Favolaschia è un genere di fungo molto strano, infestante, originario dei tropici. Ma la globalizzazione l'ha portato anche nei nostri boschi! Questo sito non parla di funghi, ma favolaschia mi sembrava un nome significativo e evocativo di qualcosa di simile a quello che qui viene raccontato...

24 ottobre 2007

India’s Cow-Eating Trees
many zoologists and botanists have been fascinated by plants that eat meat since the days when Charles Darwin was bitten by this interest, and wrote a definitive work on the subject, Insectivorous Plants, published in 1888...

Blog of comic panels depicting groin punches

Monkeys attack Delhi politician
The deputy mayor of the Indian capital Delhi has died a day after being attacked by a horde of wild monkeys.

FreeRice: Play a Game and Feed the Hungry

Technology's pipeline becomes lifeline for fire victims
Technology is proving crucial as Southern California residents fight raging wildfires. They're using text messages, video, blogs, Google maps and databases to describe the chaos, find missing people and share strategies.

Inventor: Scans reveal Mona Lisa secrets
For centuries, the "Mona Lisa" has beguiled art buffs
unable to resist speculating on its origins and
meaning. Now a French inventor claims to have some
answers, including the fate of the enigmatic subject's
famously missing eyebrows and lashes.

Diet choices 'written in genes'
Our genes and not just our upbringing may play a key
role in our food likes and dislikes, UK researchers

Doubts over Bush plan on Mexico drugs
President George W Bush's request for $500m to help
Mexico in its fight against organised crime may run
into opposition from more than one side.