At Houtopia, you’ll be impressed. The sense of sight will no longer hold any secrets for you! With experiences such as Newton’s disc, coloured light or the illusion of distraction, you will enter a world of senses. […]
The microwave oven is now present in most kitchens in so-called industrialised countries. Did you know that there are more than 300 million of them in use around the world? A look back at the success story of an object that came out of the radars used during the Second World War. […]
You probably eat chocolate every day.
For some people, biting into a piece of chocolate has become a simple, comforting, greedy, daily gesture.
Biting into a piece of chocolate is a tradition that dates back to the 1800s… But did you know that the history of the chocolate drink, or rather the cocoa drink, is much longer?
Sometimes your brain shows you images that in reality don’t exist or are physically impossible. Images that present a different reality. These are called optical illusions. A principle that René Magritte, the famous Belgian painter, was able to exploit to create remarkable and world-famous paintings. […]
A very fast succession of images gives the impression of continuous movement, like in cartoons. It works thanks to a phenomenon called the retinal persistence. It was the Brussels native Joseph Plateau who discovered it and created the first phenakistiscope. […]