Fab Labs – digital fabrication laboratories – were set up to inspire people and entrepreneurs to turn their ideas into new products and prototypes by giving them access to a range of advanced digital manufacturing technology. There are now 2 in NI - at the Ashton Centre in Belfast and the Nerve Centre in Derry-Londonderry.
Lello & Irmao in Porto, Portugal usually makes the various lists of The Top 10 Most Beautiful Bookstores in the World. It opened in 1906 and features stunning Art Deco woodwork, a stained glass ceiling, and ornate shelving with a dramatic staircase up the center of the store.
Starbucks is the latest company to join the suspended coffee movement. It’s an initiative originating from Naples, Italy which allows you to reserve a cup of coffee for the homeless along with your usual order.