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A cap on existence
Ludotheque

A cap on existence

– THE FILTER – You’re reading this online. That must be nice, not to have to do the special newspaper-reading elbow-dance we’ve all become so good at, commuting within hideously overpopulated London. Erica Buist London’s population has surpassed 7 and a half million. As comedian Doug Stanhope put it, that […]

The blue gold wars
Okology

The blue gold wars

In November 2002 water broke free from its history: 145 countries recognised that it was a fundamental human right and accepted the obligation to guarantee the right of access to it, free fom geographical, ethnic or social restrictions. Monica del Pilar Uribe Marin However, the reality today falls short of […]

Is Water Fattening?
Health

Is Water Fattening?

It has been the subject of heated debate among those who believe it is fattening – in many cases, obese individuals – and those who say it isn’t. However, if we approach it logically, there is a third possibility: does water help to lose weight? Alberto Quirantes Hernandez* Water has […]

Bipolar Disorder: An emotional rollercoaster
Health Lifestyle

Bipolar Disorder: An emotional rollercoaster

Considered within the group of invisible illnesses, it is estimated that between 2% and 4% of the world’s population suffer from this mental illness to some degree, although its true impact is inestimable due to the difficulty of its diagnosis.     Juan Galbete   The manic-depressive illness, more commonly […]