elio calcagno

8 Flips | 1 Magazine | 2 Following | @eliocalcagno | Keep up with elio calcagno 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 “elio calcagno”

1913: When Hitler, Trotsky, Tito, Freud and Stalin all lived in the same place

<b>A century ago, one section of Vienna played host to Adolf Hitler, Leon Trotsky, Joseph Tito, Sigmund Freud and Joseph Stalin.</b><p>In January 1913, a man whose passport bore the name Stavros Papadopoulos disembarked from the Krakow train at Vienna's North Terminal station.<p>Of dark complexion, he sported a …

History

How Croatia and Serbia buried the hatchet

<b>In 1991 Croatia was in flames. Montenegrin troops from the Yugoslav army were bombarding the historic city of Dubrovnik and, with its backing, rebel Croatian Serbs were carving out one-third of the country.</b><p>One day, the rebel Serbs hoped, the areas of Croatia they controlled would become part of a …

Europe

Hayabusa Asteroid Mission Comes Home

That's when the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) expects the sample return capsule of the agency's technology demonstrator spacecraft, …

Lockheed laser weapon hits its mark again

In a series of tests, the prototype ADAM system destroys a number of targets that the defense contractor describes as "free-flying Qassam-like rockets."<p>Lockheed Martin's ADAM laser weapon wants to step up its game.<p>In a series of tests in March and April, the prototype directed-energy system …

Military

Should Microsoft purchase Nook Media assets?

A report claims Microsoft is considering buying the Barnes & Noble Nook Media venture for $1 billion. Are there any signs indicating this is in the cards?<p>TechCrunch is reporting that Microsoft is mulling the idea of buying out the Nook Media venture in which Microsoft invested $300 million last …

Windows Phone

Facebook Home downloads: When 1M is a small number

Having a million of anything seems like a daunting figure, but it's a drop in the bucket for Facebook's billion-people network.<p>Facebook confirmed Thursday that Android users have downloaded its Facebook Home software suite just shy of a million times since the product's launch last month. While …

Apps