Browsing: July

A Brief History On January 31, 2020, European Union member the United Kingdom of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland will no longer be a member of what amounted to a “United States of Europe.”  Back in the day, Napoleon Bonaparte dreamed of a “United States of Europe,” a collection of nationalities united in a common cause (presumably led by him, of course!) as the premier “country” in the world.  This dream was (sort of) realized in 1993 when the Maastricht Treaty went into effect, but now has suffered an enormous blow to its power, prestige and population. Digging Deeper…

A Brief History On January 10, 2020, the latest World War I combat epic film, simply titled 1917, makes its widespread opening across the United States.  Though the film deals with British, rather than American main characters, the incredible levels of tension, tragedy, terror, and heart pounding action combine to make this film a certain contender for the Best Picture Oscar. Digging Deeper Set in the year, 1917, the movie captures the drudgery and crushingly oppressiveness of 3 long years of war seemingly without end.  Set designers made elaborate trenches and battlefield depictions to capture the surreal mien of that…

A Brief History On July 24, 2017, in New Delhi, The Union Minister for Women and Child Development, Smt. Maneka Sanjay Gandhi, spoke at the launch of the online complaint system “Sexual Harassment e-Box” for registering complaints related to sexual harassment at workplace.  Workplaces with toxic employees affect the office environment and upset the employees. Workplace toxicity is damaging to the company’s success and could either make or break your business. No matter how much time and effort you invest into your business to create a company culture mirroring the company values, a toxic employee could make it crumble to…

A Brief History On July 2, 1776, The Thirteen British Colonies voted to declare themselves independent from the crown. And two days after the historic vote, the Declaration of Independence was signed, and the United States of America was formed.  Today, the United States of America is known as a North American nation that is the world’s most dominant economic and military power. If you want to learn more about the history of this country, you should visit its historic places. In fact, there are so many beautiful cities in the United States. And it might be difficult for you…

A Brief History On July 5, 1841, Thomas Cook, the founder of the travel agency Thomas Cook & Son, escorted around 500 people, who paid one shilling each for a train journey, on his first excursion.  Now, over 150 years later, we ask our readers, “Do you want to get paid to travel the world?” If so, use the information here to learn how to get paid to travel – you will not be disappointed! One of the fastest-growing sectors in the world is tourism. In 2017, travel bookings totaled $1.6 trillion. For most people, traveling is a vacation from…

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