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Beyond the ‘snail’s pace’ analogy, which refers the mollusk’s characteristically slow pace, the Slow Food insignia of the snail also indicates top wineries across Italy. That’s because the Slow Food organization has also developed the Slow Wine Guide – equivalent to the Slow Food Guide, but for wine – celebrating its 10th anniversary this year!  As...

Architects have turned to shipping containers to make everything from pop-up shops to co-working spaces, and even teetering towers of student housing. But now the humble corrugated steel box might have found one of its most useful reincarnations yet, in the hands of an international network of architects and engineers who have come together to conv...

Concert halls have been closed due to the coronavirus emergency, but music doesn’t stop: opera houses around world and theaters large and small are transferring their concerts online and inviting a virtual audience to attend for free. It’s a way to help people feel less lonely in these times of home confinement, and use the power of music to uplift...

In a time of uncertainty, Marco's Pizza President Tony Libardi provides an open letter to consumers with information and reassurance that they can count on Marco's Pizza in providing access to meals amid COVID-19: As a people-first, service-oriented business, we remain open for delivery and carryout to serve our mission of making a positive differe...

Tra i canyon delle Dolomiti, nella città termale amata da Sissi (Merano) o a Bolzano, per scoprire la celebre mummia Ötzi, risalente ad oltre 5.000 anni fa. Per il momento, di viaggiare, a causa dell’emergenza Coronvirus, non se ne parla. Ma grazie alla tecnologia è possibile visitare musei, partecipare a laboratori creativi e «muoversi» tra le mer...

Team Italy switch-pitcher Pat Venditte was named as a member of the 2020 Creighton University Athletics Hall of Fame class on March 25, 2020. The Omaha, Nebraska native enjoyed a successful collegiate pitching career while attending nearby Creighton University from 2005 to 2008 and posting the school's single-season record for ERA (1.88) and appear...

Oscar-winning Italian director Gabriele Salvatores (“Mediterraneo”) is making documentary “Voyage in Italy” using material from social media and other sources chronicling life in lockdown in the country that, at present, has suffered the most deaths due to coronavirus. The veteran helmer, who in 2014 made user-generated doc “Italy in a Day” based o...

While you can’t travel to Italy now because of the coronavinus crisis, you may want to bring some of the country’s indelible flavors into your kitchen. Master the how-to’s of its scrumptious cuisine with online cooking videos featuring some of the world's most celebrated chefs—a selection is included below. (The videos are free, with the exception...

The three colours of the Italian flag, green, white and red have been appearing on monuments all over Italy, as well as abroad, to support the country during its COVID-19 crisis. In Rome three key monuments are lit up at night, the government's offices at Palazzo Chigi, the Senate and the Campidoglio, the centre of Rome's city government. They will...

Oklahoma City Thunder forward Danilo Gallinari is funding 400 COVID-19 test kits as well as protective equipment for the OKC-County Health Department, according to Royce Young of ESPN. Young notes that the department has recently partnered with a lab out of Texas to test high-risk individuals. The 2019-20 NBA campaign was suspended earlier this mon...

It’s hard to believe how much the world has changed in just a matter of weeks. It feels like a lifetime ago we were happily planning spring break vacations, had dinner dates on the books, and were looking forward to long hikes with friends in the warmer spring months to come. But now, for the health and wellness of the world, all that has come to a...

The protected marine area Sinis Peninsula - Mal di Ventre Island is a marine area located west of the city of Oristano that protects the environment including the Sinis Peninsula, characterized by a varied rocky and sandy coast, the Mal di Ventre Island, and the Scoglio del Catalano. The importance of the area derives from the tourist impulse it ha...