Immigration: Let them come; A call to arms; The 10 Best Videos of Reporters Being Blown Away by Hurricanes;
Can You Spot the Hidden Images in These Famous Logos?; Dubai restaurant enters Guinness World Record; A work in progress - 'Solitude'; Hurricanes: The Sound and the Fury
September 1, 2011 3:34
Immigration is a tough subject, especially given the current economic downturn and the consequent onset of widespread unemployment. Yet, The Economist believes that instead of shutting the doors on immigrants, countries should be welcoming their skills. Why? Because they think “immigration is, on the whole, good for economies; and right now, rich countries can do with all the economic help they can get. Rather than sending immigrants home, with their skills, energy, ideas and willingness to work, governments should be encouraging them to come. If they don’t, governments elsewhere will.”
Christine Lagarde, the former French finance minister and new managing director of the IMF recently said the world economy was entering a “dangerous new phase” driven by a sense that “policymakers do not have the conviction” to take decisions that are needed. So what is exactly comprises of her call to arms? Read this article to find out more.
With the dangers of Irene behind most now, perhaps you won’t think Kipp too insensitive for heartily laughing and consequently recommending a look at this compilation of The 10 Best Videos of Reporters Being Blown Away by Hurricanes.
Do we really need to expand on this one? If you smarter than Kipp you’d probably know some of these hidden messages, else you are in for a surprise.
Dubai and the Guinness World Record isn’t really breaking news, so what is it now? The biggest panini, the most expensive tattoo? No…it is, are you ready? Drum roll, the record-breaking doner.
OK, so this really isn’t the most recent thing floating about on the internet, but Kipp is fascinated by it and so should you be.
This photo essay by TIME titled Hurricanes: The Sound and the Fury is both frightening and beautiful at the same time. It is an excellent display of nature at its most powerful and most destructive.