Researchers took at look at search results on Google for 188 capital cities to see the country of origin for the top results.
Why do some multi-million dollar aid projects fail? The aid itself is not generally the problem, but the lack of local, geographic specific cultural analysis in planning and implementation is most often to blame.
Anyone who has ever caught the travel bug probably understands the allure of the places not many Western travelers get to go, places like Iran, Cuba, and North Korea. Whether this is a reaction to the idea that we aren’t welcome or simply aren’t allowed in, many people go out […]
Among the rising travel destinations of the world, Romania is getting more and more attention every day, with much more than just negative facts. The true beauty and authenticity of Romania, its wild and pristine natural environment, the rich cultural heritage and many more advantages are drawing more travelers than […]
Researchers from Glasgow University took a look at how East Asians interpret facial expressions as compared to those from the West: In the study, East Asians were more likely than Westerners to read the expression for “fear” as “surprise”, and “disgust” as “anger”. One critical difference discovered is that East […]
Denmark is the most happy and Zimbabwe is the least happy country as determined by the latest survey from the World Values Survey. According to MSNBC, the survey has been conducted since 1981 and asks two questions “Taking all things together, would you say you are very happy, rather happy, […]
The Museum of Online Museums houses links not only to the virtual versions of well known museums from around the world but also a growing collection of offbeat and downright odd online collections. Of note is the collection of “Airline Spoons of the World” and the “Penny Postcard Archive”. Visit […]