7 Headlines You Won’t Read Anywhere Else Today: Apr. 23

By Tina Tatarková, Epoch Times
April 23, 2014 7:50 am Last Updated: April 23, 2014 7:50 am

Turkey: World Book Day: Printed books and ebooks exist in harmony, industry expert says

If you’re a book lover, an author or both, you have probably pondered whether books are dying out as a result of technological advances such as the Kindle, iPad and smartphones. … (Read more)

Gulf News

 

Australia: Would you pay a random person to taxi you around? I did and this is what happened

On Tuesday night, a woman who usually delivers fast food to Sydney homes drove me from the Opera House to my apartment in Surry Hills for a measly $7.10. I didn’t know this woman prior to her driving me home in the Suzuki Swift she owns … (Read more)

The Sydney Morning Herald

 

Africa: Save the Miniskirt! Why Do Generations Divide Over the African Way?

There is a trend emerging in social media, mostly amongst people in their 30s and 40s and sometimes even 50s that consists of sharing family pictures from their childhood days.

It is a wonderful visual record of an era that was charmingly optimistic. The fashions are compelling … (Read more)

All Africa

 

Spain: Lost Spanish temple reveals scientific secrets

A mysterious cave-temple built by the original inhabitants of the Spanish Island of Gran Canaria contains evidence of their advanced knowledge of astronomy, a Spanish archaeologist believes. … (Read more)

The Local

 

Chile: The extraction vs. value added mindset

To become a truly entrepreneurial nation Chile needs to change cultural attitudes that currently favor extraction over value creation. … (Read more)

The Santiago Times

 

Czech Republic: Difference between wages for men and women is still surprisingly big

Central Bohemia and the Karlovy Vary region have the smallest difference between the wages of men and women, while the difference is the biggest in Prague, Moravia and South Bohemia, according to an analysis of server Platy.cz from data of more than 100,000 anonymous users. … (Read more)

Prague Post

 

France: French MP proposes puppy custody law

Who gets custody of a dog after a divorce? A French lawmaker has proposed a bill to create a legal framework to answer precisely that and other tricky questions surrounding pets. … (Read more)

The Local

*Image of the puppy French bulldog via Shutterstock