And once again, we set off for a quick trip around the world with interesting news that you probably won’t see anywhere else today.
Working hard can win you acclaim and promotions. It can also hurt your health and family life. How do you know when to stop?
There are subtle differences between being a high performer and a workaholic. If free time leaves you feeling anxious or you are never satisfied with your work, you may just be working too hard. … (Read more)
South Korea: Art project celebrates Korea-Australia friendship
The Australian Embassy in Seoul on Tuesday launched the “Australia-Korea Friendship Tree” art project to celebrate 125 years of contact between South Koreans and Australians.
The project will explore the connection between the two nations through old and new artistic mediums…. (Read more)
The Korea Herald
Austria: First cancer immunotherapy for dogs
Scientists in Vienna have developed antibodies which can be used to treat cancer in dogs.
Nearly every second domestic dog aged ten and older develops some form of cancer.
A few therapies derived from human medicine are available for dogs, but until now a successful form of therapy by which antibodies inhibit tumour growth has not been available for animals. … (Read more)
Germany: Dreaming of freedom
A century of youth in Germany: from the Wandervögel to Hitler Youth, from hippies to Monday demonstrators – the role of young people can say a lot about a country’s attitude towards freedom and democracy. … (Read more)
There are signs that the puffin stock in Iceland is at great risk again this year. According to biologist Erpur Snær Hansen, who recently returned from a research trip around the country, studying the condition of puffins and other sea birds, there is a collapse of the puffin stock in Iceland … (Read more)
I had a paradoxical experience. … (Read more)
Visually impaired residents will be able to cast their vote on their own for the presidential election on July 9 thanks to a Braille template provided by the General Elections Commission . The commission promised that the upcoming presidential election would be easier for blind voters, unlike the legislative election held in April that caused them difficulties in exercising their political rights. … (Read more)
*Image of puffins on the rock – Iceland via Shutterstock