Tag: italy

May 17, 2016

The Remarkable Climbing Prowess of Alpine Ibexes

The Remarkable Climbing Prowess of Alpine Ibexes

Watch these fearless, sure-footed goats scale the sheer face of a dam in search of minerals and salts

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Apr 5, 2016

Artist Installs Miniature Rooms Into Abandoned Manholes in Italy

Artist Installs Miniature Rooms Into Abandoned Manholes in Italy

Artist ‘Biancoshock’ wants to raise awareness through his art about people living in extreme conditions

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Oct 26, 2015

Picture of the Day: Finding Your Desktop Background In Real Life

Picture of the Day: Finding Your Desktop Background In Real Life

Reddit user AdventurousHuman had this image as his desktop background for the last year and last month he found the actual location.

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Sep 26, 2015

Picture of the Day: Moonlight Over Italy

Picture of the Day: Moonlight Over Italy

NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly is spending a year in space and his daily stream of photos continue to inspire. This one is from day 180 and shows Italy at night, illuminated by the moon.

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Sep 22, 2015

Picture of the Day: A Mountain Museum at the Top of an Actual Mountain

Picture of the Day: A Mountain Museum at the Top of an Actual Mountain

Designed by Zaha Hadid, MMM Corones is located at the top of Italy’s Kronplatz. Where else would you put a museum about mountaineering?

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Aug 12, 2015

Picture of the Day: Sassi di Matera, Italy

Picture of the Day: Sassi di Matera, Italy

Across the canyon, we see the ancient city of Matera in southern Italy, where ancient cave dwellings date back over 9000 years.

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Aug 3, 2015

MTO Completes 2-Part Mural in Two Countries to Highlight Immigration Issues

MTO Completes 2-Part Mural in Two Countries to Highlight Immigration Issues

Street artist MTO completes a two-part mural in Sliema, Malta and Sapri, Italy entitled, “The Mediterranean Tunnel“.

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Jun 6, 2015

Picture of the Day: Rolling Through the Streets

Picture of the Day: Rolling Through the Streets

Street artist Cosimo ‘Cheone‘ Caiffa just completed this awesome mural in Milan, Italy that extends beyond the wall onto the sidewalk and street below.

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Jun 1, 2015

Picture of the Day: Pug Life

Picture of the Day: Pug Life

Pictured here is a glorious pug in the comune of Bellagio, located on Italy’s Lake Como. The expression, the juxtaposition with the lady on the left, and the way the sun hits the pug; it’s all just great.

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Apr 10, 2015

This Guy Spent the Last 40 Years Building His Own Human-Powered Theme Park

This Guy Spent the Last 40 Years Building His Own Human-Powered Theme Park

It began on June 15, 1969 with two jugs of wine, a bag of sausages and a grill. Two guys walked by and asked, “what is this?” Bruno replied, “it’s a restaurant”, and Ai Pioppi was born. Located in Battaglia, Italy, the family run restaurant still operates to this day, some 45 years later.…

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