiyat Naser, better known as "garbage city" in Egypt. Only in this specific spot we have the chance to see the largest anamorphic work of art in Cairo in full, realized by eL Seed with the aim of freeing all of us from prejudice and bringing unity within this community.

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  • Why do we call the short-sleeved shirt T-shirt?

    Why do we call the short-sleeved shirt T-shirt?

    A few articles ago we talked about the origin of the T-shirt and how its birth has depended on the underwear worn by the nineteenth century men, and then became a must have in the wardrobe of each of us thanks to James Dean and Marlon Brando. Well, today we ask ourselves a different question: what does that “T” actually mean?

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  • Dave Mirra: the legend that marked the history of BMX

    Dave Mirra: the legend that marked the history of BMX

    Today we want to remember David Mirra: the undisputed champion of BMX. He won 24 medals, including 14 gold, at the X Games - from 1995 to 2009. He was able to stand out and emphasize his skills: in 2000 he was the first to perform a double backflip during a competition. He was the first to win three gold medals in a single X Games competition.

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  • Erik Johansson: he captures the idea, not the moment

    Erik Johansson: he captures the idea, not the moment


    Surrealist photographer Erik Johansson is often compared to geniuses of the artistic movement such as Salvador Dali and René Magritte. Being able to sit next to names like this isn’t for everyone but, for those who do not know him, Erik Johansson is not “everyone”.

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