Day: July 27, 2016

The Ice Bucket Challenge actually achieved something

The Ice Bucket Challenge actually achieved something

Many were dubious by the Ice Bucket Challenge that swept the digital universe in 2014, indeed we at the London Economic initially were not too impressed. We whole-heartedly apologise now, as it has actually achieved something. Millions of people, including high profile celebrities, filmed themselves having a bucket of ice ...

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Bar Review – Hutong

Four years have passed since the Shard was completed, and I’m still unable to understand why visits to the 72nd floor viewing gallery are so popular. Given the choice, why would anybody choose to pay £25.95 for the pleasure? Especially when that particular cost could, instead, buy a round of ...

VIDEO: Rocky the orangutan who talks like a human

VIDEO: Rocky the orangutan who talks like a human

An astonishing video has been released that features an orangutan who can talk! Rocky has somehow managed to learn to talk like a human being. The eight-year-old primate has copied words and reproduced them to scientists in a "conversational context". Rocky mimicked the tone and pitch of human vowel sounds. ...

UK bottom of wage growth league…with Greece

UK bottom of wage growth league…with Greece

More depressing UK economic news has been released, this time in relation to wage growth. Britain has seen a larger decline in real wages since the 2007 credit crunch than any other developed country apart from Greece. It is feared that Brexit may have an even more negative impact on ...