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Kevin Kallaugher (KAL). One of the best - if the the best of all

Kevin Kallaugher, better known to readers as KAL, joined The Economist in April 1978. In celebration of three decades of mockery, Economist. om reproduce below some of his favorite cartoons.

Beach Photo of the Year...

Eric Bach 02.04.2008
Beach Photo of the Year...



Restaurant in the sky

Eric Eric's Blog 18.01.2008
Restaurant in the sky

Anyone interested in having a unique dining experience? You can have breakfast, lunch, dinner or cocktail or invite your boss for a meeting 50 meters above ground in Belgium. The incredible dining experience is arranged by a professional event or...

Chinglish! Hilarious examples of signs lost in translation

With so many English-speaking tourists and businessmen now travelling to China, the Chinese are having to translate their signs to help visitors. Sometimes, though, the message gets lost, and the results can be amusing, and often utterly baffling....