How to make the world a better place

There already exist several blogs about sustainability, but that won’t hinder me from presenting two great projects with the aim to make the world a better place.

1) Ecoffee Cup

One beautiful day at university, I saw two fellow students who sat next to me, both had these lovely coffee cups. Shimmering in various bright colours.

I asked the girls about the producer and when I came home I instantly looked up the website.

The Ecoffee Cup team. Their slogan: “No Excuse For Single-Use.” Continue reading “How to make the world a better place”

The stress of our generation

“When I was in grammar school, I still had G8.”, I said. “Woah, I guess that has been quite stressful. Luckily, I still had G9.”, is what I heard from many pupils from other schools. [1] Learning the same subject matter of your whole career in grammar school in eight years instead of nine, that works? Yes, it worked. We had three times a week school until the late afternoon for several years, the topics often were touched on superficially, the student’s receptiveness decreased, especially during summertime in that blazing heat, but yes, it worked. At the beginning, I thought: “Great, so I will be done with school one year earlier and therefore I can start immediately with my studies.” The Swabian [2] tries to economize on everything, even on school years, but it doesn’t work out. Continue reading “The stress of our generation”

Giro d’Italia, one hundred years of an eternal youth

The historical Giro d’Italia road of Stelvio pass
source www.ulb.ac.be

Sweet hills, impervious mountains, amazing landscapes, we observe, sliding from the seaside to the highest peaks. We watch thousand of kilometres, crossed by a trail of colored jerseys, which run through Italian peninsula for many hours a day.
Three weeks on the road providing strong emotions and spectacle.
Despite this, cycling is not the most suitable sport for the post-modern society, where immediacy rules.
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Eibar, an alternative to modern football

Nowadays we are more and more used to a football dominated by magnates, sheiks and big enterprises who take control of clubs, historic and modest ones as well, wasting millions to sign big stars by astronomical numbers or creating overambitious infrastructures in order to develop the club. Continue reading “Eibar, an alternative to modern football”