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  • The Number of Soft Drink Brands Produced Per Country

    The Number of Soft Drink Brands Produced Per Country

      Soft drinks are one of the most popular refreshments and are widely consumed around the world. But soft drinks are not a new phenomenon, they have been consumed since ancient times, though in a different form. In Tudor England, people drank a sweetened drink with lemon flavor. Comprising cream of tartar, the drink was
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  • Open Data: A Tool to Empower Everyone

    Open Data: A Tool to Empower Everyone

      Open data, which means the free availability of data for people to use and republish as they like, is important for the enhancement of knowledge. Open government data is free from the restrictions of patents, copyright and other such measures. Though the concept of open data is not new, but it has gained prominence
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  • Analyzing the Global Gender Gaps in Economic Participation and Opportunity

    Analyzing the Global Gender Gaps in Economic Participation and Opportunity

      The past few years have witnessed advancements being made by women in all walks of life. Today more women can be seen in the workplace. In many nations around the world, women have also come to acquire leadership roles. The woman of today has much more opportunities and economic freedom as compared to what
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  • Exploring the 2017 Energy Architecture Performance Index Rankings of Nations

    Exploring the 2017 Energy Architecture Performance Index Rankings of Nations

      The World Map Depicts the Global Energy Architecture Performance Index   The World Economic Forum (WEF) has been annually releasing the Energy Architecture Performance Index where each nation is ranked on its ability to provide energy across three dimensions of the energy triangle. These are economic growth and development, environmental sustainability, and energy access
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  • How Free is the Internet Around the World

    How Free is the Internet Around the World

      The internet can be described as one of the most spectacular achievements of the modern age. It is of immense benefit as it helps disseminate knowledge and information, and also can be used as a medium to air one’s opinions in the form of blogs or news websites, etc. But on the flip side
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  • Percentage of Urban Population with Access to Improved Water Sources on the Rise

    Percentage of Urban Population with Access to Improved Water Sources on the Rise

    Water is one of the most important ingredients that is essential for sustaining all forms of life force. However, it is of paramount importance to provide people with safe water as it can reduce diseases and deaths and lead to the all round development of the country. Today, giving their populations access to improved water
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  • Time to Provide People with Safe Vehicles to Stop Road Deaths

    Time to Provide People with Safe Vehicles to Stop Road Deaths

      In many countries around the world, road traffic accidents are a leading cause of death. Not adhering to traffic rules, or indulging in overspeeding, or drunk driving are a few causes that lead to accidents and in some cases, deaths. However, unsafe vehicles are also among the biggest causes of road accidents. Every citizen
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  • Spring Festivals Celebrated Around the World

    Spring Festivals Celebrated Around the World

      Spring is a season of joy, fun and happiness. Spring season is a refreshing break from the cold, long and dreary winters. It is the season when lovely flowers bloom, trees spring to life with new leaves and the earth seems so fresh and charming. The weather is pleasant and with the hot summers
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  • Want to Get an Electricity Connection for Your Home? Wait for 465 days!

    Want to Get an Electricity Connection for Your Home? Wait for 465 days!

    Electricity is a basic necessity of mankind and life without it can get really tough. If you are applying for an electricity connection, the number of days in which you would get it really depends on the country where you are living. The number of days in which you can get an electricity connection varies
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  • This is When Countries will be Celebrating New Year

    This is When Countries will be Celebrating New Year

    The New Year is here, and people across the world are gearing up to celebrate the arrival of the 2017 in style; the celebrations will be spread across the first week of January. As it is a known fact that the sun rises from the east, so countries that lie on this side of the
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