While Vladimir Nabokov penned the romance of the pint sized Lolita on 3’ x 5’ index cards, we write the novel of our modern society on our screens. Russian author Nabokov, who graced the literary world with pieces such as Lolita (1955) and Pale

Should Politicians pass an EXAM like diplomats do, in order to represent their country / people ? That question was recently asked on Voice Polls, a new, fast-growing online site that gathers people's opinion, you can see it here . Or

From craftsmanship to 3D printing Guy & Max are pioneers in the future of jewelry making. I had the privilege to interview this dynamic duo in order to understand how technology is marrying into craftsmanship to create jewels of the

The Perfect Crop to address Climate Change: Genetically Improved Perennial Sweet Sorghums Grain sorghum has deep roots in our human past. It began in Africa, domesticated mainly as a food grain crop. Some 3.000 years ago, it traveled to the Indian

WFD, another United Nations World Day? How boring! But this one isn't. In spite of its bland name, WFD or World Food Day, it's not about cooking for foodies, masterchef techniques and filling yourself up. On the contrary, it's about fighting

Interview with Jung Sung-Gil: photo collector of 70.000 documentary pictures. Jung Sung-Gil’s collection covers 100 years of Korean modern history from 1876, the last period of the Joseon Dynasty, to 1970s Korea.He has been collecting pictures from 1978 until now. He

This is the emblematic story of two oil spills: one in the developed world, the other in the Third World, the BP case in the Golf of Mexico vs. Chevron-Texaco in the Amazon. In the photo: Aerial view of the amazon The

My (Adventurous) Life at the United Nations: An Unexpected End to a Drafting Committee Session. 14 November 1991, 26th FAO Conference in Rome. I glance at my watch, midnight already. The delegates, thirteen in all, are sitting around the table, looking

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