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My cousin and I are in matching dresses with purple buttons, lavender yarn in our braids. Our mothers take us to Sears Portrait Studio, where we sit together in front of a marbled blue sky. I’m into it, all of it.
From: The Rumpus | By: Claudia Smith | Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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Excerpted from Wild Connection: What Animal Courtship and Mating Tell Us About Human Relationships by Jennifer L. Verdolin. Out now from Prometheus Books....
From: Double X | By: Jennifer L. Verdolin | Monday, August 25, 2014
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Warner Bros. television is considering a possible reboot of Full House, the popular ABC television sitcom which ran 1987 to 1995. The reboot would bring the Tanner family back to television with new episodes which would even include some of the original...
From: SlashFilm | By: Peter Sciretta | Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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by Chas Danner A reader thinks they’ve got it: Mombasa, Kenya with Fort Jesus in the background. Another reader: Being new to this contest, I’d like you to know how much I enjoy reading all the comments that folks include. So much is really helpful...
From: The Atlantic | By: Chas Danner | Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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ATHENS, Ga. -- Chris Conley has a problem today. Actually, Conley has a problem with today. It lasts only 24 hours. There is so much to do. When you'......
From: ESPN | Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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A judge has sentenced a man accused of running an investment fraud scheme that lost millions in investor dollars to serve five years in federal prison.
From: Fox News | Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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Hitchhiker's Guide, Game of Thrones, and zombie references all wrapped up in a joke-filled (and super meaningful!) ceremony and dance party — that's our kind of fun. Plus, you just might love their wedding party alternative at the ceremony. Oh, and...
From: Offbeat Bride | By: Offbeat Editors | Monday, August 25, 2014
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Delicious bean salad with Greek flavors is a snap to make and good for you, too.
From: Christian Science Monitor | Monday, August 25, 2014
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I don't remember exactly how I stumbled on this recipe, I'm remembering vaguely that I had too many zucchini knocking around in the fridge and a can of chickpeas gathering dust (by the way, Hugo doesn't like beans, what is...
From: The Wednesday Chef | By: Luisa | Monday, August 25, 2014
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Rolling business and financial news through the day:Sorrell: Scottish referendum increases uncertainty ...and Russia has replaced eurozone as main risk Morning summary: City cheered by prospect of eurozone QEShares up, eurozone bond yields downFrench...
From: The Guardian | By: Graeme Wearden | Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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Salty sweet ants-on-a-log? Yes, please!The post Veg Out! 5 Fresh Ideas for Healthy School Lunches appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Elizabeth Stark | Monday, August 25, 2014
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THEY’RE ONLY DIRTY IF YOU LOSE: America Entering New Era of Dirty Wars? All wars are of course dirty, and many episodes of conventional warfare (for example, both World Wars) in fact saw their fair share of irregularity and dirtiness. During World...
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Monday, August 25, 2014
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All these problems together convince many modern Christians that they could only become real Christians if it were not for the other people in the world. For them to be Christian means to be a “spiritual” person, full of love and joy to share with...
From: Internet Monk | By: Chaplain Mike | Thursday, August 28, 2014
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Oh yes, I am still loving the bass. Here we've got some incredibly dramatic low frequency stuff from the Greek doublebass/cello/electronics trio Mohammad. Hapli is doomy and almost unbearably tense. It's like being strapped into a dentist's chair…...
From: The Hype Machine | Thursday, August 28, 2014
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It sounds like a tale from Greek mythology: a small rural town hidden in the rolling hills, populated by beautiful women who are looking for love.
From: Irish Independent | Thursday, August 28, 2014
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It sounds like a tale from Greek mythology: a small rural town hidden in the rolling hills, populated by beautiful women who are looking for love. But this is the reality for the ladies of Noiva do Cordeiro, deep in the countryside of south-east Brazil....
From: Free Republic | By: The Telegraph | Thursday, August 28, 2014
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Jennifer Carroll was miserable dealing with a “boys’ club” headed by Governor Rick Scott, who cared not not for her opinions, and had no interest in outreach to blacks and hispanics. The Miami Herald reports: She describes Scott’s chief of staff,...
From: Liberaland | By: Alan | Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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When last we left the town of Greece, New York, the Supreme Court had just blessed its legislative prayer policy, announcing that expressly sectarian prayer, which persisted over many years, prior to town council meetings does not violate the storied...
From: Slate | By: Dahlia Lithwick | Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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There were some fine vintages 3,000 years ago, and a new study reveals how ancient mixologists made them finer still...
From: Time | By: Michael Lemonick | Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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by Laura Chanoux In March 2012, my fiancé Eric and I flew from JFK to Phnom Penh, Cambodia, to start an eight month trip through Southeast Asia and Europe. Eric had been planning and saving for the trip for three years while he worked at a major law...
From: The Billfold | By: Laura Chanoux | Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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THE STORY OF THE WORST (OR BEST) DAY EVER The University of Michigan, much like anything else, is complicated. It is located in a state suffering from a generations-long economic malaise and it is bringing in money like Tony Montana if Tony Montana weren’t...
From: Every Day Should Be Saturday | By: cjanerun01 | Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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As archaeologists continue to clear dirt and stone slabs from the entrance of a huge tomb in Greece, excitement is building over what excavators may find inside...
From: Fox News | Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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Lifetime recently announced that it was cancelling its newest reality show, BAPs. BAPs stood for Black American Princesses and Princes and followed a crew of female and male friends who were allegedly affluent and part of the Black bourgeoisie of St....
From: Clutch Magazine | By: Diana Veiga | Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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ThankstothemildsuccessofGirlMeetsWorld,there’sprobablynotasuccessfulsitcomtitlefromthelate80sor90sthathasn’tbeenatleastmumbledinastudioexecutive’sofficeduringaconversationaboutmilkingdeadcows.Yesterday’snews aboutafull-blownFullHousereunionisalltheproofthatwe’lleverneedofthattheory,becauseWarnerBros....
From: Warming Glow | By: Ashley Burns | Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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As the summer wears on, with training camps and preseason play still off in (what feels like) the distant future, we turn our attention to the past. Join us as we while away a few late-summer moments recalling some of the most scintillating slams of...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Jeff Eisenberg | Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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Source: ABC A reboot for Full House is reportedly in the works, '90s kids! Plenty of people call themselves Full House fans, but how much trivia do you know about the people and the stories behind the hit '90s show? Several of the show's stars have been...
From: BuzzSugar | By: Laura-Marie-Meyers | Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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Big global banks will likely accelerate the divestitures of subsidiaries, especially small foreign operations, according to an analyst at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods.
From: Wall Street Journal | By: Saabira Chaudhuri | Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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Kyle Massey, "‘Burly,’ a Word With a Racially Charged History", NYT 8/25/2014: As protests raged after the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., two articles in The Times on Aug. 16 referred to both Mr. Brown and the state police captain...
From: Language Log | By: Mark Liberman | Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greece coach Claudio Ranieri has called up 21-year-old striker Dimitris Diamantakos for the opening European Championship qualifier against Romania on Sept.
From: Taiwan News | By: Associated Press | Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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Last week, Virginia Democrat Sen. Mark Warner agreed to 2 televised debates with his Republican opponent Ed Gillespie, but requested that the Libertarian candidate, Richard Sarvis, be invited to the debates as well. Ordinarily, incumbents may be expected...
From: Big Government | Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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Most enterprises would love to embrace the future. The problem is they're so heavily saddled with the past. This is as true for customers as it is for vendors. Nowhere was this more evident than at VMworld this past week, where VMware, beset on all...
From: Read Write Web | By: Matt Asay | Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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1Sun4All Since July 28, the MS Tûranor PlanetSolar has travelled through Greece as part of the UNIGE-led TerraSubmersa expedition. This mission was divided into two distinct phases, according to PlanetSolar. The first was to introduce the archeologists’...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Amber Archangel | Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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Number of foreign visitors to Bulgaria grew by 4.9% in July 2014, year-on-year, according to data of the National Statistics Institute (NSI). The total number of foreigners was 1 792 500. Of them 61.6% were from other EU countries.Most significant rise...
From: Novinite | Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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A series of cartoons from Greece all the way around the world.
From: Ovi Magazine | By: Thanos Raftopoulos | Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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Aug.27 (GMM) Greece could be the next destination for Formula One.According to F1 business journalist Christian Sylt, despite economic austerity measures in the southern European country, a Greek race could be called the 'Mediterranean Grand Prix'.Writing...
From: Motorsport.com | Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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The late philosopher Leo Strauss was woefully wrong to assert we have something to learn from the statecraft of ancient Greece. The road from the self-destruction of that civilization leads through insidious turns of history to American narcissism and...
From: Asia Times Online | Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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This year, two well-known fast food franchises, Taco Bell and McDonald’s, threw jabs at each other in the pursuit of procuring the championship of the 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. time slot. To everybody else, it is simply known as breakfast. To be fair, Taco...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Jan Omega | Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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Think you (or your classroom or school) can stump Rick Riordan when it comes to Greek mythology? We’ll be testing him live! You’ll have a chance to submit a question when you register, and if your question is chosen you’ll receive a signed copy...
From: School Library Journal | By: SLJ | Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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Four interesting tidbits coming atcha that we neglected to discuss for multiple reasons. If you hadn't yet heard them, they'll feel like brand new news to you. In what is clearly understood to be an awards-traction move, Jon Favreau's sleeper hit Chef...
From: Film Experience Blog | By: NATHANIEL R | Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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The United Nations confirmed today that Greek and Turkish Cypriot negotiators met today in Nicosia to discuss arrangements for the upcoming meeting of the leaders from the two sides.
From: UN News Centre | Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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The most beigely basic, pumpkin spice flavored, Earlybird-filtered-selfie-taking coed to do a shot of Fireball in a sombrero and wake up with multicolored confetti puke in her hot pink Kate Spade tote bag....
From: College Candy | By: College Candy | Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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LET US PRAY Join us in seeking forgiveness for what we are about to do, and perhaps not do, this upcoming football season. FORGIVENESS GRANTED I forgive you, Will Muschamp, and seek new outrages. Fresh outrages. Outrages where we lose to Idaho, perhaps....
From: Every Day Should Be Saturday | By: Spencer Hall | Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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Kostas Manolas' future is finally decided with the confirmation he has joined Roma. The club confirmed the deal via its Twitter account:   Speculation surrounding the Greek centre-back's destination can now be put to bed. Although Arsenal were originally...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Nick Akerman | Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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ROME (AP) -- Greece international Kostas Manolas has joined Roma on a ??13 million ($17 million) transfer from Olympiakos, as coach Rudi Garcia looks to
From: Taiwan News | By: Associated Press | Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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Archaeologists excavating an ancient tomb under a massive burial mound in northern Greece have entered the underground structure, which appears to have been looted in antiquity.
From: Seattle Times | Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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Sorority rush is like hell, if Hades wore Lilly Pulitzer prints exclusively....
From: College Candy | By: College Candy | Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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Archaeologists excavating an ancient tomb under a massive burial mound in northern Greece have entered the underground structure, which appears to have been looted in antiquity. The Culture Ministry said Monday that archaeologists have partially investigated...
From: Free Republic | By: Phys.Org | Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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A prominent Greek historian claims that it is possible for the Louvre Museum in Paris to possess artifacts from the ancient Greek tomb currently being excavated by archaeologists in Amphipolis, Greece. The fame of the ancient Greek treasures allegedly...
From: Free Republic | By: greece.greekreporter.com | Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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translated from the Greek by Robin Robertson They would have torn us to pieces, those Bacchae.
 Instead, they turned—bare-handed—
 on our herd of grazing cattle.
 A single woman pulled a mewling calf in two,
 while others clawed apart a full-grown...
From: New York Review of Books | By: Robin Robertson | Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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A Gallery Of People Beyonce Doesn’t Have Time For Beyonce is an otherworldly deity. She’s like one of the Greek Goddesses walking the earth. So naturally, she doesn’t have time for regular humans. No matter how much these people...
From: Bossip | By: daviddtss | Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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