Air in eight Italian cities is dosed with cocaine and cannabis


If you’re in Italy and after some cocaine, Turin is probably the place to go, while cannabis fans would be better off visiting the student cities of Bologna and Florence. At least that’s what a study of psychotropic substances present in the air of eight Italian cities suggests.

The findings, published in the journal Environmental Pollution, follow up on prior work revealing trace elements of the substances in Taranto and Rome. At the time the author of both papers, chemist Angelo Cecinato of Rome’s Institute of Atmospheric Pollution Research, had said, «We considered it a curiosity». This time around however, atmospheric levels were monitored over the course of a year in Palermo, Turin, Rome, Bologna, Florence, Milan, Naples and Verona, with cocaine, cannabinoids, Συνέχεια

Suspended in the air – Meteora (video)

Meteora – sandstone rock pillars situated in the Plain of Thessaly in central Greece, monasteries perched overlooking the plains. Nowhere on earth will you feel the same sense of exhilaration as when you stand and gaze beneath you at the lands that spread as far as the eye can see.

A beautiful video of Meteora made by Alexandros Maragkos. A rocky forest that is certain to astound. Watch the movement of the stars as the earth revolves around these holy suspended rocks.