Archive for May, 2011

Top ten largest cities worldwide

Top ten largest cities worldwide

Top ten largest cities worldwide

In the last decades, the population worldwide was influenced by economic factors. The search for a good job and the better living conditions that can be found in large cities attracted even more people. This trend can be observed at the global level and if we take each large city in part we can definitely conclude that the largest cities in the world are still growing.

The largest cities can be evaluated in two different ways. The first is to take into consideration only the population within the city borders (without the suburbs) while the second comparison take into consideration all people living in the metropolitan area. (more…)

Top ten foods you should eat organic

Top ten foods you should eat organic

Top ten foods you should eat organic

Organic food is for many just a trend but the organic food has many advantages for your health. The non organic fruits and vegetables are treated with different pesticides and could be genetically modified. The non organic food has less minerals and vitamins but more toxins and pesticides. The organic foods are produced without pesticides, chemically created fertilizers and do not contain genetically modified organisms.

The organic food producers need to respect some high standards during the production process and eventually the organic food is more nutritive healthier and has a better quality. (more…)

Top ten reality shows

Top ten reality shows

Top ten reality shows

The appearance of reality shows changed the television and the entertainment forever. The TV shows based on real life experiences are very popular and brake one audience record after another. Now each major TV channel broadcasts at least one or two reality shows but there are just few shows that really influenced both the television and the life of the watchers.

In the 1980s and 1990s several TV shows were launched giving the start of the reality shows era. “Nummer 28” on Dutch television, “The Real World” on MTV and “Expedition Robinson” on Swedish television were the very first modern reality shows broadcasted on major TV channels. (more…)

Top ten gold reserves

Top ten gold reserves

Top ten gold reserves

The gold reserve represents the actual gold held by the central bank of a country or by a major financial organization. The gold is the main form of storing value being also a guarantee that the holder can redeem financial promises. The gold reserve held by central banks is also used to secure the national currency, the higher gold reserve making the currency more stable.

Since the ancient times this shiny yellow metal was considered very valuable and had been used for different purposes. Gold kept its value over time and is still important in the economic and financial areas. (more…)

Population ageing

Population ageing

Population ageing

The world is now facing one unprecedented situation: the population ageing. Basically the people lives longer and the number of children is smaller than before so the global median age of population is slowly and constantly rising. This situation can be found all over the world in almost all countries.

There are just few countries around the world that don’t have this demographic problem. The rest of the world is more or less affected by population ageing. In the developed countries the population ageing is more pronounced while in the less undeveloped countries the population ageing process is not that significant. (more…)