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Finally managed to check out Athos in Guilderland! A lot of their main dishes seemed a bit big for dinner in the summer, so Albany John and I just ordered a lot of appetizers to share. 404 more words


Socrates Read the Bible? Conclusions from a dubious translation.

Last week, following a reading plan of reading through the Harvard Classics, I was reading Plato’s dialogue Phaedo, where he tells of the last days of Socrates, and, characteristically, Socrates talks a lot, explaining why he is not afraid of death, to which he has been sentenced by the authorities of Athens for “corrupting” youth by teaching them to think. 636 more words

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Surviving College 101

It is my first entry. It is my first week at USC. It is the first time I had handled many rejections in such short period of time. 201 more words


The Thursday Night of College

It’s Thursday, and the first week of my junior year here at UofL is almost in the books – what literally might have been the longest week of my life. 1,033 more words

The World Choc-Cup Taste-Off!

Once every four years, an epic battle takes place between the nations of the world. Or at least six nations. In Queens.

Which country will earn the title for the best mass-produced milk chocolate bar with hazelnuts? 284 more words

End of the Summer Grilling

Apparently, the last weekend of the summer is upon us. I have no idea how we’ve gotten to this point – didn’t summer just begin? 6 more words


Baked Potatoes with Garlic and Cream Cheese

How is that for an appetiser ?

Ingredients (4 people) :

  • 4 middle sized potatoes
  • 120 grams of light cream cheese
  • 1 clove of garlic chopped in pieces…
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