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 maggio 2008

Three american researchers are studying a geometrical technique for mapping out music in coordinate space.
Music is not necessarily about anything, it's just truth, and mathmatics say the same thing.

Contrapunto BBDO –Barcelona- has made a Blowup love dolls campaign for women’s antigenital mutilation.
For us western people, the campaign is provocative and fun to look at, but can it start a dialogue with people who believe they’re doing their daughters’ good?

Many people in the world have severe forms of mental illness such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, but the social acceptance of mental illness has pretty much stopped at depression.
That’s why -after the Guy Pride- the “Mad Pride movement” has just been founded.
Furniture that disappears when you're done with it
The most noteworthy features of Stanley and other Montauk Sofa pieces will be facets you won't be able to see or feel, like wood frames from sustainably managed forests, uncoated nails, organic fabrics and stuffings, nontoxic dyes and, something extra: biodegradability.
"At first the whole idea was to have as little impact on the environment as possible," said Tim Zyto, chief executive of Montauk. "And then I started to think, wouldn't it be great to have no impact? Then it was, hey, what if the sofa just disappears when you're done with it?" (...) Mr. Zyto has attempted to make his imaginings a reality, at least in principle (if you disregard those pesky nails), joining a number of other home goods manufacturers and designers who are marketing their products as biodegradable.