Culture & Society


Extreme Sports for the Mind – Red Bull Mind Gamers Escape the Room Championships

The Red Bull Mind Gamers are back, following successful events like the Rubik’s Cube championships, with an all new mind bending experience, the Escape the Room Championships.  We went to the regional qualifiers in Vienna to get the inside story.  Escape the Room has become a popular activity in recent years; touring Salzburg […]


The simplexity of donations

Under the slogan “choose one item from the list and make a difference”, the attendees of SIMPLEXITY could solve a complex problem by taking a simple step: providing those in need with everyday objects. They were asked to bring in-kind donations for a well-known Austrian charity: Diakonie Flüchtlingsdienst aids asylum seekers […]


Lonely together

You know you live in a crazy world when people prefer to have big conversations via texts, and small conversations when meeting face to face. But before we get all judgy, let’s take a minute and think: when was the last time we had a heart-to-heart conversation with someone without […]


Are our online personas killing off our real-world interests?

News, news, news, news, news. In this day and age we are constantly consuming news. We have the feeling that we are totally up-to-date and nothing about the current on-goings in the world can escape our notice. But, if you think again, you know that this is not really the […]


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Urban Aesthetics in Vienna

“He is my biggest fan”, Renacho smiles and points at one of the windows of the vis-à-vis building. “He brought me snacks and even a beer while I was working in the summer heat”. The man who lives in Felberstraße 110, 1150 Vienna, who brought Renacho a cold beverage during his […]


Impact Go – A Healthy Start

In the crowded giving landscape, it is hard to decide where to put your hard earned euros.  There are the mega-charities which provide a myriad of different supports across the world, from disaster relief to poverty aid.  There are charities which allow you to purchase specific items, like mosquito nets, […]