Maria Kontogouris

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The Islamic State One Year Later: Who's Winning the War?

Islamic State's Projection of Territory Under Its Control by 2020<p>June 29 marks the first anniversary of the proclamation of Islamic State (IS). It has been a busy year. After conquering an area covering over 80,000 square miles and including a population of approximately 10 million people, IS has …

5 Beliefs about Managers' Personalities

We all form opinions about the personalities of the people around us. We believe that some of our colleagues are focused on results while others have …

What Good Is Thinking About Death?

We're all going to die and we all know it. This can be both a burden and a blessing.<p>In the heart of every parent lives the tightly coiled nightmare that his child will die. It might spring at logical times—when a toddler runs into the street, say—or it might sneak up in quieter moments. The fear is …

While you were sleeping, your brain was working overtime

Sleep has profound importance in our lives, such that we spend a considerable proportion of our time engaging in it. Sleep enables the body—including the brain—to recover metabolically, but contemporary research has been moving to focus on the active rather than recuperative role that sleep has on …

9 Healthy Smoothie Bowl Recipes You'll Want to Dive Into

If we’ve learned anything from our Instagram feed lately, it's that smoothie bowls are one of the biggest breakfast trends out there—and for good …

Suzy Menkes: John Galliano, The Return

Suzy Menkes INTERNATIONAL VOGUE EDITOR<p>Maison Margiela takes off its mask to reveal Galliano.

Revamp Your Salad for Summer

Just like your wardrobe, it's time to lighten up your salad, too. Try these nutrient-packed additions to freshen up your go-to lunchtime staple.<p>While a salad is typically a healthy meal option, always opting for the same ingredients can make it boring—as well as keep you from maxing out on the …