by Edward Posnett Across the island of Sardinia there are more than 7,000 ancient towers built with large blocks of local stone. Known as nuraghi, they resemble giant beehives, jutting out across the landscape.   Little is known about the nuraghi or their Bronze Age architects but almost every Sardinian I met had a theory about their purpos...

  WTI Magazine #13    2014 Jan, 17Author : Vino OK      Translation by: Alessandra Bitetti   The Sardinian wineIf you are talking about Sardinian wine, you are talking about Cannonau, and all the shades of Sardinia's land. In fact, under this mono varietal designation, different Cannonau grapes from all over th...

One look at Sardinia's white-sand beaches and turquoise water would lead you to assume that this part of the world is devoted entirely to idyllic getaways and sun-filled vacations. You'd never guess that the island's population is also contributing evidence to diabetes research in the United States.   Geneticists from Sardinia – the second-l...

di Roberto Natalini   Gli autentici aromi e i sapori della più grande isola d'Italia si diffondono nella West Coast americana a partire da San Francisco. Tre giorni interamente dedicati alla scoperta di tre cantine, rappresentative di aree di produzione diverse, in tre città simbolo di altrettanti stati americani della costa ovest: San...

by Chiara Assi   Did you know that Italy counts a whooping 50 UNESCO World Heritage Sites? That makes it the country with the most sites on the World Heritage List. And while some are very well known around the globe – think glitzy Amalfi Coast, the stunning archeological area of Pompeii, and the historical centers of cities such as Florence...

A lawyer has set his sights on transforming the Sardinia's regional capital into 'The City of Fountains'. Maurizio Loche, originally from the Italian island but with an associated law firm in the UK and legal advisor to the British Consulate, envisions Cagliari with an abundance of fountains, lights, and music embellishing its squares, gardens and...

By Paris Cowan   The Italian Government has reversed the sale of a Mediterranean island bought last year by Commonwealth Bank CIO and avowed conservationist Michael Harte. The purchase stirred controversy in Italy, forcing the Italian government to react to a backlash against foreign ownership of the island of Budelli, which has been in...

The procession is one of the most traditional ways of bringing the divine out of its usual place, from the altar and the church. The shared movement of a crowd of people huddled close to each other as they pass along the streets of a town, or elsewhere, is a fundamental mode of expanding spirituality. It physically and geographically spreads the pr...

Si potrebbe definire una piccola guida intelligente ai piccoli borghi da sogno italiani. L'ha creata Quora, che ne ha selezionati 70 (e non sono pochi), altri ne hanno fatto una ulteriore selezione. Senza pietà, ne sono rimasti quindici. Del Nord, del Sud e del Centro.   Al mare e in montagna, sono centri suggestivi che vedranno, com'è proba...

PER ORA ha "solo" due milioni di neuroni contro il miliardo circa di un cervello reale. Ma Annabell ha ancora tanta strada da fare. Così, Annabell, è stato battezzato il primo cervello artificiale che ha imparato il linguaggio umano'dialogando' con l'uomo a partire da zero, quando era cioè una vera e propria 'tabula rasa'.   Descritto nella...