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Η Ελλάδα υφίσταται μεγαλύτερη λιτότητα λόγω της λαϊκιστικής στάσης του Τσίπρα το 2015: Ντομπρόφσκις

Η Ελλάδα υφίσταται μεγαλύτερη λιτότητα, από όση θα ήταν αναγκαία, λόγω της λαϊκιστικής στάσης της Κυβέρνησης του Αλέξη Τσίπρα το 2015. Αυτό δήλωσε τη …

Παύλος Μπακογιάννης 20 χρόνια μετά: η ανεξιχνίαστη δολοφονία της 17 Νοέμβρη

Δεν υπάρχουν δικαιολογίες για καμία δολοφονία, αλλά οι εξηγήσεις που έδωσε τότε στην προκήρυξη της η 17Ν δεν αντέχουν σε σοβαρή κρτική: ο Παύλος …

These are the best albums of 2016 so far

David Bowie - Blackstar<p>Bowie could have delivered a smattering glam-rock-lite hits, a pastiche of his past glories - but there would be no challenge …

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Man who foresaw oil crash bets against Saudi Arabia

Two years ago, Zach Schreiber correctly predicted the epic oil crash. Now he's warning of a looming financial disaster in Saudi Arabia.<p>When Schreiber speaks, people sit up and pay attention. His 2014 prophesy reportedly led to a $1 billion profit for his firm.<p>"If you're long, I'm sorry for you," …

The Spring Essentials You Need to Nail French Girl Style

When in Paris, do as the Parisians do: drink espresso, eat croissants, and <i>definitely</i> channel that effortlessly cool style all French women seem to be born with. You know the one we're talking about: It's that <i>I-got-dressed-in-five-minutes-and-look-absolutely-awesome</i> look that we all aim to have.<p>With …

Clothing

15 Mesmerizing Underwater Photos That Show What's Really Under the Sea

Slightly eerie, yet extremely cool.<p>The winners of the 2016 Underwater Photographer of the Year Awards have been announced and the beautiful yet eerie photos are basically the <i>Titanic</i> and <i>Finding Nemo</i> in real life. The awards cover eight areas — wide angle, macro, wrecks, behavior, up & coming, …

Awards

Woody Allen Lists the Greatest Films of All Time: Includes Classics by Bergman, Truffaut & Fellini

We've looked this week at the favorite movies selected by such respected filmmakers as Stanley Kubrick and Martin Scorsese. Today we round out this …

To download or stream: 1000 hours of classic jazz, mixed and annotated by a master collector

David W Niven began collecting jazz records in 1925, when he was 10 years old. He continued to collect until 1991, amassing a nearly unparalleled …

Watch David Bowie’s First Film, a Horror Short that Screened at a Porn Theatre

Film wasn’t David Bowie’s main artistic mode, but throughout his career, he made quite the cinematic impact. Plenty of people have seen <i>The Man Who</i> …

Who really was David Bowie?

He redefined 1970s pop/rock culture via his multiple personalities, says the author, but this biography does little to enlighten readers about this …

Iggy Pop Performs David Bowie's 'Jean Genie,' 'Tonight' at Tibet Benefit Gig: Watch

has covered two works of his late, legendary friend for a fundraising gig at New York’s Carnegie Hall.<p>Pop performed "The Jean Genie" with members of …

Η καλύτερη ανάλυση για τη Συρία: Eνας μίνι παγκόσμιος πόλεμος γίνεται εκεί -Ολοι εναντίον όλων

Μέσα στους ελαιώνες και τα χωράφια σιταριού της βόρειας Συρίας, στην επαρχία του Χαλεπίου, μια μάχη με διεθνείς διαστάσεις κινδυνεύει να μετατραπεί …

Exoplanet Exploration: Planets Beyond our Solar System: Exoplanet Travel Bureau

NASA Just Released a Bunch of Sweet Vintage Space Posters

This beautiful calendar was intended for internal use, but you can download it in high resolution for free.<p>Just like every other kid interested in the cosmos, my childhood bedroom ceiling was covered in luminous stars and planets. If the light had just turned, they'd burn on; I spent my nights …

Episode 16: Laura Poitras, David Bowie’s Last Band, and the Poet Brenda Shaughnessy

The Oscar-winning documentarian Laura Poitras (“Citizenfour”) talks to David Remnick about her first solo museum exhibition, “Astro Noise,” which channels her investigations of government surveillance into immersive installation art. A group of jazz musicians recall how David Bowie found them in a …

Audi pays tribute to David Bowie in Super Bowl commercial

<b>The product:</b> Audi R8 V10 Plus<p><b>The premise:</b> A retired astronaut is couchbound and depressed. He once walked on the moon, but now he barely even looks at his bland dinner. His son comes to check on him, and knows exactly how to snap him out of his gloom: They hop in the son’s Audi A8, which can go up …

You Asked: What’s the Best Way to Lose Weight?

If you’re hoping to drop a few pounds for an upcoming vacation, the old “calories in, calories out” method can be effective. Combine a meager diet …

What connects David Bowie with King Arthur?

For our new feature In the Frame, an art history expert takes a photo from the news each week and likens it to a painting. This week, Open University professor Gill Perry looks at mourning in art – as in life.<p>The act of mourning for a celebrity or legendary figure from history has long inspired …

Is Facebook Luring You Into Being Depressed? - Issue 31: Stress

In his free time, Sven Laumer serves as a referee for Bavaria’s highest amateur football league. A few years ago, he noticed several footballers had …

Social Media

Love Is Like Cocaine - Issue 33: Attraction

“When we want to read of the deeds that are done for love, whither do we turn? To the murder column.”— George Bernard ShawGeorge Bernard Shaw knew …

The Friend: Love Is Not a Big Enough Word

His wife was just thirty-four. They had two little girls. The cancer was everywhere, and the parts of dying that nobody talks about were about to start. His best friend came to help out for a couple weeks. And he never left.<p><b>Most of September 17, 2012,</b> has evaporated from my mind. I still have a few …

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BBC Radio 4 - Seriously..., David Bowie: Verbatim

Subscribe to Seriously...<p>Get new documentary podcasts every Tuesday and Friday.<p>Seriously... Archive<p>Even more seriously interesting documentaries from Radio 4.<p>Seriously... Reads<p>Read more about some of the amazing stories in Seriously...<p>Fi Glover and Jane Garvey<p>Fi Glover and Jane Garvey roam the …

When Sir Terry met David Bowie

<b>Sir Terry Wogan said it was one of the toughest interviews ever on his chat show in the 1990s.</b><p>David Bowie's band, Tin Machine, appeared to play their new single You Belong in Rock and Roll.<p>It was with his usual wit that Sir Terry introduced them, only later admitting David Bowie was one of his more …

David Bowie Verbatim: drugs, dresses and lust in the Sixties and Seventies – the things we learned from the man in his own words

<i>Extraordinary and previously unheard recordings of Bowie from the BBC archive tell his story from Bromley to Berlin</i><p>The hour-long programme was made up of Bowie’s own anecdotes and stories covering the first chapter of his life, from his London and then Kent childhood, to drug-fuelled oblivion in …

We’ve hit a 10-year low in civilian freedom around the world

Freedom for civilians worldwide declined last year to at least a 10-year low, according to Freedom House, a civil liberties and human rights group.<p>Liberties such as freedom of expression and rule of law slipped on aggregate for the 10th consecutive year, the US non-governmental organization …

Barnbrook loved working with David Bowie, he was simply one of the most inspirational, kind people we have met. So in the spirit of openness and in …

David Bowie's Blackstar Art Released for Free to Fans

Jonathan Barnbrook is the graphic designer who designed several of David Bowie's album covers, including this year's <i>Blackstar</i>. Today, Barnbrook—the eponymous London design agency he founded—released the design elements for <i>Blackstar</i> under a Creative Commons NonCommercial-ShareAlike license, so that …

David Bowie's 'Blackstar' Art Free For Fans to Use

Graphic designer Jonathan Barnbrook, who founded London-based creative studios Barnbrook, is the designer behind several David Bowie album covers, …

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