George Papadopoulos

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Pilgrims and Sightseers Flock to Greece’s ‘Miracle Church’ (photos)

A tiny church in Greece’s Peloponnese dating from the 11th or the 12th century is a miracle of nature, and for the faithful, a sign of God’s …

Greece

Happy Name Day, George! Here are a Few Things You May Not Know about your Name

George or Giorgos or Georgios (Γιώργος ή Γεώργιος) is the most popular Greek male name, and the Greek Orthodox Church celebrates Saint George on …

If You Invested $1,000 in the 5 Largest Cryptocurrencies a Year Ago, Here's How Much You'd Have Today

Here’s a hint: You’d have a six-figure sum of money now<p>Bitcoin and many other cryptocurrencies have performed extremely well over the past year, …

EU Minister Çelik rebukes Greek minister for his remarks over military move in Aegean Sea

PARIS/ ATHENS<p>Turkish EU Affairs Minister Ömer Çelik has lashed out at Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos over his remarks regarding recent …

[Opinion] Opportunity not to be missed in Greece-Macedonia row

A country that has only 20 percent of the population of Greece and virtually no military forces cannot reasonably be considered a security concern.

Feds probe $80M construction scandal at church wrecked on 9/11

The resurrection of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, destroyed on 9/11, has turned into an $80 million boondoggle — and now the feds want to know …

Bizarre midair UFO sighting freaks out plane passengers

A passenger on a plane flying over the Aegean Sea captured footage of a bizarre object flying alongside the aircraft. It performs several maneuvers …

Greek football to resume Saturday - officials

PAOK's Greek-Russian president Ivan Savvidis takes to the pitch carrying a handgun after a disallowed goal<p>Athens (AFP) - Greece's top-flight football …

Forget Italy; your next high-end truffle is coming from Greece | Style Magazine | South China Morning Post

So you’re dining at a fancy restaurant and choose to splurge on some truffles to top off your repast. The server steps up and presents the vaguely …

Italy

Researchers find that one person likely drove Bitcoin from $150 to $1,000

Researchers Neil Gandal, JT Hamrick, Tyler Moore, and Tali Oberman have written a fascinating paper on Bitcoin price manipulation. Entitled “Price Manipulation in the Bitcoin Ecosystem” and appearing in the recent issue of the Journal of Monetary Economics the paper describes to what degree the …

The celebrated Greek economist draws on ancient myth, modern culture and personal experience to explore the nature and significance of capitalism<p>The famed former Greek finance minister has an 11-year-old daughter, Xenia, in Australia. Knowing she will have learned about the indigenous inhabitants …

Yanis Varoufakis

Scientists Just Made The First Quantum-Encrypted International Video Call

The future is here.<p>President Chunli Bai of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing had a meeting yesterday with President Anton Zeilinger of the …

Researchers hope to launch human trials as breakthrough shows hypothalamus controls ageing, with treated mice remaining fitter and living 10-15% longer<p>Scientists have slowed down the ageing process by implanting stem cells into the brains of animals, raising hopes for new strategies to combat …

Medicine

Want a Brain That's 10 Years Younger? Here's What Science Has to Say | Inc.com

Voracious readers, grammarians, wordsmiths, and trivia masters may have an advantage when it comes to staying mentally young, at least if they do something with their skill every day. Researchers at the University of Exeter Medical School and Kings College London crunched online data provided by …

The Brain

Return of stock-picking and the individual investor

Jim Cramer uses anecdotes to support his theory that individual investors are coming back into the stock market.

A trillion-ton iceberg the size of Delaware is about to break off Antarctica

An enormous iceberg, more than 2,000 square miles in area — or nearly the size of Delaware — is poised to detach from one of the largest floating ice shelves in Antarctica and float off in the Weddell Sea, south of the tip of South America.<p>Scientists have been expecting the break from the Larsen C …

Global Warming

Capitalists come for the marijuana industry

Some get in the pot business to do good. Some get into it hoping to do good and do well<p>This is not your father's marijuana industry. In a couple of decades we've gone from a completely black market in marijuana to a legal market valued at $4 billion a year — and projected to increase rapidly — and …

Hellenes - Greek Mythology Link

Location of Phthiotis in southern Thessaly<p>"Though the words 'Hellenism', 'Hellenic', 'Hellenes', 'Hellas' are less familiar than the words 'Greece' …

Ancient History

New Fossils Discovered Suggest That Humans Started Off in Greece, Not Africa | GreekReporter.com

New evidence of fossils unveiled by archaeologist Nikolai Spassov suggests that the human species is likely to have had its origins in Greece, not …

Anthropology

Opinion: Greece’s Varoufakis reveals the worst kept secret in Europe in his tell-all book

Forget all the claims and protestations about “families of nations” and a “new Europe” and “the European project.” The European Union, and especially …

Where do the richest and poorest Greeks live?, By Prokopis Hatzinikolaou | Kathimerini

The Athens suburb of Palaio Psychico is home to the richest people in Greece, according to data processed and published by the Finance Ministry?s …

Poetry in Simplicity: Greek Artist Dimitrios Antonitsis Reflects on Times of Economic Hardship

Dimitrios Antonitsis, <i>Untitled (primitive)</i>, Aluminium, 2017.<p>COURTESY THE ARTIST AND ROODGALLERY<p>For those unable to fork out for a flight to the …

Rules of memory 'beautifully' rewritten

<b>What really happens when we make and store memories has been unravelled in a discovery that surprised even the scientists who made it.</b><p>The US and Japanese team found that the brain "doubles up" by simultaneously making two memories of events.<p>One is for the here-and-now and the other for a lifetime, …

Elon Musk’s Billion-Dollar Crusade to Stop the A.I. Apocalypse

Elon Musk is famous for his futuristic gambles, but Silicon Valley’s latest rush to embrace artificial intelligence scares him. And he thinks you should be frightened too. Inside his efforts to influence the rapidly advancing field and its proponents, and to save humanity from machine-learning …

Greece To Surrender Gold, Utilities and Real Estate in Exchange For Pieces of Paper Printed in Brussels | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>It’s official: The Germans will not allow debt relief for Greece. Instead, Berlin wants to send in the repo man.</i><p><i>The untold story of the Greek</i> …

President Donald J. Trump Proclaims March 25, 2017, as Greek Independence Day: A National Day of Celebration of Greek and American Democracy

This year marks the 196th anniversary of Greek independence. Greek and American democracy are forever intertwined. American patriots built our …

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

How to play the energy market, the only number that matters in mutual funds, and two 'triple-threat' stocks

The state of play in the energy sector forms a terrific real-world test of investors' portfolio strategy knowledge and risk tolerance.<p>There are two distinct outlooks for the oil price. I wrote Tuesday that speculative excess and continued high U.S. inventory levels suggest that the most probable …

The Only 5 Countries That Meet NATO's Defense Spending Requirements

Getting NATO allies to spend more on defense is one of President Donald Trump’s most consistent foreign policy proposals. He might be on to something.<p>…