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...

03 aprile 2008

The Diesel Tree is a tree in Brazil that can be tapped, like the rubber tree. Its sap, however is a kind of natural diesel that when filtered, can be used in card and trucks.

A japanese designer has invented Diet Sunglasses which apparently help curb your appetite. They come with blue tinted glass that helps calm the brain's appetite centre. And the ble colour makes the food look disgusting.

Carrotmob is a new network of consumers who use collective buying power to entice businesses to make socially-responsible choices.Last week, hundreds of them went into a small store in San Francisco and bought groceries worth 10,000$. The store promised to use 22% of the revenue they generated to make the store energy-efficient.

A study of the molluscs, octupus, has found they have sex lives to rival any lurid tabloid tale.
The male uses its 10in (25cm) tentacles to strangle passing love rivals who take a fancy to their partner.

Fourteen members of a Russian doomsday cult on Tuesday abandoned the remote underground bunker where they had been hiding for nearly half a year awaiting the end of the world.

Pay-per-view funerals go live online in Britain on Tuesday, allowing mourners who cannot attend services in person to pay their last respects via the Internet.