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I’ve lived in three countries so far, and for me it’s really interesting to see how differently they do some things that I’ve never even thought could be done differently. Today: addresses.

Almost everyone knows that in Japan you use blocks instead of street names and that buildings within a block are numbered chronologically, not geographically. But that’s Asia, right? How much can one European country be different from another?

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What if I told you taxation is theft

Some people keep repeating this mantra: taxes are obligatory, obligatory means “by force”, taking someone’s property by force is stealing, ergo taxation is stealing.

Well, no. Just no.

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Abschaffung der EU-Roaming Gebühren

When I’ve heard that question, I couldn’t help but picture that famous scene from the Monty Python’s Life of Brian:

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