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Even more scandal in Qatar

Even more scandal in Qatar

Ecuador bribed [ ??]  eyesonsuriname / antonjiesamfoek Amsterdam, 19 nov 2022– As the World Cup is about to kick off this coming Sunday in Qatar, reports went viral regarding the hosts alleged bribing of Ecuadorian players for US$ 7.4 million so that the hosts would win the tournament’s opening game. Arab journalist Amjad Taha assured on social…
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Soccer Monitoring

Modern Soccer Monitoring

Cameras everywhere antonfoek Amsterdam, November 13 2022 –15,000 cameras or even more cameras  will monitor soccer fans across eight stadiums and on the streets of Doha during the 2022 World Cup, an event expected to attract more than 1 billion football fans from around the globe. “What you see here is the future of stadium operations,” the…
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Time goes forwards

Why does time go forwards, not backwards?

In Germany, 1865, the physicist Rudolf Clausius stated that heat cannot pass from a cold body to a hot one, if nothing else around them changes. Clausius came up with the concept he called “entropy” to measure this behaviour of heat – another way of saying heat never flows from a cold body to a…
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Tyranny of the Clock

How to escape the tyranny of the clock

If all that existed was the now, we couldn’t prepare for or anticipate anything in the future. I can’t imagine how you would plan your goals, or how you would perceive yourself as a temporal being,” says Johanna Peetz, a psychologist at Carleton University, in Ottawa, Canada. Time also plays a vital role in all…
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Camus 4 principles

Albert Camus – 4 Principles for Being Present

Albert Camus and his philosophy are a great place to start – here are 4 existentialist principles for being present. Albert Camus was a French philosopher who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1957. He became the second-youngest recipient in history. Some of his most popular books are The Stranger, The Plague, The…
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Gouse

How to convert a garage into a chic 3-storey House

She’s a genius architect /designer of the house – how long did it take to get planning permission, how much did the garage cost, how much did she spend on building, did she legally know that she could build 3 floors when she bought the garage? – Bibi Converting various structures into cozy and stylish…
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Edward Hopper Soir Bleu

Why Did Edward Hopper Paint This Clown?

After Jan Matejko’s Stanczyk, here’s another sad clown, this time painted by Edward Hopper. In this video, we’re looking at his 1914 Soir Bleu. A perculiar talent; the ability to paint ‘silence’. Although background noises would prob surround the events in Hopper’s works, they fade into insignifance and silence ‘muffles’ them. For e.g. the painting…
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Metaverse Vision

The Metaverse and How We’ll Build It Together

This year at Connect, we’re sharing our vision for the metaverse. For more on Connect 2021, click here: https://www.facebookconnect.com/

Pablo Picasso Blue Period

Picasso’s Blue Period

Pablo Picasso’s most famous period, his Blue Period, was both cathartic and life changing. It will give the young artist the emotional and artistic tools to eventually pioneer cubism and, eventually, revolutionize modern art. This video will showcase both The Old Guitarist and La Vie, two crucial paintings of the Blue Period, one for its…
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Norway richest country

How Norway Got Insanely Rich

Norway is one of the Richest Nations on Earth, but its not exactly obvious why. Its large quantities of oil may be your first conclusion, but most oil rich small nations suffer from severe economic and social issues. How did Norway avoid the oil curse to become the economic powerhouse it is today and does…
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