Archive for 'December,2012'

The “symbol” of the 2016 Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro

The “symbol” of the 2016 Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro

“Solar City Tower” is being constructed on the Brazilian island of Cotonduba and will serve as the welcome symbol for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. It will be seen by all visitors and participants arriving by air […]

A visionary’s blessings for De Todo en Ibiza

A visionary’s blessings for De Todo en Ibiza

Satish Kumar is the founder of the Small School and of Schumacher College, both leading institutions in the academic world with an innovatively experiential approach to learning which for over 20 years now have helped thousands of children, organisations and […]

Exercise and meditation improve your brain’s health

Exercise and meditation improve your brain’s health

According to scientific research that is seeing the light, practising both physical exercise and meditation contribute to improving the health of the brain. Edinburgh University has carried out a study this year, published in the Neurology academic journal, based on […]

Diminishing greenhouse effect in Europe

Diminishing greenhouse effect in Europe

The European Environment Agency (EEA) has recently revealed that the European Union’s emissions of greenhouse gases have reduced by 2.5% in relation to 2011. The UK showed the biggest overall cuts, with a reduction of 36 million tonnes of CO2 […]

Everyone’s a Ronaldo!

Everyone’s a Ronaldo!

It all began in 1996 – two friends, David (Formentera) y Uli (Cologne, Germany), both soccer enthusiasts, decided that it would be great to create an annual soccer tournament for everyone who wants to participate regardless of their nationality. A […]

DID YOU KNOW THAT…

DID YOU KNOW THAT…

Researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) found that psychological wellbeing or positive emotions reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes. Their results point at psychological wellbeing preventing cardiovascular diseases. Costa Rica occupies the top position of […]

Ginger, a nutritious and healing root

Ginger, a nutritious and healing root

Ginger is a hard root of greyish-coloured skin that is obtained from a tropical plant called Zingiber, which is from the tropical areas of Southeast Asia, India and China, where it began to be grown 3,000 years ago. Nowadays it […]

Healing Ibiza update

Healing Ibiza update

After another very successful Healing Ibiza day – held at Atzaró in October and, as ever, very effectively extolling the virtues of alternative healing and living – we are delighted to announce that the €1500 proceeds of their latest venture […]

Neurosurgeon experiences life after death

Neurosurgeon experiences life after death

More and more scientists support theories about near-death experiences in which people in deep coma experience other dimensions of life. The case of a neurosurgeon from Harvard University, Eben Alexander, is special since he himself, after a week in deep […]

Sola’s Pixelages

Sola’s Pixelages

Long term island personality, resident and artist Sola is presenting an individual art exhibition in the Club Diario de Ibiza. The vernissage will be held on the 4th of December at 8pm and the exhibition will run through the 21st […]

Positive investing

Positive investing

Entrepreneur, Jamie Hartzell, is looking forward to the imminent launch of his eagerly awaited ethical investment website: Ethex. He is driven by a strong belief, backed up by thorough research, that companies ethically enhancing their investments by partaking in ‘negative’ […]

Property valuations online

Property valuations online

Our properties are our wealth. Our apartment, flat, terraced house, ground floor, attic… generally are worth more than our savings in the bank. The value of our home may have varied a lot over the last 5 years. It is […]

Dog casting

Dog casting

In January the first edition of “The Dog Fashion Day” will take place; a canine hairdressing and fashion show – with the participation of different island artists – and a dog training showcase. The money that is generated will go […]

Caritas gets some good news

Caritas gets some good news

Caritas is known by all as one of the most important institutions in humanitarian aid and cooperation for development. It was born in our country in 1957, when Spain was going through a serious economic crisis after the post-Civil War […]

A not so crazy invention…

A not so crazy invention…

Have you had many a hapless cycling expedition marked by a slipping bicycle chain? If so, we may just have the answer for you: the bicymple. Not only has the inventor, Josh Bechtel of Scalyfish Designs, Washington, cunningly drawn from […]

The internet infiltrates Bangladesh… on bicycles

The internet infiltrates Bangladesh… on bicycles

In July, Bangladesh’s central bank pledged to supply interest-free loans to an innovative company called ‘Info Ladies’. Distribution of the first instalment, totalling 100 million takas (just under a million euros) will begin this month. The ‘Info Ladies’ project, which […]

Live long, live happy

Live long, live happy

The baby boom generation (1945-1955) has begun to hit retirement age. Additionally, life expectancy rates are forever on the rise. This would help to explain why, according to the European Commission, the number of people in the EU aged 80 […]

Local products

Local products

Again this month, we have interviewed some more of our local producers, so that both their dedicated work and quality products will be better known and more appreciated by our island community. First of all, we interviewed Toni Costa from […]

The Quantum Matrix

The Quantum Matrix

There is a field of consciousness beyond the limitations of our physical material world that connects us to everything in the Universe and to all of its knowledge. Scientific studies have shown that we are all connected to this Quantum […]