Poker is a microcosm

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“Poker is a microcosm of all we admire and disdain about capitalism and democracy. It can be rough-hewn or polished, warm or cold, charitable and caring, or hard and impersonal, fickle and elusive, but ultimately it is fair, and right, … Read More

Kosovo and the Russian dolls, the democracy as the new religion

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Kosovo will proclaim soon, in some hours, its independence. It’s a fact. Kosovo will be the world’s newest state. And it will be recognized by US and most of the European countries, as well as the most other countries. But … Read More

Octavian Bellu, the most succesful coach of the world

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Today was the birthday of Octavian Bellu (known also as Belu), born on February 17, 1951 in Ploieşti, the Romanian gymnastics coach that was head of the national team, with interruptions, between 1988 and 2005. World Records Academy designed Octavian … Read More

Kosovo, the Pandora’s box

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France, Italy, Spain, Poland, Romania, the states of the old USSR… almost all the European countries have provinces in the same situation with the Serbian province Kosovo. The European Union would be a solution. But the independence of the provinces … Read More

Why

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is the sadness so sweet?

The flying casinos

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Airbus is in discussion with more clients interested to use the world’s biggest passenger plane, Airbus superjumbo A380, into a flying casino. David Velupillai, marketing director for Airbus’s executive and private aviation division, said a fully-fitted casino could be delivered … Read More

New Google’s version of Android SDK m5-rc14

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Android SDK m5-rc14 is now available for download, with new and improved features: New user interface Layout animations Geo-coding New media codecs Updated Eclipse plug-in (Source: Android Developers Blog) The developers say that they are still missing the change of … Read More

Las Vegas, the Macau of America

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Interesting change, isn’t it? It seems that starting with this year, Las Vegas will be no more the capital of the gambling world. The Sin City is growing old. In accordance with Macau’s Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau, casinos in … Read More

Sarkozy likes pens

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Nothing wrong. During his visit in Romania, Nicolas Sarkozy liked a lot the pen with which he signed the documents that he wanted it for himself. I like myself to collect pens and lighters. Sarkozy has the chance to work … Read More

Yahoo join the mobile market with oneConnect

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If I’d had enough money I’d invest it right now in the mobile industry. It is a real explosion, many of the biggest Internet companies are interested now in this market. Yahoo announced on Tuesday the launch of a new … Read More

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