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The Danaids, the Lernaean Hydra and Heracles

According to the Greek myth, the Danaids, fifty daughters of Danaus, were forced to marry fifty sons of Aegyptus, a ruler of Egypt. Forty-nine of them killed their husbands on the wedding night. The forty-nine heads of the men were … Continue reading

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The Virgoan Beauty of the Swiss

Watching a Swiss episode of a  BBC programme on great continental railways I could not help smiling. Those Swiss engineers are the best in the world. They managed to move a whole building (http://now.msn.com/swiss-move-262-foot-long-building-in-19-hour-trek) and they have built the most … Continue reading

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