You can learn a lot with a little travel. What does living in Kathmandu, Nepal have to teach about the good and bad of living in Finland?
Discover how Japanese train cleaners from Tessei Co need just 7 minutes to clean a 1,323-seat Shinkansen long distance bullet train at the terminal.
It’s been sixty-one years since the UN Convention on the Political Rights of Women, came into effect, yet only 21.9% of national parliamentarians worldwide right now are female. Sure, it’s a vast improvement on figures in the very recent past, but it’s still less than half of what we need to be.
Although it’s been sixty-one years since the UN Convention on the Political Rights of Women came into effect, and although, as of 2015, the Convention has 123 state parties (including Palestine), the political landscape is still almost entirely male-dominated. In fact, only 21.9% of national parliamentarians worldwide right now are female politicians.
Where do you get your fiction fix – the library? The local bookstore? Online? Well, it’s time to step it up a notch and visit some weird bookshops packed with literary wonders.
According to a recent survey, the USA is the world's 2nd most popular country. Yet despite the love for aspects of the American way of life, there's many American customs the rest of the world finds, frankly, bizarre.
There's an estimated 30 million animal species on the planet. All have sex to reproduce. But they do so in a myriad of weird and wonderful ways.
The world's a truly astonishing place. To see how astonishing check out 40 astonishing facts that you'd never believe are true.
The world is a truly astounding place. To see just how astounding, check out these amazing facts guaranteed to put a smile on your face.