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Corruption

Transparency International recently published their latest annual Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI), laid out in an eye-catching map of the world with the least corrupt nations coded in happy yellow and the most corrupt nations smeared in stigmatising red. The CPI defines corruption as “the misuse of public power for private benefit,” and draws its data from 12 different institutions including the World Bank, Freedom House, and the World Economic Forum.

Tattooed people in the twentieth century

The art of tattooing goes back in time beyond what most people think. The Egyptians already knew and practiced the art of tattooing 3000 years ago. We know that because from the XI dynasty Egyptian practiced the art of tattooing. One of the most famous tattooed mummies Amunet, a priestess of the goddess Hathor, at Thebes. I have observed several lines and dots tattooed on his body. Asecond The Mummy also found these models, but also had her pubic region dotted lower.

Hands as a means of expression

For an artist means it can be more complex. The hands in the paintings, actually means a challenge to paint. And in some cases the center of expression such as: The Creation of Adam. Michelangelo. 1508-1512. The hand also has an honorable place in art – in painting, sculpture and photography, as the human limb that signifies his strength and weakness, his desires and wishes. In Matthias Grundelwald’s ‘The Finger of John the Baptist’ St.

Stunning Tomb Jules Verne Amiens

Jules Verne, considered the father of science fiction together with H.G. Wells, was born in Nantes on February 8, 1828. Throughout his life he would make many trips, most aboard one of the three ships he had, visiting places and cities he had mentioned or included in his books. One of those trips took him to Vigo in 1878, a city that had appeared eight years earlier in Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea.

Warning of mass extinction of species, including humans, within one decade

On February 10, 2017, 18:00 UTC it is forecast to be 0.1°C or 32.1°F at the North Pole, i.e. above the temperature at which Click to enlarge water freezes. The temperature at the North Pole is forecast to be 30°C or 54°F warmer than 1979-2000, on Feb 10, 2017, 18:00 UTC, as shown on the Climate Reanalyzer image on the right. This high temperature is expected as a result of strong winds blowing warm air from the North Atlantic into the Arctic.

Japan Tribute to the Victims of the Atomic Bomb

Today August 5, 2019 a procession was held in tribute to the victims of the atomic bomb in the Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima. People pray for the victims of the atomic bomb in front of the cenotaph for the victims of the atomic bomb in 1945, at the Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima, Japan, on August 5, 2015, on the eve of the 70th anniversary of the first pump .

Dog Influencer More and More Dogs Have Their Profile on Instagram

Not everything is to post a plate of food or a landscape with black and white filters. There is a parallel world on Instagram, which is gaining more ground. It is the dog profiles, where they speak in the first person, tell what they like to do and how they feel at each moment of the day. Yes, they, the dogs. A simple search serves to size the phenomenon. The word #dogs yields 71 million publications and its Spanish version, #perros, some 2.

Panama Papers Secret Documents Reveal Operations World Leaders Tax Havens

A leak of more than 11 million documents of companies registered in tax havens expose presidents, businessmen, sports stars, celebrities and other personalities from around the world kept secret offshore movements. Research Papers Panama, promoted by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ, in English) and the German newspaper Sueddeutsche Zeitung, provide details on the business of 128 politicians and officials in the world. In the long list they are mentioned dozens of Argentines, including Mauricio Macri, Lionel Messi, Daniel Muñoz (former private secretary of Nestor Kirchner), the mayor of Lanús, Nestor Grindetti and businessmen linked to Kirchner.

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6 Interesting Old Interviews

Back before the age of 24-hour cable news and stations dedicated entirely to single sports teams, television was a pretty barren medium dominated by the three major networks. At night, families would gather around the tube to watch early TV talk stars like Johnny Carson, Jack Paar, and Ed Sullivan. While those early shows set the tone for late night shows to come, they weren’t limited to sketch comedy and celebrity promotional tours.