October 14, 2011 It seems unlikely that Greece will be able to avoid defaulting on its loans. The real question is how the default will happen — will it be clean and organized or messy and catastrophic.The nightmare scenario Greece most wants to avoid is what happened in Argentina.
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August 23, 2011 For decades, scientists have been trying to find the "parent yeast" that makes lager beer possible. Now, it's been discovered in Patagonian beech trees.
A cloud of ashes billowed from the Puyehue volcano between clouds on Tuesday (June 7, 2011).
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June 8, 2011 Eruptions from the Puyehue-Cordon-Caulle volcano range in Chile have sent ash billowing over neighboring Argentina. That's forced airlines to cancel flights.
June 25, 2009 Why must we flay and burn our scandal-ridden politicians?
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