Blog Week # 145

of Beppe Cricket – Like every Sunday, here we are at the Week of the Blog, exactly the number 145. Let’s review together the insights and the news of the last 7 days:

The spread of English in the last 50 years has meant that English terminology is used to define something financial or economic, which however must be explained every time if you are unable to use the equivalent in Italian. If we add to this some media, politicians, journalists and commentators what we need is a glossary, in this case to understand the recovery plan tool. Read and share!

Since ancient times we have used maps to make sense of our surroundings. But as Albert Einstein once said, “You can’t use old maps to explore a new world,” now that the world is changing faster than ever, our old maps are no longer fit for purpose. For this, Ian Goldin and Robert Muggah, through new maps, have drawn a detailed picture of the impact of humanity on the planet and the ways in which we can save it and thrive as a species. Read here!

Saudi Arabia has unveiled project plans for The Line, a city of one million inhabitants with a length of 170 km that has preserved 95% of nature, with zero cars, zero roads and zero carbon emissions. Here is the project.

Satellites that have stopped working are often let out of orbit, because there are no international laws in space that force us to remove our junk. Thus the space around the earth is a real landfill. Now, a team of researchers has developed wooden satellites that can survive the space environment. Here is the innovation. Read here.

A new survey shows that 65% of Europeans want governments to establish a universal basic income. But if respondents are asked to think about the current pandemic, the result rises to 68%. Here are all the results and in particular those of our country.

Humor stimulates activity in brain regions associated with social engagement, improves memory for political facts, and increases the tendency to share political information with others. Here are the results of the study.

Have a nice Sunday,

The Elevated

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