Sunday 22 June 2014

The Procrastinator (some) Times Sunday 22th June Edition


Morning friends! This is going to be a super concise edition as this past week I was very busy with my graduation (: Hope you like it. Articles about Argentina and Venezuela in our News section. In Science & Technology, Pluto debate continue as it has been discovered that the planet(?) have several moons in regular orbit around it, and also one interesting article about the UK dream of a robot heaven. In Design, Business & Innovation, Ryan Bradley tries to understand Facebook lost generation of teens via Fast Company. In Culture & Entertainment, articles about video games and scholarships and watching TV on the gym. Come to think about it, this is a very geek edition. Finally, In Dog We Trust is great as usual and share with us how many words dogs actually understand.

Happy Sunday, happy reading and happy summer/winter solstice!


Photo via Quartz.

"If Argentina goes deep in the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, their legions of international haters may have something to make them feel better: Imminent default on the country’s debt.
That’s because the US Supreme Court today declined to overturn a lower court ruling won by NML, an American hedge fund subsidiary of Elliott Capital Management, that would force Argentina to pay up on billions of dollars in bonds it issued before it defaulted on them in 2001." Read full article via Quartz. E.T.P. 

Caracas, Venezuela. Photo: The Procrastinator (some) Times.

"A new ranking of the world’s most expensive cities for expats knocked the usual candidates — New York, Tokyo and London — off of the list. The true epicenters of sticker shock were Venezuela, Angola and South Sudan." Of course. Read full article in TIME. E.T.P. 2'

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