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Media, women & stereotypes July 6, 2015 15:11

Media, women & stereotypes

Despite progress in issues of gender equality, there is still a serious question about the stereotypical image of women in mass media on a [...]
 
Anne Frank’s fears June 29, 2015 23:55

Anne Frank’s fears

In a short and tumultuous life, Anne Frank, a German girl, was born in 1929 and upon turning 12-years-old received a diary from her [...]
 
Music and drugs: a friendship that goes back a long way March 13, 2015 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 winners of “International eXchange and eXperience” March 1, 2015 23:58

The winners of “International eXchange and eXperience”

The winners of the competition organised by the language portal Bab.la and their blog Lexiophiles are now on the web. Their work is opening [...]
 
eXchange & eXperience blogs 2015 January 17, 2015 23:48

eXchange & eXperience blogs 2015

This international competition runs from January 19 to February 1, and any author, regardless of country of residence or the language they speak, can [...]
 
Speaking the British way: with or without a sense of humour December 15, 2014 04:29

Speaking the British way: with or without a sense of humour

Irony and sarcasm form the bases of British humour along with those sentences whose intended meanings are far from what they might appear   [...]
 
 
Squatters in London November 17, 2014 01:29

Squatters in London

About 40% of homeless people have squatted throughout their life. They are part of a movement, a philosophy and a necessity.   Virginia Moreno [...]
 
We are ‘Cyborgs’, soon to be a reality November 16, 2014 21:19

We are ‘Cyborgs’, soon to be a reality

Technology, which already forms an essential part of our lives, has taken another step forward, and in the not too distant future could also [...]
 
Videogames: when it’s perilous and immoral to play November 3, 2014 01:11

Videogames: when it’s perilous and immoral to play

  There is no doubt that many of these electronic devices are there for fun, and even to impart certain values to the people [...]
 
 
Scientology…. Just a fraud October 20, 2014 22:07

Scientology…. Just a fraud

  Created in the early 1950’s, science-fiction writer, L. Ron Hubbard main’s objective was to establish a “religion ” that would generate substantial economic [...]
 
A childhood trapped in the net in the UK September 21, 2014 14:11

A childhood trapped in the net in the UK

The youth of today spend less time playing outdoors than previous generations – only half the time their parents did. Instead, they now prefer [...]
 
Procrastination, or fighting with yourself September 20, 2014 00:30

Procrastination, or fighting with yourself

  Putting off the tasks we find most unpleasant is only natural. But it can lead to behavioural disorders, and become a habit that [...]
 
 
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 [...]
 
 
 

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