This week’s list covers many different topics. I hope you enjoy reading them!
Seeing Red – A fascinating article about the rise of China and what the future might hold when it comes to geopolitics.
‘Roaring Twenties’: Are we entering a new age of hedonism? – The 1920’s are considered as the 20th Century (Western) world’s wildest and most creative era. There are some parallels with the 2020’s with the pandemics and economic depressions. This article looks back 100 years to speculate how the post-pandemic era might look like.
The birthplace of the US vacation – Have you ever thought of how the word ‘vacation’ originated? This article has the answer (it is connected with the largest publicly protected area in the contiguous United States).
Hybrid work: How to maximise your in-office days – As things slowly start opening up, it seems very likely that many office workers will go back to a ‘hybrid’ workplace, where they split their working hours between office and home. This article explains how ‘Working out how to divide our tasks between home and the office will be crucial to success.’
Zero-waste living is the future – Sustainability is a buzz-word these days. And ‘zero-waste living’ could just be the holy grail of sustainable living. This article / interview might hopefully inspire some of us to consciously live a more sustainable life.
The Great American Road Trip: A 4-Month Itinerary Around the USA – I love road trips and a road trip across the USA might just be top on my bucket list for road trips. I personally might change some of the pit stops recommended here, but this is still a great resource for anyone who has the time and passion for a long road trip!
The birth of India’s film industry: how the movies came to Mumbai – Last week marked the end of an era in Hindi movies, with the passing away of legendary actor, Dilip Kumar. Everyone probably knows that the Indian film industry is the largest in the world and this article looks at the very beginnings of the film industry in Mumbai.
The unsolved mystery of Skeleton Lake – Roopkund is known to the lovers of mountains in India. It contains a mystery that is still far from being solved, more than 80 years after it first came to light.
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