Hôtel Métropole Monte-Carlo is turning pink this October

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This October, like nearly 40 countries around the world, Monaco will turn pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In collaboration with the charity ‘Pink Ribbon Monaco’ and in celebration of a new breast cancer screening center in the Principality of Monaco, Hôtel Métropole will show its support with a ‘Pink October’ theme running throughout the … Continue reading

Agri-cube helps to set up a personal organic farm in a car park

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With global warming raising its ugly head, it’s high time that people up their eco-awareness, and who better to help you than the Japanese. If you plan to trade your prized car for one that harms the world less, then this Agri-cube, a hydroponic unit developed by Daiwa House Industry is just the thing you … Continue reading

Top 10 ideas from Food and Beverage over the last 12 months by Springwise

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Springwise is all about innovative business ideas. This time they have picked out their top ten Food & Beverage articles from the last 12 months. We all hope that the ideas listed below provide entrepreneurs with plenty of inspiration and spark even more innovative efforts in the future! 1. Cocktail bar offers discounts based on stock … Continue reading

What Will We Be Eating In 20 Years’ Time?

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Volatile food prices and a growing population mean we have to rethink what we eat, say food futurologists. So what might we be serving up in 20 years’ time? It’s not immediately obvious what links Nasa, the price of meat and brass bands, but all three are playing a part in shaping what we will … Continue reading

The Green Wheel – a home garden

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Developed by NASA this revolutionary rotary hydroponic system concept was created to provide a constant supply of fresh herbs and salad in spacecraft. Thanks to its effectiveness and advantages this concept was transferred with success into a daily life. In spite of all these, the rotary gardens had not undergone evolutionary change from aesthetic point of view. The Green … Continue reading

Solar Floating Resort by Michele Puzzolante

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There is more electrical energy created by the sun in one hour than the entire world use in one year. The amount of solar energy reaching the surface of the planet is so vast that in one year it is about twice as much as will ever be obtained from all of the Earth’s non-renewable … Continue reading

Also Waldorf-Astoria New York now into beekeeping

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Hotels and restaurants have become a hive of activity in recent years as urban beekeeping grows in popularity on the rooftops of some of the most iconic landmarks around the world. The latest to join the beekeeping trend is the Waldorf-Astoria New York, which welcomed this spring 20,000 new guests to their rooftop penthouse where … Continue reading

The Luxury Solar Floating Resort by Michele Puzzolante

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SFR(Solar Floating Resort) designed by Michele Puzzolante is a unique hospitality concept, part habitation, part yacht and part submarine, totally self-sufficient energy generator, non-polluting and in unison with its natural surroundings. SFR has been designed like a luxury yacht and a luxury hotel suite, with a fully submerged observation bulb because the majority of people are fascinated by … Continue reading

Ferragamo’s image for Brunello 2011 awarded 4 stars

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Sangiovese clusters and a bottle of Brunello made of petals with a delicate design of vine shoots and leaves. This is the very refined imaged wanted by Massimo Ferragamo Chairman at Ferragamo USA. It is exhibited on the facade of the thirteenth century building that was the Montalcino town hall, continuing the calendar of tiles representing Brunello … Continue reading

The Casato Prime Donne Award 2011 goes to the Italian fashion stylist Carla Fendi

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The Prima Donna of Fashion becomes the Prima Donna  of the Women  of Montalcino, the land of Brunello wine, which is where the award ceremony will take place on September 17th Carla Fendi,  a wonderful rising star in the Fashion World who has led Italian fashion to the summit of the world market, will  receive the Casato Prime Donne Award 2011.  This successful manager … Continue reading