Vietnam, at the koi cafe you drink with the carps between your feet….

…and the water covers the entire surface of the floor! This is not science-fiction. The Koi bars are a typical tourist attraction in Vietnam, and its peculiarity is that you are surrounded by a pond full of koi carp. The fishes, with their characteristic reddish color, are always around the tables of customers who often give them a few crumbs of food. Mr. Nguyen Duoc Hoa, the owner of a restaurant located in the district of Tan Binh, had to renovate the dining area, and decided to cover the floor…

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The Codex Gigas: the Devil’s Bible.

The Middle Ages is certainly not an era devoid of mysteries and strange symbolism, but the Codex Gigas is a real puzzle for the experts of ancient writings. The book is the largest medieval manuscript, with a height of 92 centimeters, a width of 50 and a weight of 75 kilograms. Initially, the pages were 320, but 8 of these were lost, fueling a mystery that has lasted for almost a thousand years. Literally meaning “giant book”, the Codex Gigas was created in the 13th century. The manuscript contains not…

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