The Brazilian Flag: History and Significance of Brazil's National Symbol

The Brazilian flag, instituted in November 19th of 1889, was design by Décio Vilares and projected by Raimundo Teixeira Mendes and Miguel Lemos. The current national flag is the second version, since the proclamation of the republic. It's the third one since the independence. The flat is considered by the Federal Constitution as the fourth...
Jan 14, 2015 |

3 Amber Flags About Women

There are many "red flags about women" articles floating around on the internet. This time though, I will address the amber flags - not good, but not absolute deal breakers either. These can go both ways, but are flags to keep in check, just in case.
Dec 24, 2014 |

5 Red Flags in Your Mortgage Application

Lenders are always on the lookout for red flags in a mortgage application. From cases of deliberate fraud to the signs of someone who is a major investment risk, there are a number of issues that trained lenders systematically look for. The results of these red flags vary, from additional documentation requests to higher interest rates to mortgage...
Dec 24, 2014 |

Dissecting Your Business Law Contract: Red Flags, Essential Elements and More

A business law contract is used between two entities, usually both companies, to outline the scope of an arrangement, agreement or deal between the two businesses. In short, this document protects both parties from the abuse or negligence of the other party, and guarantees that each business is getting what they were promised from the deal. If you...
Dec 24, 2014 |

7 Home Inspection Red Flags for Sellers

For many homeowners who are contemplating a home sale, one area that causes anxiety is the home inspection process. Despite the care and attention you have shown your home since you bought it, you may be concerned with lingering issues that could dramatically reduce a home's value that you are unaware of. Luckily, there are a number of specific...
Dec 24, 2014 |

Redpixart LLC: Flag Icons

Flag icons and illustrations, free for personal use. Interestingly styled.
May 18, 2016 |

State Flags

Images and information on each of the 50 states official flag.
May 18, 2016 |

Mega Flags

Offers flag images with content about the country origins and significance.
May 18, 2016 |


Images of flags from over 220 countries, together with information on each country.
May 18, 2016 |

Flags of the World

Shows flags of all the member states of the United Nations sorted by continent as well as various other flags.
May 18, 2016 |

Flags Depot Flags of the World

Provides animated images of flags from around the world.
May 18, 2016 |

Redpixart LLC: Flag Icons

Current version of website contains 89 series of icons for each of 254 countries. All icons are kept in three resolutions in the PNG format with translucency being kept. They are perfectly fit in any background. All presented images of flags are allowed to use in non-commercial purposes for free, with noting the reference of the site. To use images...
Jan 22, 2016 |

Remembering '85, Mexico City public leaps into quake rescue

Baruch García stood at an intersection Tuesday afternoon after a deadly earthquake, trying to direct traffic away from a road cutting through La Condesa’s lush Parque México. On the other side of... Read More

Lessons in identity from Kurds and Catalans

One of the defining challenges in the 21st century has been how to balance demands for independence by certain peoples with the sanctity of national borders. Just in the coming days alone, two... Read More

Kremlin frets as Russia's once restive Islamist region takes up political Islam

Russia fought two bloody wars in its Caucasus republic of Chechnya, ostensibly to crush an emerging threat of Islamist extremism on its own soil. Mr. Kadyrov is imposing sharia (Islamic law) on... Read More