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Facebook backdoor flaw

Sunday, December 12, 2010 · Category Opinions · comments 1

Facebook backdoor flaw

It happened to me recently. There is a backdoor flaw in Facebook concerning friends deactivating their accounts, if you ask me. As a normal facebooker you are quit helpless when this situation occurs to you. I tested the whole procedure by adding an extra facebook account. Maybe it's a little far fetched, but I believe the procedure should be turned around for you to have better control.

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Wild Tiger Population: surviving corruption and poaching?

Friday, December 3, 2010 · Category Opinions · comments 0

Wild Tiger Population: surviving corruption and poaching?

From 21st till the 24th of November The International Tiger Conservation Forum was hosted in St. Petersburg, where the 13 Tiger Range Countries (TRC) gathered to discuss action against the protection of the Tiger. The EU recently bailed out Greece and Ireland for living on borrowed money, yet we have difficulties gathering $ 350 mln. to fight corruption and save one of our planets most beautiful creatures: The Tiger.

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Panem et circenses: The phychology of the Bread price

Thursday, November 18, 2010 · Category Opinions · comments 0

Panem et circenses: The phychology of the Bread price

Russian bushfires destroyed a large portion of the wheat harvest. All alround the world the price of bread is on the rise. Riots in African countries, governments having headaches over the rise of the bread price, while in reality, we - in our Western society - really don't spent more that 0.5% of our salary on bread. So why all this hassle about the price of bread?

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Belgium use of Household Fuels for heating on the rise

Tuesday, November 16, 2010 · Category Opinions · comments 1

Belgium use of Household Fuels for heating on the rise

Mazout; household heating oil is derived from the Russian word "мазут". In the Netherlands gas has largely substituted the use of oil for heating purposes, but in Belgium the use of mazout is still quit popular. In fact; 2009 statistics show a rise after many years of steady decline.

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Why Russia should not be a B(R)IC member

Monday, November 15, 2010 · Category Opinions · comments 2

Why Russia should not be a B(R)IC member

After 9/11 economist Jim O’Neill of Goldman Sachs Group, created the term BRIC to describe the four major emerging countries in the world. He made a series of projections for the future, imagining what the world would look like - economically speaking - in 2050. Since than the media has used the term as an acronym to refer to Brasil, Russia, India and China. Russia should not be in the BRIC, because the country's crisis is not financial but systematical.

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U.S. Air Force aerial-refueling tanker: US versus EU

Saturday, November 13, 2010 · Category Opinions · comments 1

U.S. Air Force aerial-refueling tanker: US versus EU

France has vowed to retaliate against the United States for allegedly shutting Europe's aviation giant EADS out of a $50bn (£33.4bn) defence contract. EADS originally landed the deal in March 2010, but after an appeal by Boeing the deal was struck down. Now Boeing is airing a nationwide campaign appealing to the general public.

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Building roads in Russia at $380 million per mile

Friday, November 12, 2010 · Category Opinions · comments 0

Building roads in Russia at $380 million per mile

Nineteenth-century Russian novelist Nikolai Gogol once said his country has two problems: roads and fools. And roads cost many times more to build in Moscow than in U.S. and European cities. This is mainly due to 2 reasons: Corruption and the legacy of the Soviet Union.

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The public outcry over the Serengeti Highway Project

Wednesday, November 10, 2010 · Category Opinions · comments 0

The public outcry over the Serengeti Highway Project

On July 31, Tanzania's President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete announced that the planned highway would move forward if he was to be elected for a new term. Now that he is, a public cryout is taking place concerning the commercial highway running from east to west straight through the Serengeti National Park. Right or wrong?

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