The reason why some countries are rich and others poor depends on the quality of their institutions, the culture they have, the natural resources they find and what latitude they’re on. Brought to you by http://www.theschooloflife.com Oh and then there is this video: The Economic Hitmen – How It Is Done!
Russell Brand- comedian, actor and thorn in the side of the establishment- has once again hit the headlines by calling on people to start a revolution, and implying that the September 11 attacks were carried out by the Bush administration. In an interview on Newsnight (a very respectable TV show about current affairs in Britain), […]
By Gavin Aung Than / zenpencils.com. Banksy is an anoynomous English street artist and activist who has become a cult hero for his anti-establishment and rebellious artwork. Unlike someone I know, who stays in his house all day drawing comics and watchingSimpsons reruns, Banksy is a REAL artist who challenges the status quo, forces people to think and puts himself in danger, […]
That you wish you could un-hook yourself and reconnect with a life that is somehow more real and vivid? Then perhaps you’re ready to heed Earth’s Wake Up Call. Today we live in a time when there is little to no understanding of how the goods we consume and take for granted came into being. […]
Chaotic, majestic, polluting, and entrancing – words that describe India in all her splendor, but also relay the imminent need for transformation and environmental remedy. A growing country with 1.25 billion people, profound spiritual secrets, and increasing global power, India has long fascinated the world. But now it is is taking initiative in an inventive […]
Imagine spending only three days at work each week. Would you want that? Would it free up time to work on other projects, spend with family, travel, or just improve the status of your life? According to Carlos Slim, the world’s second-richest man, such a “radical overhaul” in the way most people work could be […]
Photo: Hank Bought A Bus – imgur Unless one comes from a wealthy family, they likely cannot splurge on a nice new pad straight from college. With that truth in mind, one grad student, Hank, decided to fine-tune his living situation to match his level of affordability. So what did he do? The inventive man crafted a home out of […]
By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. Teleportation, food equality, successful disease treatment – sound too good to be true? Well according to the company Thomas Reuters , such innovations are likely to be reality by the year 2025! After analyzing huge volumes of data regarding the scientific studies and patent applications, the child agency of Reuters […]