Italy: World’s Largest Labyrinth Opens Today

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The world’s largest labyrinth opens today in Fontanellato, a small town in the province of  Parma, Italy. This labyrinth is also  one of the widest bamboo plantations in Europe. Guests will walk through a fairy-tale maze and also admire fabulous works of arts.


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Fresh made pizza from a vending machine made in Italy

How would you like to insert 4 or 5 dollars into a machine then watch it prepare dough from scratch, add fresh ingredients and emit a hot, freshly-baked pizza in under 3 minutes? This is the concept behind the “Let’s Pizza” vending machine.

The machine was invented by Claudio Torghele, 56. This Italian entrepreneur sold pizza dough in California and was impressed by the popularity of pizza in the U.S.

According to the New York Times:

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Nobel Prize winner Rita Levi Montalcini turns 100 with verve!

Every day I watch the Italian Telegiornale (TV news) to keep up with what is going on in my native country. This week, I was moved and inspired by the interview with Nobel Prize recipient Rita Levi Montalcini on the occasion of her 100th birthday.

Beautifully coifed and elegant in a navy suit, with a sweet expression and lively eyes, she is still a commanding presence and passionate about her work. She published her autobiography in 2008. Montalcini is a senator for life in Italy and still working. She has dedicated herself to the FAO Goodwill Ambassador Program and is dedicated to promoting the FAO’s vision of a world without hunger.

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