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...

12 dicembre 2007

Satirical or Strangely True? The Secret and Subconscious Art of Graffiti Removal

The Last Empire: China's Pollution Problem Goes Global
Al Gore tells the U.S. and China to end the stalemate spurring global warming. But is the environment the inevitable casualty of China's headlong rush to emulate the American way of life?

PHNOM PENH - Cambodia is considering laying on hunting safaris for well-heeled foreign tourists in its remote jungle-clad northeast, to the consternation of green groups who say it could be a recipe for disaster

Unsilent night in 26 cities this year

Top Ten Scientific Discoveries of 2007
Time Magazine has a piece about the top 10 scientific discoveries of 2007.
Also included in the top 10 editorial are pieces on the top 10 medical breakthroughs, the top 10 man made disasters and the top 10 green 'ideas'.

Man freed after 100 hours trapped in a lavatory
A retired Scottish school teacher was recovering on
Monday after spending nearly four days trapped inside
a men's toilet with no food or mobile phone.

A new hot-spot for the tourism industry
After 27 years of total stagnation, tourism is
starting to flourish in Colombia again.

Supermarkets admit milk price fix
Supermarket firms Sainsbury's and Asda have admitted
that they were part of a dairy price-fixing group that
earned about £270m extra from shoppers.

'Intelligent bra' battles bounce
A bra with sensors built into the fabric could help
scientists make exercise a more comfortable experience
for women.