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My DNA Results

Well, I’m finally posting after receiving my DNA test results. The results are in…. and no big surprises. So far as ethnicity and admixture predictions, it seems safe to use the term “Pan-European”. 300 more words


Chennai Traffic

Long ago, I used to enjoy short animations from Italian Animation Maestro Bruno Bozzetto. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bruno_Bozzetto) For a long time, I had forgotten about these. 43 more words

Italian Renaissance vs Northern Renaissance

Not many people realize that there was a “renaissance” that took place outside of Italy, which is known as the Northern Renaissance. It differed not only in the geographical region, but also in subject matter, religious themes, technique, and more. 10 more words


Bucket List #2: Using a Bidet in Italy

By Liz Wilson

Sitting on the toilet, realizing that there was no more toilet paper left in the bathroom, I yelled for help.

“Do we have any more toilet paper?” … 730 more words


up in sweet smoke

i just spilled crostoli in the car. a sweet italian friend of the family made some yesterday and insisted on sharing with my husband. i’ve smelled like her all morning. 98 more words


North/South Differences in Italian IQ: Is Richard Lynn Right?

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Richard Lynn has said that there are differences in Northern and Southern Italian IQ scores. Is he correct?

Lynn claims Italian IQ is 100 in the North and 90 in the South, with the lowest being IQ 89 in the Southern most part of Sicily. 2,206 more words


Italian scholars boycott Israeli academic institutions

A group of Italian professors and researchers are planning to boycott Israeli academic institutions, saying the schools are complicit in “violations of international law and human rights”. 47 more words