A crazy geoengineering project to drain the sea and merge two continents into one.

the Atlantropa’s project
the Atlantropa’s project
the Atlantropa’s project

The German architect Herman Sörgel, who lived at the turn of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, had a great project, to which he dedicated his entire life. He spoke of it for the first time in 1929, in his book Mittelmeer-Senkung, saharabewässerung, Panropaprojekt, where the Panropaprojekt consisted, essentially, in eliminating the Mediterranean Sea from the geographical maps, draining the basin and conquering new habitable land for the European peoples.

Sörgel was so convinced of the goodness of his project that he defended it in a remarkable production of books, articles, lectures, and public interventions. To put Atlantropa into practice —…

A journey through myth, literature and art of an extraordinary butterfly

Death’s Head in cinema and arts
Death’s Head in cinema and arts
Death’s Head in cinema and arts

Amazing in every mysterious facet. Known to the world as the «Death’s Head Sphinx», this moth loving the heat and the night, stands out for its voluminous and showy nature which, with its thirteen centimeters of wingspan, consecrates it as one of the largest moths of Europe.

Butterfly with an emblematic appearance, it tickles man’s fantasies since its first appearance, bringing out to everyone’s conscience the hidden sensations of the unknown and fear.And if the butterfly embodies the mystery of metamorphosis, change, and the natural spiritual evolution of beings, then it is surprising to understand the rationale that irremediably sanctioned…

Asia Leonardi

I admit I could be an anachronistic hippie. Say hi: asia_leonardi@icloud.com

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