4 min ago | Cityofsound
Saviano is one of Italy's leading cultural figures. He's internationally-known for writing the incredible book "Gomorrah" , which spawned the equally incredible film of the same name , denouncing the Camorra Mafia's effect on Napoli " Gomorrah" has been situated within the New Italian Epic movement, as an Unidentified Narrative Object Saviano was ... (more)
4 hrs ago | How Stuff Works
One of Leonardo Da Vinci's strangest paintings, "The Adoration of the Magi" was commissioned for the altar of the monastery of San Donato a Scopeto, near Florence, in 1481.
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According to NESN , Celtics minority owner James Pallotta was at the Vatican on Wednesday and presented Pope Francis with a Celtics Jersey with "The Pope" and #1 on the back.
9 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune
Brunelleschi's dome atop the Santa Maria del Fiore dominates the skyline of Florence, Italy.
9 hrs ago | WIDN Design Network
Italian make-up brand Deborah Milano has opened its new flaghsip stores in Milan, Pavia and Verona, designed by Hangar Design Group, which also mark the debut of the brand in specialised retail.
13 hrs ago | North Hamilton Community News
Anyone who visits the Mizpah Cemetery might pass by the grave of Hermann Wygoda and see the inscription "A man of honor." Though apt, the epitaph barely scratches the surface of the man's legacy.
17 hrs ago | Reuters
Italy's new government, already sinking in opinion polls and riven by internal disputes, on Wednesday lays out its plans to address one of the main causes of public anger - soaring unemployment among young people.
17 hrs ago | Saveur.com
While Naples' oldest pizzeria offers a full-service dining room, you couldn't do better than to visit the 183-year-old place, grab a small, folded portafoglio pizza wrapped in paper, and eat it while walking around the block, where you'll find an incredible selection of new and antiquarian bookstores.
17 hrs ago | Boston Herald
An Italian judge has ordered the captain of the Costa Concordia cruise ship to stand trial for manslaughter in the vessel's shipwreck off the coast of Tuscany, which killed 32 people.
19 hrs ago | The Miami Herald
Alice Titzova of the PR agency 2media says the photos, stolen late Monday, were to be on display starting May 30 at the Prague Castle.
He lived in Martinsburg for most of his life and was raised by his grandmother, Laura Ingram.
Paolo Sorrentino's "The Great Beauty," a nostalgic, melancholic ode to the eternal city Rome, is one of several films that touch on the unraveling of contemporary Italy in official selection at the Cannes film festival this year.
Alone bell tolls from somewhere close by, not an unfamiliar sound when you're in Italy, but at this moment it's rather more poignant.
Italian President Giorgio Napolitano called for a "firm and constant commitment" to battling prejudice against homosexuals, as Italy observed "Anti-Homopobia Day" on May 17.
Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's 2010 relationship with Moroccan Karima El Mahroug, nicknamed Ruby Rubacuori ,' has led to underage prostitution charges for the Italian leader, who as Europe's most famous 'creepy old man,' is no stranger to scandal.
Viking River Cruises, the biggest river cruise line, unveiled plans for a new ocean-going cruise product.
A university near Torino, Italy, licensed by the state of New Hampshire, had its degree-granting authority extended for another year by the state Higher Education Commission.