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...

25 ottobre 2007

So, are you and the Internet a thing?
A new poll shows that nearly 1 in 4 Americans say the Internet could be a stand-in for a significant other for a period of time. Among singles, the percentage was even higher: 31 percent.

5 Kinds of Creative Recycled Architecture: Bottles, Cans and Other Unusual Building Materials

Japanese cell phone application wards off gropers in trains
"Anti-Groping Appli" by games developer Takahashi was released in late 2005 but has only recently climbed up popularity rankings, reaching No. 7 in this week's top-10 cell phone applications list compiled by Web-based publisher Spicy Soft Corp.

South Africa recalls millions of condoms
South Africa is recalling millions of locally
manufactured condoms after tens of thousands failed an
air burst test, dealing a further blow to the
country's campaign to prevent the spread of AIDS.

More than 755,000 on US terrorist watch list
The US terrorist watch list includes more than 755,000
names and continues to grow, the US Government
Accountability Office said Wednesday.

Gives new meaning to "going in the car"
If you're stuck in traffic when Mother Nature calls,
Japan's Kaneko Sangyo Co. has developed the loo for

Plant ‘O’ Matic Puts Your Plants in the Sunlight
Do your plants not get enough sun during the day? Plant ‘O’ Matic is the solution! A flowerpot on wheels equipped with solar panels allows the plants to roll themselves into the sun.

Rwanda: Exam Cheats Risk Jail Term
Students found cheating exams face a minimum of two years in prison, a national examinations' council official has said.