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Can’t Stop Binge Shopping? Take a Soul-Searching Look at the Impact of Wasteful Textile Production on the Environment! »
The global textile and clothing industry used 79 billion cubic metres of water in 2015, while the needs of the EU's whole economy amounted to 266 billion cubic metres. Textile production is estimated to be responsible for about 20% of global clean water pollution. And the fashion industry, 10% of global carbon emissions – more than international flights and maritime shipping combined.
CORRAL DE LA MORERÍA, the Cathedral of Flamenco Where the Palate is Pleasured to the Hilt! »
EL CORRAL DE LA MORERIA: World's best flamenco tablao. Star-studded flameco shows fused with haute cuisine, and with remarkable success too. The only tablao in the world with a Michelin star. Awardee of Repsol Guide's three stars. Celebrities from different fields flock to the Corral, fame begetting fame. One of the "1000 Places to See Before You Die." You've just got to be there and see for yourself!
EL BULLI, ONCE THE WORLD’S BEST RESTAURANT, MORPHS INTO A MUSEUM! »
Surprise surprise. El Bulli is opening its doors as a museum, El Bulli 1846, where visitors can "eat" knowledge. It is no longer a restaurant but a place to ponder, to know why gastronomy creates humanitarianism. The museum's 4.000 square meters reflect and safeguard El Bulli´s DNA, as well as El Bulli´s Bullipedia.
FASCINATING BULGARIA: WAITING TO BE DISCOVERED »
It is a good idea to stray off the beaten path and follow a route less traveled but no less fascinating. An endeavor that falls well within the propitious motto "More Spain in Bulgaria and more Bulgaria in Spain."
STATESIDE STORIES: Artificial Intelligence, A New Kind Of Threat? »
"In an open letter, signed by the tech giant Elon Musk and over a thousand others with knowledge, power, and influence in the tech space, he called for a halt to all giant AI experiments for six months. Musk said that anything more powerful than OpenAI’s GPT-4 is deemed too risky for society."
SEVE & JON,THE POWER OF AN OLD INSPIRATION OVER THE NEW SPANISH GOLFING HERO »
Rahmbo paying tribute to Seve Ballesteros on the former's win at Masters: "Spaniards like winning on Easter Sunday and Seve's birthday!"
THE PUY DE FOU PARK IN TOLEDO OPENS ITS DOORS AGAIN WITH EVEN MORE SPLENDOR »
Recognized as the "Best Theme Park in Spain" and one of the best in the world, Puy du Fou is coming up with new spectacles that will complete an exciting and colorful review of the history of Spain. Inaugural show is on on the 1st of April. The highlight of the new season is "the greatness of that Visigoth Kingdom" which and ‘recovers’ the royal crown, that has been missing for more than 1,300 years."
STATESIDE STORIES: News Updates »
U.S. President Biden approval rating -- Bank failures -- Biden-Trudeau bilateral meeting -- Putin-Xi Jinping meeting in Moscow -- China threat -- Trump indictment and new presidential bid
SNAPSHOT: CAZORLA, THE MOST BEAUTIFUL VILLAGE IN SPAIN »
Spectacular nature. Gateway to the Natural Park of Sierras de Cazorla, Segura and Las Villas. Rich 2000-year history. High-quality olive oil with its Denomination of Origen. Thriving tourism. The most beautiful village n Spain.
A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “When Mao Flu Hit the Office,” 13 February 1970 »
Every year those little germs that travel across the Asian and European continents from the east seem to take a stronger hold. During this last epidemic homes and businesses were very severely affected and in one office 40% of the bilingual secretaries were sick, including the telex and switchboard operators. After several years’ experience in Madrid as a top executive secretary, Yvonne Monroe decided to fill one of Madrid´s gaps—the temporary secretarial agency, and three years ago StenoServices was born. London, New York and Paris have been served by these bureaux for a long time now, but in the Spanish capital this was a new venture.