Quentin Lafay, emails after

“I’mI’m afraid of my own tracks, what they say and will say about me. “ Try to imagine yourself one day waking up to the news that all your emails and messages from the past ten years have been hacked and are now found all over the Internet. This is what happens to Gaspard, a […]

Industrial revolution: the roots of exceptional growth

How to explain the spectacular growth of the European economy from the end of the XVIIIe century? Why in Europe, and not elsewhere? These are the questions, essential but worn out after being asked, that the American historian Joel Mokyr tackles. His main idea is that “The explosion of technical progress in the West has […]

Richard Mervyn Hare, ethics at heart

Said law or guillotine de Hume does not cut heads: only undue conclusions or inferences. Those who move from “what is” to “what must be”, from what describes a fact (Paul is a doctor) in what is an imperative or a prescription (Anna must close the window). This “cut” is not so simple. May Paul […]

Football can now carry out individual tests and trainings from this Monday

Starting this Monday, professional footballers, like basketball players, will be able to undergo a coronavirus detection test and begin training individually at the facilities of their respective clubs. The tests, in theory only to those who have symptoms or have lived with someone infected, will be carried out under exclusive medical prescription. That is to […]

AP-HP confirms link between Covid-19 and heart inflammation in children

The twenty children hospitalized in recent days in the Parisian resuscitation services for heart failure have “All been in contact” with the Sars-CoV-2 virus. The link was confirmed on Thursday by the Necker Hospital team at a press conference of the Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris (AH-HP). Since April 15, an unexpected number of children with […]

The NBA allows individual training from May 8

The NBA has confirmed that it will allow“not before May 8”, with the possibility that this date may be delayed if the conditions are not met, the individual training of its players in the cities in which the government restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic are being relaxed. “The NBA informed its teams that, after […]

1799: Jeanne-Geneviève Labrosse combines the female parachute

Every week with RetroNews, the BNF’s press site, we take a look at a sports story as told by the press at the time. This Saturday, the story of the first female parachute jump, in October 1799. It’s not easy for a man and a woman in 1799 to get laid. In the proper sense […]

Coronavirus: on Facebook, nurses organize their networks

Alice (1) and her friend met on the benches of nursing school. In 2018, they created an Instagram account dedicated to their profession. On Nursesvibes (almost 6,000 subscribers), we usually give tutorials to provide care, or we advise students on their orientation. However, since the start of the coronavirus epidemic, the program has radically changed. […]