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Not Slowing Down Anytime Soon

I’m back at school after the summer holidays, and still things show no sign of slowing down.  Whether its a Rotary meeting with other exchange students, or hanging out in the vineyards with my host family, or an Austrian festival, my days seem to be absolutely flying by!   843 more words

Days Eight & Nine - 9/24 & 9/25

This weekend was one of the best weekends I’ve had in a long time. We drove about two hours (by we I mean our entire study abroad group) to Cabo de Gata, which is a beach city on the Mediterranean Sea. 433 more words


Meanwhile in Berlin...sightseeing

”Really…Check point Charlie again…?” Friend D. and I just got on our bikes to cycle towards Mitte. ”Ok…but afterwards I will take you to some new less tourism places ok?!” 64 more words

Nata's Nurture

Lanxess Is Buying Chemtura for About $2.7 Billion

Lanxess AG lnxsf said on Sunday it would buy specialty chemical company Chemtura chmt for about $2.12 billion in cash to improve the German company’s additives business. 33 more words

European Blog

'War Maps' in London

If you happen to be in London over the next couple of months, you may want to call in to the ‘War Maps’ exhibition. It is running at the ‘Map House’ in Knightsbridge from September 23rd to November 18th, and will showcase a powerful collection of propaganda maps in use between 1900 and 1950. 96 more words


Police say man opens fire, injuring two, near supermarket west of Paris

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

PARIS (REUTERS, AFP) – French police officials said on Monday (Sept 26) a man had opened fire near a supermarket west of Paris and injured two people. 49 more words

Current Affairs

PLEEC project finished - results online

The PLEEC project, working for energy efficient cities, finished a few months ago. All results are now online, including besides many other things a… 58 more words