Tag Archives: life

The Meaning of Life: 42 (degree north?) – Life expectancy in EU regions

8 Aug

The economic crisis may have dented the increase in life expectancy a bit, but it is still the crisis-ridden Mediterranean regions of the EU that fare the best… […]

Happy Nationalization Day!

20 Mar

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Today is Oil Nationalization Day, a public holiday. In Iran. Every country has some strange holidays – Egyptians, for example, celebrate National Police Day.  […]

Too much testosterone does not bode well for democracy

6 Mar

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How does the number of children affect revolutions and economic growth? Of demography, democracy and depression.


Live long and prosper…

19 Sep


…and it’s easier to do if you are a woman in a crisis-hit Mediterranean country.