Latest Torino Stories

2010-04-12 06:02:00

DETROIT, April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading authorities on sustainable mobility from Torino, Italy's automotive capitol, will be presenting a half-day seminar at the SAE World Congress 2010 in Detroit on Tuesday, April 13, 2010. Sponsored by the Torino Chamber of Commerce and organized by the Piemonte Agency for Investments, Export and Tourism, the seminar, 'Sustainable Mobility & Innovative Technologies - Made in Torino' will highlight the advancement of eco-sustainable urban mobility...

2010-01-19 10:50:00

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Club Bud, host of the hottest parties in Beijing and Torino, will reclaim its place on top of the Olympic Winter Games party podium in Vancouver. Budweiser, the official beer of the U.S. Olympic Team and a supporter of the Olympic Movement since 1984, will be the center of the Olympic Games social scene for five nights in February. Torino introduced the world to Club Bud in 2006 with a six-story pyramid-shaped nightclub. Club Bud kept the party going...

2005-04-12 18:34:45

Goal is to assuage public's concerns about a potential doomsday collision CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Astronomers led by an MIT professor have revised the scale used to assess the threat of asteroids and comets colliding with Earth to better communicate those risks with the public. The overall goal is to provide easy-to-understand information to assuage concerns about a potential doomsday collision with our planet. The Torino scale, a risk-assessment system similar to the Richter scale used for...

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