Gender-based price discrimination is a relatively recent issue, not because it wasn’t there for years but because it can be tricky to identify. Basically, it can cost you more to be a woman than a man for certain products or services and vice versa.

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Millions of fans all over the world, fan clubs in popular social networks, dozens of awards… Nowadays it seems like Game of Thrones has become a great cultural phenomenon: people have watched this TV show for years, and some of them even want to dress like they live in its fantasy world. It seems like some of them have found a good world to live in. What makes Game of Thrones so popular, and what might attract you if you have not seen it yet?

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Robin Wright, actor and currently the most famous House of Cards character, just recently publicly exposed the barriers she has faced in her acting career. As a character on the show, she is equal to her male counterpart Kevin Spacey and yet is not even remotely paid the same as he is.

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We have decided to follow the post-EURO 2016 trend and take a closer look at Iceland and its fascinating culture. Get ready to be amazed by Icelandic customs that will make you want to jump on a plane to visit it.

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For all the negativity that is propagated on Facebook, there is a lot of beauty, positivity, and voices of hope that are often overlooked on the social media outlet. Personally, my newsfeed is about 60/40 when it comes to positive and negative posts. The positivity outweighs the negativity because over the years I have found people and organizations that want to turn something they find ugly into something beautiful. Their purpose is to be the voice that says that the earth is not a completely and inherently terrible place, and their mission is to highlight the works and progress being done in a specific area of the world: the Middle East.

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Main Things That Bind Us Together is an ongoing series on Youth Time that explores ideas and practices that are shared and celebrated all over the world. This week’s article will take a closer look dancing.

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It is well known that half of all global wealth is in the possession of 1% of the world’s population, and that a redistribution of wealth would be more than welcome. A basic income guarantee might provide the universal solution to humankind’s needs by granting people enough money to ensure a decent existence for everyone. Then poverty would be history.

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Thirty-four-year-old Hana and thirty-nine-year-old Dino met more than 10 years ago. Just like many other couples, after a period of time dating they started to live together and plan a family. “We felt the chemistry between us right away, and the same chemistry is there even more a decade after,” Hana says. But this happy couple did not meet in a bar or a restaurant, but – on the Internet.

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When I was 10 years old I picked up my first guitar, and I didn’t put it down for seven years. But there was one thing I couldn’t do: I couldn’t write a good song.

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Price discrimination is a general practice everywhere and the price formation could be influenced by various factors. Lisbon has the merit to be one of the cheapest capitals in Western Europe, and exposed to the laws of price discrimination. In the warm capital of Portugal you can drink a coffee for €0.50 or €1.60, buy bread for €0.30 or €1.50 and pay for a beer €0.90 or €2.50. A few hours walk on the climbing streets of Lisbon can give an impression about how prices may vary. It may be very sunny, so better to take the sun cream and a bottle of water.

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