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Bright and fun is the name of the game in designing a tween room. You want the elements of childhood to be apparent, while feeling like the room is still functional for a young adult. And even though we are way past our tween years, we would jump at...
From: Green Daily | By: Megan Sheeley | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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The Huffington Post reports that most sororities in the country are dry: They don't let girls have alcohol in the house at all. The national Greek organization that oversees most sororities, the National Panhellenic Conference, has apparently maintained...
From: Reason | By: Robby Soave | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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Milk does a body good? Maybe not, according to a new study, which found that daily milk consumption may lead to more bone fractures and earlier death. The large study, published this week in the British Medical Journal, tracked the dietary habits of...
From: FitSugar | By: Leta-Shy | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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The good news is that I met Sailor Venus, the bad news is I still know like nothing about her, but the GREAT news is that ZOISITE DRESSED UP AS SAILOR MOON.
From: Geekosystem | By: Susana Polo | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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Doing business in Europe's periphery is made harder by slow legal systems THE World Bank released its annual "Doing Business" report on October 29th, ranking the world's 189 countries by how attractive they are to companies. That tiny Singapore led...
From: The Economist | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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U.S. Troops In Vietnam Getty Images "The ability to move is directly related to the ability to survive." Shortly after iron swords and spearheads became common, soldiers in sixth-century Greece ran into a problem. Infantrymen carted around breastplates,...
From: Popular Science | By: Jeremy Hsu | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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After a long-running recession, the housing market in Naxos, the largest island in the Cyclades, has stabilized, and some agents are seeing a renewed interest from foreign buyers....
From: New York Times | By: MARCELLE SUSSMAN FISCHLER | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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This quieter, lower-slung section of Astoria, a longtime stronghold of the Greek immigrant community, is seeing an influx of young people in search of more affordable housing....
From: New York Times | By: ALISON GREGOR | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Fear of ebola has gripped the United States, following the discovery of several cases of the deadly virus in Dallas and New York. Thousands have already died in West Africa during this tragic outbreak but it's not the deadliest...
From: TheStreet | By: Eric Reed | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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UNICEF, a branch of the United Nations, has just released an interesting report on child poverty during the Great Recession. The report’s results have been reported widely and are distressing. It shows that since 2008 2.6 million children in rich countries...
From: The Economist | Tuesday, October 28, 2014
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‘m back in my kitchen this week… back from making pies with you up and down the east coast… back from gently and not so gently asking you to buy my dang book… back to my roasting pan. This acorn squash was patiently awaiting my return.  Just...
From: Joy the Baker | By: joythebaker | Tuesday, October 28, 2014
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brought to you by epicurious.com and NutritionData.com Calories 590; Total Fat 20g; Carbohydrates 54g This pasta tossed with sautéed mushrooms, fresh radicchio, and cheese is a quick and easy meal to prepare after you get home from work. Mushrooms are...
From: Epicurious | By: Monica Reinagel | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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Thanks to improvements in the methods and procedures of archaeology, we are learning more about our past cultures forgotten through the extents of time. Before, many discoveries remained a mystery because of current methods then. That is no longer the...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Jan Omega | Tuesday, October 28, 2014
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This post Why Cancer Will Become a Manageable Chronic Health Condition appeared first on Daily Reckoning. There's no doubt that biotech research has led to some truly astounding medical breakthroughs... especially with regards to cancer treatments. But...
From: The Daily Reckoning | By: Ray Blanco | Tuesday, October 28, 2014
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You might remember LA-based Evangeline Lane from her serendipitous experience getting into photography, this most seriously delightful Independence Day wedding, or maybe even met her at the San Francisco Lovesick Expo. Let's talk about what makes Evangeline...
From: Offbeat Bride | By: Catherine Clark | Tuesday, October 28, 2014
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LeBron & Savannah James reportedly gave birth to their third child a few days ago and we have all the details.  More inside....   It's official, reportedly!  E! News confirmed that Cleveland Cavaliers leader Lebron James and his wife Savannah...
From: Young Black and Fabulous | By: _YBF | Tuesday, October 28, 2014
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Below is a video and transcript of Ronald Reagan's famous "A Time for Choosing" speech, delivered October 27, 1964. Thank you. Thank you very much. Thank you and good evening. The sponsor has been identified, but unlike most television programs, the...
From: Big Government | Monday, October 27, 2014
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News: work has begun on a Greek Orthodox Church designed by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava to replace a building that was destroyed by the collapse of New York's World Trade Center buildings on 9/11. (more...)...
From: Dezeen | By: Anna Winston | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Good artists copy; great artists steal. -Picasso A famous quote about creativity often attributed to Picasso. But what can we actually learn about creativity from studying thieves? And did Picasso even say it? Halloween is tomorrow. I haven’t cared...
From: Signal vs. Noise | By: Nathan Kontny | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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A European Union cyber-security agency was in Athens to conduct the largest exercise ever held on the continent to prevent attacks on Europe’s public utilities and communications networks. The director of the European Network and Information Security...
From: Free Republic | By: Associated Press | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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A European Union cyber-security agency was in Athens to conduct the largest exercise ever held on the continent to prevent attacks on Europe's public utilities and communications networks.
From: PhysOrg | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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West Brom head coach Alan Irvine believes Georgios Samaras' Greece snub can benefit the Baggies.
From: Irish Independent | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Rumors of a third Pee-wee Herman movie — a trilogy-completer! — have persisted for years, but now it seems as if we might be mere days away from getting an announcement of the official variety. Pee-wee himself (Paul Reubens, if you’re feeling...
From: Film School Rejects | By: Kate Erbland | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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We resurrect a 1982 Halloween cheese spread from the archives. It's a little weird! The post #TBT to Bon Appétit’s Best Weirdest Halloween Article appeared first on Bon Appétit....
From: Bon Appetit | By: Julia Kramer | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Tyler Cowen often has posts entitled "A very good sentence." Here Tyler dishes up one of his own: Yes, it is a big mistake to assume Say's Law always holds but it is an even bigger mistake to think it...
From: Econlog | By: Scott Sumner | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A European Union cyber-security agency was in Athens to conduct the largest exercise ever held on the continent to prevent attacks on Europe's public utilities and commun…
From: St. Louis Post-Dispatch | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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A European Union cyber-security agency was in Athens to conduct the largest exercise ever held on the continent to prevent attacks on Europe's public utilities and communications networks.Click to Continue »...
From: Charlotte Observer | By: The Associated Press () | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Mexican mariachis, Chinese foot massage parlors, Persian ice cream and Korean karaoke bars: Los Angeles is more than Hollywood, sunshine and surfing,
From: Reuters | By: Lucy Nicholson | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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For whatever reason, some fantastic restaurants don't get the culinary credit they deserve. These are the 8 Most Underrated restaurants Phantom has found....
From: WBZ-TV | By: Julie Eich | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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From: Tampa Tribune | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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NATO's new chief says the alliance is increasing its readiness and air policing following a spike in Russian air force activity in Eastern Europe.
From: Fox News | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Whilst stuck in a dead end role, have you ever dreamt of finding a dream job that lights your fires, motivates you and makes you want to get up and go in the morning? For some its a vocational calling, such as a doctor or teacher, for others its something...
From: Recruiting Blogs | By: Rebecca Baines | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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FIVE years ago this month, the discovery of a black hole in Greece’s public finances marked the start of the euro-zone crisis. Policymakers have scrambled to contain it ever since. The outcome of their latest ploy, a probe of the continent’s banks...
From: The Economist | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Bulgaria is to implement 5 energy projects worth over EUR 4 M with EU funding. The EU funding will go to the design studies for the construction of the Bulgaria-Turkey gas grid interconnection, the construction of the Yadenitsa hydropower plant, and...
From: Novinite | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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In a recent conversation with friends I mentioned that I had met Aristotle Onassis on a train in Italy when I was just out of college. This led to a discussion of his later wife Jackie Kennedy. As well as his lover of the time Maria Callas. We finally...
From: Pro Commerce | By: Michael Phillips | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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> In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day".antimetabole (AN-ti-muh-TAB-uh-lee) , noun A repetition of words or an idea in a reverse order. Example: "To...
From: Free Republic | By: dictionaries ad nauseam | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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There are some things couples wouldn't mind trying to boost their libidos, like drinking red wine or eating avocados. But what about getting turned on by sweat or watching boring TV shows? YourTango rounded up the strangest sex boosters we've ever read....
From: TresSugar | By: YourTango | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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He dressed like a Greek god — and he got a perk to match. The Halloween costumes Mayor de Blasio and wife Chirlane McCray donned during Tuesday’s Halloween party at...
From: New York Post | By: Michael Gartland | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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The Athens stock market sank 3.6 percent in early trading on Thursday, with the banking index plunging 7.3 percent over concern about the state of t...
From: The Standard Hong Kong | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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From The Spectator, 31 October 1914: THE most important event of the past week is the entrance of Turkey into the war, announced in the newspapers of Friday. For some… Continue readingThe post The Spectator at war: The Crescent and the Cross appeared...
From: Spectator | By: The Spectator | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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The public transport in Sofia is the cheapest, compared to the other EU capitals, shows a Belgian survey, quoted by the BTA wire service. Most expensive is the transport in Copenhagen – a 24-hour card costs EUR 17. Next is Stockholm – EUR 12. In...
From: Novinite | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Greece's presence in the region is going to be upgraded ...
From: Famagusta Gazette | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Deshler High School in Athens, Alabama could have been the scene of another deadly incident. Police were called to the school around 2:00 p.m., informing them that a student had been stabbed, according to USA Today. Alabama reports that Police Chief...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Renee | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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The New York Times recently looked at how expensive it is to join a sorority, and it's crazy....
From: College Candy | By: College Candy | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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So much for fashionably late. The New York Times' Risa C. Doherty recently examined the costs of joining a sorority, where extravagant gifts, pricey apparel, and elaborate crafts lead to a high price tag for college women who want to go Greek. Arguably,...
From: Business Insider | By: Libby Kane | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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The island on which the sorcerer Prospero is marooned is one of those masses of plastic and electronic detritus floating in the world’s oceans and he executes his “magic” entirely by smartphone, wrist keypad and other devices he’s created from...
From: San Francisco Chronicle | By: By Robert Hurwitt | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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The environment at Penn does not seem to have changed so radically that it would reach the Playboy pinnacle...
From: Time | By: emilystraus | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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    Too cute! Mayor Dill de Blasio And Chirlane McCray Host Halloween Party For Children New York’s Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray recently put their strong swirly love on display during their Halloween party...
From: Bossip | By: Danielle Canada | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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(click to view full) In an exclusive June 2006 interview, Israeli Air Force (IAF) chief procurement officer Brigadier-General Ze’ev Snir told Israeli media that the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter was a key part of their IAF recapitalization plans, and that...
From: Defense Industry Daily | By: Joe Katzman | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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