The World’s Biggest Economies in 2018 and 2019: Chart

The US is the biggest economy in the world now and is projected to be maintain that leadership in 2019 as well. However China’s economy is growing faster and the country is catching up fast with the US. Click to enlarge Source: The World’s Top 10 Largest Economies, Focus Economics In addition to China, the emerging …

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The World’s Top 10 Tourism Destinations in 2017

Tourism is one of the major industries in many countries. Europe leads the world in tourist arrival numbers. A few facts about global tourism are: International arrivals grew by 7% in 2017 to 1.3 billion people. International Tourism receipts exceed $1.3 Trillion. Europe received the most arrivals at about 671 million followed by Asia-Pacific and …

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Leonardo Da Vinci’s To Do List

Italian polymath Leonardo da Vinci is known not only as a great painter but also a great inventor. His voracious curiosity for knowledge and science led him to learn and master a variety of subjects. Recently I came across an article on “The To-Do List” he used to maintain around the 1490s. Unlike most to-do lists …

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Maersk Container Ship Loads A World Record 19,038 Containers

Mumbai Maersk is one of the world’s largest container ships owned by Maersk, the Danish shipping giant. Recently the ship was loaded with an astonishing 19,038 Containers at Tanjung Pelepas Port in Malaysia. The ship is on its way to Rotterdam in Europe. According to a news report, the ship beat all previous world records with the loading …

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The Most Popular Cities of Europe and Tourism Revenues

Tourism is a major industry in most European countries. Millions of tourists flow into the major cities like London, Paris, Barcelona, etc. every year and the numbers only keep growing. Infrastructure in these and other tourist destinations are unable to keep up with the needs of the mass hordes of tourists everyday. A recent article …

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