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This Week in World War I, October 25-31, 1915

Joseph V. Micallef | Posted 10.25.2015 | World
Joseph V. Micallef

The Second Serbian Campaign: October-December 1915 Serbian Troops on the Stava River, Summer 1915 The first Serbian campaign commenced on July 29, ...

The Baby-Steppers: LGBT Travel

Dane Steele Green | Posted 10.13.2015 | Gay Voices
Dane Steele Green

If there is one dead horse I just love to beat, it is "do your research." The world being what it is, gay travel is usually a path of least resistance, that is, going to places where the odds are in our favor we will have the time of our lives while at the same time still keeping our lives.

Macedonian Filmmaker Revives Memory of Earlier Refugees

Stephen Schwartz | Posted 09.29.2015 | Religion
Stephen Schwartz

Macedonia has an older refugee history, which has been carefully and beautifully reconstructed by a domestic filmmaker. That chronicle involves the Sephardim. These were Spanish and Portuguese Jews expelled from their homes in the Iberian Peninsula at the end of the 1400s.

Europe's Anemic Growth: It's the Money Supply, Stupid

Steve H. Hanke | Posted 09.15.2015 | Business
Steve H. Hanke

It is worth reporting that Bulgaria, which is part of the European Union (EU), but not a member of the eurozone, continue to outperform the average EU member country.

GRAPHIC: Cruel 'Dog Spinning' Ritual Exposed

The Dodo | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 09.13.2015 | Green

This just in: An update in the world of bizarre, awful and ridiculous ways of treating animals. Dog spinning....

The Most Underrated Tourist Attraction In Every EU Country

Thrillist | Posted 08.21.2015 | Travel

Don't get me wrong, the Mona Lisa's got a lovely smile and all, but there's something soul-crushing about how she's displayed: stowed away in glass, surrounded by hordes of sightseers throwing up "gang symbols" and cheesy smiles for their selfie sticks.

Germany's Leadership Role in Advancing Economic Freedom: Opportunity for All, Favoritism for None

Natasha Srdoc | Posted 06.19.2015 | World
Natasha Srdoc

The topics of strengthening the transatlantic partnership and advancing economic freedom were brought to the forefront, when we gathered in Brussels at a dinner event of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation in December 2014.

Drone Photos Take You Right Inside Bulgaria's Spooky Sunken Church

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 06.01.2015 | Travel

Meet haunting beauty at its finest. These breathtaking drone photos capture St. Ivan Rilski, a partially-submerged church near Bulgaria's Zhrebchev...

Germany Wins the Title of 'Bordello of Europe': Why Doesn't Angela Merkel Care?

Taina Bien-Aime | Posted 05.27.2015 | World
Taina Bien-Aime

In 2002, Germany decriminalized prostitution, reportedly due to pressure by the sex trade lobby and a few brothel managers who petitioned the government. This law effectively rendered the prostitution industry a legitimate business. Today, this experiment is failing.

Mike Mihaylov: How to Drive Company's Sales Up by Delivering Peace of Mind

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 05.13.2015 | Small Business
Jonha Revesencio

Starting just as a small family owned auto transport broker in 2006, his company has grown into one of the largest vehicle shippers in the U.S.

Have A Big Social Idea? Jump In And The Funding Will Come

Emo Kadiyski | Posted 06.21.2015 | Impact
Emo Kadiyski

My experience as a teacher made me believe that while education is hard work, when students are motivated and inspired, nothing is impossible. So I started dreaming that if I could inspire young people in Vratsa to gain and develop IT skills, we might awaken the potential of our hometown.

Europe's Cheapest Cities This Year

SmarterTravel | Posted 05.17.2015 | Travel

You've heard it a lot in the last few months: Europe is cheaper than it's been in a long time. The time to go is now. But Europe is a big place. So where should you go to make the most of the strong dollar?

Bulgaria Extradites Man Suspected Of Link To Paris Attacks

AP | DAVID KEYTON | Posted 03.31.2015 | World

PARIS (AP) — A Frenchman wanted in connection with deadly terrorist attacks in Paris has been extradited from Bulgaria to France, where he is facing...

NATO: Rebellion in the Ranks?

John Feffer | Posted 12.30.2014 | World
John Feffer

Misreadings of what's taking place on the eastern stretches of Europe contribute to an almost 1946-like sense of foreboding and inevitability.

The 95 Percent Rule, Bulgaria and the NYT

Steve H. Hanke | Posted 12.07.2014 | World
Steve H. Hanke

Recent reportage in the New York Times reminded me of my 95 percent Rule: "95 percent of what you read about economics and finance is either wrong or irrelevant."

The Story of Art By Dimitar Solakov (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 12.08.2014 | Arts

Bulgarian artist Dimitar Solakov never had a proper academical education on the history of art. One day he decided not to be ashamed of that anymore and to use it as a kind of advantage.

Bulgaria's October 5 Elections: A Flashback at the Economic Records

Steve H. Hanke | Posted 12.05.2014 | Politics
Steve H. Hanke

Bulgarians will go to the polls on October 5th to elect new members of parliament and thus a new government. Before casting their votes, voters should reflect on the economic records of Bulgaria's governments since 1995.

Plovdiv Night of Museums and Galleries Celebrates 10th Anniversary (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 11.18.2014 | Arts

The Plovdiv Night of Museums and Galleries is an event that brings more than 60'000 visitors to the second largest city in Bulgaria, Plovdiv, to atten...

Sophia Jones

Bulgaria Violates International Law By Denying Syrians Asylum, Rights Group Says | Sophia Jones | Posted 09.18.2014 | World

ISTANBUL -- Bulgaria has forced at least 43 asylum-seeking Syrians back over the border to Turkey in the past month, violating international law, Huma...

How's Your Grammarly? Mine's Great!

Bill_Robinson | Posted 11.11.2014 | Technology

Grammarly does everything I used to need to bug my editor/friends to do. It checks over 250 intricacies of grammar such as subject-verb agreement; article use; and modifier use, all the really gnarly details and sometimes arcane small-stuff of the written word.

Let Eastern Ukraine Go

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 09.28.2014 | Politics
Blake Fleetwood

It doesn't matter. It's a small, totally irrelevant piece of land. Give the separatists a measure of autonomy.

Beyond Silicon Valley: Using a MOOC to Build a Community of Support for Global Entrepreneurs

Michael Goldberg | Posted 09.21.2014 | Business
Michael Goldberg

Lyubomir Hristev, 24, works at a marketing agency in Sofia, Bulgaria, and sports a neatly cropped black goatee. Tech savvy, creative, bursting with ideas, Hristev hails from a new generation of entrepreneurial Bulgarians.

Bulgaria Wins Balkan Prize

Steve H. Hanke | Posted 09.15.2014 | Politics
Steve H. Hanke

The least miserable Balkan country is Bulgaria. For all of its problems, including a recent bank run, the country's currency board system provides monetary and fiscal discipline, which produces positive results in a region plagued with problems.

10 Cities That Make For Unpopular Destinations

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 05.15.2014 | Travel

We've shown you the 10 most disappointing destinations in the world, given you a head's up on the world's most violent cities (aka don't even THINK of...

Roma as Game Changers

John Feffer | Posted 07.02.2014 | World
John Feffer

The Roma are a significant minority of the population in Hungary, Slovakia, Romania, Bulgaria, and the countries of former Yugoslavia. Depending on the political balance of power in the country, Roma could achieve the same kind of success as the MRF if they consolidated their voting strength behind one party.