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Jinxed by Stansberry's investment book "American Jubilee"

“… they send a very benign email (“a reminder from Stansberry”) that if you don’t open that ONE DAY, and cancel, you are charged for another year of something you never signed up for in the first place.“ 997 more words


The world's first blockchain-powered elections just happened in Sierra Leone

On Mar. 7, elections in Sierra Leone marked a global landmark: the world’s first ever blockchain-powered presidential elections.

As president Ernest Bai Koroma leaves office after serving two five-year terms, the maximum allowed constitutionally, Sierra Leoneans have had to pick from a pool of 16 candidates including the ruling party’s Samura Kamara, the erstwhile foreign minister, and Julius Maada Bio, former military head of state and candidate of the main opposition party. 468 more words

Ephesus — The Commercial Agora

Ephesus was the major city of Asia Minor during the New Testament era. It was a major port – now silted up – located at the end of the Spice and Silk Road that ran west from Arabia and Asia to Ephesus on the Aegean Sea. 372 more words

Places In Turkey

El CaixaForum de València "dará vida" al espacio vacío del Ágora

El CaixaForum de València abrirá a finales de 2020 en el Ágora de la Ciutat de les Arts i les Ciències con varios espacios que “darán vida” al interior del edificio -diseñado por Santiago Calatrava y que actualmente no tiene uso- con “células culturales y lúdicas”. 160 more words


What Arnold Saw at Dover Beach

In a short piece titled “God is Dead; So What?”, Richard Ostrofsky, an acquaintance of mine, lays out his overview of the present culture wars from a perhaps characteristically atheist perspective. 2.660 more words


Athens: Ancient ruins in the birthplace of democracy

After visiting Croatia, my friend and I wanted to continue our trip around the Mediterranean so we decided to head to Greece. Our first stop was in Athens. 1.797 more words


"On Kingsley Ng's after the deluge" by Tammy Ho Lai-Ming

Dr.  Tammy Ho Lai-Ming’s “On Kingsley Ng’s after the deluge” was first published on the English Department’s blog, Agora

It is easy to forget, in a city as modern and seemingly functional as Hong Kong, how it has been shaped by a long succession of disasters, both natural and man-made.

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