Francesco Cirelli

44 Flips | 1 Magazine | 3 Likes | 17 Following | 3 Followers | @ci_rollo | Keep up with Francesco Cirelli on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Francesco Cirelli”

What marijuana really does to your brain

<b>(Shutterstock/Pe3k)</b><p>Opponents of legal cannabis say it leaves you fried, but research shows it can actually improve your mental health<p>LAURA DONOVAN<p>June 4, 2015 8:00am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on ATTN:.<p>Those opposed to marijuana sometimes argue that the substance fries your brain, but …

Cannabis

14 things we learned from Greg Jenner’s history of everyday life

Why did Socrates hate sausages? Who put libraries in their bathrooms? Which men wore corsets?<p>Greg Jenner has been unearthing the more bizarre aspects of the banal while writing his new book, A Million Years in a Day: A Curious History of Everyday Life. He took to the stage of the Telegraph Tent …

IMF rules out 'quick and dirty' Greek deal as Juncker warns of Grexit 'indignity'

Christine Lagarde says she will not sign off on a piecemeal deal for cash-strapped Greece<p>The International Monetary Fund has ruled out striking a “quick and dirty” deal with Greece, after European leaders failed to reach an agreement over the country's future at a summit in Riga on Friday.<p>As …

Porte aperte ad Amazon | Webnews

Una macchina complessa e gigantesca, che finora era stata appannaggio soltanto di chi ci lavora e di pochi visitatori con permessi speciali. Questo …

NASA patched Curiosity rover's autofocus problem over the air

Pardon me while I say something that might not be entirely popular: Software updates are pretty awesome. Maybe not so much for game consoles, but, I digress because the <i>Curiosity</i> rover recently received a patch that improved the autofocus of its "ChemCam" telescope. <i>Over the air.</i> <i>On Mars</i>. Before the …

Watch paralyzed man move robotic arm with his mind

A man who is paralyzed from the neck down can now move a robotic arm just by thinking about it.<p>Neural prosthetic devices implanted in the brain’s …

Should a Nazi Ghost Town Be Saved?

Some buildings have a hard time shaking their past, and when it comes to architectural relics from the Third Reich, the past becomes even harder to …

Madre sfida le leggi anti gay e pubblica il primo annuncio omosex della storia indiana: “Cerco sposo per mio figlio”

“<b>Cerco un marito per mio figlio</b>”. Trattandosi dell’India, la stranezza non è che una madre cerchi uno sposo per il figlio mettendo un annuncio su un …

Epically detailed photos of Mercury

But besides small size and swift speed, little was known about this mysterious planet until NASA's MESSENGER (MErcury Surface, Space ENvironment, GEochemistry, and Ranging) spacecraft became the first man-made instrument to orbit Mercury in 2011.<p>On Thursday April 30, NASA crash landed the …

Progress 59 spacecraft: what are your chances of being hit by falling debris?

The sky is falling! Well, not really, but a dead Russian spacecraft certainly is. It’s a seven-tonne Progress cargo vessel that was attempting to take supplies to the International Space Station. However, minutes after launch on 28 April, things went wrong. It started spinning uncontrollably and …

Space

The British seem less likely to get cancer than Americans but are also less likely to survive. Why?

In the UK, more than 330,000 cases of cancer were diagnosed in 2011. That compares favorably with the rate of cancer in the US—396 per 100,000 people in the UK vs. 451 per 100,000 in the US.<p>But even though people in England, where the UK’s largest population is, are less likely to get cancer, five …

Anonymous activist warned Garland police days before ISIS attack

Two days before the deadly shooting in Garland, Texas, a pseudonymous Twitter user affiliated with Anonymous warned police that an Islamic State …

Grecia, ex ministro cerca lavoro online: “13 anni in politica, disposto a spostarsi”

Cerca lavoro e pubblica il curriculum online. Niente di strano fino a che a farlo non è un ex ministro. Il greco <b>Argyris Dinopoulos</b>, titolare del …

Voting by computer could be standard within a decade

University team have developed secure computer voting system which could withstand attempted hacking by foreign superpowers<p>Voting electronically may be the stuff of science fiction for now, but taking part in an election from the comfort of your computer could be closer than you think.<p>Fears about …

Le negano una sigaretta, lei dà fuoco alla pompa di benzina

Russian Spacecraft That Went Out Of Control Will Re-Enter Earth's Atmosphere Within Hours

View this post on Facebook<p>Russian flight controllers lost contact with Progress 59 as it passed over Russian ground stations, according to NASA.<p>The spacecraft was launched from Kazakhstan on Tuesday and is carrying more than 6,000 pounds of food, fuel, and supplies for the International Space …

Space Exploration

Cheese: the secret to a longer life and faster metabolism?

Good news for fromage fiends: a new study suggests a link between cheese consumption and a longer, healthier life<p>It's the best news we've had all year: a study suggests that cheese consumption could be the key to a faster metabolism and reduced obesity.<p>Scientists at Aarhus University in Denmark …

Amid NATO exercises, Russia puts Northern Fleet on 'full alert'

<b>(CNN) —</b> As the U.S. and several Eastern European NATO countries conduct a series of military exercises near Russia's border, Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered his Northern Fleet "to full alert in a snap combat readiness exercise" in the Arctic, state-run media reported Monday.<p>At least …

Military

How will everything change under climate change?

The second in a major series of articles on the climate crisis and how humanity can solve it. In this extract taken from the Introduction to This Changes Everything by Naomi Klein, the author calls the climate crisis a civilisational wake-up call to alter our economy, our lifestyles, now – before …

Climate

Un Playmobil Martin Lutero per riformare il settore dei giocattoli

Il settore dei giocattoli pullula di gadget e merchandising. Sono rari gli omaggi alla cultura. Ne è una bella eccezione il nuovo personaggio …

Il mito degli Avengers in mostra a Milano

Per due mesi i Thor, Iron Man, Hulk, Captain America, Vedova Nera e Occhio di Falco saranno i protagonisti di una mostra che approfondisce il …

Watch John Oliver Cast His Ballot for Voting Rights for U.S. Territories

To help commemorate the 50th anniversary of the march on Selma, Alabama, John Oliver focused his <i>Last Week Tonight</i> ire on a topic that does not tend …

Peace, Love And Granola: The Untold Story Of The Food Shortage At Woodstock

LSD wasn't the only thing on the menu, but it was close.<p>All around you, a massive crowd the size of which you can't even fathom sways, sings and mills about on 600 acres of farmland. People have been dancing, splashing in the mud and tripping on LSD for two days. It's Sunday morning, you haven't …

Music Festivals

Perché il ragno si stacca a morsi i genitali?

Alcuni ragni si staccano a morsi i genitali, al termine del rapporto sessuale con la loro compagna, per essere più agili e forti per difendere la …

Emma Watson: Don't let anyone tell you what you can or cannot achieve

<b>(CNN) —</b> British actress Emma Watson made an impassioned plea to women around the world: "Don't let anyone tell you what you can or cannot do, or cannot achieve.<p>"Just don't allow it. It's wrong. It's so wrong. Be what you want to be -- and prove them wrong."<p>The emotional Harry Potter star took to …

Emma Watson

Perché Pitagora, Ippocrate, Leonardo e moltri altri grandi erano vegani? E nessuno lo dice! • Dionidream

<b>Pitagora, Socrate, Platone, Ippocrate, Paracelso, Galeno, Leonardo Da Vinci, Giordano Bruno, il Buddha, Thoreau, Gandhi, Tolstoj, Voltaire,</b> …

“Hackerati i nostri siti web, è stato l’Isis”. Le casalinghe e il Pd ci credono davvero

“Prenderemo Roma”. Gli affiliati dello Stato Islamico lo hanno minacciato più volte sui <b>social network</b> postando le immagini della bandiera nera del …

Salvini vs Muntari: “Immigrato che non lavora bene”. E Balotelli si infuria

“Gli immigrati che lavorano bene sono i benvenuti. Quindi <b>Muntari</b> può tornare a casa”, ha twittato Salvini, tifoso del <b>Milan</b>, per commentare la …