Archiv 13. März 2011

Sonntag, 13. März 2011

Gesucht: 6 Millionen Barrel Erdöl. Täglich.

It was far from clear where the world was going to find another two million barrels a day of new supply to meet another year of demand growth. That would be in addition to the nearly four million barrels a day of new production that must be brought on simply to replace what is lost every year in depletion.

Quelle: Why Saudi Arabia can no longer temper oil prices – The Globe and Mail

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Labels: Energie, Wirtschaft

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Sonntag, 13. März 2011

Wie Franzosen, Briten und Amerikaner mit Fremden umgehen

Americans won’t touch strangers, the French won’t talk to them, but Brits will neither touch nor talk to them.

Quelle: / FT Magazine – Don’t touch me, I’m British

Für Amerika-Neulinge ganz wichtig:

But though Americans won’t touch strangers, they will talk to them. They will chat to people at neighbouring tables in restaurants, or in line at the supermarket. That conversation doesn’t turn the speakers into friends – a mistake Europeans sometimes make. Generalising grossly: to Americans, conversation doesn’t imply intimacy.

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Labels: USA

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