Culture

Italy is giving away 103 abandoned historic castles

All to alleviate the impact of mass tourism In recent times, many of the world’s most touristic cities have found themselves suffering from what is known as ‘Venice syndrome’, a term that came into use after a 2012 documentary…








The Nordic nations aren’t fans of this book

Denmark tops the world happiness rankings. But it’s also second on the list in antidepressant consumption. Over the last decade, the media has been having something of a love affair with the ‘Scandinavian miracle’. Despite their wretched climate and gloomy winters, the Nordic nations…


The biopic of ‘America’s most-hated woman’

The turbulent tale of the USA’s most infamous atheist. With her white hair, big glasses and floral dresses, Madalyn Murray O’Hair certainly didn’t look like she embodied a danger to American morals. But this social worker and activist…