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Greek Traditional New Year's Cake for Good Luck!

<b>Vassilopita with Chios mastic, orange blossom water and pistachios</b><p>Every New Year's Eve we prepare the cake (<b>"Vassilopita", St. Basil's New Year's cake</b>), decorate it with the number of the New Year and we hide a coin (gold, silver or brass) inside, which is believed to bring good luck to whoever …

My parents helped me to lose my virginity

We were each other’s firsts. I was 16, a stressed-out immigrant kid, she was the daughter of Colombian Catholics who were quite fond of the church’s policy on pre-marital sex. So it took us quite a while to awkwardly, semi-defeatedly concede to each other that we had run out of excuses to avoid …

Child Trafficking Rampant in Underdeveloped Indian Villages

NGOs and government data suggests that a child goes missing every eight minutes in India. Credit: Sujoy Dhar/IPS<p>THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, India , Sep 4 …

How Apple HomeKit Is Already Changing The Smart Home Industry

At Apple's developer conference this year, the secretive tech giant devoted less than a minute and half to unveiling HomeKit, its iOS-based protocol for hooking up connected gadgets in the home. But 90 seconds was all startups and hardware makers needed to begin scrambling to figure out ways to fit …

Upcoming smartphones to anticipate this fall

The Coming Race War Won’t Be About Race

Barrett Emke for TIME<p>Barrett Emke for TIME<p>Alexey Furman—EPA<p>David Carson—St Louis Post Dispatch/Polaris<p>Barrett Emke for TIME<p>Barrett Emke for …

5 disturbing stats on black-white inequality

The protests in Ferguson, Missouri, have laid bare America's ongoing racial divide.<p>One source of that tension is the large financial gap between black and white Americans.<p>The figures are staggering.<p>A typical black household has accumulated less than one-tenth of the wealth of a typical white one. …