Concrete is one of the world's most useful materials. Since concrete can be poured into place as a liquid, but hardens to resemble a material like natural rock, it makes a perfect building material. In fact, concrete is the most used material in the world, in terms of volume. Find…
Skyscrapers are the modern wonders of the world, incredibly tall structures which are not only useful (when you cannot find any more space on the ground, why not reach for the clouds?), but also illustrate humanity’s ambition and desire to always go upwards. And while any building standing over a…
  Bucharest, the capital city of Romania.   Home ownership or owner-occupancy is a type of housing tenure where an individual owns the home in which they live. The home can be an apartment, a house, condominium, or a housing cooperative. Besides the provision of housing, the owner-occupancy also doubles…
During the last quarter of 2016, a couple from Denmark was paying interest on their mortgage at a negative rate of -0.0562%. That is to say they weren't paying the bank money, rather the bank was paying them DKK 249 (Danish krones) or $38. However, that doesn't mean that getting a mortgage in Denmark…
According to InternationalLiving.com's recently released 2017 Global Retirement Index, the top retirement destination in the world this year now goes to Mexico.   This annual ranking of the world's top 24 retirement destinations is based on cost of living, retiree benefits, climate, healthcare, and more and compares, contrasts, ranks, and rates…
The most populous cities on the African continent, ranked in terms of their respective metro area populations, are experiencing both rapid growth and challenges. Africa's urban populations have been rapidly increasing in recent years. The increase is creating opportunities and challenges alike as these cities struggle to adapt as more…
Donald Trump swept into office last month behind a groundswell of support from Americans captivated by his promises to “take America back” and “make America great again.” Whatever the chances are that he can deliver -- economists are skeptical of Trump’s economic plans -- it certainly has been several years since the United…
If you are familiar with the chaos surrounding the move to a big city or you’re currently looking to make the change, you probably already know that it also comes with a hefty price tag. Large cities with dense populations are notorious for their high cost of living. From real…
Every single place in the world have a specific landmark that make them recognize easily. Landmarks can be manmade or natural, tourism make them popular by time. The manmade landmarks reveals about a specific culture and history of a place. Followings are 10 most popular landmarks in the world. 10 Sydney…