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Corruption Perception Index in Europe 2016
Corruption Perceptions Index of European countries
A map shows the Corruption Perception Index of European countries published by Transparency International. (...)
September 19, 2017 – Jakub MarianMaps
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Pronouns in Esperanto
The system of pronouns in Esperanto is very similar to the English one: mi (I), ni (we), vi (you), li (he), ŝi (she), ĝi (it), ili (they). (...)
September 16, 2017 – Jakub MarianEsperanto
Number of patent applications per capita by region in Europe
The number of patent applications is a good indicator of how innovative businesses in different regions are. Without further ado, let’s (...)
September 7, 2017 – Jakub MarianMaps
Integral of $\sin(x)\cos(x)$
The function $\sin(x)\cos(x)$ is one of the easiest functions to integrate. All you need to do is to use a simple substitution $u = (...)
September 6, 2017 – Jakub MarianMathematics
‘September’ in European languages
The English word “September” comes from Latin september, which means “the seventh month”. This seems strangewe all know that September (...)
September 4, 2017 – Jakub MarianMaps
August in European languages
‘August’ in European languages
The English name “August” comes from Latin augustus, named in honour of Augustus, the first Roman emperor and great-nephew and adoptive (...)
August 1, 2017 – Jakub MarianMaps
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‘In an alphabetical order’ vs. ‘in alphabetical order’ in English
The word “order” is usually treated as an uncountable (mass) noun, which means that it is normally not combined with an indefinite (...)
July 27, 2017 – Jakub MarianEnglish
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Comparison of difficulty of different languages
When people start thinking about learning a language like Russian or Chinese, one of the first thoughts that spring to mind is that it (...)
“Sort by date” slow in Windows 8 and 10 – solution
There’s one “feature” in Windows 8 and 10 that’s been really annoying me lately: sorting by date. When you select Sort by → Date in view (...)
July 23, 2017 – Jakub MarianBlog
European languages by number of native speakers
There are almost a hundred different languages spoken natively in Europe, but only about 40 of them have 1 million speakers or more. The (...)
July 16, 2017 – Jakub MarianMaps