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Ktima Brintziki ‘Melios’ Red Ilia PGI 2015

Estate: Founded in 1994 by the Brintziki family, the estate is located in the western Peloponnese, near ancient Olympia in Greece. Committed to preserving the environment, in 2012, the estate “became the first green winery in Greece, using geothermal and solar energy for heating and cooling, and utilizing only organic and sustainable farming practices”. 143 επιπλέον λέξεις

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From Washing Machines to Computers: How The Ancients Invented The Modern World

Zena Kamash, Royal Holloway

True innovation is hard to find, as few things come out of nothing. Take the now ubiquitous selfie, for example. The format may have changed but the concept of making self-portraits is hundreds, … 814 επιπλέον λέξεις

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Poverty Rate in Major Countries in Europe

Poverty rate, 2018.

Romania: 25.3%
UK: 23.2%
Spain: 22.3%
Greece: 21.2%
Italy: 20.6%
Portugal: 19.0%
Poland: 17.3%
Ireland: 16.6%
Germany: 16.5%
Sweden: 16.2%
Belgium: 15.5%
France: 13.6%
Norway: 12.3%
Denmark: 11.9%
Finland: 11.7%

(Eurostat)

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A Greek Cave Church

The Greeks have a habit of building chapels into caves. My wife visited a large one south of Chania, but one finds little chapels built into cliffs all the time. 534 επιπλέον λέξεις

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The Parthenon

Day 2

We had an early morning and got up and went to the Parthenon. To get around through Athens I really recommend using their «subway» it is very inexpensive and super easy way to get from one place to another. 117 επιπλέον λέξεις

Notes From Underground: The Government Shutdown, Or Lots of Media Drama

While I was off visiting my children and grandchildren, the government took its own hiatus. However, while I am back at it, the government is still shuttered (partially, at least). 930 επιπλέον λέξεις

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