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There is a pink comet in the sky of Milan

There is a pink comet in the sky of Milan October is the Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Many cities around the globe have decided to join the mission against breast cancer through several initiatives. Here in Milan the MICO Milano Convention Centre has shown its support with a surprising idea.  On Thursday the 4th of October the tin comet that covers the rooftop of the facility has been colored in pink with a stunning light show. The pink comet will remain so for the entire week end. The aim of the convention centre and of the city of Milan is…

Milan and its quest to defeat racism

It was the 18th of September 1938 when the Italian parliament led by Benito Mussolini publicly announced the racial laws on a stage right in front of the town hall in Trieste, north-east of Italy. The racial laws were later promulgated by  the king of Italy Vittorio Emanuele the III and their entry into force had devastating effects well before the deportation to concentration camps. Thousands of jewish people working in the public administration were forced to leave their offices. Jewish students could not go to their schools anymore. University professors, researchers and students were banned from all public universities.…

Google bows to Chinese censorship

Google has not been operating in China for some time. The main cause is the censorship that the Chinese government applies to the results of the US search engine. There are many websites that can not be visited in and around Beijing: from the main social networks to online versions of major international newspapers such as the New York Times or Le Monde. Even platforms such as Youtube and Vimeo are in no way accessible to Chinese consumers as well as  work tools like Dropbox and Shutterstock. In a reality like the Chinese one, therefore, a search engine that shows…

Tekashi69 vs Mario Balotelli: who’s best?

The American rapper Tekashi69 challenges Mario Balotelli on penalties and in a popular video on youtube he also challenges Neymar and Ronaldo. As soon as he arrived in Italy, Tekashi69 met with Mario Balotelli for a challenge to the last penalty. The American rapper, of Mexican and Puerto Rican origin, has indeed invited Supermario to kick his best penalty. Tekashi69, also known as 6ix9ine proved to be quite capable by blocking three of the five penalties kicked by Mario Balotelli who, it must be said, certainly did not give his best in this improvised challenge. In a previous interview on…

Jared Leto to play an evil vampire in the next Spiderman movie

Jared Leto, the Academy Award winner actor and musician, co-founder with the brother Shannon of the alternative rock band Thirty Seconds to Mars, will be playing the role of Morbius the living vampire in the upcoming movie of the Spiderman saga. This next movie will be the seventh  that features the superhero created by Stan Lee back in 1962 for  Marvel Comics. Opposite to the actors who have played the Spiderman (Tobey Maguire, Andrew Garfield and Tom Holland) we have seen a long list of villains. From James Franco playing Harry Osborn, the son of super-villain Norman Osborn aka the…

Hollywood celebrities who starred in Italian commercials

Being a Hollywood celebrity means fame, popularity and above all money! However when the phone stops to ring and the acting opportunity tend to go away, the best way to make ends meet seems to be the marvellous world of commercials! Hollywood celebrities do not like that much to see their public image associated to commercial products, it is just not a smart move in terms of career and reputation. But if that particular commercial is released only in other countries, and not in America, why not? Many of the Hollywood celebrities have accepted to represent a brand or a…

New York: Reality TV star to be deported to…Italy!

Joe Giudice, the husband of Theresa Giudice, star of the hit reality Tv show “The Real Housewives of New Jersey” will be deported to Italy very soon according to the ICE (Immigration and Custom Enforcement). In an interview released to Radar On Line an ICE representative has stated that the proceedings of the deportation to Italy of Mr Joe Giudice have already started. Joe Giudice is  servicing a 41-month prison sentence for mail, wire and bankruptcy fraud at FCI Allenwood in Pennsylvania where he was recently transferred after a few months spent at the Federal Correctional Institution in Fort Dix, New…

Kobe Bryant: Hollywood says no to the NBA legend, despite an Oscar

On March 4, 2018, Kobe Bryant took the stage at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles to collect his Academy Award. Announcing his name Mark Hammil, actor made famous for his portrayal of Luke Skywalker in the Star Wars saga. The Lakers legend won in the “Short Animated Films” category with the movie “Dear Basketball” written by Bryant himself and based on his letters addressed to the world of basketball in 2015, before leaving this sport forever. His award ceremony will  remain in history as Kobe was the first and only professional player of the NBA to receive an Oscar…

US: immigrant children held hostage by their own caretakers

It has been just a few days since Melania Trump’s declarations about the treatment of immigrant children on the US territory. The First Lady has harshly commented on the actions taken by her husband’s administration and has openly declared how children should never be taken away from their parents. The disturbing videos and pictures at the Mexican-American border have shown immigrant children held in cages after having been separated from their parents and attorney general Jeff Session has recently commented during an interview on Fox News that Trump is actually enforcing the law. “”We have watched what happened with the…