The sediments of the Holocene, both continental and marine, cover the largest area of the globe of any in the geologic record, but the Holocene is unique because it is coincident with the late and post-Stone Age history of mankind.
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Sun Jul 20, 2014
When did linking begin?
As I have once before , I'm republishing an entry from an O'Reilly blog I had from 2003 to 2005 on topics related to linking.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
New Trattoria al Forno to open on Disney's Boardwalk in December
The latest addition to the fabulous restaurants on Disney's Boardwalk is set to open in December.
One pot wonders: Easy recipe for Pasta Bolognese with nutritional values
When you hear about the Italian dish Pasta Bolognese , you might automatically think that this dish is too difficult to make because it sounds fancy.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Civilian planes shot down
The aircraft exploded, killing 58 aboard. 1973 - Libyan Arab Airlines 114: An aircraft headed to Cairo from Tripoli, Libya, got lost in a sandstorm and drifted into Israeli airspace.
St. Cloud Times
Hoheisel column: Bologna a staple of small town MinnesotaHoheisel...
Hoheisel column: Bologna a staple of small town Minnesota The weekly Bologna Days across Central Minnesota are gems of local history, culture.
Stay-at-home mum on one-woman mission to spark off Bridgwater supper clubs
SPARKING off Bridgwater's supper club scene: Kate Gardiner, right, with husband Jglis and daughters Delilah and Beulah.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Spark of life revisited thanks to electric bacteria
IN 1786, a student of Luigi Galvani's at the University of Bologna, Italy, was startled to find that a dead frog's leg kicked when he touched a scalpel to its sciatic nerve.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Globetrotter Legend Teaches Two Things to Reconsider When Searching for Success
Becoming an entrepreneur can be the most exciting and scariest thing that someone does in his or her life.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
At dinner tables, restless Obama finds intellectual escape
President Obama had just disembarked from Air Force One and was still on the tarmac in Rome when he turned to his host, John R. Phillips, the U.S. ambassador to Italy, with an unexpected request: How about a dinner party tomorrow night? Over the next 24 hours, the startled Phillips and his wife, the former Obama aide Linda Douglass, scrambled to ... (more)
Myrtle Beach Online
Muscle Shoals musicians to play Italian festival
A 14-piece band of Muscle Shoals music veterans is travelling to the remote town of Porretta, Italy, for three performances at the Porretta Soul Festival, beginning July 17. Among the singers they will back are Denise LaSalle, Jimmy Hall, of Wet Willie, and Vaneese Thomas, daughter of Memphis soul legend Rufus Thomas.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Italian referee at World Cup final
"Rizzoli started his career as a referee in 1998 in Italian Serie C and emerged to the international level in 2007."
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Las Corsas Piu Bellas del Mondo
"Less a race than a celebration of motorsports heritage," the Mille Miglia classic car rally takes place every May. Its thousand-mile course wends from Brescia through Verona and Padua to Rome and then back north to Brescia by way of Bologna.
Sam Longoria Filmmaking Blog
Charlie Chaplin and Nancy Beiman Share A Shelf In My Brain
Charlie Chaplin and Nancy Beiman Share A Shelf In My Brain My friend Nancy Beiman, a lovely lady with the greatest Animation rAŠsumAŠ in like, ever , is also a learned college Professor, a truly sweet person , a witty wit, talented Artist, Animator, Director, Author ...AND an absolutely lethal punster.
The Harbor Times Soup
Do you like cheese?
Stop by Maine Street Meats this Saturday, July 12. We will be "cracking" a whole 81 lb wheel of very special Parmigiano Reggiano around 11am.
Weekendish: Indian cars, Teletext and bidets
A collection of some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week, with an injection of your comments.
Beyond Exercise: The Technogym Approach: An intimate look inside the...
Gym equipment might not be the first thing to evoke philosophical ideas of happiness, community wellness or indeed overall life satisfaction.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Exotic, Italian, Electric: The Energica Ego electric street superbike
With major manufacturers still dragging their feet on electric performance bikes, it's up to smaller, independent factories to forge the future of battery-powered motorcycles.
Test drive: Locking horns with the Lamborghini Huracan
In the two hours of driving about the Bolognese countryside, the HuracA n showed itself to be a worthy successor to the Gallardo Having seen the sumptuous collection of angles and curves that is the Lamborghini HuracA n in person during its North American debut a few months back, I can attest to its visual impact, so I was just slightly pleased to ... (more)
Tue Jul 08, 2014
500 wheelchairs for disabled sports, others
A Locally-based NGO, Mighty Gift Health Consortium, will yet again put smiles on the faces of the disabled and physically challenged athletes as they procure over 500 manual wheelchairs from Bologna, Italy, to distribute to all general hospitals.