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670 points of wireless Internet access. Thousands of sensors throughout the city. Some help save up to 30 percent of the electricity needed for street lighting, others help reduce water consumption for urban needs by 25 percent, and others show drivers where the nearest available parking space is. The plans are to turn 70 percent of the roads into pedestrian zones and reduce the flow of cars by 21 percent, transfer municipal institutions to “green” electricity and break the entire city into super blocks. Barcelona is getting closer to its goal – to become the smartest city on the planet. Continue reading
Meet the sunset in a tent camp in Botswana, take a walk among the forests and lakes of the last ice age in Finland, visit the hard-to-reach region of India where a large population of snow leopards lives, and see animals from all over the world in Dubai – GEO’s guide to national and safari parks
Two thirds of Botswana’s territory is occupied by the Kalahari, the hottest desert in Africa. And surprisingly, one of the greenest and most biologically diverse regions of the planet, the Okavango Delta, adjoins it. Continue reading
February 14, on Valentine’s Day, a collection of the best Italian short films about love, Italian Best Shorts 2: Love in the Eternal City, is released on Russian screens. This is a romantic walk through Rome under the motto “Life is beautiful!”. Inspired by the picture, we tell about the places of the Eternal city, where the heart beats more often.
To feel the magic of “Sweet Life”, like the heroes of Marcello Mastroyanniya and Anita Ekberg, it is better to come to the Trevi Fountain at night or at dawn. Although at any time, holding hands, you can feel how time stops here, and crowds of tourists stop. Continue reading