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Greeks squeezed by foreign investors in Athens property boom
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Greeks squeezed by foreign investors in Athens property boom

Image caption Koukaki, Athens – named as an up-and-coming neighbourhood for Airbnb rentals Geraldine Hynes is panicking about the future. The 63-year-old has been been trying to buy an apartment ever since she was evicted from the home she rented for 32 years – when it was bought by Chinese investors two years ago.”I want…

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Kamala Harris picks Baltimore as site for headquarters for potential presidential campaign (Baltimore Sun)
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Kamala Harris picks Baltimore as site for headquarters for potential presidential campaign (Baltimore Sun)

5:25 PM ET, January 18, 2019 Note: Because cookies are disabled, reloading this page will clear your settings. Refer to this page to reenable cookies. BuzzFeed News: Discussion: Above the Law, Bloomberg, The Daily Beast, CNN, ThinkProgress, RedState, NBC News, Esquire, New York Times, NPR, Conservative Review, ABC News, Washington Post, The Intercept, Associated Press,…

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Despite a Call for More Authenticity, Super Bowls Are So Far Feeling Largely Purposeless
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Despite a Call for More Authenticity, Super Bowls Are So Far Feeling Largely Purposeless

In one of the first-ever Super Bowl commercials, New York Jets quarterback Joe Namath’s face was “creamed” by Farrah Fawcett in a salacious spot for Noxzema. Joe’s celebrity status soared after leading the Jets to victory over the heavily favored Baltimore Colts. More surprising was how the face of a celebrity became the new way…

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Links 2/14/19
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Links 2/14/19

Dear patient readers, Your humble blogger is STILL not fully over That Bug. So forgive me for having less to say than usual. Birdwatching Incidental Comics (blckdgrd) What will climate feel like in 60 years? Fitzlab China and India Lead the Way in Greening Earth Observatory Famed WW2 Aircraft Carrier Torpedoed in 1942 Found Miles…

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No armed officers in schools, says… Baltimore
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No armed officers in schools, says… Baltimore

The Baltimore City School Board held a meeting this week where they were scheduled to vote on a new proposal. The meeting came in response to a new Maryland bill currently being considered in the legislature that would expand the ability of security guards in schools to be armed. Given the epidemic of gang violence…

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Institutionalize a code of conduct & self regulation mechanism to curb unethical practices: VP tells Real Estate Industry

The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called upon the industry bodies in the Real Estate Sector to institutionalize a code conduct and a self regulation mechanism to curb unethical practices. Addressing the young entrepreneurs and professionals at the 3rd YouthCon organized by CREDAI, here today, he pointed out that the sector…

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AirPods Have Gone Viral
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AirPods Have Gone Viral

Apple has a hit on its hands, or maybe we should say in its ears. AirPods have become the second best-selling Apple product out of the gate of all time. More interestingly, there are signs of AirPods now becoming a cultural phenomenon. AirPods do a superb job of demonstrating Apple’s competitive advantages with wearables, a…

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Bobby Bare Tribute: Margo Price, Steve Earle Highlight Outlaw Country Cruise Concert
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Bobby Bare Tribute: Margo Price, Steve Earle Highlight Outlaw Country Cruise Concert

When the fourth annual Outlaw Country Cruise docked in Nassau in the Bahamas on Wednesday morning, it picked up a new passenger: Country Music Hall of Fame member Bobby Bare. The 83-year-old singer, who became synonymous with the Outlaw genre via progressive albums like Bobby Bare Sings Lullabys, Legends and Lies, boarded the ship for…

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Marty Stuart Slates 2019 Summer Tour
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Marty Stuart Slates 2019 Summer Tour

Country music tradition meets legendary rock & roll as Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives join the Steve Miller Band for a 34-date tour beginning June 13th in Des Moines, Iowa. The trek, which includes stops in New York, Los Angeles and Boston, is currently slated to stretch through August 31st. A country music historian,…

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What This Millennial Real Estate Investor Did With $4,000 Changed His Life
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What This Millennial Real Estate Investor Did With $4,000 Changed His Life

CEO, Victor Bomi, Partner/Brother, Godwin BomiKeilan Scott Victor Bomi says there is “no secret” to his early success as a real estate investor, other than his knack for relationship-building and spotting good deals.   At only 22 years old, he grew his business with $4,000 that he earned from his first real estate deal. As the…

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