The world survived Y2K.
We can connect with people all over the world instantaneously thanks to MySpace, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube…
The average person changes mobile phones more than their underpants (well…perhaps that’s a bit of an exaggeration).
The United States of America elected its first African-American President.
There have been major advances in hybrid vehicles.
We have seen Reality TV come, and hopefully go.
We can watch 3D television at home…if we can afford it.
Scientists now have their first images and data of Mars.
Thanks to globalisation, travel has never been easier (although it has been cheaper).
‘At least one out of every three women around the world has been beaten, coerced into sex, or otherwise abused in her lifetime – with the abuser usually someone known to her’. LEE Jong-Wook, Director-General, World Health Organization.