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Spitzmaus Mummy in a Coffin and Other Treasures at Fondazione Prada

Spitzmaus Mummy in a Coffin and Other Treasures the new exhibition at Fondazione Prada is now open and will be till the 13th of January 2020. The exhibition has been conceived by Juman Malouf, the Lebanese illustrator and designer and Wes Anderson, the movie director behind masterpieces like The Royal Tenenbaums (2001), The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004) and The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014).

There is a pink comet in the sky of Milan

There is a pink comet in the sky of Milan October is the Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Many cities around the globe have decided to join the mission against breast cancer through several initiatives. Here in Milan the MICO Milano Convention Centre has shown its support with a surprising idea.  On Thursday the 4th of October the tin comet that covers the rooftop of the facility has been colored in pink with a stunning light show. The pink comet will remain so for the entire week end. The aim of the convention centre and of the city of Milan is…

Milan and its quest to defeat racism

It was the 18th of September 1938 when the Italian parliament led by Benito Mussolini publicly announced the racial laws on a stage right in front of the town hall in Trieste, north-east of Italy. The racial laws were later promulgated by  the king of Italy Vittorio Emanuele the III and their entry into force had devastating effects well before the deportation to concentration camps. Thousands of jewish people working in the public administration were forced to leave their offices. Jewish students could not go to their schools anymore. University professors, researchers and students were banned from all public universities.…

Google bows to Chinese censorship

Google has not been operating in China for some time. The main cause is the censorship that the Chinese government applies to the results of the US search engine. There are many websites that can not be visited in and around Beijing: from the main social networks to online versions of major international newspapers such as the New York Times or Le Monde. Even platforms such as Youtube and Vimeo are in no way accessible to Chinese consumers as well as  work tools like Dropbox and Shutterstock. In a reality like the Chinese one, therefore, a search engine that shows…

Tekashi69 vs Mario Balotelli: who’s best?

The American rapper Tekashi69 challenges Mario Balotelli on penalties and in a popular video on youtube he also challenges Neymar and Ronaldo. As soon as he arrived in Italy, Tekashi69 met with Mario Balotelli for a challenge to the last penalty. The American rapper, of Mexican and Puerto Rican origin, has indeed invited Supermario to kick his best penalty. Tekashi69, also known as 6ix9ine proved to be quite capable by blocking three of the five penalties kicked by Mario Balotelli who, it must be said, certainly did not give his best in this improvised challenge. In a previous interview on…

Jared Leto to play an evil vampire in the next Spiderman movie

Jared Leto, the Academy Award winner actor and musician, co-founder with the brother Shannon of the alternative rock band Thirty Seconds to Mars, will be playing the role of Morbius the living vampire in the upcoming movie of the Spiderman saga. This next movie will be the seventh  that features the superhero created by Stan Lee back in 1962 for  Marvel Comics. Opposite to the actors who have played the Spiderman (Tobey Maguire, Andrew Garfield and Tom Holland) we have seen a long list of villains. From James Franco playing Harry Osborn, the son of super-villain Norman Osborn aka the…