Rip-off by faked kidnappings in china

There’s a new form of rip-off in China: scammers force victims to pretend they’ve been kidnapped. They then demand a ransom from the families.

This scam is also known as "fake kidnapping" because the victims have often not been kidnapped at all. Instead, they are pressured by the perpetrators to fake their kidnapping.


50 Facts about solar energy that will inspire you

Solar energy has gained tremendous popularity in recent years. Technology has greatly improved, costs have come down, and environmental concerns have changed public opinion. Solar energy has the potential to contribute greatly to the energy transition, towards a sustainable and clean energy supply. But what exactly is behind solar energy and what facts should you know about it? In this article, 50 amazing facts about solar energy are presented that will inspire you.

From the history of solar energy to innovative projects and the latest technologies, learn how solar energy works, how much energy it produces, and its impact on the environment. The advantages and disadvantages of solar energy are also discussed and key terms such as photovoltaic and solar thermal are explained. Discover the opportunities and benefits that solar energy offers and learn how you can help make the switch to clean power yourself.


Cawi: the future of online interviewing

Among the various methods used to collect data in market research, the online interview is playing an increasingly important role. The spread of the Internet and the growing interest in digital media have led to a sharp increase in the number of companies using such a method in recent years. One of the methods most commonly used today is Computer Assisted Web Interview (CAWI).

CAWI is a computerized method for conducting surveys that is conducted over the Internet. It is an evolution of traditional telephone and in-person interviews and offers the advantage of being fast, efficient and cost-effective. Respondents can answer questions from the comfort of their computer without the need for an interviewer to be present.


Winter coziness at “fire and flame”

There is nothing better than to immerse yourself in a cozy atmosphere on cold winter evenings and snuggle up comfortably in front of the fireplace. The warmth of the fire radiates a pleasant sense of security and tranquility, and invites you to leave everyday life behind. The interior of the room, the choice of colors and light play an important role in creating a perfect mood.
With "fire and flame this dream becomes reality. This cozy lounge offers an unforgettable experience for all guests. Here you can sit back in a relaxing atmosphere, enjoy a cup of hot chocolate and let the warmth of the fireplace pamper you. With a range of delicious snacks and drinks, the perfect winter experience is guaranteed.
The owners of "Fire and Flame have planned the atmosphere of the room down to the last detail. A combination of exquisite furniture, decorative elements and, of course, the centerpiece – the fireplace – creates a unique aura that makes you feel at home. Come by and experience winter at its best at "Feuer und Flamme".

A cozy highlight with the indoor fireplace

Winter is just around the corner and with it the time when you want to make your home really cozy. What could be better than a warming fire in the indoor fireplace?


The world’s longest limousine: anni’s drive into the guinness book of records

On 10. September 2021, Anni from Germany made history by driving the longest limousine in the world, earning her an entry in the Guinness Book of World Records. The limousine’s impressive length of 30.5 meters and unusual shape make it a real eye-catcher. But what lies behind the mighty vehicle?

The world's longest limousine: Anni's drive into the Guinness Book of Records

The idea for the extraordinary project was initiated by Los Angeles limousine and stretch limousine rental company KLS Worldwide. The company wanted not only to win the title for the longest limousine in the world, but also to build a record-breaking vehicle that could be driven on the roads. The result is an impressive limousine that is both luxurious and functional.


Bundesrat paves the way for consumer-related issues

The Bundesrat recently made a decision that could be of great importance to consumers in Germany. Following a vote on a new regulation, important consumer protection issues have been clarified and consumers will be better protected in the future from business practices that make it difficult to trade and store.

The new regulation will strengthen consumer rights and improve consumer protection in Germany. The Bundesrat’s decision to make this regulation possible is an important step in protecting and strengthening consumer rights. It aims to give consumers an important basis for their trust in companies and their products.


Fair in rositz: experience craftsmanship up close and personal

Rositz is a small village in Thuringia, which every summer becomes the stage for a special event: the funfair. Not only do local residents gather here, but visitors from all over the region come to enjoy the colorful rides and fun fair.

But the fair in Rositz is not just an attraction for amusement seekers. This is also an opportunity to experience an almost extinct craft at close quarters: the hatter’s trade. For more than 100 years, the Schmidt family in Rositz has been making handmade hats and caps from fine materials.


6 Fascinating facts you probably didn’t know about 3d printing

6 Fascinating Facts You Probably Didn't Know About 3D Printing

3D printing has seen great technological advancement in recent years and more and more industries are using this technology to create complex objects. But did you know that there are still many interesting facts you may not know about 3D printing? Here are six fascinating facts that could change your mind about this technology.

6 Fascinating Facts You Probably Didn't Know About 3D Printing

For example, did you know that 3D printing was invented back in 1984?? Charles Hull then developed the process of stereolithography, which is the basis for today’s 3D printing technology. Since then, the technology has continued to evolve and is now used in a wide variety of fields, from medicine to space exploration.


The best ways to invest in mortgage-backed securities (mbs)

Investing in mortgage-backed securities (MBS) can be a rewarding way to build a diversified portfolio. But what options are there for investors who want to put their money into MBSs?

One option is to buy shares in MBS funds managed by investment companies. These funds invest in a wide range of MBS and offer investors broad diversification. Another advantage is that management costs are usually lower than when buying MBS directly.