When I was 10 years old I picked up my first guitar, and I didn’t put it down for seven years. But there was one thing I couldn’t do: I couldn’t write a good song.

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Price discrimination is a general practice everywhere and the price formation could be influenced by various factors. Lisbon has the merit to be one of the cheapest capitals in Western Europe, and exposed to the laws of price discrimination. In the warm capital of Portugal you can drink a coffee for €0.50 or €1.60, buy bread for €0.30 or €1.50 and pay for a beer €0.90 or €2.50. A few hours walk on the climbing streets of Lisbon can give an impression about how prices may vary. It may be very sunny, so better to take the sun cream and a bottle of water.

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You get up, brush your hair, and make yourself a cup of tea. Do you know that in every single one of those actions you use some of those much-discussed and "unimportant" algorithms? Although algorithms are often associated just with impenetrable mathematical problems, you can, however, see them wherever you go and whatever you do. Here are some basic examples.

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Main Things That Bind Us Together is an ongoing series on Youth Time that explores ideas and practices that are shared and celebrated all over the world. This week let's talk about coffee.

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Rumi, Alexander Pushkin, and Maya Angelou produced some of the most memorable poetry in history. But how can individuals who lived across oceans of time and space from one another - a 13th century Persian scholar, a 19th century Russian playwright, and a 20th century American civil rights activist - share that commonality of creativity?

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Main Things That Bind Us Together is an ongoing series on Youth Time that explores ideas and practices that are shared and celebrated all over the world. Today we will be talking about Mixed Martial Arts.

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Riding on public transport is such an ordinary activity that we often do it without even realizing what’s happening around us. Not in Kenya! Kenya’s unique public busses play music on full blast and drive around as mobile artefacts, inviting everyone to jump on with no need to get off!

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Main Things That Bind Us Together is an ongoing series on Youth Time that explores ideas and practices that are shared and celebrated all over the world. This time we are taking about films.

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As someone who has traveled throughout Europe, the Middle East, the Caucasus, and the Caribbean, I have heard loads of stereotypes about North Americans that I would like to address as half truths, exaggerations, or just downright false.

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No one is really sure what culture means, nor what cultural appropriation would be defined as. We often notice when people around us get offended by the mispronunciation of a word in their language, or with the fact that a fashion accessory is actually a tribal piece. Here is what you can do to stop appropriating other people’s cultures.

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