Advantages and disadvantages of selling on Amazon

TOPICS: Amazon, ecommerce, marketplace, sellers

Approximately half of the items sold on Amazon are not the multinational’s own products, but those of independent companies. The world’s largest marketplace is an unrivaled showcase for small distributors, to whom it offers many advantages, but also some disadvantages. Today there are two fundamental ways of selling on the Internet. The first is to […]

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What Makes a Cat the Best Type of Pet?

TOPICS: cats, pets

There has always been a debate about whether cats or dogs make the best pet. While arguments from either side are often fruitless in their attempts to convince the other, each raises great points about why cats and dogs are so popular. Dogs are excellent companions, of course, but they require more hands-on attention than […]

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Ideas for a stylish bathroom

TOPICS: Bathroom, cabinets, countertop, fixtures, mirrors, vanity cabinets

What’s the point of following the crowd when it comes to choosing a bathroom vanity cabinet? If the idea of sticking to plain white cabinets puts you off, you’re not alone. Below, you’ll see some of the most unique bathroom vanity cabinet designs out there. From zany colours to unexpected materials, you’ll be sure to […]

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What is the Metaverse that Facebook talks so much about?

TOPICS: Epic Games, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Meta, Metaverse, virtual universe

Facebook has announced a strong commitment to the ‘metaverse’. So much so that Mark Zuckerberg’s company has changed its name to Meta, referring to the promising world of virtual and augmented reality that awaits us in the coming years. But what does this new environment really look like for the hitherto named Facebook? Facebook (now […]

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Wind turbine blades: an ecological problem for clean energy

TOPICS: blades, carbon fiber, fiberglass, recycling, wind turbines, windmills

Until now, the recycling of windmill blades may have gone unnoticed because it was not a problem that was going to affect immediately and because, in addition, it is not that big if we compare it with other sectors such as the automobile industry. Wind turbines have a useful life of 20 to 25 years […]

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Israel approves construction of another 3,000 housing units in the occupied West Bank

TOPICS: Benny Gantz, Israel, occupied territories, Palestinian National Authority, PNA, West Bank

The construction of new housing in Jewish settlements located in occupied territories in the West Bank has provoked the rejection and condemnation of the Palestinian National Authority (PNA) and the international community. A total of 3,130 houses in Jewish settlements will be built, in addition to another 780 approved in January of this year. The […]

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Is a major blackout possible in Europe?

TOPICS: Austria, blackout, Europe, forecast, power outage

The Austrian government foresees a general blackout for Europe for an indefinite period of time. Defense Minister Klaudia Tanner herself pointed out that the debate should focus on when this blackout would occur, not on whether or not there will be one: “The question is not whether there will be a major blackout, but when,” […]

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US deploys special forces to Haiti to free kidnapped missionaries

TOPICS: 400 Mawozo, Christian Aid Ministries, Haiti, kidnapping, missionaries, Port-au-Prince, ransom

U.S. National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan said Tuesday that Washington has deployed a “significant number” of resources and specialists to free the 17 U.S. and Canadian missionaries kidnapped in Haiti. Sullivan said at a press conference that President Joe Biden is directly involved in the effort to rescue the missionaries, including five children, who have […]

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What are the Facebook Papers?

TOPICS: documents, emails, Facebook, Facebook Papers, Frances Haugen, leaks

Large leaks of private documents, derived from journalistic investigations, have recently been baptized with the name “papers” in the press. A recent example is the Pandora Papers, which a couple of weeks ago revealed a series of tax crimes of public figures from different parts of the world. Now Facebook has its own episode, the […]

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Camp fire sets off World War II bomb, kills two people

TOPICS: bombs, explosives, Honiara, Solomon Islands, World War II

Two people were killed and two others seriously injured when a World War II bomb accidentally exploded in Honiara, capital of the Solomon Islands, where thousands of active and unexploded explosives from that war period are still buried. The fatalities, a father and son, were with their family around a campfire when the device, apparently […]

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