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Mahabis escape // ten airbnb spots for ultimate downtime – mahabis // slippers reinvented. Do you need to get away from it all?

mahabis escape // ten airbnb spots for ultimate downtime – mahabis // slippers reinvented

When the stress of your 9 to 5 hits, there is nothing better than heading on a relaxing retreat where you can rejuvenate and take a break from everyday life. There’s no need to splash out on expensive hotels with our selection of tranquil Airbnb accommodations that will help you to achieve the ultimate downtime. BKK Riverside House, Bangkok, Thailand Situated on Bangkok’s ‘Green Lung’ island, this ultra-modern eco house encourages you to turn off from the digital world and enjoy your relaxing surroundings.

Constructed entirely from natural materials, including an abundance of bamboo, wood and glass, the bright and light accommodation features an outdoor shower, a roof terrace with a comfortable daybed, a natural pool, free bicycle hire and complimentary ice cream. Dome in the Desert, Joshua Tree, California, USA. Sustainable development goals. Gender_Poverty_and_Environmental_Indicators_on_African_Countries_-_2015.

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1. How to Find Plagiarism. Plagiarists rely upon the anonymity and the vastness of the Internet to hide their activities.

1. How to Find Plagiarism

Almost always, they know what they’re doing is wrong (at least morally) and though they seem very bold about their activities, they are betting that you won’t learn about their misuse of your work. What plagiarists don’t realize is that the same tools that make it easy for them to find works to steal also make it easy for you, the copyright holder, to retrace their steps and catch them. Because, even though the Internet is vast, it’s so well indexed that finding plagiarism is a very easy task. Non-Blogging Writers. See The World’s Most Spoken Languages In One Eye-Opening Infographic. Around the world there are a total of 7,102 known languages, of this gargantuan amount twenty-three remain popular enough to be considered the most spoken languages of the world.

See The World’s Most Spoken Languages In One Eye-Opening Infographic

These 23 languages are considered the mother tongue for more than 50 million people and the native tongue for more than 4.1 billion people. To put this into perspective there are currently around 7.2 billion people living on planet earth. The circle represents the 4.1 billion people around the world that speak one of the 23 most spoken languages. The graphic further breaks down these numbers by the amount of people that speak a given language according to country.

Infographic artist Alberto Lucas Lopez created this interesting breakdown for the South China Morning Post. Click on the image to see a larger version and read all of the details. The colors marked by the countries show the interesting development of languages in different regions. You can find a full resolution version of the map by clicking here. The Essential Guide to Crowdfunding. Last December, Nur-E Farhana Rahman sat in an Uber car in New York City, tears streaming down her face.

The Essential Guide to Crowdfunding

Her months-long project to raise $30,000 on Kickstarter, to expand production at her jewelry company, was about to end in failure. Rahman had thought she was prepared to crowdfund: After she and her mother started Knotty Gal, which handmakes knotted neck­laces and other accessories, she intensively researched successful campaigns and planned her own. Geocaching. To crack Ebola's code, scientists search for animal host.

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To crack Ebola's code, scientists search for animal host

Home - Africa vernacular architecture. Did Sierra Leone’s Hero Doctor Have to Die? — Matter. Dr.

Did Sierra Leone’s Hero Doctor Have to Die? — Matter

Sheik Humarr Khan, the head of the Kenema Government Hospital’s Ebola ward, didn’t want his head nurse moved into the main isolation unit. Ward A consisted of eight small rooms lining a dingy corridor of exposed wiring, peeling paint, and grimy cement floors. It was narrow and stiflingly hot, crowded with as many as 30 patients. Nurses squeezed between the beds, injecting antibiotics, emptying buckets of diarrhea, and hosing down vomit with chlorine.

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