May 7th, 2012
Political crisis in Europe
The recent years marked by economic problems and austerity measures are now reflected in the politics. The countries leaders and their parties started to pay for their disastrous management that brought Europe on the brink of disaster.
The best example is France, where the conservative incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy lost the presidential elections to socialist party candidate Francois Hollande. The new French president is against austerity and stated that he wants to change the current approach for euro-zone which is based on cutting the government spending and reducing the sovereign-debt. Read the rest of this entry »
March 23rd, 2012
How to deal with spring allergies
We are all very excited about the spring but many persons have seasonal problems. Millions of individuals all over the world live with allergies and for most of them the spring is more than beautiful days and outdoor activities. The most common allergy triggers are pollen (tree, grass or weed), mold spores, dust mite and dander from cats, dogs and rodents.
The pollen is the first and the major allergen that triggers the seasonal allergies. Although is not visible, the pollen appears as soon as February in some cases and so, many persons with allergies don’t even sense it until too late. Read the rest of this entry »
January 27th, 2012
The Maya calendar and the end of our world
There are many voices saying that 21st December 2012 is the day when our world will come to an end. A great cataclysm such as a black whole, a collision with an asteroid, a solar explosion or the reversal of the Earth’ magnetic poles are just few of the disastrous scenarios developed around this mysterious date.
Some theories only suggest that on 21st December the Earth will pass through a spiritual transformation and the world as we know it will come to an end. Read the rest of this entry »
December 14th, 2011
The superpowers of the century
The term of superpower defines a state with great economic and politic power that could influence events following its own interests. The concept of superpower was used for the first time in 20th century after the World War II. At that time United States, the British Empire and the Soviet Union were considered the superpowers. If we take a look back in history we can easily conclude that other states could fit the term. These extinct superpowers are Ancient Egypt, Ancient Greece, the Persian Empire, the Ottoman Empire, the Roman Empire, the Mongol Empire, Portuguese Empire and the Spanish Empire. Read the rest of this entry »
November 29th, 2011
Top ten Christmas movies
With less than one month until the winter holidays everyone started the preparations. You probably know what your plans are for Christmas so besides the long lists of presents to buy you should also think about the entertainment. Whether you spend your Christmas home with family or you have planned a special dinner at a friend, this holiday is magic and bright.
- A Christmas Story (1983): with Peter Billingsley, Melinda Dillon and Darren McGavin is one of the best movies ever made for Christmas holidays being considered a classic. Read the rest of this entry »