How do you run a fake US Embassy?

And you do it for whole 10 years?  Issuing genuine US visas and doing things what diplomatic posts do? Not ...
Read more

Air Pollution responsible for about 467 000 premature deaths in Europe

In a stark warning  to EU officials, a new report by European Environment Agency (EEA) says, air pollution has significant ...
Read More

Heavenly or not: This is how religions spread over the centuries on surface of the Earth!

Some believe the religions came from the heavens, some believe not. Curiously though, 3 of the biggest religions of on ...
Read More

Germany wants EU to remove recycling targets, fueling speculations about its motives….

European Commission’s Circular Economy Package (CEP) sets the municipal waste recycling targets at 60% by 2025 and 65% by 2030 ...
Read More

Europe’s diesel drama: Countries turn a blind eye to protect their car industries, killing tens of thousands of people annually

You thought environmental cheater Volkswagen was the worst guy around? It has been around a year since Germany’s Volkswagen got ...
Read More

Norway man rescued after going down in public toilet

photo by Drammen Regional Fire Department (DRBV – Norway) Someone once said, the best countries to live are those you ...
Read More

Europe by Night: Views from the Space

Europe by Night – photo taken . Author unknown (NASA). NASA, USA’s space agency, regularly releases the pictures taken by ...
Read More

How does your wardrobe effect environment?

When you own a dress, jacket, trousers, skirt of whatever textile product, have you ever thought about its impact on ...
Read More

Dutch city introduces LGBT-themed traffic lights

The municipality of Utrecht, a city in The Netherlands, has decided to promote the rights of the gays and lesbians ...
Read More

For now, it is their numbers exploding! – Nuclear Reactors Per Country

While the news about green and renewable energy take up the front pages on World’s media, some other way of ...
Read More

Book Club: What I Believe – “The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge”

“In human affairs, we can see that there are forces making for happiness, and forces making for misery. We do ...
Read More

Coffee capsules: What is the problem?

The city of Hamburg in north Germany has banned the use of council money on the coffee capsules (they did ...
Read More

Film Club: Spotlight

Spotlight is the true story of how a Boston (USA) newspaper has investigated the widespread sexual abuse of children by ...
Read More

Renewable Energy Percentages in European Countries

Renewable energy is generally defined as energy that is collected from resources which are naturally replenished on a human timescale, ...
Read More

Why does this toilet paper cost so much in Europe?

A person in The Netherlands gets 48.000 (forty eight thousand) euro from the Dutch government to distribute free toilet paper ...
Read More

Gift idea for your Russian oligarch friend: Icy lake cruising ATV

According to its manufacturer Sherp, this Russian built ATV can take you to the icy lakes and the swamps without ...
Read More

Book club: When Breath Becomes Air

What makes life worth living in the face of death? At the age of thirty-six, on the verge of completing ...
Read More

A ball game for the 21st Century: Korfbal (or ‘Korfball’ if you are unsophisticated)

Korfbal (or “Korfball“ in its Anglicized form) is a ball sport which is gaining popularity in recent years. Probably because ...
Read More

Research & Development expenditure per European region

Map shows the percentage of GDP (Gross Domestic Product) that each European region spends for research and development. The map ...
Read More

A “Snoring silencer” for more peaceful nights?

Especially for your partner, more peaceful nights might be coming. A company called ‘Silent Partner’ is to introduce a ‘snoring ...
Read More

Film club: The Assassin

The Taiwan-China-Hong Kong co-production The Assassin might be an oversight for the 2015 Oscars, but certainly appreciated more at another ...
Read More

“Guard from above”: Dutch police trains eagles to catch the drones

The use of drones increases exponentially. So does the the concerns regarding security, safety  and privacy. In the Netherlands, there ...
Read More

Clash of Europe and USA on a European art: Opera

  Opera is a European art form. There is no way around it. It has been invented in Europe and ...
Read More

Zika. Potential impact on Global Health and what we know in a nutshell

Some experts claim, Brazil’s Zika virus outbreak may damage global health more than the Ebola virus ever did. The largest ...
Read More

This app tells you who stole your laptop,where he is now and who his friends are

Ever got your mobile phone or laptop stolen? It sucks. But wait, this software from Argentina can help you recover ...
Read More

For now, it is their numbers exploding! – Nuclear Reactors Per Country

While the news about green and renewable energy take up the front pages on World’s media, some other way of ...
Read More