March 31, 2021

Hasselblad, GoPro

Long before GoPro developed the chest mount for its camera, NASA had come up with such an idea for the Hasselblad cameras used during the Apollo 11 expedition.




Laguna de Sánchez: before, after


 This is how the region used to look like and how it looks like now amid the fires.


Kuwait 1991, Arteaga 2021

Steve McCurry, Kuwait (1991)


Arteaga, Coahuila (2021)

There have been a number of fires in the mountains of Coahuila and Nuevo León back home. It's out of control, thousands of hectares have been destroyed, people relocated, fauna has died.

March 30, 2021

New Prussia: German order after World War I


What would had happened if Germany had won World War I?

Amid the war, in February 1916, Life magazine published a map of how North America could look like. On its cover!

It's amazing how the imagination of the editors renamed the geography. It's worth perusing the map.


Satan shoes




Lil Nas


Lil Nas produced 666 pairs partially filled with human blood (a joke) and today sold each pair for 1,000 dollars. It took him less than a minute to sell all of them! But Nike sued him: Satan doesn't align with the brand.

March 28, 2021

Denni Parkinson, Pamela Anderson


Denni Parkinson with Richard Branson

Pamela Anderson with random model

March 27, 2021

Suez, Iceland



Suez canal blocked by large container ship Ever Given. Thousands of cargo ships have been delayed.


At the same time, a huge amount of Icelanders are blocking the road that goes up to the active volcano Geldingadalur. In 2010, thousands of flights were cancelled due to ashes coming out from another volcano in Iceland.

March 23, 2021

Mexico City's metro, Xiaomi


Mexico City's subway system, designed by Lance Wyman (1968)

Xiaomi (2010)

March 18, 2021

Humans and computers watching each other

Humans watching computers (units produced in East Germany at a parade in 1989, a few months before the Berlin Wall collapsed)


Computers watching humans through AI

March 15, 2021

Devouring: Codex Altonensis, Rubens, Goya



Codex Altonensis, Lucifer devouring the traitors from the Divina Commedia (14th Century)


Rubens, Saturn devouring his son (1636)

Goya, Saturn devouring his son (1823)


March 4, 2021

Chopin, Javier Bardem

I have been posting stuff on social networks but I just don't want to let this blog die, so I am back with a new sosias.



Javier Bardem (No Country For Old Men)