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. (more…)
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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. (more…)
The largest economies in the world are also among the most indebt countries. The long feared sovereign debt crisis is here and puts pressure on all of us. Some of the most reputable economic analysts suggest that this sovereign debt crisis could be much worse than the 2008 financial crisis so many investors play safe these days. Many economies are still in recession and the global economic situation makes the recovery even more difficult. They all are somehow on hold waiting to see what’s next before making another move. (more…)
The soap operas are romantic serials with storylines that continue from one episode to another. The soap operas appeared in United States in 1950s and their name comes from the first dramatic serials broadcasted at the radio that had as sponsors soap manufacturers such as Colgate-Palmolive and Procter & Gamble. The radio drama serials targeted the housewives and today the serials broadcasted on television are still watched mainly by female audience.
The top ten longest running TV dramas are: (more…)
It’s a known fact that some athletes are among the richest people in the world earning millions each year. The active years are limited and varies depending on sport but many top athletes manage to gather a fortune from sports. Managing a fortune is not simple and the laws of economy also count at individual level. This is why many athletes have financial problems and end up bankrupt.
Spending the money has always been easier than earning them and the top most famous bankrupt athletes are the proof of that. Huge mansions, luxury jets, state of the art yachts, unique cars, expensive jewelry and unbelievable parties are just few of the things that sports stars spend money on. (more…)