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September 8, 2005
LIFESTYLE

The joys of practical home maintenance

If you rent an apartment here, one of the things you will quickly discover is the Italian mode of home electricity.  You’ll probably want to plug in your computer right away or charge up your cell phone.  You’ll find that you need to buy
July 7, 2005
LIFESTYLE

War of the Worlds

Lightning never strikes in the same place twice. Or does it? H.G. Wells’ visionary 1898 sci-fi novel has had many incarnations – famously on radio by Orson Welles, on film in 1953, on TV and in comics - and now in Steven Spielberg’s contemporary American version
June 30, 2005
LIFESTYLE

War of the Worlds

Lightning never strikes in the same place twice. Or does it? George Orwells visionary 1898 sci-fi novel has had many incarnation famously on radio by Orson Welles, on film in 1953, and on TV and in comics- and now in Steven Spielbergs contemporary American version with man of the
June 23, 2005
LIFESTYLE

War of the Worlds

Lightning never strikes in the same place twice. Or does it? George Orwells visionary 1898 sci-fi novel has had many incarnation famously on radio by Orson Welles, on film in 1953, and on TV and in comics- and now in Steven Spielbergs contemporary American version with man of the
NEWS

Hitachi and tuscans form foto team

The Alinari Brothers have long connected Tuscany to the photography industry. With their innovative photographic techniques at the turn of the 20th century, the Florentine company was at the vanguard of photography. Today, Tuscany may once again be pushing towards the forefront in image technology. An agreement made last week
June 16, 2005
NEWS

Broadband Internet Costly Choice

Using broadband internet in Italy costs more than in any other European country, according to a study by consumer rights’ group Altroconsumo. The group believes that Italy should consider following the example of their French neighbours, who offer both competitive prices and better technology.
June 9, 2005
CULTURE

Pietrasanta: where masterpieces are moulded

“The hands of the craftsmen give life to marble, bronze, iron, glass or clay: inert raw material takes on expression and feeling. To enter their studios, workshops and foundries always evokes strong feelings and deep emotions.” These are the words of Massimo Mallegni, Mayor of Pietrasanta.   Indeed, Pietrasanta has plenty of these feelings and […]