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Qatar 2022: The cup of death

On November 21, the 2022 FIFA World Cup will start in Qatar. This World Cup will be the first to be held in a Middle Eastern country and the last to be played under the current format. In addition,...

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Work less, produce more

The fight against the reduction of the working day arose with the industrial revolution and the arrival of electricity. This innovation made it possible to create the 24-hour work scheme, which...

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A different sea each time

I don't remember when was the first time I saw the sea. It must have been when I was less than five years old. My parents regularly rented a house in Puntarenas, near the hospital. Then, in the...

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Ways to coexist

In the mid-1970s, the famous movie Jaws (1975) featured sharks as fearsome predators of humans. Six years later, this idea was recovered by Rubén Blades in a musical theme entitled Tiburón, in which...

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A presidential Ubuntu

Life on our planet Earth is crazy and endearing. While some want and do not have vaccines, others have and do not want them. In the next few days, a patent will be issued for a key process in the...

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Go veto!

Donald Trump has stymied efforts to slow the pandemic in the United States, rolled back environmental protection, and discredited scientific institutions. This was indicated in an article published...

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Economic crisis and mining

On August 4 of this year, an article published in the Financial Times newspaper announced that gold had reached its highest price in history: $ 2000 per ounce. According to that article, the price...

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The island that we were

The Central American isthmus was created about three million years ago, when the passage between the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea was closed, due to the convergence between plates, volcanic...

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Who pays for fires

On May 2, 20,000 m2 of wood and cardboard were set on fire in the yards of Empaques Santa Ana, located in El Coyol de Alajuela. This caused the largest fire in the last decade in Costa Rica....

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Warsaw clams

In May 2020, the newspaper La Vanguardia reported that eight clams are responsible for monitoring contamination levels in an aqueduct that supplies eight million people in Poland. The peculiar...

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Animal distancing

The pangolin is one of the most trafficked mammals in the world. They are highly valued for food consumption and their scales are used to produce home remedies that promise to be the panacea that...

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