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...

11 aprile 2008

A political branding strategist offers his opinion in what it's needed for a successful campaign
It takes a political branding consultant — sometimes a village of them — to help guide political candidates through the perilous campaign gantlet. (...) The consultant not only helps develop the "image," but also manages the spin when a candidate falters or gaffs. Jon Houston, a former magazine art director and a design director for the 1996 Clinton-Gore campaign, whose New York firm Strategy + Execution has developed scores of campaigns for local New York Democratic candidates, is one of these behind the scenes experts. I asked him what it takes to run a successful (and unsuccessful) campaign.

A portable sleeping cube geared towards workaholics who spend late nights at the office. You no longer have to feel all George-Kostanza-esque taking naps underneath your desk. It's also perfect for office slumber parties! Which we have all the time, btw.

Ferris wheel are the new trend
It started with the London Eye, but now, every big city with some self-respect is making sure it will have one. Singapore opened its last march. Peking will launche one (the biggest in the world, with 208 meters high) in 2009, the same year when Berlin opens its with 185 meters high.
http://viagem.uol.com.br/ultnot/deutschewelle/2008/04/10/ult3780u16.jhtm (in Portuguese)