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Resilience or resistance?

There are few species as resilient as the human being. Nevertheless, we are among the less resistant.  Our newborn needs the mother's care, not for months, but for years before they can be self-sufficient.Looking at a newborn frog you can immediately understand why some species do not have this problem. Once they come out of the egg they are completely independent, however, ( and here is where our strength comes from), we can adapt to very many things, and...

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WHEN TIME KEEPS SECRETS FOR A LONGTIME; DURABILITY AND ELEGANCE EVENTUALLY POPS OUT

 There is no doubt that being the fourth generation of collectors of works of art has influenced the way Marco Sangiorgi approaches and conceives his furniture.Old ebeniste Masters like Maggiolino, Bulle or Biedermayer have created pieces that have survived the centuries, and are now worth a considerable amount of money. The secret of those pieces was the perfectly aged woods, however, if we want to go back in time, we can admire how the throne and the baby child...

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Treat or Trick – Happy Halloween

Here we are again; she’s back in town. Just like the Ray Charles song.Who?  Fear, this feeling that has conditioned the life of man from the very start. What is the most scaring fear of all?  Death. Death is so important to us that it has inspired legends, stories, myths, and of course; Festivities.Halloween is the scary night, the night of witches, and the most powerful of them could deliver you to Death, however, Death is, as all extreme...

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How we stick together

It is incredible how a simple word like “glue” means so much to society and technology at the same time.Men started to understand the importance of sticking things together about 130 million years ago. We have found tools that had been glued (like stone to wood) by Neanderthals with a natural glue from birch trees overheated, a black smelly paste that has been found on archeological sites.At the same time, we have experienced that as Human beings we have...

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“Fugit irreparable tempus” “Irreplaceable time”

It is probably the most dramatic peculiarity of this world, or of this dimension in the solar system,  of which men quickly learned the meaning: Is that time runs out irreparably. Often resumed as “tempus fugit” by ancient Romans.Albert Einstein showed us that time is relativeThe theory of special relativity explains how space and time are linked for objects that are moving at a consistent speed in a straight line and the result is relativeness of time, or at...

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We ask, Is the Covid 19 just another Plateau for civilization?

Two worlds have clashed since the Ottomans conquered the Christian City of Constantinople and a sequence of wars and deaths from both sides followed by the Crusades, and then up to the recent Jihad attacks worldwide. In many Countries the Institutions often entered into a dispute with religious members of the Muslim world whether the female students could wear or not wear the Hijab at school. Some days ago, all the schools reopened in France, where the disputes were...

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A story of Passion and Taste

The Duesenberg Coupe "Simone," was a request made by the cosmetics magnate Gui(Guy) De La Roche as a gift for his young lover Simone.In 1936, he requisitioned it from Emmet - Armand Coachworks of America, located in GreenBrier, Pennsylvania.The two immigrants Emmet and Armand took three years in designing and manufacturing the automobile. The car was full of feminine details like a transparent steering wheel, interior trim in purple, and a large "S" on the door and upholstered onto...

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“No tree left behind”

Yes, it is true, since very Ancient times Man tried to master nature to have it as a silent companion. A charming wife who never talks, and as all unbalanced relationships we have seen good times and bad times, for man or for mother nature.The fact is that we love green, we can recall the hanging gardens of Babylon, a set of gardens located in the ancient city of Babylon, Iraq. Their beauties made them inscribed on the ancient...

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FIRE and MAN

Since the beginning of time when a lightning bolt struck a tree which caught on fire; Mankind has tasted and experienced the wonderful sensation of roasting meat, which completely changed the flavor and delighted his senses with the aroma of roasted and cooked food.Professor Richard Wrangham of Harvard thinks we might have been using fire routinely not just 50,000 or 400,000 years ago, but two million years ago. In his book Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us Human, he...

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Visiting Vietnam: the origin of our Coral Bank collection of outdoor furniture

Coral Bank is one of Beltempo's most popular outdoor furniture lines. But did you know that it took over 10 years to arrive in our showroom? Here's the story of how Coral Bank began as a moment of inspiration in Vietnam, almost fifteen years ago.3-seater outdoor sofa from the Coral Bank collectionTo understand Coral Bank, you have to understand the design process that every piece of Beltempo Outdoor furniture goes through. It starts with our designer and Chief Art...

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