Favolaschia รจ 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...

23 ottobre 2007

Latin American women rise in nations long dominated by men
Defying Latin America's longtime reputation as a
bastion of machismo, women in South America are
winning political power at an unprecedented rate and
taking top positions in higher education and even,
albeit more slowly, in business.

Female Protection or Profit? Wildlife Farming in China
journalists to be awarded

She set out to expose a pedophile ring in Cancun,
naming the rich and powerful she says were involved,
and became a journalism sensation after she was
abducted by police, allegedly at the behest of a state

Smokers irrational, like animals?
Smokers are like animals that do not think rationally,
a Malaysian hardline Islamist cleric said at the weekend.

Eyes Wide Shut: Thoughts on Sleep

Obesity becoming a global problem
People are getting fatter in all parts of the world, with the possible exception of east Asia, doctors found in a one-day global snapshot of obesity.

Sun-powered homes vie for eco prize
American ingenuity got blindsided by German engineering last Friday at the third Solar Decathlon hosted by the US Department of Energy.From 12 to 19 October, 20 teams from around the world showed off solar-powered homes on the National Mall in...

Obsession with Pets at All-Time High
Whether they bark, meow, squeak, chirp or hiss, pets are treasured household members for most Americans at some point, and recent surveys show more and more people are welcoming animals into their homes and treating them as family.

Protection or Profit? Wildlife Farming in China
Farming wild animals like bears, crocodiles and tigers has been promoted as a means of saving endangered species by proponents in China, while detractors argue that farms stimulate the illegal wildlife trade and threaten the survival of animals in the wild