Miscellaneous: ideas with natural stone

Bushfires in Australia (marked red) an Januar 01, 2020. Photo: Nasa.A Nasa satellite captured imagery of the fires and the resultant billowing smoke cascading off the edge of Australia on January 01, 2020. In the province of New South Wales „there is almost no area which has not been affected to date“, is said on an Australian website.

The dates of the Solar and Lunar Eclipses during 2020 (1, 2). New Year in different cultures:
* on January 25th, 2020, will begin the Chinese Year of the Rat;
* August 29th will see the year 1442 of the Islamic Calendar,
* September 19th/20th marks the beginning of the Jewish year 5781.

Statues is a US-company that produces sculptures on demand.

Cosentino’s artificial stone Dekton is the material for the kitchen installed for the Cité Internationale de la Gastronomie during October 2019 in Lyon, France. The event is a meeting of top chefs and aims to commemorate the city’s tradition of haute cuisine.

Utah’s Arches National Park boasts the world’s largest concentration of natural stone arches — more than 2,000.

Scientists of Cincinnati University have discovered two beehive-shaped tombs with stone walls in Pylos, Greece dating from the Bronze Age and containing a trove of engraved jewelry and artifacts.

Swedish company Scania tells the story of a Carrara truck drivers’ family for its own promotion.

Video of the Month: a lot of marble is shown in the video of a „Dream Bedroom“ by Italian Longhi company. The manufacturer of elegant furniture uses the film to present its products in a noble ambience.

(06.01.2020, USA: 01.06.2020)