A new rating by RBC Information Systems, a large Russian media group established in 1993 in Moscow, has put together ten influential people who more than everyone else affect the future.
When you are a tourist in a city like Vienna it is sometimes hard to decide which of more than 100 museums to visit. Even the locals can't really say that they are familiar with all the cultural sites in the city. Especially when entrance fees are required, people will choose a couple of places, and hence, miss seeing some of the important and attractive things that Vienna can offer. Therefore, readers should take note that the Peace Museum in Vienna is arranged in a different way – as a street museum, where all interested people, as well as passers-by, can see the exhibition free of charge.
The New Year is time for resolutions and goal setting for the upcoming year while also balancing the positive and the negative of the past year. Different countries and regions have their own special traditions for the New Year’s Eve and especially South America is known for massive parties and celebrations. South American NYE traditions are quite similar, which has to do with the region’s common history.
In temperate countries, or countries that have the typical four seasons, winter holidays are closely associated with snow. Although English is the most universal language in the world and is believed to have a large vocabulary compared to other countries – there are only synonyms for words that are commonly used on a daily basis. That is why in English there is only one word for snow. But to a culture that spends every day in freezing harsh conditions a larger variety of words is required.
Google unveiled its “best of” list for 2014 Android apps. According to the company the list is based on total number of downloads.