Global citizens? Try traveling like a local


  Similar tourist traps and millions of other tourists on your journey, but no local to be found. Sounds familiar? Often when people are travelling abroad, they simple follow their tourism handbook or go with the maps the hotel gave them. In this way, tourists surely get an impression of a city, but not of […]

RSA Animate – Drive: The surprising truth about what motivates us

RSA Animate – Drive: The surprising truth about what motivates us

The paleo diet – so easy a caveman can do it? (II)


We continue with the second part of the series about the paleo diet. With the paleo diet we want to avoid lifestyle diseases – which we have more than enough of in the world as it is – like for example type 2 diabetes, hypertension, obesity, heart diseases, weakened immune defense system, allergy, etc. If […]

The paleo diet – so easy a caveman can do it? (I)


The paleo diet is about understanding which is the ideal diet for man, the diet that will give us the best state of health. It’s based on evolutionary theory and therefore provokes a lot of questions, as evolutionary theory doesn’t play an important role in modern society and nourishment as a scientific discipline is somewhat […]

Could lower tax rates increase tax revenue?


  In today’s world, facing financial problems in many European governments, taxation and government’s revenues are not just interesting economic theories, it’s something that affects our lives. Arthur Laffer claimed that higher taxes won’t always solve government’s problems and that government’s revenue can become even lower with higher taxes. Although he never said that it was […]

What is a duel? (III)

Duelling pistols

A duel was not a brawl but rather a controlled battle between gentlemen of honour. Dignity was expected by all participants; the challenger ought not to have challenged without receiving offense; and the challenged ought, if he gave offense, to have made an apology before he came on the ground. Children’s play was dishonourable. Many […]

The Shale Gas Revolution (I)


During the past few years, the development of new technology has allowed access to large reserves of natural gas. A revolution that is having a great impact on global energy markets has just begun. Have you ever heard about shale gas? This article presents some fundamental aspects of shale gas including the origins of shale gas […]

The property bubble which threats the world


The real estate business has been a secure investment for many countries. It provided great incomes to several countries. Ireland and Spain are some clear examples of these investors; Ireland became the “Celtic Tiger” and Spain was one of the largest world economies being very close to the  G8 countries. In these countries, banks played […]

What is a duel? (II)

Rapier duel

As mentioned earlier, a duel often took place after an offense. Insults could be real but also – especially later, when dueling became the common man’s affair – very ridiculous. The molested party would demand satisfaction from the offender. This demand could be made with an inescapably insulting gesture, such as throwing a glove before […]

What does ‘gambling’ mean?

gambling wlt

To gamble is to bet. A person is gambling whenever he or she takes a risky action in the hope of a desired result, always involving money. To gamble has the irreplaceable features that follow. 1. One needs to realize that by gambling, something valuable is being put at risk. 2. The outcome of the game is determined […]

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