viernes, 27 de abril de 2012

Updated map: Standard and Poor's Credit Rating for each country (27/04/12)

European shares retreated on Friday after three straight days of gains as a move by Standard & Poor's to cut its credit rating on Spain by two notches hurt sentiment, with cyclical shares such as financials featuring among the top decliners.



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viernes, 20 de abril de 2012

Remembering Bram Stoker

Remembering Dublin born author of Dracula, Bram Stoker who died 100 yrs ago today.

Abraham "Bram" Stoker (November 8, 1847 – April 20, 1912) was an Irish novelist and short story writer, best known today for his 1897 Gothic novel Dracula. During his lifetime, he was better known as personal assistant of actor Henry Irving and business manager of the Lyceum Theatre in London, which Irving owned.

Map of Bram Stoker Facts:

Bram Stoker's Dracula: The Map
Famous for introducing the character of the vampire Count Dracula, the novel tells the story of Dracula's attempt to relocate from Transylvania to England, and the battle between Dracula and a small group of men and women led by Professor Abraham van Helsing.
Dracula has been assigned to many literary genres including vampire literature, horror fiction, the gothic novel and invasion literature. The novel touches on themes such as the role of women in Victorian culture, sexual conventions, immigration, colonialism, and post-colonialism. Although Stoker did not invent the vampire, he defined its modern form, and the novel has spawned numerous theatrical, film and television interpretations.

martes, 10 de abril de 2012

Map: una isla, dentro de un lago, dentro de una isla, dentro de...

Luzón es una de las principales islas de Filipinas.

Dentro de Luzón se encuentra el lago Taal. A su vez, en el lago hay una isla formada por un volcán llamado "la Isla del Volcán". En el cráter de este volcán hay un lago y en el centro de este lago hay una isla.



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De este modo, tenemos una isla en un lago en una isla en un lago en una isla :-)