Yahoo News Digest reports that an Italian man hung up on the Pope two times because he thought they were prank calls. The man had been selected for calls from the Pope because he wrote a letter to him, and… Read More ›
CNN reports that Trip Advisor has been fined one-half million Euros in Europe for apparently not doing enough to advise fake reviewers not to travel to the site. How can Trip Advisor figure out conclusively which reviews from Italy are… Read More ›
Italian University Invested “In The History Of Copper Metallurgy In Italy” Instead Of What Could Have Been The First Google-Like Search Engine
Bloomberg reports that 17 years ago an Italian professor gave a lecture about a search engine that used an algorithm to rank web pages. Audience member Larry Page aka a founder of Google was inspired by the idea and created… Read More ›
CNBC reports that despite having the worst unemployment record in two decades, Italy has a shortage of 6,000 pizza-makers, that it is having trouble filling! 3 Pizza-Related Shortages We Do Not Want To See! 1. A shortage of items to stuff… Read More ›
TSA Reportedly Will Stick By Its Decision To Allow Knives On Planes, So Now You Can Cut The Meat In Your Imaginary Domestic Airline Meal!
CNN reports that despite criticism from flight attendants, airlines, and members of Congress, the Chief of the Transportation Security Administration, John Pistole, stands by his decision to permit certain knives on commercial planes beginning next month. Because, you know, having… Read More ›