Ludotheque

Swiss chocolate with a taste of Nicaragua April 25, 2016 10:59

Swiss chocolate with a taste of Nicaragua

Until 1869 cocoa was deemed legal currency in Nicaragua, a practice that the Spanish inherited from the indigenous people. Now the cocoa bean is [...]
 
What we are and what we do is a labyrinth March 20, 2016 23:56

What we are and what we do is a labyrinth

The human brain is in large part still a mystery with complex and obscure areas which still intrigue and baffle scientists. It is a [...]
 
Water crisis: the rich save themselves while the poor die March 13, 2016 05:03

Water crisis: the rich save themselves while the poor die

Around 40% of the Earth’s population endure water shortages for at least one month per year, but the crisis could worsen and it is [...]
 
 
Cycles of hope February 29, 2016 01:37

Cycles of hope

In a world that tends to simplify the understanding of human beings, and make us appear predictable and manipulable, the role of purposeful action [...]
 
Slangs: Speak up for your raza February 15, 2016 07:07

Slangs: Speak up for your raza

Slang is used both to stereotype minority communities, and used by minorities to assert their own identity, as the changing usage of ‘wetback’ illustrates. [...]
 
Reggae dances through Jamaica February 15, 2016 00:51

Reggae dances through Jamaica

Throughout February many countries will be celebrating love and friendship, but in Jamaica February is a time to celebrate and reinforce the legitimacy of [...]
 
 
The balance room January 20, 2016 05:03

The balance room

The “The balance workshop” consists in the exploration of space and the body. This is how the author of this ludic text explained the [...]
 
Comics: Between  Invention & money January 18, 2016 06:06

Comics: Between Invention & money

Through his trail of mysticism and philanthropy, Alan Moore is a legend in the world of comics and his images have become modern symbols [...]
 
Freddie Mercury: who wants to live forever? November 22, 2015 12:16

Freddie Mercury: who wants to live forever?

His incomparable vocal range returns from the ashes on Nov. 24th , more than 20 years after his death to ask again: “Who wants [...]
 
 
A Christ for criminals? November 1, 2015 06:59

A Christ for criminals?

Mixila González believes in the Black Christ of Portobelo’s miracles because he granted her the gift of a son. That is why she is [...]
 
Climate change, an ever-present problem October 26, 2015 07:59

Climate change, an ever-present problem

Because of this, and to look for solutions, a meeting will be held on 28th October in London. Amongst others, activist and thinker Lawrence [...]
 
40th Anniversary of “Monty Python and the Holy Grail” October 7, 2015 04:48

40th Anniversary of “Monty Python and the Holy Grail”

On Wednesday 14th October, cult followers are being invited to view this nostalgia fuelling re-release that will be celebrated with a special screening in [...]
 
 
The dark side of modern technology September 28, 2015 08:58

The dark side of modern technology

The benefits which technology brings to the development of our daily life are undeniable; for example: convenience, speed of doing business, and entertainment are [...]
 
In the future, how will we look? September 16, 2015 11:35

In the future, how will we look?

The colour of our skin will be darker, we won’t have any hair on our bodies, we will have fewer teeth, our toes will [...]
 
Beauty: the obsession of the Asian woman August 2, 2015 12:00

Beauty: the obsession of the Asian woman

One in every five South Korean women turns to cosmetic surgery in an attempt to conform to beauty conventions imposed by the environment in [...]