New study shows the world’s best party city is (yes) Athens

Forget London…and New York, Tel Aviv and Rio: a travel website based on earth took a magnifying glass to the closing hours of nightclubs in a wide selection of global cities and determined that the city with the latest average closing times is Athens. Which will not come as a surprise to anyone who has ever gone out for a late dinner or night on … Continue reading New study shows the world’s best party city is (yes) Athens

12 Days of American Idiocy (Day One): Twitter Loves Terrorists

Summing up Kim Kardashian (correctly) as a media whore may get you booted from Twitter, but simply being a terrorist is apparently enough to get you one of those creepy little fascist blue bird badges that are an insult to our feathered friends everywhere. By way of illustration: Twitter’s pimping itself out to Hamas hasn’t gone over so well in Israel, apparently: In the United … Continue reading 12 Days of American Idiocy (Day One): Twitter Loves Terrorists

#Overtourism Overdrive: Santorini’s Airport Set to Triple in Size

What? That’s right: Santorini’s infamously sardine-can sized little airport is set to triple in size, from the current 4,500 square meters to 15,600 square meters. So says Giorgos Vilos, the commercial and corporate development director at Fraport, the (oddly, really) German-led entity that operates 14 airports around Greece. Not reported is that the tiny island — just 30 square miles, or slightly larger than Manhattan … Continue reading #Overtourism Overdrive: Santorini’s Airport Set to Triple in Size

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Too much peroxide? Blond person falsely reports year-old Greek sea find as new for leftist paper Haaretz

As if the Megyn Kelly affair weren’t bad enough…you remember her, the posing journaliste but actually failed attorney who managed to claw her way to the top of the news world until her tone-deaf utterances about blackface put her in her rightful place–as a petulant egomaniac who needs some (re-)educating. The era of fake news has not wholly effaced the age-old journalistic phenomenon of hacks … Continue reading Too much peroxide? Blond person falsely reports year-old Greek sea find as new for leftist paper Haaretz

It’s not war, it’s just the Middle East: Tel Aviv flight patterns again altered due to risk of rocket fire

Swiftly following on the heels of an Israeli security operation inside the Gaza Strip late Sunday night in which a senior Hamas terrorist commander and one Israeli officer were killed, the IDF (Israel Defense Forces) ordered changes to flight patterns to Ben Gurion Airport—essentially Israel’s only international airport. Last month, after terrorist factions in the Gaza Strip fired dozens of rockets toward Israel, authorities at … Continue reading It’s not war, it’s just the Middle East: Tel Aviv flight patterns again altered due to risk of rocket fire