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Two years into their existence, MOOCs haven't stolen students away from brick-and-mortar universities. Instead, they've become a genre of their own....
From: The Atlantic | By: Benjamin Winterhalter | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Inside the surreal recruitment process of a legendary club—or something like it—at New York University...
From: The Atlantic | By: ​Matt King | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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The consensus, such as it is, on the eurozone crisis was neatly summed up on Monday by Hugo Dixon, author and editor at large of Reuters News: “The euro crisis is sleeping, not dead.” What about the crisis in Greece? Over the past four to five years...
From: Financial Times | By: Tony Barber | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson got so worked up playing mythical Greek hero Hercules that he actually lost consciousness....
From: CNN | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Sure—dark chocolate may be considered the healthiest option in the chocolate family (bars of chocolate with cocoa content in the 70 to 85 percent range contain antioxidants, fiber, iron, magnesium, copper, and zinc). But today just so happens to be...
From: Glamour | Monday, July 28, 2014
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One memorabilia collector paid a pretty penny for a uniform once worn by Teddy Ballgame....
From: NESN | By: NESN Staff | Monday, July 28, 2014
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By Owen Williams, CFA:In mid-June we shared the several indicators (Six Indicators To Confirm The Bear Market) that we are monitoring to move out of equities, which we review below. While we have been forced by our models to remain fully invested, we...
From: Seeking Alpha | By: Owen Williams, CFA | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Watching the ocean inch up to your doorstep can be pretty stressful. Researchers are studying the ways climate change can undermine our well-being, and how we can bounce back....
From: Grist | By: Joanne Silberner | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Greek-Cypriot engineer wins European Inventor Award for USB device that decodes patient’s DNA within minutes outside a lab There was a time when the closest Christofer Toumazou thought he would get to the hallowed halls of Imperial College in London...
From: The Raw Story | By: Shane Hickey, The Guardian | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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When I lived in Florida, I went to a dinner at a friend's home. His Greek wife served a beautiful and delicious side dish that she called an "eggplant fan" and shared the recipe with me. While I've made her version many times with great success, I was...
From: Taste of Home | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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ssues of bilateral interest as well as the cooperation between ...
From: Famagusta Gazette | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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Blog: Law, Policy -- and IT?As we finish up the semester of Digital Media Culture at John Cabot University, our subject now is privacy. Last week we discussed social networking.  We read dana boyd’s book, It’s Complicated, and that naturally led...
From: Inside Higher Ed | By: Tracy Mitrano | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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If your diet is lacking in enough nutrients, adding a smoothie to your diet can help immensely. Toss any of these seven ingredients into your next smoothie along with your favorite fruits to get their nutritious benefits without sacrificing taste. Broccoli:...
From: Coutorture | By: Leta Shy | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Hello, I’d like to order two more weeks of July, please. July has been a month full of good books, delicious watermelon, and the discovery of new treasures. Scroll down to check out my monthly favorites: Fashion Favorites This denim dress is as versatile...
From: College Fashion | By: Leah - University of Georgia | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Not every marketing agency can be an architectural marvel, but they do all tend to have at least one oddly compelling bit of decor that reminds you you're not in a law office. Just for fun, we decided to ask our Twitter followers to share some of their...
From: AdWeek | By: David Griner | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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The head of the International Monetary Fund on Tuesday questioned whether Greece still needs debt relief.
From: Wall Street Journal | By: Ian Talley | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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It sounds like the plot of an uplifting PG–rated family comedy: A dastardly board of directors pushes out a beloved CEO, whose loyal workers rally in support of the man who’s treated them fairly. That’s the story of Market Basket, the low-priced...
From: Slate | By: Luke O'Neil | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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One of the first times I recall being asked the question “Where are you from?” was also one of the first times I realized that being black wasn’t a sufficient answer. For a sixth-grade project, I had to create my own version of a family crest to...
From: Slate | By: Aisha Harris | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Leave it to an ad guy to write his own hilariously entertaining obituary, and have it go viral in the days after his death. Kevin J. McGroarty, who died last Tuesday at age 53, had worked in advertising since 1983 and ran Rhino Media in West Pittston,...
From: AdWeek | By: Tim Nudd | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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In Mrs. Escher’s Nightmare, a hand appears to draw 3D-objects… as they move! Escher’s paintings were famous for mind-bending, physics-defying imagery. This demonstration of concept software makes it look like something that should exist, and...
From: Animal New York | By: Sophie Weiner | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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**Ariel Rubenstein:** Four Comments on the Situation: Obedience, Embracing, Normalcy and Failure: **Obedience:** Contempt for obedience... >...I take pride in the fact that when the sirens go off, I demonstratively refrain from heading to a protected...
From: Brad DeLong | By: J. Bradford DeLong | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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From: Garance Dore | By: Garance | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Seeing Theatreworks USA's annual FREE show at the Lucille Lortel Theatre is as much of a rite of summer for me and my kid as hitting the beach, the pool and the playground. But I was a little worried when I heard that this year, the family theater company...
From: Mommy Poppins | By: Raven Snook | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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By Gabrielle. When Sharon‘s friend, Chedva, contacted me to inquire about a home tour for her pal, it was an easy, easy yes. All she had to do was mention Israel, the Maharal Valley, and Paper Bella. Then there were the photos of Sharon’s home. And...
From: Design Mom | By: Design Mom | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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An Alabama man accused of killing kittens he found on Craigslist says he's innocent of animal cruelty.
From: Fox News | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Hi, everybody! Tim Carmody here, guest-hosting for Jason this week. July 25 was probably the 25th anniversary of Beastie Boys' Paul's Boutique. (Google and a few other sources say the release date was actually June 25, but July 25 is the consensus.)...
From: Kottke.org | By: Tim Carmody | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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The world’s largest solar boat, the catamaran PlanetSolar, will embark on a Greek mission to find one of the oldest sites inhabited by man in Europe, an organiser said Monday. Starting on August 11, a team of Swiss and Greek scientists will seek a...
From: The Raw Story | By: Agence France-Presse | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Uma Thurman stars as Hera in this short film about the Greek gods living out mundane lives in the modern world. Things turn around for the Queen of Olympus when she decides to see a therapist.Read more......
From: Io9 | By: Lauren Davis | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Singer-songwriter Sarah McLachlan is a healthy eater—homemade granola, oil pulling, communal meals—except when she's on tour. Then it's "Give me the pizza!" The post What Does Sarah McLachlan Eat for Breakfast on Tour? appeared first on Bon Appétit....
From: Bon Appetit | By: Belle Cushing | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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The baklava and koulouri and pretty much everything else is "totally made by hand on premises." Brooklyn-born Regina Katopodis has been a co-owner of Astoria's excellent Artopolis Bakery for 11 years, but she's always wanted to return to Manhattan, where...
From: New York Magazine | By: Rob Patronite and Robin Raisfeld | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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A wandering king looking for love and family, a jousting tournament for a princess’ hand, Greek dances, bold assassins, goofy pirates, and a visit to a down on its luck brothel with a dash of divine intervention punctuate Hudson Shakespeare Company’s...
From: Newark Star-Ledger | By: Cranford Chronicle | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Three weeks after finishing the 2013-14 NBA regular season, and two months before he got a new three-year, $16.5 million contract, Phoenix Suns forward P.J. Tucker was arrested by Scottsdale, Ariz., police for "super extreme DUI," according to Paul Coro...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Dan Devine | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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As the web's reach expands, non-English speakers will need fonts for their own alphabets....
From: The Atlantic | By: Nikhil Sonnad | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Now that we’ve designated March as Thailand time, we have a few days right after the wedding and before the holidays for another adventure. Everyone we’ve talked to highly encourages getting out of town right after the wedding, even if … read more...
From: Wedding Bee | By: Miss Squid | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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These will make you glad you didn't join a sorority....
From: College Candy | By: College Candy | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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A masterful study of Pericles revives the Athenian leader for the modern age, says Iona McLaren...
From: Telegraph | By: Iona McLaren | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Andrew OsbornFebruary 01, 2000 Swarm Jorie Graham Ecco/HarperCollins, $23   Soon after the long-absent King Agamemnon exits the stage in the classical tragedy named for him, a chorus of "broken husks of men" voices as one its insecurity: "I choke with...
From: Boston Review | By: Intern | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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"The Vinyl Diaries" and Popdose GIVEAWAY: Allman Brothers's new box set!
From: Popdose | By: Rob Smith | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greece's government says its next meetings with international debt inspectors will take place in Paris instead of Athens -- a move
From: Taiwan News | By: Associated Press | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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So far in a month of eating Greek, I've come across some filling and wolfable short-order sandwiches at Yianni's, a fresher and lighter version of similar food at Melita's, and an old favorite in...
From: Denver Westword | By: Mark Antonation | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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A Roma protest action that halted train traffic along the railroad linking Sofia with the nearby town of Pernik on Tuesday morning has ended. The protest was held in support of the Roma inhabitants of the Lozenets neighborhood in the town of Stara Zagora,...
From: Novinite | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Education: more playful than school, more democratic than the theatre, Coney makes things happen to people of all ages. Irving Wardle joins them From INTELLIGENT LIFE magazine, July/August 2014 THERE IS A deafening party with trumpets going on in the...
From: More Intelligent Life | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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The U.S. government asked a court to block a defamation plaintiff’s access to the internal workings of a group that campaigns against a nuclear Iran.
From: JTA | By: Ron Kampeas | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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FRANKFURT, Germany — Eintracht Frankfurt says it has signed Paraguay striker Nelson Valdez on a two-year contract.Valdez returns to the Bundesliga, where he played for Werder Bremen and Borussia Dortmund. Valdez won the German double in 2004 with Werder,...
From: Boston Herald | By: By Associated Press | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Liberals are forever struggling to understand the basic tenets of human nature that most other people just take for granted. You’d think they would have picked something up from the death throes of the Soviet Union, Greece, or Detroit, but as Talleyrand...
From: Free Republic | By: Townhall.com | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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The San Antonio Spurs front office is constantly updating its long-term plan, shaping the intended direction of the team as major changes loom in the seemingly near future. Fortunately for the franchise, its management has earned a sterling reputation...
From: Bleacher Report | By: David Kenyon | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Once Upon A Time has added to their cast for Season 4. As most people already know, Frozen is coming to Storybrooke — and more actors have now been confirmed for some new adventures. According to E! Online, Shameless star, Tyler Jacob Moore is the...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Effie Orfanides | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Image Credit: Sam Tsang ”There’s an old Greek proverb. A fish rots from the head down.” – Former Governor Mike Dukakis. To Derp is to die. It’s really just that simple. The problem is that derps are even more simple. They are typically wonkish...
From: Red State | By: ( | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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