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Georgian students to get American diplomas starting 2015

Starting 2015, Georgian students will be able to get American diplomas, without leaving their homeland. A consortium was signed this summer, uniting the U.S. San Diego State University (SGDU) and Georgian state universities, Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Ilia State University, Georgian Technical University. All of these institutions will implement U.S. …

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Do not make My Beer more Expensive

In protest against a growth in excise tax on beer, Georgian breweries have launched a campaign “Do not make my beer more expensive.” Representatives of Natakhtari, Zedazeni and Castel- Georgia companies talk about the problems coming from the increased excise tax on beer. According to them, a 50% upturn in …

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The Debate Over Running While High

The grueling sport of ultramarathon has fostered a mingling of two seemingly opposite camps: endurance jocks and potheads. “If you can find the right level, [marijuana] takes the stress out of running,” says Avery Collins, a 22-year-old professional ultramarathoner. “And it’s a postrace, post-run remedy.” The painkilling and nausea-reducing benefits …

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