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We're sharing the first chapter and the never-seen-before second chapter of You by Caroline Kepnes, a perverse suspense romance about obsession, sex, and secrets that comes out Sept. 30. After reading these excerpts, I'll say that this Gone Girl fan...
From: TresSugar | By: Tara-Block | Thursday, September 18, 2014
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Ylan Mui has the details of yesterday’s Federal Open Market Committee meeting, in which Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen laid out a plan to draw down the Fed’s massive stimulus program in light of the economic recovery and the upward trajectory...
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Thursday, September 18, 2014
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The country that gave us David Hume and Adam Smith could once again be a beacon of liberty, a case study in free minds and free markets.
From: Reason | By: Tom Clougherty | Thursday, September 18, 2014
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Read about the highs and lows of 5774 — and everything in between.
From: JTA | By: Ben Harris | Thursday, September 18, 2014
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On the 10th anniversary of the Clinton Global Initiative, Bill Clinton assesses the state of the world, and of his post-presidency....
From: The Atlantic | By: James Bennet | Thursday, September 18, 2014
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…and fat women are poorer than fat men. Why the obesity-poverty link splits along gender lines...
From: The Atlantic | By: Cari Romm | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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I love this - it utilizes Greek yogurt in the dressing to lighten things up. Can be eaten right away or for better flavor it should sit for a couple of hours or overnight. -- posted by coconutty...
From: Recipezaar | Thursday, September 18, 2014
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Violence has broken out at a march in Greece, held to honor a rap singer whose stabbing death a year ago triggered a crackdown on the extreme right Golden Dawn party....
From: Fox News | Thursday, September 18, 2014
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PITTSBURGH — It took six months and 153 games, but the Red Sox finally have one moment above all others that perfectly captures their Greek tragedy of a season.It happened in the ninth inning of an otherwise irrelevant (for the Sox, at least) one-run...
From: Boston Herald | By: By Scott Lauber | Friday, September 19, 2014
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While there are certainly positional debates to be had elsewhere on the roster, the scenario at small forward for the Milwaukee Bucks—given the logjam and abundance of talent—provides an intriguing one for the 2014-15 season. Rookie Jabari Parker...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Jordan Rodewald | Friday, September 19, 2014
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There may be no Official JTA Dictionary, but we couldn’t help but notice a number of new words and terms come into Jewish parlance since last Rosh Hashanah.
From: JTA | By: Julie Wiener | Thursday, September 18, 2014
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Kirsten Dunst is pure elegance while attending the premiere of her latest film The Two Faces Of January held at Landmark’s Sunshine Cinema on Wednesday (September 17) in New York City. The 32-year-old actress was joined by her co-star Viggo Mortensen...
From: Just Jared | By: Just Jared | Thursday, September 18, 2014
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No one sentence could better sum up the American spirit than the opening line of our Constitution. For 227 years these words have served not just as a set of guiding principles for our nation, but as the building blocks for the greatest democracy the...
From: Red State | By: Matthew Clark ( | Thursday, September 18, 2014
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The ethics of student-teacher “intimacy”—on campus and on social media....
From: Miller McCune | By: Ted Scheinman | Thursday, September 18, 2014
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All season long we’ve been watching Josh Altman‘s wedding planning, or lack thereof, with his fiance Heather Bilyeu, and recently we heard that they put all planning on hold. So when we sat down with the guys of …...
From: OK Magazine | By: Lea Palmieri | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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Need something to snack on while watching Dancing With the Stars? Try this delicious appetizer from one of the show’s most famous faces, Karina Smirnoff. “I love the refreshing combination of seafood with a kick of spice,” says …...
From: OK Magazine | By: okstaff | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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The Wall Street Journal’s Daily Report on Global Central Banks for Thursday, September 18, 2014. Jon Hilsenrath shares his thoughts on the Fed's policy meeting, including the evolution of rate guidance, the forecasts of individual policy makers, and...
From: Wall Street Journal | By: WSJ Staff | Thursday, September 18, 2014
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Only 10% of the fruit and vegetables consumed in Bulgaria are locally produced, with the remainder being imported, according to Slavi Trifonov, Chair of the National Union of Gardeners. Trifonov announced at a press conference Wednesday that Bulgaria...
From: Novinite | Thursday, September 18, 2014
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"By using stale metaphors, similes and idioms, you save much mental effort, at the cost of leaving your meaning vague, not only for your reader but for yourself."Brain Pickings takes 450+ hours a month to curate and edit across the different platforms,...
From: Brain Pickings | By: Maria Popova | Thursday, September 18, 2014
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Homer meets Preston Sturges meets bluegrass...
From: The Atlantic | By: Christopher Orr | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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For many of us, long days at the office, stress, and errands can get in the way of a healthy lifestyle. So we often look at our vacations not as a chance for a calorie binge (well, not always), but as a chance to hit the reset button and get back to...
From: Oyster Blog | By: Kelsey Blodget | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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Emma Ashford As Scottish voters contemplate whether to withdraw from their 307-year-long union with the rest of the United Kingdom on Sept. 18, U.S. policymakers have their own problem to ponder: What will be the ramifications and potential costs of...
From: Cato Institute | By: Emma Ashford | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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Annie Cardi and Dawn O'Porter's debut novels deal with tough stuff and Brenna Yovanoff and Cat Winters return with spooky works that are sure to give teens nightmares. From surreal fiction to pulled-from-the-headlines nonfiction, the following titles...
From: School Library Journal | By: Shelley Diaz | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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Few young NBA players have captured the imaginations of fans like Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo, the 19-year-old "Greek Freak" who served as his team's finest source of hope on the way to a league-worst record in 2013-14. Antetokounmpo...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Eric Freeman | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release September 19, 2014 Building International Support to Counter ISIL   The ISIL Threat: a Global Challenge   The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has dramatically undermined...
From: Fox News | By: Greta Van Susteren | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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Every fall for 42 years, St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church has taken a leap of faith and invited the community to sample the tastes, sounds and rituals of its culture.
From: Las Vegas Review-Journal | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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Robin Lane Fox surveys a history of plants in poetry: Surprisingly, the poetry of flowers is often patchy and ill-informed. None of the ancient Greek poets mentions the brilliant wild tulips that run like red rivers through parts of the Greek landscape....
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Friday, September 19, 2014
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It's that time of year when the leaves start to change, the weather gets a little cooler and the smell of fall is in the air. It's also time for The Pilot's fall Bazaar Guide. Here's a compilation of events to help with weekend planning and holiday shopping....
From: Norfolk Virginian-Pilot | By: HamptonRoads.com | PilotOnline.com | Friday, September 19, 2014
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Filed under: Hybrid, Performance, Europe, Technology, Paris Motor Show, Lamborghini Lamborghini had us seriously stumped when it released its teaser (above) for a new vehicle that'll debut at the upcoming Paris Motor Show. The image seemed to depict...
From: Auto Blog | By: Chris Bruce | Friday, September 19, 2014
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Lady Gaga is all covered up while visiting posh neighborhood Nisantasi on Wednesday (September 17) in Istanbul, Turkey. The 28-year-old entertainer performed for the country for the first time on the artRave: The ARTPOP Ball Tour, which will stop next...
From: Just Jared | By: Just Jared | Friday, September 19, 2014
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ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greece's finance minister says his country will not seek additional rescue funds from other eurozone countries after bailout loans are completed
From: Taiwan News | By: Associated Press | Friday, September 19, 2014
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Ever since he left his post as the ban-happy mayor of New York City, Michael Bloomberg has been very busy taking his urban revitalization show on the road. Today, his philanthropy announced the winners of his annual Mayors Challenge, with five bright...
From: Gizmodo | By: Alissa Walker | Friday, September 19, 2014
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Mastic trees flourish on the Greek island of Chios. In fact, it's one of the only places in the world where these trees are found, despite repeated attempts at growing them elsewhere. Natives of Chios have long used the trees' aromatic sap (called...
From: Cool Hunting | By: David Graver | Friday, September 19, 2014
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There's nothing subtle about a Versace show, but for Spring 2015, Donatella took overtness to a new, sparkly level. And we're not just referring to the blindingly bold crystal-encrusted finale. From windowpane caging to laser-cut designs and grommets...
From: Fashionologie | By: Kate-Schweitzer | Friday, September 19, 2014
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Rabbi Danielle Leshaw, the director of Ohio University's Hillel, felt tremendous anguish over the Gaza onslaught this summer as a liberal Zionist. Still she threw herself into fighting the burgeoning Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement on campus....
From: Mondoweiss | By: Philip Weiss | Friday, September 19, 2014
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Zoottle, a Greek startup that helps customers connect via social media to a retailer's wireless Internet connection, plans to open its headquarters in Boston. The startup plans to open the office by the end of October and hire about six sales and marketing...
From: Mass High Tech | By: Sara Castellanos | Friday, September 19, 2014
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There's no more valuable commodity in the NBA than young talent. From a front-office perspective, young players (especially draftees) are cheaper, easy to mold and even easier to flip for other assets. And as far as fans are concerned, it's tough to...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Grant Hughes | Friday, September 19, 2014
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It's amazing what some people will do out of sheer boredom. Investors, for example, will often throw money around, simply because they have nothing better to do - as if making MORE moves automatically translates to MORE money. Today, Chris Mayer explains...
From: The Daily Reckoning | By: Chris Mayer | Friday, September 19, 2014
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By Nick Clayton:Box Ships Inc. (NYSE: TEU) is a Greek container ship company that was spun off from Paragon Shipping (NASDAQ: PRGN) in 2011. The company is trading at more than a 50% discount to net asset value and discounted cash flow projections.Shipping...
From: Seeking Alpha | By: Nick Clayton | Friday, September 19, 2014
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Leonard Cohen is our leading poet of love, wisdom, and sorrow – and according to the lyrics of Nirvana's "Pennyroyal Tea," the guiding spirit in Kurt Cobain's afterworld. We sat down with the singer-songwriter on the occasion of his 13th studio album,...
From: Rolling Stone | Friday, September 19, 2014
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Forty-three countries have already announced their Oscar submissions which means we have 2/3rds of the list already (It's usually around 65-70 films). Okay, technically we have 42 at this writing but Canada will have announced by the time you read this...
From: Film Experience Blog | By: NATHANIEL R | Friday, September 19, 2014
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A lawyer representing a Greek businessman and ship owner, who has accused an anti-Iran advocacy group of falsely and maliciously identifying him as part of their campaign to name and shame individuals and companies that do business in Iran, has responded...
From: Firedoglake | By: Kevin Gosztola | Friday, September 19, 2014
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Syriza party leader, who could be premier as early as next year, wants a new European consensus to help drag Greece out of its economic pit
From: Financial Times | Friday, September 19, 2014
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In an unprecedented move, Attorney General Eric Holder has intervened in a defamation lawsuit, seeking to have the case thrown out on the grounds that it will reveal state secrets—without publicly explaining how it would do so. On Wednesday, a lawyer...
From: Mother Jones | By: Molly Redden | Friday, September 19, 2014
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Artful Living W October 2014 Photographers: Inez van Lmasweerde & Vinoodh Matadin Stylist: Edward Enninful Make-Up: Aaron de Mey Hair: Shay Ashual Models: Olympia of Greece & Kendra Spears
From: Fashion Copious | By: John | Friday, September 19, 2014
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It is fitting that Naomi Klein’s latest work, This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate, was released this week in September. On Sunday, tens of thousands will pour into the streets of midtown Manhattan for the People’s Climate March. On...
From: In These Times | By: Cole Stangler | Friday, September 19, 2014
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To celebrate the redesign of their official website, alterna-metal oddballs Puscifer have dropped a new video for "Toma," a track from their 2011 album Conditions of My Parole. The video, directed by photographer Tim Cadiente, features cameos from Jacob...
From: Rolling Stone | Friday, September 19, 2014
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It was just over one year ago when Greece was, once again, thrust into the international limelight. On June 11, 2013, the Greek government, in a sudden and surprise move, immediately shut down ERT, the country's national public broadcaster. That evening,...
From: Truthout | Friday, September 19, 2014
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Featured Term (selected at random:ZEALOT 1. a Jewish member of a radical, violent group bitterly opposed to Roman domination of Palestine. The group was especially active during the century in which Christ lived on earth. The present-day use of the...
From: Free Republic | By: CCDictionary | Friday, September 19, 2014
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Simon Lester Tom Giovanetti of the Institute for Policy Innovation, who spoke at a Cato event we held earlier this year, has a new essay arguing that intellectual property protection should be included in trade agreements. He makes several points, but...
From: Cato Institute | By: Simon Lester | Friday, September 19, 2014
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