Archive for December, 2011

Unicef photo of the year 2011

The Unicef photo of the year award has been held annually by Unicef Germany and GEO magazine since 2000. The award is given to photographers whose work captures the personalities and living conditions of children around the world in an outstanding manner. Read the rest of this entry »



Year In Review: Mega Tech Brands Raise Megabuck

The year 2011 was tumultuous for stocks. The eurozone crisis and a U.S. credit downgrade kept investors nervous, but one industry held steady, even faring better than in previous years: technology. Read the rest of this entry »


The Star Sower

The star sower monument in Kaunas, Lithuania. In the daytime this monument doesn’t make any sense, but when night comes down to the city…. Read the rest of this entry »

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Revealed – the capitalist network that runs the world

AS PROTESTS against financial power sweep the world this week, science may have confirmed the protesters’ worst fears. An analysis of the relationships between 43,000 transnational corporations has identified a relatively small group of companies, mainly banks, with disproportionate power over the global economy. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Incredible 3D Street Paintings Of Kurt Wenner

Wenner’s specialty is the centuries-old practice of street painting. But what sets him apart from other artists who cover swaths of public space with their work is that Wenner’s work is 3D. It appears to drop deep beneath the ground into another world–one often filled with characters from Greek mythology or a fairytale.
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Santa Claus Is Coming to Town

Photographers have captured images of people dressed as jolly old Saint Nick in the United Kingdom, Japan, India, Australia, the United States, and other countries throughout the world. People everywhere are observing the season of giving not only by donning red and white apparel but by participating in charitable events, passing out gifts, listening to Christmas wishes, and simply having fun. Read the rest of this entry »

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10 Things Job Applicants Should Know

While there clearly are not enough jobs to go around, some people are getting hired. Every day, every hour, thousands of people are selected from thousands more who are ready, willing and able to work. The question is, why is it that some people get hired and some don’t? Read the rest of this entry »