Southern Italy is dotted with hulking aqueducts that went out of service years ago. In an attempt to find a new use for the structures in lieu of tearing it down, the government held a competition. One of the winning designs will blow your mind.
Organized crime is famously good at exploiting time-sensitive industries like construction, fishing, and—of course—garbage removal. But revelations about millions of tons of toxic waste buried haphazardly and illegally by the mob are causing an uproar in southern Italy, where cancer rates are nearly 50 percent higher…
There are eight million stories in the Future City; this is one of them. Copernicus Jones is your typical wise-cracking private eye: he's got a weakness for betting on sports games and he can't say no to a leggy dame with a fat pocketbook. But beneath the hat and trenchcoat, he's all robot.
Do you remember that mysterious safe hidden behind a wall inside Bill's Casino in Reno? Well, it's been opened. Cool! Not really, since it was opened and filmed by Oprah's people for a TV special. So no one knows what's inside still. TV drama!
Mike Laub recently bought Bill's casino in Lake Tahoe and was in the process of renovating the building. But when he started tearing down walls, Laub found a four foot tall, black locked safe that was hidden underneath a staircase and sealed off behind a wall.
Libel-tastic, this one is, my friends. Apparently, in the fine tradition of the Phantom, the investment team of Gizmondo is not quite on the up-and-up. Do we know this for sure? Probably not, but the Swedes certainly do. Stefan, a stalwart protector of the world against the encroaching "Manager's Meatball Special…