Its open air museum is a good place to start with if you wish to know where the city cultural nerve lies. The Acropolis is one of the most interesting sites to behold at Athens; this 5th century BC old museum is a masterpiece holding masterpieces from the world over. Then, there is the Parthenon, which is the true relic of ancient Greece; the temple is dedicated to Athena Parthenos, the Goddess, and was completed way back in 438 BC.
The company eventually took major strides toward transparency. Retailer to publish a list of the overseas factories producing its goods, and it took a far more active role in monitoring the working conditions inside factories. The company evolved into something of a poster child for corporate social responsibility, the concept in which brands are accountable to the working conditions at the bottom of their supply chains..
Get to know AthensHotels in AthensRestaurants in AthensPlaces to visit in AthensThings to do in AthensShopping in AthensNightlife in AthensWeekend getaways from AthensItinerariesAthens MapAthens has been in the international spotlight for all the wrong reasons, as images of violence and riots dominated the world view in recent years. But the hope of a new stability has now set in, and it is in many ways a more interesting and dynamic place to visit than ever. Times of political strife often foster the most interrogative art and culture, and when life is hard people turn to each other for solace.
Good morning on this last day of July. Shari Kulha here, having trolled through the history books to see what event of great interest occurred on this day, but instead I came across the woman who was awarded a Guinness Record for the largest collection of flamingo related items. She had amassed 793 pink beauties, the number being verified by Guinness on July 31, 2016 in Ocala, Fla.
Astronomers have been searching for Planet X for more than a hundred years. In the 1840s, the French mathematician Urbain Le Verrier calculated that another large planet must be perturbing the orbit of Uranus. He predicted the location where this planet would be, and then German astronomer Johann Gottfried Galle used those coordinates to discover Neptune right where Le Verrier predicted..
Once I accidentally cycled across the Sydney harbour bridge on the motorway and the police pulled me over. He said all he could see was my shiny head bobbing up and down between traffic but because i was stupid and english he didnt fine me. He then had to escort me across drivig behind me with his lights flashing so I wouldn get hit and traffic in rush hour coming the other way moving slowly and all were screaming and beeping their horns as it looked like a slow police chase and like I was refusing to stop.