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TIL que le Japon a découvert le Christianisme avant le Boudhisme

 

http://www.japantimes.co.jp/life/2001/07/24/travel/religious-sites-relics-indicate-christ-beat-buddha-to-japan-2/#.V8NRIK1qhdc

 

Je savais que la Chine était bien christianisée avec les Syriaques mais pas le Japon.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Syriac_Christianity.svg

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Church_of_the_East#/media/File:Church_of_the_East_in_the_Middle_Ages.svg

 

S'il n'y avait pas eu les invasions mongoles et timurides, l'Afghanistan l'Asie Centrale et la Chine seraient peut-être chrétiennes...

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Là non, c'est pour ça qu'ils ont fusionné leurs activités chinoises avec Didi. Pas tant à cause du ROI incertain que du climat des affaires chinois légèrement penché en faveur des locaux (ici Didi).

Mais ils investissent à fond pour prendre des pdm, c'est logique. Le marché chinois du transport c'est du délire. S'ils se mettent à l'automatique d'ici 5 ans et qu'ils ont une grosse part de marché là-bas c'est une part conséquente des déplacements chinois qui se fera en Uber.

La présence en VTC en Chine aujourd'hui (l'aube de la mutualisation des véhicules individuels pour les transports quotidiens) définit celui qui va transporter des centaines de millions de personnes quotidiennement dans 5 ans.

C'est aujourd'hui que l'avenir du transport individuel de milliards de personnes se joue. Tous les acteurs l'ont compris sauf les gouvernements et assimilés (G7), comme toujours désespérément à la ramasse.

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Cicada 3301 est une série de défis organisée sur Internet et mettant en jeu à titre principal des compétences en cryptographie et en informatique. Une série nouvelle de défis a été lancée chaque année autour du 5 janvier en 2012, 2013, 2014 et 2016, dans le but affiché de recruter « des individus très intelligents ». L'identité des personnes ou organisations qui organisent ces défis demeure inconnue.

 

misterios-sin-resolver-cicada.jpg

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Aujourd'hui, j'ai appris que Menahem Begin avait envoyé des armes à la junte militaire argentine pendant la guerre des Malouines rien que pour faire chier les Britanniques qu'il n'avait jamais cessé de détester.

La politique internationale, c'était plus fun avant.

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TIL il y avait des jours de déménagement à Paris au 19e siècles (4 par an) comme aujourd'hui à Québec.

http://history.stackexchange.com/questions/12795/moving-day-in-paris-france-in-the-19th-century

 

Etonnant. Si j'en crois cet article, la date limite d'un bail était autre fois imposée par la loi et dans le cas du Québec calquée sur la date de la fin de la trêve hivernale, à laquelle le seigneur d'autrefois pouvait expulser des occupants de ses terres. Il n'y a pas l'air d'avoir d'autre raison à cette tradition stupide, qui a apparemment toujours engendré de nombreux problèmes logistiques.

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La Bulgarie a "Bridge holiday":

 

 

There is a phenomenon in Bulgaria known as “working off” certain days – by a Council of Ministers’ decree, “bridge holidays” are officially declared making “long weekends” and the work that should have been done on the additional day off, is “worked off” on a Saturday. One example – the government officially declared December 31 a day off, but it had to be “worked off” beforehand, on Saturday, December 12. Yet there is a subtle difference between going to work on any working day or on a Saturday – which is never all that busy. And so, the old year ends in Bulgaria on December 30, and the new year starts on January 4. But the new year having scarcely begun, as every other time, the days quickly run into more festivities with Epiphany falling on January 6 when all people called Yordan, Yordanka and their derivatives celebrate their name day (in Bulgaria name days are celebrated almost on a par with birthdays). But if you don’t’ have a Yordan in the family or in your circle of friends, you are sure to know someone by the name of Ivan, and they celebrate their name day on January 7. On days such as these work can only get in the way.

 

After a brief work rhythm the first month of the year rolls to an end, but not to worry – the very first day of February marks the next important festive date – Trifon Zarezan or St. Triforn the Pruner, the day of grapes and of wine, usually celebrated at the office. And as February is but a brief month, before you can say Jack Robinson, along comes Granny Marta on March 1 and then the country’s national day on March 3. By the way, in 2016 March 3 falls on a Thursday, so it is sure to be the next in the series of long weekends, with one more Saturday to be “worked off”. In recent years there has been a certain nostalgia for celebrating the international women’s day on March 8, a day to honour mothers, wives and, of course, female co-workers. Though it is not officially a holiday, there doesn’t seem to be much work done on that day. Usually, though not this year, April rolls by quickly in the hustle and bustle of preparing for Easter, and again work is definitely not a priority.

 

The following month might as well officially be declared a “month off”. This year May begins with Easter and all the hullabaloo that goes with it, but not to forget Labour Day, May 1. Then comes St. George’s day on May 6, making a string of “bridge holidays” with some of them, of course, being compensated for by a “work off Saturday”. After a brief respite comes May 24, the day of the Slavonic alphabet and culture which is officially a holiday in Bulgaria. Next year May 24 falls on a Tuesday, meaning a “bridge holiday” and a “work off Saturday”. But there is one other thing – the proms take place on or around that same date, May 24 every year and are, as we all know, celebrated in a particularly vulgar, wedding-like manner.

 

May is followed by three months when people take their yearly holidays anyway. And Bulgarians go back to the working rhythm in September, though not on the first school day, September 15, which is frequently cause to be absent from work. Meanwhile, around September 6, Reunification Day and September 22, Independence Day, the long weekends seem to be the time to say a long goodbye to summer, because then comes October; October is really dull – no holidays, no days off, no celebration. The same is true of November – the most depressing month of the year. But then along comes December and when the festive season comes into its own, the last thing on people’s minds is work.

 

So, a quick look at the calendar shows that October and November are the only months in Bulgaria when any real work is done. Someone might say that we don’t need the proposal by the esteemed MP - to add another 5 days to our paid annual leave. But they would be wrong, because apparently, now and again the hard working men and women seem to be short of a day or two make a bridge and string up a couple of “long weekends” to be able to take a whole fortnight’s holiday. The additional five paid days off would solve this serious problem.

 

 

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Moins classe qu'Auguste, quand même...

Vrai. Mais Auguste était sur son lit de mort ; Aron sortait juste du tribunal (où il était allé témoigner en faveur de Jouvenel) et n'avait pas prévu de mourir dans l'immédiat.

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