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Argentinian taxman puts squeeze on breast surgeons

Agency aims to recover millions of undeclared taxes from Argentina’s booming plastic surgery industry. Argentinian financial authorities battling rampant tax evasion are targeting the country’s booming plastic surgery trade in an effort to recover millions of undeclared pesos from breast implant procedures. Argentina’s insatiable appetite for plastic surgery sees women spend more than £100m on(…)

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Argentinian taxman puts squeeze on breast surgeons

Agency aims to recover millions of undeclared taxes from Argentina’s booming plastic surgery industry. Argentinian financial authorities battling rampant tax evasion are targeting the country’s booming plastic surgery trade in an effort to recover millions of undeclared pesos from breast implant procedures. Argentina’s insatiable appetite for plastic surgery sees women spend more than £100m on(…)

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Useless Facts to Impress Your Friends, Part 1: Animals

Tired of not being the hit of the party? Here are a few useless animal facts to impress your friends with:* A rat can go without water longer than a camel can. Cats have no ability to taste sweet things. A horse focuses its eye by changing the angle of its head not by changing(…)

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Hurricanes worse because of global warming?

Models suggest that there may be fewer, but more powerful, hurricanes as the world warms • See all questions and answers • Read about the project There’s tremendous variation in hurricane activity over time and from place to place. Various studies published since 2005 indicate that the number and/or strength of hurricanes have increased in(…)

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China’s dams will cause more problems

In 2007, China became the world’s biggest emitter of greenhouse gases. Since then, not only the EU and the US, but also developing nations such as the alliance of small island states have put the government in Beijing under pressure to adopt binding emission cuts. At the 2009 climate summit in Copenhagen, China announced that(…)

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