NEWS FROM : ITALY  

di Alessandro PapayannidisGli inglesi comprano gioielli, i tedeschi scarpe e borse. L'artigianato Made in Italy promosso da reputeka.com, dopo un anno, ha piantato bandiere in tutta Europa e ora si prepara a un doppio sbarco: Stati Uniti e Far East.   Da Raossi, una piccola frazione di Vallarsa, tra le montagne del Trentino, la piattaforma e...

by Claudia Astarita   The Centre for Advanced Robotics of the Italian Institute of Technology (IIT) has successfully taken steps forward in its innovative project "Walkman". The latter consists of a big robot, conceived to operate duringdisasters, either human made or natural ones.   Among its tasks, Walkman has been programmed to ope...

by Jerry Finzi   The wheel has been around for at least 6000 years... from Mesopotamia in the Middle East all the way to central Europe. No one really knows when it was "invented". Wheels move people, wood for making fires and the construction of useful items, animals, and products of the harvest.   The first wheels were wooden disks....

Telling anyone's life story in 1,800 words or fewer is a difficult feat. But when I met David and Rosetta Johnson of Cloquet, I truly struggled to narrow down our wide ranging conversation.   Does the story start with Rosa's Italian heritage and adjustment to living in America, or does it start with David's Cloquet roots? Or perhaps the best...

When you're standing on a cliff on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea, you don't look down. You look up, mumble a prayer and you jump. I had always imagined that Southern Italy would be hotter. But in April, it was a mild 60 degrees. Thrashing against the current and the icy water that stung the lobes of my ears, it felt much more like a Decem...

Bitter is perhaps the least desired flavor. But note that it is still a flavor on your palate. How do you like your coffee? Cream? Sugar? Lots of cream? Lots of sugar? If so, this drink isn't for you.    The Negroni is a storied cocktail that, when ordered, lifts the spirits of any bartender worth their salt. Maybe it's because so few people orde...

This excellent account of one of the bloodiest and most violent battles in human history presents the general reader, if not the military historian or the specialist in World War II, with a genuine dilemma: If you have read Matthew Parker's "Monte Cassino: The Hardest-Fought Battle of World War II," published nine years ago, do you really want to g...

On Monday, May 24th, forty-six graduates received their AUR bachelor degrees in International Relations and Global Politics, Archeology and Classics, Communication, Business Administration, Interdisciplinary Studies, Film and Digital Media, and their Associate Degrees in Liberal Studies. This year's graduates represented countries such as the...

E' di oltre 28 miliardi di euro annui il valore complessivo del business Italia-USA, considerando la bilancia commerciale e turistica a cui si aggiunge la spesa degli studenti americani in Italia. Il nostro Paese rappresenta la prima destinazione internazionale richiesta dalla clientela ai tour operator statunitensi e, dopo il Regno Unito, la secon...

Sarà operativo dal prossimo 1° maggio il visto per la categoria "startuppers" dedicato ai cittadini stranieri che intendono costituire in Italia imprese "start up" innovative nei settori ad alto contenuto tecnologico.   Il nuovo visto si rivolge agli imprenditori qualificati che intendono sviluppare, produrre e commercializzare prodotti o se...

Decormarmi, leading luxury marble manufacturer based in Vicenza Italy, announces the US launch of bath and living line -- Kreoo.   Capitalizing on Decormarmi's 50-year family tradition, Kreoo brings authentic contemporary Italian design to US homeowners, architects and interior designers.   Read more   Source: http://finan...

By Paolo Tosti "Parlare è complementare del fare. Meno si parla e più si può fare". Con queste semplici parole Vincenzo Marra, presidente di ILICA (Italian Language Inter-Cultural Alliance) ha aperto a Roma, la prima conferenza dei giovani talenti italiani in Italia e USA.   Dopo cinque conferenze sull'identità degli Italiani nel XXI secolo...