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Yale Opens Museum and Library Collections Online (Really, Really Open)

Yale has announced that they intend to make the entirety their museum and library collections available online. Most impressive, they’re doing this with no license required for access and no limitati συνέχεια..

The menace of memes: how pictures can paint a thousand lies » Spectator Blogs

But I suspect that the lack of suspicion about what the graphics purport to show doesn’t just arise because MPs have let us down. It’s also because of a failure to read the internet critically συνέχεια..

Η Ιστορία του Κυπριακού

Πολύ ενδιαφέρον κείμενο για το Κυπριακό. Εν ολίγοις, για όλα φταίνε οι Εγγλέζοι (και δη το Εργατικό Κόμμα) και οι ελληνικές κυβερνήσεις.

Παρότι περιέχει πολλές ανακρίβειες, μακάρι να επιχειρηματολ συνέχεια..

Spelling champion (Language Log)

Gadafi, Gadaffi,  Gaddafi,  Gaddaffi,  Gadhafi, Gadhaffi,  Ghadafi, Ghadaffi, Ghaddafi, Ghaddaffi,  Ghadhafi, Ghadhaffi, Kadafi, Kadaffi, Kaddafi,   Kadhafi,  Khadafi, Khaddafi, Khaddaffi, Khadhafi, Khadhaffi, Qadafi, Qadaffi, Qaddafi, Qadda συνέχεια..

Greek Wines Make Wine and Spirits Top 50 for First Time

Several Greek wines are listed on Wine & Spirits Top 50 list. This is said to be the first time in 22 years that Greek wines have made it to the Annual Restaurant Poll list. συνέχεια..

Why Anders Breivik is welcome at our university (Ottersen / Guardian)

"We do acknowledge that there are moral dilemmas in this case, but the last thing we need is a "lex Breivik". We keep to our rules for our own sake, not for his." συνέχεια..

I was a Greek neo-fascist (Alexander Clapp, LRB)

"No other far-right Greek party [...] has a regional backing of this sort." Γύθειο, Αρεόπολη, Κορογονιάνικα Λακωνίας. Μανιάτικα Πειραιά. Γιάννης και Μαρία. συνέχεια..

Καρχαρίας Στη Νέα Σμύρνη

Το πράγμα έχει φτάσει στο αμήν, η Νέα Σμύρνη μαστίζεται από τις επιθέσεις καρχαριών κι ο Δήμαρχος κωφεύει. Πόσα θύματα ακόμα θα θρηνήσουμε; Στο τέλος θα πάρουν οι δημότες το νόμο στα χέρια τους... συνέχεια..

Hollywood’s Jewish Avenger - The Atlantic (September 2009) (www.theatlantic.com)

It is not an accident that it took a non-Jewish director to concoct this story of brutal Jewish revenge. It is difficult to imagine a Jew in Hollywood—each one more self-conscious than the next—portraying Jews as vengeance-seeking knifemen. συνέχεια..

Greece's sovereign-debt crunch: A very European crisis | The Economist

Πλήρες και καλό briefing -- που ονομάζει και το ακατονόμαστο: "There is an alternative to a bail-out within Europe or by the IMF: default. Mr Almunia has insisted that this will not happen. “In the e συνέχεια..

Debt: The first five thousand years (David Graeber - Eurozine)

"Throughout its 5000 year history, debt has always involved institutions .... that place controls on debt's potentially catastrophic social consequences. It is only in the current era that we have..." συνέχεια..

BBC News - Ninth worker death at Taiwan iPhone firm Foxconn

... some employees were working more than Foxconn's mandated maximum during peak production times, and as many as a quarter of them were not taking at least one day off a week. ...

Foxconn says it συνέχεια..

“Addiction" is a poor way to understand the normal use of drugs, argue Cambridge researchers

Christian Muller and Gunter Schumann suggest that drugs, from alcohol and nicotine through to ecstasy and even cocaine, can have ‘beneficial effects for an individual in modern environments’. They ar συνέχεια..