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Radical longevity may change the way we live—and not necessarily for the better.
From: The Atlantic | By: Olga Khazan | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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"Hard Love," the new album from Strand of Oaks, is a rock ‘n’ roll masterpiece — and a genuine work of art
From: Salon.com | By: David Masciotra | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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With taxes rising, many Greeks are closing their books but, as they join a shadow economy, not their businesses.
From: New York Times | By: LIZ ALDERMAN | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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At first glance, Emily Ratajkowski's wearing a floral bikini any girl could get behind. The supermodel posted a throwback snap of her vacation in Greece, and honey, that called for some sexy swimsuits, accessorized to boot with body chains. When Emily...
From: Fashionologie | By: Sarah Wasilak | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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The normal ebb and flow of diplomacy relies on a few agreed-upon falsehoods.
From: The Atlantic | By: Matt Peterson | Friday, February 17, 2017
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I must commend you on your masterful victory over your opponents. But some of my lessons you've failed to learn
From: Salon.com | By: Liam Frölund | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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For more from T.R. Knight on his return to Shondaland, pick up the new issue of Entertainment Weekly on stands Friday, or buy it here now — and subscribe for more exclusive interviews and photos, only in EW. Nearly a decade after T.R. Knight endured...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Natalie Abrams | Friday, February 17, 2017
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EU Commission president says foreign aid is security spending—nice try.
From: Reason | By: Ed Krayewski | Friday, February 17, 2017
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As Thursday's unhinged performance makes clear, being president is no damn fun, and Donald Trump doesn't like it
From: Salon.com | By: Heather Digby Parton | Friday, February 17, 2017
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Under pressure from Brexit and Trump, EU leaders reconsider the meaning of "union."
From: The Atlantic | By: Paul Hockenos | Thursday, February 16, 2017
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All too reminiscent of Groundhog Day, Greece’s never-ending sovereign debt crisis is again attracting attention. However, while markets and policymakers fret anew over the possibility that Greece might finally be forced out of the euro, Italy’s seeming...
From: The American | By: Ryan Nabil | Friday, February 17, 2017
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"Why should it be different this time?" So asks Tyler Cowen in opening his recent Bloomberg article "Industrial Revolution Comparisons Aren't Comforting." The idea of people who ask that question--I'm one of them--is that the Industrial Revolution worked...
From: Econlog | By: David Henderson | Friday, February 17, 2017
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What kind of civilization might eventually emerge on Mars? Colonies of various kinds have been examined in science fiction for decades, but as we close in on the possibility of actual human arrival on the planet, perhaps in the 2030s, we can wonder how...
From: Centauri Dreams | By: Paul Gilster | Friday, February 17, 2017
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**Should-Read: Charles Wyplosz**: _[When the IMF Evaluates the IMF][]_: "Two critical mistakes are not mentioned... [When the IMF Evaluates the IMF]: http://voxeu.org/article/when-imf-evaluates-imf >...Debt Sustainability Analysis.... As with all...
From: Brad DeLong | By: J. Bradford DeLong | Friday, February 17, 2017
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For liberal democracy, nowhere are the problems and the lack of leadership more evident.
From: New York Times | By: NIKOS KONSTANDARAS | Friday, February 17, 2017
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iStock/kajakiki These plant-based brunch recipes prove that there are more options than just mimosas for vegans at brunch. From sweet to savory, there are so many delicious dishes to try at your next brunch. Whichever you choose to make, each dish is...
From: EcoSalon | By: Karissa Bowers | Friday, February 17, 2017
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When we think Greece, we automatically picture the white-washed buildings and blue waters. As much as we love its picturesque cities like Santorini, they tend to make us forget that the Mediterranean country is full of other worldly beauty. Another place...
From: SavvySugar | By: Nicole Yi | Friday, February 17, 2017
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Oh ye citizens of area metropoles, it is time to get your Greek on.
From: Denver Post | By: Lisa Kennedy | Thursday, February 16, 2017
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Valley of the Dolls describes events taking place between about 1945 and 1965. and was published in 1966. How did the characters think about marriage? On dating in New York City: Anne smiled. “Lawrenceville. It’s at the start of the Cape, about...
From: Philip Greenspun | By: philg | Thursday, February 16, 2017
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Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, and Shailene Woodley play friends and enemies in a privileged California community.
From: Warming Glow | By: Alan Sepinwall | Thursday, February 16, 2017
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One way for the EU to survive its economic woes is a parallel currency, allowing less adept economies some flexibility on currency and interest rates.
From: The National Abu Dhabi | Sunday, February 19, 2017
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For one more time, Greece stands on the edge of crossroads that will determine her near future. The only reason we don\'t see it in the headlines is because Trump monopolizes them. The constantly battling Greek government has one week left to break the...
From: Ovi Magazine | By: Thanos Kalamidas | Sunday, February 19, 2017
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A short story ...in Greek
From: Ovi Magazine | By: Avgi Meleti | Sunday, February 19, 2017
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ATHENS, Greece (AP) He was just a scrawny, hungry kid, the son of migrants from Nigeria, trying to survive in Sepolia, a modest Athens neighborhood.
From: Fox Sports | Sunday, February 19, 2017
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ATHENS, Greece (AP) — He was just a scrawny, hungry kid, the son of migrants from Nigeria, trying to survive in Sepolia, a modest Athens neighborhood. The club coach who spotted 13-year-old Giannis Antetokounmpo and his brother kicking a soccer ball...
From: Seattle Times | By: DEMETRIS NELLAS and THEODORA TONGAS | Sunday, February 19, 2017
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Bucks All-Star Giannis Antetokounmpo grew up in an Athens suburb afraid of the police and dreading being deported        ...
From: USA Today | By: AP | Sunday, February 19, 2017
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It might be the saddest quote you read today: "Olive oil is becoming a luxury."
From: Denver Post | By: The Washington Post | Sunday, February 19, 2017
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(use a photo of miss piggy, obviously) Miss Piggy may soon be a real person! That sounds like the most outrageous headline, doesn’t it? While humans and pigs do share certain similarities (such as the similarity in skin and muscle composition), there...
From: The Luxury Spot | By: andy | Sunday, February 19, 2017
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Flat earth theory is officially the talk of All-Star weekend in New Orleans.
From: With Leather | By: Ryan Nagelhout | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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Selena Gomez and The Weeknd are NOT in talks for a Vogue photo shoot, despite yet another fabricated story about the couple. Gossip Cop can exclusively bust the report.
From: Gossip Cop | By: Shari Weiss | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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This post One Sign Germany’s Preparing for Euro’s Collapse? appeared first on Daily Reckoning. Germany brings home its gold three years ahead of schedule. But Why? Brian Maher has more... The post One Sign Germany’s Preparing for Euro’s Collapse?...
From: The Daily Reckoning | By: Brian Maher | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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I've heard many times phrases like "this particular thing have been a fact of life throughout recorded history". In fact there is this definition: Recorded history or written history is a historical narrative based on a written record or other documented...
From: English Stack Exchange | By: Tulains Córdova | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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This is part of a new series we’re calling, “Hello, My Name Is…  A Series on the Names of God.” Look for the next installments to come throughout February. You can find the latest when you follow Tara’s author archive. We’ll add links to...
From: Ministry to Children | By: Tara Tegard | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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“I admire Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka, the two Swiss,” said 18-year-old Stefanos Tsitsipas last fall when he was asked to name his tennis idols. Does it seem odd that a teenager born in Greece, and who trains in France, would be such a diehard...
From: Tennis.com | Friday, February 17, 2017
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Spoiler alert: Do not read unless you’re caught up on the first season of Netflix’s “Stranger Things.” The first season of Netflix’s horror series “Stranger Things” has had fans buzzing since its premiere in 2016 , and now that information...
From: The Wrap | By: Phil Hornshaw and Meriah Doty | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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Space Jam is a film beloved to many. Now fans of the cartoon/basketball mashup movie can own a signature backpack.
From: With Leather | By: Ryan Nagelhout | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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Kodak Agfa posted a photo: You must pay attention to the small details in the palace like those marble depiction of Greek and Roman mythology...
From: Egyptian Chronicles | By: Kodak Agfa | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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At a ceremony held this week at the French Embassy in Berlin, the Scottish artist Douglas Gordon formally accepted Frances highest cultural honour, the Commandeur des Arts et des Lettres. The globetrotting artist also took the opportunity to speak out...
From: The Art Newspaper | Friday, February 17, 2017
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The chief marketing officer of the wildly successful Chobani company shares advice for building a twenty-first century brand for a new kind of consumer.
From: Knowledge at Wharton | Friday, February 17, 2017
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MILAN (AP) — Greek artist Jannis Kounellis, a major exponent of the Italian art movement Arte Povera who made Italy his adopted home, has died in Rome at the age of 80.
From: St. Louis Post-Dispatch | Friday, February 17, 2017
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ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Dimitris Mytaras, one of the leading Greek painters of his generation, has died in Athens at 83.
From: CNS News | By: Associated Press | Friday, February 17, 2017
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These seven beers from the Grand Canyon state are worth braving the desert heat.
From: Draft Magazine | By: Zach Fowle | Friday, February 17, 2017
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Look at how happy those two look up there. That's what brotherly love looks like. Here, Kevin Durant is congratulating his then teammate Russell Westrbrook for winning the 2016 All-Star MVP, his second in a row. Russell's smile and Durant's embrace is...
From: Hypebeast | By: Hypebeast | Friday, February 17, 2017
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I wrote about that press conference for Salon yesterday:So President Donald Trump is taking his act on the road again. Apparently being president isn’t nearly as much fun as running for president and...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Friday, February 17, 2017
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ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Dimitris Mytaras, one of the leading Greek painters of his generation, has died in Athens at 83. Mytaras worked in an expressionist style, often influenced by the art of Greece’s classical antiquity, using bold colors for subjects...
From: Seattle Times | By: The Associated Press | Friday, February 17, 2017
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Pope Francis, who was reunited on Friday with one of the Syrian refugees he brought home with him from Lesbos, Greece, said migrants don't pose a danger to Europe's culture but rather a challenge for societies to grow.
From: Times of India | Friday, February 17, 2017
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Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame, With conquering limbs astride from land to land; Here at our sea-washed, sunset gates shall stand A mighty woman with a torch, whose flame Is the imprisoned lightning, and her name Mother of Exiles. From her beacon-hand...
From: Suburban Guerrilla | By: susie | Friday, February 17, 2017
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Here's good news for hungry fliers: Delta Air Lines is bringing back complimentary meals in the main cabin. →...
From: Stuck at the Airport | By: Harriet Baskas | Friday, February 17, 2017
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