Alexandros Papadopoulos

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Greek Bonds Would Be A Great Investment, If Anyone Actually Traded Them

In theory Greek debt is a good investment, yet there are very few takers, no matter the price<p>Greek debt has been a great investment this year, in theory.<p>The reality is that almost nobody trades it, even with yields at a three-year low, so actually making significant money is all but impossible. The …

Economics

Anarchists Fill Services Void Left by Faltering Greek Governance

ATHENS — It may seem paradoxical, but Greece’s anarchists are organizing like never before.<p>Seven years of austerity policies and a more recent refugee crisis have left the government with fewer and fewer resources, offering citizens less and less. Many have lost faith. Some who never had faith in …

3 Stocks That Look Just Like Amazon in 1997

Here are three companies that look set to grow.<p>Few companies have had the transformative impact on the economy that <b>Amazon.com</b> (NASDAQ: AMZN) has. …

eCommerce

Google will soon require Android for Work profiles for enterprise users

Google recently announced that enterprise mobility customers will be required to use Android For Work profiles. Here's what this means for companies …

Tesla's new Solar Roof comes with a warranty that lasts forever

The solar tiles that make up the roof were designed to be extremely durable — they're made of glass, after all.<p>A new solar roof will also be expensive up front compared to a conventional roof, but Tesla says that it will last for 30 years, the length of a standard US mortgage, or longer.<p>Much longer.<p>…

The Warriors and Cavaliers Are Making the Playoffs Boring, but We Can Fix It

Haul anchor, raise the mizzenmast, jib the topsail, and prepare the take cannons, full heat. Question: Are the Warriors and the Cavaliers bad for the …

3 Powerful Stories Your Startup Could Use In Its Next Pitch

What inspires an investor to action isn't the ask; it's the story you tell.<p><i>By Ajay Yadav, CEO of Roomi.</i><p>When I walked into my first pitch meeting, I was convinced I'd leave with a check. I opened up my laptop, blew through my PowerPoint slides, and then popped the question: Want to invest? Though I …

What Democracies Can Learn From Greece's Failed Populist Experiment

Rambunctious outsiders often have no solutions to offer. But their obvious failures will not guarantee their demise.<p>While the crisis in Greece no longer captures international headlines as it once did, the country’s troubles never went away. Greece remains the only Eurozone country still subject to …

Political Science

How Social Isolation Is Killing Us

My patient and I both knew he was dying.<p>Not the long kind of dying that stretches on for months or years. He would die today. Maybe tomorrow. And if not tomorrow, the next day. Was there someone I should call? Someone he wanted to see?<p>Not a one, he told me. No immediate family. No close friends. He …

Psychology

I thought all you needed to be a good parent was to love your kids. I was wrong | Melissa Hood

My middle son tested all my parenting abilities, and they were found wanting. Ante-natal classes aren’t stigmatised, so why should parenting classes?<p>At the time I had my first child I was a solicitor, a job for which I’d studied and trained and got qualifications. You’d think that those negotiating …

Parenting

Parents: let your kids fail. You’ll be doing them a favor

Your teenager has a science project due. He hates science. He hates projects (as do you). Do you:<p>A. Set deadlines for him, get the necessary materials, lay them out on the table with some homemade chocolate chip cookiesB. Ask your neighbor who is a renowned chemist to stop by and wax poetic about …

Parenting

When It’s Too Late to Stop Fascism, According to Stefan Zweig

The Austrian émigré writer Stefan Zweig composed the first draft of his memoir, “The World of Yesterday,” in a feverish rapture during the summer of 1941, as headlines gave every indication that civilization was being swallowed in darkness. Zweig’s beloved France had fallen to the Nazis the …

How to Overcome Addiction and Make Permanent Changes in Your Life

<i>“Many people think that what the addict needs is willpower, but nothing could be further from the truth.” — </i>Arnold M. Washton, Ph.D.<p>If you want to …

How to Keep Emotions From Running Your Life

The worst period of my life ended shortly after I made a key discovery: most of the difficult experiences in my life arose directly from my desperate …

In Venezuela, we couldn't stop Chávez. Don't make the same mistakes we did.

By Andrés Miguel Rondón<p>Donald Trump is an avowed capitalist; Hugo Chávez was a socialist with communist dreams. One builds skyscrapers, the other expropriated them. But politics is only one-half policy: The other, darker half is rhetoric. Sometimes the rhetoric takes over. Such has been our lot in …

Create and publish your own apps with the $15 Android development bundle

Android continues to hold the largest share of the mobile OS market around the world, so it behooves aspiring programmers to master this flexible and …

104 Facts You Didn't Know About Mobile Marketing (Infographic)

Just last year, mobile devices overtook desktop in internet usage.<p>By providing consumers personalized information and promoting products and services directly to their phones, mobile marketing is a great resource for brands big and small.<p>What makes mobile marketing stand out from other forms? Some …

Mobile

Giannis Antetokounmpo chased down Kyle Lowry for the greatest goaltend we've ever seen

HOW DID HE EVEN CATCH UP!?<p>Giannis Antetokounmpo could probably run down a gazelle. When Kyle Lowry has a leak-out layup, Antetokounmpo starts from the opposite three-point arc and ends up swatting it moments after it touched the glass. The result is the greatest goaltend we’ve ever seen.<p>I can’t …

Look At Giannis

Images of Giannis Antetokounmpo dunking the ball are often paired with breathless references to Inspector Gadget/Mr. Fantastic/MJ in <i>Space Jam</i>/Stretch …

Giannis Antetokounmpo took the NBA to new heights in winning Most Improved Player

Giannis showed us anything is possible in 2016-17.<p>Giannis Antetokounmpo brought the <i>NBA Jam</i> video game to life in the 2016-17 season and leaped and dunked his way into the everyday talks of the league’s biggest and brightest in ways nobody saw coming.<p>That’s why he won the NBA’s Most Improved Player …

The Milwaukee Bucks 2017 Exit Interview

“Almost.” It’s a word that sums up the end of the Bucks’ 2016–17 season, as well as their future. They <i>almost</i> beat the Raptors. They trailed by 25 …

Finding the Greek Freak, coaching inequality and avoiding draft chaos

rantnrave:// I don't know what it says about me as a sports fan but I love the NFL draft. I consume it with rapt attention every year. Thursday …