2014   |   June

Punishing the dead

Did you know that Egyptian animal mummies were used as fertilizers; brave American submariners torpedoed a train carrying supplies during WWII in Japan, and that even after massacring nearly two million people, Pol Pot was convinced that he was the greatest revolutionist in history?

2014 June Punishing the dead
2014   |   May

Seuso: hunting for the lost treasure

Did you know that after WWII the USA recruited the greatest minds behind the German nuclear energy project; Louis XVI could have avoided execution had he not lost his prestige, and that there were at least 42 attempts to assassinate Hitler? Find out the answers, and much more, in this issue.

2014 May Seuso: hunting for the lost treasure
2014   |   April

The right to wear underwear

Do you know that Saddam Hussein believed that he was a descendant of Nebuchadnezzar, the Babylonian ruler; can you imagine a period in history when a single tulip bulb was worth more than Rembrandt’s Night Watch, and that even Muslim and Indian soldiers served in the German Army during World War II?

2014 April The right to wear underwear

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