Chris K

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With Greece’s healthcare system in ruins, people are turning to illegal free clinics

THESSALONIKI, GREECE—”I prefer to find a job, but this is a dream right now in Greece,” said Eva Vaveloua, as she rolled a cigarette in an outdoor cafe in this northern Greek city. She is 38 years old, with a PhD in chemical engineering. “And I don’t want to leave my country. Life here is not easy …

Church of Cyprus forced to sell assets to pay debts as country crippled by euro crisis

Church forced to dispose of assets to pay euro debts following heavy investment in the country's beleaguered banks<p>The Church of Cyprus, heavily hit by the country's financial crisis two years ago, will dispose of assets to help pay off €100m owed to banks, its head said on Friday.<p>Archbishop …

Perseid meteor shower expected to be stellar

<b>(CNN) —</b> A moonless evening gave stargazers a fantastic light show this week.<p>The annual Perseid meteor shower, which is known for being among the brightest of meteor showers, happened near the tail end of summer.<p>The major meteor shower was visible in the Northern Hemisphere.<p>"If you see one meteor …

Astronomy

27 Powerful Pieces Of Graffiti That Paint Greece's Frustration Amidst Crisis

Greece’s debt crisis reached new heights last month as the government in Athens and the country's international creditors engaged in contentious negotiations over a third bailout in exchange for new austerity measures.<p>Some Greeks have weighed in on the crisis in a highly visual way -- with colorful …

How to Properly Clean Your Lenses, Filters, Mirror and Sensor

If you're like me, the thought of touching, let alone fully cleaning your precious glass or even worse, your sensor, strikes fear into your heart. …

Cameras

Bluesmart Suitcase Aims To Make Luggage Carry-On Woes A Thing Of The Past

There's nothing worse than being told that your carefully packed carry-on bag is too big and has to be checked just as you're boarding a plane. But a new development in suitcase technology is looking to change that.<p>Bluesmart, the suitcase equivalent of a smartphone, targets many common luggage …

How Do You Start a Photography Business?

The business of photography is something you really need to approach based on an honest assessment of your abilities, strengths, and interests. From …

Small Business