KONY 2012

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Do you know Connie? Have you heard anything about Connie? Who is Connie then? Joseph Connie is the leader of L.A.R. (Lord’s Resistance Army), a rebel group in the north of Uganda, in Central Africa.

ONLY WOMEN

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A short walk away from Oxford Street, one of London's busiest shopping streets, in the exclusive area of Mayfair, there is a calm oasis with an interesting story.

The University Women's Club was one of the first private clubs to cater exclusively for women. It opened its doors at the end of 19th century and it has survived to this day.

WHEN THE UPBRINGING MEANS DEVELOPMENT

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EducationFebruary, 2013, the ABC.es newspaper published an article about the Finnish Educational System and why they usually get such high score in the PISA report. As the article shows, barely eight per cent of Finnish students will drop out compulsory schooling; whereas, in Spain, one out of three students quit their studies before finishing the Secondary School. Concurrently, this report ensures that Finnish children will be the best-qualified professionals in the world in a matter of few years. But, which is the actual key for this educational system to be that successful?

Are you a procrastinator?

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Do you often find yourself performing tasks that you had intended to do days before? Do you tell yourself that it's better to put off difficult things until you feel more inspired? Do you often indulge in "time wasters" when facing a deadline? 

Does this sentence "I'll do it tomorrow" sound like your motto? Do you regularly find yourself hurrying to do something at the very last minute? Does the fact of improving your time management skills and habits seem like too much work?

Welcome Mr. Drone

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DronesWELCOME MR. DRONE

Amazon, the world’s largest online retailer, is testing unmanned drones to deliver orders to your doorstep. Jeff Bezos, the company’s President, announced it a few days ago when he appeared on a TV programme where he showed a video with the prototype. This surprising device consists of a small plane which is operated autonomously guided by GPS. It can load  up to 2.3 kg, and its range is 16 km and the system could be operational within five years.

   
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