How powerful is your passport? How many countries does it allow you to visit without a visa? Here is the complete list. This is how many countries they let you in without a visa (out of 187 countries on this planet). If you have a E.U., U.S, U.K, Canadian passport – you can go anywhere […]
A short guide to Australia prepared by one of Australian Tourism websites. __________________________________________________ Q: Does it ever get windy in Australia ? I have never seen it rain on TV, how do the plants grow? ( UK). A: We import all plants fully grown and then just sit around watching them die. __________________________________________________ Q: Will […]
U.S. has the the most expensive healthcare system in the world. One can argue that the quality of the American doctors and healthcare is higher, hence the higher cost. But how do you explain drastically higher prices for exactly the same medication?
ALERT: A Great Natural Experiment in Progress Now, will see the results in about a month … You all read The Wisdom of Crowds, right? You all know crowds can be remarkably smart and insightful. For example, so-called information markets are very good at predicting the future.
How do people in different countries spend their money? U.S.: over 20% of income on healthcare (and it is not helping much), but only 7% on food and transportation. E.U.: much more than others on restaurants, but very little on education (free or cheap there) Japan: much more than others on housing. Russia: more than 30% of […]
The Pros And Cons Of Globalization from Forbes Pros 1. Free trade is supposed to reduce barriers such as tariffs, value added taxes, subsidies, and other barriers between nations. This is not true. There are still many barriers to free trade. The Washington Post story says “the problem is that the big G20 countries […]