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The boom in the narcotics business over the Internet August 9, 2014 20:04

The boom in the narcotics business over the Internet

During the past four years, 250 new drugs have been found in Europe – a problem aggravated by the emergence of the Internet as [...]
 
The pleasure of drinking and staying sober July 26, 2014 22:25

The pleasure of drinking and staying sober

Alcohol consumption in Cuba and Latin America is linked to socio-cultural phenomena rather than purely commercial or hedonistic aspects.   Nicholas Valdés It is [...]
 
Reflections after the World Cup July 13, 2014 19:28

Reflections after the World Cup

Violence and a lack of respect during the World Cup was evidence of the absence of any plan to combat aggression, inequality and human [...]
 
 
The Internet continues to revolutionise world trade June 28, 2014 20:00

The Internet continues to revolutionise world trade

The “World Wide Web” is thought of as the source of a revolutionary trend in the way that goods and services are traded over [...]
 
Women: Someday priests or… Popes? June 28, 2014 20:00

Women: Someday priests or… Popes?

Febes, Persis, Priscilla, Tryphena, Mary, Eunice and Lois were some of the women who, according to scriptures, were the best allies of St Paul [...]
 
Talking about… other languages June 8, 2014 00:01

Talking about… other languages

On 14 June, NATECLA (the National Association for Teaching English and Community Languages to Adults) will hold a seminar about learning languages that are [...]
 
 
How and why the internet is under surveillance April 20, 2014 02:50

How and why the internet is under surveillance

On the 24th of April, via an online video conference, internet privacy and global surveillance expert Caroline Wilson Palow will be explaining the secret [...]
 
Paulo Freire: “Pedagogy of the oppressed” and working class April 6, 2014 03:55

Paulo Freire: “Pedagogy of the oppressed” and working class

His pedagogical proposals continue to revolutionise educational systems around the world. In Scotland, the effect can be felt through a variety of adult education [...]
 
Intel: an intricate web of legal disputes, successes & cheating February 16, 2014 00:01

Intel: an intricate web of legal disputes, successes & cheating

In the midst of a war with other companies involved in the development of and trade in computer processors the American company Intel has announced [...]
 
 
The masks take the streets of Cuba November 17, 2013 01:00

The masks take the streets of Cuba

  Pinar del Río, Cuba… From the top, actors on stilts travel the streets of this Cuban city in a sort of great art [...]
 
Heavy Metal and Baroque: Enriki Solinis’ fusion October 28, 2013 02:50

Heavy Metal and Baroque: Enriki Solinis’ fusion

In his recitals, the Spanish guitar player manages to unite seemingly antagonistic melodies, but he captivates, convinces and does it well.   Charly Morales [...]
 
Music and drugs: a friendship that goes back a long way October 13, 2013 00:03

Music and drugs: a friendship that goes back a long way

Music and drugs, drugs and music, they seem to go hand in hand. History has left us many examples of the degradation an artist [...]
 
 
The ‘ugly’ have their own reign October 6, 2013 00:02

The ‘ugly’ have their own reign

A few days ago, the city of Newcastle (UK) hosted a unique event, a contest sponsored by the British Association of Science in order [...]
 
Our consumer culture: buy, buy or… buy and buy July 27, 2013 22:21

Our consumer culture: buy, buy or… buy and buy

At a fire station in Livermore, California an electric light bulb has been running non-stop since 1901. Manufactured in Shelby, Ohio in 1895 its [...]
 
Guatemala: exorcising its demons July 6, 2013 22:08

Guatemala: exorcising its demons

    Dolls, made to look like the Devil, and waste lying in the houses of the Guatemalans burn as a symbol of purification [...]
 
 
 

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