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EXCLUSIVE: Ambassadors of 29 countries participated in a social project of OUTLOOK to the Day for Tolerance. VIDEO
OUTLOOK Project, bringing together peoples and nations, strives to makes this world more kind and its representatives more attentive to each other. We sincerely believe that mutual respect is a key to dealing with many conflicts, troubles and misunderstandings of the world of today.
Peacekeeping Is Power: United Nations Day
United Nations Organization was created in order to cease global violence, protect human rights and eradicate poverty. On October, 24, 1945 founding states ratified the treaty on creation of global body that acquired the name the UN.
24.10.2016 | history, society
Berlin. Holocaust. Places of memory
Thanks to of the Jewish Forum of Ukraine and personally to the President Arkady Monastyrski OUTLOOK visited Berlin and visited places connected with terrible crimes of the Holocaust. And today, when in Ukraine are preparing for the 75th anniversary of the Babi Yar tragedy, we have decided to recall the places still storing traces of the Holocaust.
28.09.2016 | Germany, society, histiory
Ghost cities: Detroit, Oradour-sur-Glane, Pripyat, Chenggong
American Detroit was until recently known as the automotive capital. But nowadays it is more often than not mentioned in the context of decline and population outflow. Outlook decided to figure out why ghost cities emerge.
26.04.2016 | architecture, society
Luxembourg: time for everything
Modern infrastructure, soft fiscal and legal systems made Luxembourg one of the most attractive countries for business of every kind. It took the duchy less than half a century to achieve this wealth level.
04.02.2016 | business, society, Luxembourg
No Battery: Tortures with Art
There is a reason why they say that even goods things are good to an extent – even art served in a certain manner may not just bring joy and help experience catharsis but also break psyche down. On how exactly beauty serves as an instrument of torture – read below in Outlook.
17.12.2015 | art, society, personalities
Everyone Needs Money
They are referred to differently in every other place but are loved, probably, in the same way everywhere. Sure enough, we talk about money or more precisely their “second names” because alongside official ones currencies have common nicknames.
15.11.2015 | traditions, history, society
No Cliché
Can you imagine a German who is late? Or a Japanese who sits in the office during working hours and twiddles his thumbs? Or at least a Spaniard who beavers away from morning till night? Hardly – and it is all courtesy of stereotypes and clichés that are stuck to one people or another. Today we not only talk about them – we defy them.
06.11.2015 | society, tradions
Ghetto of the world: Paris in hebrew style
Fresh and crunchy pita breads, prayerful synagogues, kosher restaurants and sweetest people with payot and kind eyes - to see this picture, do not fly to Israel, just drop into Paris based district called the Marais, the story about which adds to our articles devoted to national ghettos.
Ghetto of the world: Colorful Paris
Today another story of our series of articles devoted to the world ethnic ghettos will tell you about one of the most dangerous districts of the world - Barbès neighbourhood of Paris.
Not Just Oil and Tourism: Safari from African Employers
In almost every large Ukrainian city – especially if it is “spoiled” with number of educational institutions – there is a small district called “campus” among locals. Dormitories, dining halls, libraries, university buildings here and there and… dark-skinned guys that exchange currency. This is the way students of Ukrainian high educational institutions earn a bit on the side and manage to obtain aspired degree at the same time. After that some of them stay and others go back home – to Africa. Now, what do people on the sunniest continent do, including those who return to native shores as “bankers” with dimplomas?
16.10.2015 | Africa, society
An Hour Before: New Police Patrol
OUTLOOK continues series of features "..." and this time we were lucky to witness how a crew of New Police Patrol is getting ready for duty. So, today we suggest you figure out how morning of these courageous people in charge of our safety begins.
02.10.2015 | an hour before, Ukraine, society
Cairo: Living in a Burial Vault Or When Your Neighbors Are Corpses
The capital of Egypt is a metropolis with 17 million of population and one of population’s highest densities on the globe. In order to have at least some kind of roof over one’s head, some people have to live at railway stations, some acquire status of refugees and others even have to settle at cemeteries. About half a million of the Cairene who live among toms read further in Outlook!
30.09.2015 | society, Egypt
Refugees: from Outside and from Inside
Forty six million people left their homes. Almost naked, barefoot and hungry they set on looking for a new shelter. Persecuted with fear, desperation and sicknesses they left for the unknown, for the mercy of strange not always hospitable people. Unfortunately, this is a part of modern world history…
22.09.2015 | society
Have Some Sleep at Work
Indignation due to prohibition to show at working place wearing jeans is the last thing that bothers employees of one of firms in the USA who have to perform opera singing warm-ups every three hours… And how about wearing office footwear in the shape of Dutch wooden clogs like working people in Taiwan do? Outlook came up with a selection of weird corporate rules.
13.09.2015 | oddities, society
Sweden. Surviving Without A Shot In The Locker
First day in Sweden. You stand on Stockholm’s main square, absorbing cultural heritage through your eyes. Suddenly a thief runs by, grabs your bag from your hands and gets lost in back streets of the city. “All my money was there!” you shout in his direction. But a bully’s vanished into thin air. What is the first thing you do? Rule 1 – no panic. Rule 2 – pull yourself up and… get a job!
12.07.2015 | society, Sweden
Mentality bank
OUTLOOK, writes about variety of national features, tries, as far as it is possible, to help readers learn other cultures, for you to at least be prepared, should you happen to be in this or the other country. The notorious joke about the boxer and trousers edge spread around the world (its capable of reading part, at least) as far back as in 1980 the moment “Solo on Underwood” was published in New York...
10.04.2015 | society, illustration
OUTLOOK JOINS CELEBRATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF TOLERANCE
Today, on November 16 the International Day of Tolerance is observed, it was proclaimed in 1995 by the 28th General Conference of UNESCO.
16.11.2014 | society, event, Kyiv, photo
Stuttering Is No Verdict: Follow George VI, Lewis Carroll and Winston Churchill
Stuttering is no verdict: this is what International Stuttering Association reminds every year on October, 22, International Stuttering Awareness Day. "Don't let stuttering stop you" - this dilemma that 5% of preschoolers in world, 1,2% of school kids and 1% of grownups face.
22.10.2014 | society, medicine, expert
Kazakhstan’s Antinuclear Initiatives
International conference dedicated to fight against nuclear weapons “25 Years of International Antinuclear Movement “Nevada – Semey”. From National Tragedy to Pride of Nation” took place in Kazakhstan. The issue of damage that nuclear tests do to environment and health of humans gathered subject matter experts and international media representatives on the forum. Our Editor in Chief Ms. Darya Karyakina headed to Kazakhstan as a part of delegation of Ukraine to personally participate in this significant event. And today OUTLOOK dedicates its feature to this important issue for the whole humanity.
15.09.2014 | science, society, event, Kazakhstan, photo
Incredible school lessons
Grinding away at their books to master basics of algebra and geometry, or memorizing years of monarchs’ reign skimming history textbooks is commonplace for schoolchildren all over the world while getting ready for a test in cybersecurity or boasting to have “A”s in beekeeping is strange at the vey least. Hereafter we are going to touch upon these and other unusual classes taught in foreign schools.
01.09.2014 | oddities, society
TOP of the Most Unusual Professions
A person spends about a third of his or her life at work, whether this is a rammer in subway, an excrements archeologist or a weeper. OUTLOOK offers you a selection of the rarest and most unusual professions.
21.07.2014 | oddities, rating, society
Friends of Bill and Bob
On June, 10, 1935 in American city of Akrona society was founded that united men and women that suffered from alcoholism – Alcoholics Anonymous (AA).
10.06.2014 | society, interview, expert
Ignition takes it all!
13 years ago, on May, 25, 2001 it smelled like fresh fruits – not petrol – on several gas stations in San Francisco. And berries transported by local farmers weren’t the reason for it. The thing is that biodiesel fuel, that in fact contained gifts of nature, hit the market. Aside from a mix of bananas, oranges and kiwi, what else can one fill a tank with – read further at OUTLOOK.
25.05.2014 | science, technology, society
Pet And The City
Germans have other pets besides German Shepherds and in Boston not just Boston Terriers can be seen. People choose dogs relying on own preferences. But sometimes locals are too prone to having a certain breed so it becomes a distinctive of a location. Natural conditions, fashion and even set of mind contribute to it.
01.01.1970 | Japan, nature, society, Poland
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