Eavesdropping In: Richard Branson Creating Lemur Island, Own Your Own Italian Village

by Mara Siegler · April 19, 2011

    Since February the MTA has slowly been rolling out a new, less wordy, garbage can decal.  By the end of the year there should be 5,000 of the new cans in the system. [Gothamist]

    One of the best ways to save the environment is to eat insects. [DerSpieglel]

    Mogul Richard Branson has a spare Caribbean island that he's planning to use to create a colony of lemurs. [AP]

    A frantic pal watched helplessly as his friend was attacked by a man and beat to death as they spoke in different countries 11,000 miles apart via webcam. [DailyMail]

    Want to own your own Italian town? An abandoned medieval village in the heart of one of Italy's biggest national parks has been put up for sale by the local council and an elderly man who owns some of its crumbling stone buildings. [Telegraph]