under the microscope

Maybe the supercentenarians are lying?

This article is a preprint and has not been certified by peer review. “In the UK, Italy, Japan, and France remarkable longevity is instead predicted by regional poverty, old-age poverty, material deprivation, low incomes, high crime rates, a remote region […]

big ideas

The rational case for monarchy.

“If you were to go back over the past couple of centuries, the vast majority of the most appalling regimes would be republics. Mussolini’s Italy might merit a place, and perhaps Tsarist Russia, which killed a fair few political opponents […]

fun facts

Car design history

“A data visualization celebrating the work of the great Italian design studios.” | learn more