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Common is set to drop his Nobody Smiling album on July 22nd.  And today, he released his single "Diamonds" featuring Big Sean.  Check it inside, plus director Ava Duvernay's big Greek honor... Common's No I.D.-produced album is on the way.  But he's...
From: Young Black and Fabulous | By: Natasha | Wednesday, July 9, 2014
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When summer arrives, I think of road trips. This is partly because the summer road trip is one of those life-defining rites of passage, at least for Americans, and partly because it's the season in which my most memorable road trips have taken place....
From: National Geographic | By: Don George | Tuesday, July 8, 2014
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This February, Film School Rejects turned a gloriously unruly 8 years old. Which means for me that, including the time spent blogging elsewhere prior to starting FSR, I have been blogging the world of cinema for almost a decade. It’s the longest relationship...
From: Film School Rejects | By: Neil Miller | Tuesday, July 8, 2014
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Roman Khudyakov, a member of the Russian Duma, is gravely concerned about a moral threat to the country’s children: he recently discovered that youngsters are being exposed, on a daily basis, to a graphic image of male genitals. The object of Khudyakov’s...
From: New Yorker | By: Masha Lipman | Wednesday, July 9, 2014
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Facebook founder and hoodie-enthusiast Mark Zuckerberg revealed his extremely optimistic prediction for how the Internet will reshape the lives of the poorest people on Earth....
From: VentureBeat | By: Gregory Ferenstein | Wednesday, July 9, 2014
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A Greek appeals court has increased the sentence imposed on a local taxi driver over the stabbing death of a British teenager holidaying on the resort island of Zakynthos....
From: Fox News | Wednesday, July 9, 2014
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Emma Watson looks gorgeous in a crop top displaying her fabulous figure at the Valentino show as part of Paris Fashion Week – Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2014-2015 held at Hotel Salomon de Rothschild on Wednesday (July 9) in Paris, France. The 24-year-old...
From: Just Jared | By: Just Jared | Wednesday, July 9, 2014
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Which of the dozens of English translations of M. Aurelius' "Meditations" is best for younger readers prioritizing beautiful, readable, lyrical and contemporary wording? Not looking for "... For Dummies"-level; just trying to avoid the KJB-style "thines"...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: jjjjjjjijjjjjjj | Wednesday, July 9, 2014
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Portugal’s bond market suffers bruising day as concerns over country’s biggest bank mount, while Greece sees underwhelming response to debt sale
From: Financial Times | Thursday, July 10, 2014
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Portugal’s bond market suffers bruising day as concerns over country’s biggest bank mount, while Greece sees underwhelming response to debt sale
From: Financial Times | Thursday, July 10, 2014
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Greece is poised to complete its second bond sale since defaulting on its debt two years ago.
From: Wall Street Journal | Thursday, July 10, 2014
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What a society chooses to rewrite is as revealing as what it records in the first place....
From: The Atlantic | By: Shawn Martin | Wednesday, July 9, 2014
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Greece is poised to complete its second bond sale since defaulting on its debt two years ago....
From: Wall Street Journal | Thursday, July 10, 2014
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Bank of England holds monthly policy meeting.
From: Reuters | By: Mike Peacock | Thursday, July 10, 2014
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1Sun4All After a sunny, nearly 20-day stay in the Marchica lagoon in Morocco, MS Tûranor PlanetSolar enjoyed a wonderful journey towards Monaco, where it dropped anchor at Port Hercules in the afternoon on July 6th, reports the PlanetSolar crew....
From: CleanTechnica | By: Amber Archangel | Wednesday, July 9, 2014
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A doo-run-run in Bulgaria.The comparison that is usually made with regard to how bad Ukraine has had it due to choosing closer ties to Russia instead of the EU is Poland. However, this comparison is open to the criticism of cherry-picking examples: did...
From: International Political Economy Zone | By: Emmanuel | Thursday, July 10, 2014
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Last summer was a difficult season, the worst I’ve had in years. I bloodied an eye from weeping, capillaries branching like red vines around the hazel nest where my pupil gleams like a black egg.
From: The Rumpus | By: Kate Angus | Wednesday, July 9, 2014
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Howard Glaser, who resigned last month as director of state operations and senior policy adviser to Governor Andrew Cuomo, has taken a job with OTG Management, a firm in charge of renovating airport terminals. “From a real estate point of view, the...
From: The Real Deal | By: Stuart Elliott | Wednesday, July 9, 2014
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Heavily indebted Greece plans to issue an unspecified amount of three-year bonds, just three months after it returned to medium-term public debt markets, the finance ministry said.
From: Channel News Asia | Wednesday, July 9, 2014
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It’s July and you know what that means (okay, maybe you don’t but now ya do)—it’s National Blueberry Month! The Chic Wife’s Kris Schoels has whipped up a fabulous Lemon Blueberry Protein Pancake that will do wonders for a breakfast …...
From: OK Magazine | By: Kelly Bryant | Tuesday, July 8, 2014
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ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greece says it will issue a three-year bond following its successful bid to tap debt markets in April after a four-year
From: Taiwan News | By: Associated Press | Wednesday, July 9, 2014
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ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece says it will issue a three-year bond following its successful bid to tap debt markets in April after a four-year absence.
From: U.S. News and World Report | Wednesday, July 9, 2014
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Greece says it will issue a three-year bond following its successful bid to tap debt markets in April after a four-year absence.
From: San Diego Union-Tribune | By: Associated Press | Wednesday, July 9, 2014
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Althea & Benzino Talk Babies & Beach Wedding
From: VH1 | By: Damian Bellino | Wednesday, July 9, 2014
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SINCE releasing his zeitgeist-grabbing debut "Slacker" in 1991, Richard Linklater has directed (and often written) some of American cinema’s most humane and loveable indie hits, including “School Of Rock” and the “Before” trilogy: “Before...
From: The Economist | Tuesday, July 8, 2014
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Shiran Carmel/Haaretz (Haaretz) — All has already been written about the famous Israeli breakfast of a large chopped Arabic salad, eggs, labneh, feta and other cheeses, Greek style yogurt and bread: that it’s fresh and healthy, that it’s Middle...
From: Jewish Daily Forward | Tuesday, July 8, 2014
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The modern world has brought us a lot of great stuff. (I, for one, am a huge fan of antibiotics.) That said, we know there are things that were better in the past, ideas we can learn from or reclaim.What’s interesting is recently science and experts...
From: Time | By: Mackenzie Yang | Tuesday, July 8, 2014
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Concerns over Portugal's Banco Espírito Santo have hit shares across Europe; Saxo Bank says "darkest nightmares about Europe" have returnedLatest: IMF issues statementSummary: FTSE 100 hits lowest since late April amid selloffFears over Espirito Santo...
From: The Guardian | By: Graeme Wearden | Thursday, July 10, 2014
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In Ancient Greece, the Helots are considered the lowest of the low-outclassed by slaves and reminded of their standing by the Spartans, who mercilessly cut them down to prove their own might. 
From: Under the Radar | Thursday, July 10, 2014
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Because Farrah Abraham is an entrepreneurial genius who knows that most people said to themselves, “Hmmm, I could really go for some creamy yogurt right now,” while watching her squirt in her porn, she’s opening up a frozen yogurt place in Austin,...
From: Dlisted | By: Michael K | Thursday, July 10, 2014
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Next-generation talents such as Seth Rollins are always hot-button topics on Twitter. The Shield split has gone according to plan thus far but, for Rollins, is it too much, too soon? Not necessarily. After showing two years of promise with The Shield,...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Alfred Konuwa | Thursday, July 10, 2014
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Papyrus is a light but strong reed that grows well in shallow, fresh water. The plant stood at the center of the ancient Egyptian civilization. It was used as paper and the reed's shape inspired the fluted columns of ancient Greece. Most of the papyrus...
From: Voice of America | By: Faiza Elmasry | Thursday, July 10, 2014
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Explaining the Banco Espirito Santo SA problem
From: Time | By: Bill Saporito | Thursday, July 10, 2014
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According to one senior banker, the deal could have been larger had it not been for movement in markets which forced the Greek government to row back on its plans
From: Financial Times | Thursday, July 10, 2014
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ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities have arrested a heart surgeon in a major Athens hospital on charges of bribery and blackmail for allegedly demanding money in order to perform urgent surgery, police said Thursday.
From: St. Paul Pioneer Press | By: The Associated Press | Thursday, July 10, 2014
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After 13 years gathering dust, plans to redevelop Ellinikon Airport look like finally coming to fruition...
From: Telegraph | By: Telegraph Staff | Thursday, July 10, 2014
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Read what critics have been saying about POV's documentary My Way to Olympia, then watch it free right now on the POV website or mobile apps!
From: PBS | Thursday, July 10, 2014
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For the past eight years, Cameron Robertson and Todd Reichert have dedicated themselves primarily to engineering human-powered flying vehicles. Now the Canadian founders of AeroVelo are taking their work to ground level by designing a bicycle that could...
From: Mashable | By: Businessweek | Thursday, July 10, 2014
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Greek police say they have arrested a heart surgeon in a major Athens hospital on felony charges of bribery and blackmail for allegedly demanding a bribe from a patient in order to perform urgent surgery....
From: Fox News | Thursday, July 10, 2014
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Have you seen our Costco Meal Plans yet?  We’ve got three of them including our latest featuring all Gluten Free recipes! It’s a great way to save on dinners, using bulk ingredients from Costco!!! Included are a price list, shopping list and recipes....
From: Five-dollar Dinners | By: Jenn K | Thursday, July 10, 2014
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ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greek police say they have arrested a heart surgeon in a major Athens hospital on felony charges of bribery and blackmail
From: Taiwan News | By: Associated Press | Thursday, July 10, 2014
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Greek police say they have arrested a heart surgeon in a major Athens hospital on felony charges of bribery and blackmail for allegedly demanding a bribe from a patient in order to perform urgent surgery.
From: San Diego Union-Tribune | By: Associated Press | Thursday, July 10, 2014
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The public face of Greece's far-right Golden Dawn party has been jailed pending trial as part of an ongoing investigation into the party for alleged criminal activities.
From: Deutsche Welle | Thursday, July 10, 2014
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My friend Cullen Roche is out with his first book, Pragmatic Capitalism: What Every Investor Needs to Know About Money and Finance, and I’ve already […]
From: The Reformed Broker | By: Joshua M Brown | Thursday, July 10, 2014
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Heard on a conference call yesterday: "This is not Greece, this is not Detroit, this is basically Venezuela with (a higher) debt to GDP ratio. We realize now we have been analyzing Puerto Rico incorrectly over the last 30 years ... With the new law,...
From: Seeking Alpha | By: SeekingAlpha | Thursday, July 10, 2014
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Annual event in its 25th year adds an extra day. Also on tap: Tuna tournament and Sundaes in the Park....
From: Baltimore Sun | By: By Jessica D. Evans, The Baltimore Sun | Thursday, July 10, 2014
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Europe's debt-sodden periphery was back at the top of the list of financial concerns on Thursday, troubles around Portugal's biggest listed bank pushing shares sharply lower and quelling demand for an issue of bonds by Greece.
From: Irish Independent | Thursday, July 10, 2014
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ATHENS (Reuters) - Golden Dawn lawmaker Ilias Kasidiaris, the Greek far-right party's main public face, was jailed on Thursday pending trial on gun possession charges, delivering a fresh blow to a party already reeling from a government-led crackdown....
From: Reuters | Thursday, July 10, 2014
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Of course I'm familiar with the concept of a "metropolitan statistical area", defined by Wikipedia as "a geographical region with a relatively high population density at its core and close economic ties throughout the area". The United States Office...
From: Language Log | By: Mark Liberman | Thursday, July 10, 2014
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