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The condition of the Rhone glacier in Switzerland, partly covered by sheeting to protect it from excessive heat.

The condition of the Rhone glacier in Switzerland, partly covered by sheeting to protect it from excessive heat.
The recession and the retreat of glaciers since 1850 is the geological phenomenon in which the surface and the thickness of terrestrial glaciers have ...

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Terrorism alert in Italy: Colosseum, metro and railways watched over

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Checks increased in Museums: so the capital is preparing for the Jubilee. Services Italian: “We are ready.” Schengen suspended: every citizen is part of Europe will be filed.

In Rome, awaiting the imminent Jubilee (scheduled for 8 December), special surveillance are the Colosseum and St. Peter’s Square, where from Monday, November 23 will be installed metal detectors (Expo model).
More controls were also prepared in the municipal museums and on the metro and buses, will rise where uniformed officers. No-fly ...

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Rome’s Trevi Fountain Stopped In Sympathy For Paris Killings

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The Trevi Fountain in Rome has been off for five minutes as a sign of closeness to the people of Paris. The ceremony was attended by Undersecretary of Council Presidency Claudio De Vincenti, the ambassador French in Rome Catherine Colonna and the prefect Francesco Paolo Truncates Commissioner of Rome.

“We must be aware that we must be firm and convinced of the values of democracy and freedom. Suspended in response but calm he said De Vincenti remembering facts “tragic and horrible happened in Paris.” The ...

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PREHISTORIC CEMETERY OF ELEPHANTS IN ROME

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The Polledrara of Cecanibbio
A field to fossil elephants over 300,000 years ago

The territory north-west of Rome extends from the slopes of the volcanic Sabatino returned to the coastal plain, over the past decades, several traces of human settlement dating back to the animal and middle-upper Pleistocene.

These include the site of the Polledrara Cecanibbio for the richness of its archeological and paleontological is certainly one of the most important deposits in ancient elephant (Palaeoloxodon antiquus). (archeoroma.beniculturali.it/)

Interview: Anna ...

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« Nous sommes responsables non seulement de ce que nous faisons mais également de ce que nous ne faisons pas. » Jean-Baptiste Poquelin

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Quand l’artisan connaît l’œuvre à accomplir, il sait de suite les outils qu’il lui faudra utiliser.

Connaissance des hommes et maîtrise des techniques obligent, les œuvres de Rudy RICCIOTTI comme celles de quelques architectes sont élaborées selon ce principe. Après un recul nécessaire à l’étude du dossier et que décision est prise de matérialiser un projet, ils s’entourent de multiples partenaires qu’il leur faut fédérer pour une parfaite collaboration à l’accomplissement de leur mission dans les temps impartis. Plaçant toujours sa confiance en ces outils de qualité que sont les différents corps ...

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100th Anniversary of the Belgian Air Force

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The Belgian Air Force celebrated it’s 100th anniversary last September, featuring a large airshow, almost unique of it’s kind in Europe. Besides the 100th anniversary, the Belgian Air Force also celebrated the 40th anniversary of the F-16 Fighting Falcon, Belgium’s front line fighter.

The event took place at Kleine Brogel, a ...

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Bosch Hockenheim Historic Motor Racing – Jim Clark Revival

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Historic motor racing is very popular in Europe. Amongst the ever-growing amount of events is the Bosch Hockenheim Historic – Jim Clark Revival, hosted on the Hockenheimring in Germany.

TRACK

The track was originally built-in 1932 using roads in the forest as an alternative to the Wildpark-Circuit in Karlsruhe. The Hockenheimring was used for motorcycle racing and was expanded to be used as test track for Mercedes-Benz and Auto Union in 1936.

Originally, the track was eight kilometres ...

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La Bosse à Norbert – Un big air au naturel

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DSC_3118pixChaque année depuis 2009, la petite station Valaisanne des Marécottes accueille un contest de ski & snowboard hors du commun. Ils sont 22 riders – 11 skieurs et 11 snowboarders – freestyle internationaux triés sur le volet à s’emparer de la colline à Norbert, sur la piste de l’Eau-Neuve afin de défier cette gigantesque bosse pour ...

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Historic Auto Rally – Legend Boucles de Spa

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For more than half a decade, the Boucles de Spa is one of Belgium’s most important rallies. To go back in time we have to take a look at the year 1953, the first year of this legendary event. Big international names such as Stig Blomqvist, Tony Pond and Björn Waldegard claimed victory in the past.

In 2006 the event transformed into the Legend Boucles de Spa, in fact a regularity test for rally cars from ...

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The 36th International Balloon Festival – A Festival of Colors in Château d’Oex

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Château d’Oex

In the Swiss Alps is a small village in the Pays d’Enhaut, the name is Château d’Oex. For 36 years, the villagers braved the winter to organize at the end of January the International Balloon Festival. This year was no exception to the rule: a beautiful and cold weather – sometimes capricious – to flights during the week, beautiful landscapes and extraordinary colors of balloons.

This year the festival was held from 01/25 ...

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