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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/

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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Willem Alexander Dubai

Dutch Miracle In Dubai

Dutch Design antonfoek Amsterdam, July 5, 2022– A bright autumn day in Dubai: a clear sky and 33 degrees. Still, Willem-Alexander and Máxima needed an umbrella at the opening of the Dutch pavilion at the World Exhibition on November 3, 2021, so as not to get wet.  The royal couple looked at the eye-catcher of…
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Emmanuel Macron frustrated

Macron

antonfoek.com Amsterdam, June 21st 2022– France is heading into a period of exceptional political instability, with the real threat of legislative paralysis, after President Emmanuel Macron lost his overall parliamentary majority in Sunday’s elections.  It was a stunning setback for a president re-elected to office just two months ago. Macron’s Ensemble! alliance won only 245…
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Three Blind Kings

Three Blind Kings

A Q&A with geostrategist and Pentagon guru Edward Luttwak By David Samuels Being an enfant terrible at the age of 79 is not a task that can be undertaken lightly. Most men are simple conformists from childhood on. For those with more adventuresome temperaments, a flurry of rebellion in their teens or 20s is usually…
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Lightyear 0 Launch

A Bright Horizon – Global Premiere of the World’s First Solar Car

The global premiere of the first production-ready solar car, a vehicle for change. We believe in a world where driving is clean and effortless. Unrestricted by plug-charging. In 2016, we began building it: a revolutionary electric car, capable of harnessing the sun’s power. Thousands of lightbulb moments brought us here, to its official premiere. A…
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Pregnancy Enigma

The Pregnancy Enigma

Giving Life Tony Verhey/Anton Foek Amsterdam, May 16, 2022–During pregnancy, the baby’s cells migrate into the mother’s bloodstream and back into the baby, this is called ‘fetal-maternal microchimerism’. For 41 weeks, the cells circulate back and forth, and after the baby is born, many of these cells remain in the mother’s body, leaving a permanent imprint…
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Antony Ajax Amsterdam

Antony Created a Skill Never Seen in Football

Antony is one of the best Brazilians playing in Europe, he didn’t feel the weight, and continues playing as if he were playing. I haven’t seen moves like these since Ronaldinho! Love the skill! If he can get that no look pass dialed in like Ronaldinho used to do it would like chef’s kiss. Brazilian…
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Conscience: Right or Wrong

For those who want to know antonfoek.com Amsterdam, February 14, 2022– People need a conscience to function properly. Brain researchers are discovering more and more about the essential difference between knowing that something is wrong and feeling that something is wrong. And is there hope for those who have not developed a conscience? Conscience actually…
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Hans Stegemann Economics

Faith, Belief and the Good Life

Economics Hans Stegeman Amsterdam, February 12, 2022– Progressive thinking is pretty much the mainstream – the most important – belief of our time. The main symbol of this in the economy is economic progress, translated flat into economic growth.  Always more and more and better. And preferably also more expensive. Economic laws are largely based…
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