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...

10 marzo 2008

Bolivia: Twittbo Twitter Community
The Bolivian community of Twitter users is growing slowly, but it received a big boost with the creation of the page TwittBo

Food Fight
An abridged history of American-centric warfare, from WWII to present day, told through the foods of the countries in conflict.

Ghana's Queen Moms Hold Court on Abortion
Traditional female leaders in Ghana are beginning to open their communal gatherings to discussions of women's legal rights to abortion. The country has one of the most liberal abortion laws in the continent, but women are dying in ignorance of it.

Liberia's pygmy hippos survive two civil wars
LONDON (Reuters) - Rare pygmy hippos are surviving hidden in Liberia's forests against all the odds, despite two civil wars that have ravaged their habitat, British scientists said on Monday.

Horseradish smell fire-alarm for waking up deaf people
Nelson sez, "Japanese researchers have developed a fire alarm that sprays the aroma of horseradish instead of ringing an alarm.

Bench with integrated bookcases

Map of choose your own adventure book

Starbucks To Sell Exclusive Rwanda Coffee In Europe
AVENTURA - Starbucks Corp, the world's largest coffee chain, is set to sell an exclusive coffee from Rwanda on the international market for the first time, a spokesman said, as consumer demand for origin-specific flavors grows.

A Picture is Worth... Ocean Dead Zones Expanding (5/03)
The black areas represent the least productive areas of the ocean, which have increased 15% from 1998 to 2007.