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The Underwater Wines of Santorini

Giannis Paraskevopoulos, of Gaia Winery on the Greek island of Santorini, makes underwater wines which undergo a process of underwater aging.

Crypto “Based on Nothing” Says ECB’s Lagarde in Warning to Investors

European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde said crypto-currencies are “based on nothing” and should be regulated to steer people away from speculating on them with their life savings. In an interview on a Dutch television show, College Tour, she stated...

Greek 17-Year-Old Makes Thousands Selling Sneakers From His Bedroom

One of Greece's best known sneaker resellers is 17-year-old Giannis Louloudis who sells shoes out of his childhood bedroom on Rhodes.

The NYSE Was Founded Under a Tree on May 17, 1792

The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), the largest such stock exchange in the world, has quite humble origins. According to legend, it was founded on May 17, 1792 under a buttonwood tree outside of 68 Wall Street when 24 stockbrokers...

ECOS Honored for Green Strategy at Corporate Growth Awards

ECOS, the maker of safer, plant-powered laundry detergents and household cleaners, recently received the Green Sustainability Award at the Association of Corporate Growth Awards. The Award was given for the company's commitment to stewarding long-term consumer and employee value by...

Bitcoin and Ethereum Fall After TerraUSD Price Crash

Cryptocurrencies took a hammering on Thursday following the crash of Luna, the sister cryptocurrency of stablecoin TerraUSD, whose value tumbled dramatically on Wednesday. The cryptocurrency Terra (Luna) has collapsed, losing more than 99 percent of its value. The coin’s value...

Piraeus Bank Among Europe’s Climate Leaders for 2022

Piraeus Bank is among the top 400 Climate Leader companies in Europe for the second consecutive year, according to the Financial Times. Piraeus Bank is the only Greek company included in the Financial Times list of "Europe's Climate Leaders" in...

Asteroid Psyche Has Enough Gold to Make Us All Billionaires

NASA is on a mission to explore a Greek-named asteroid called 16 Psyche that boasts enough gold to make every person on Earth a billionaire.

Greek-Australian Nick Andrianakos Strikes Mega Deal in Adelaide

Greek-Australian Nick Andrianakos has, for the first time, invested in a major shopping center, acquiring half stake worth over 135 million Australian dollars ($95.5 million) in Adelaide’s Colonnades Shopping Centre. The deal comes almost half a century after the Greek...

John Lazarou, The Greek-Australian “King of Coffee”

John Lazarou, the son of Greek immigrants, worked long and hard to realize his dream in Australia. His efforts and persistence paid off handsomely, and he has even been dubbed the "King of Coffee in Australia" as director of...

Elon Musk’s Free Speech Utopia

By Eric Heinze Elon Musk is the planet’s number one billionaire. If anyone can turn cyberspace into heaven—or hell—of free speech “absolutism” via a US$44 billion (£35 billion) Twitter takeover, then surely he’s the man. Right? When free-market elephants like Musk...

Elon Musk Buys Twitter for $44 Billion Promising to “Unlock its Potential”

Elon Musk and Twitter's board agreed late on Monday to a $44 billion offer from the CEO of Tesla to take over the company privately. The world's richest person, who made the bid less than two weeks ago, said Twitter...

Algorithms Tell World What We’re Thinking, Discern our Moods

A machine called the Hedonometer is now discerning how happy we are from the words we use online, via algorithms that target our moods.

Netflix Subscribers Fall for First Time in a Decade

Streaming giant Netflix lost subscribers in the first three months of this year after years of explosive growth, sending the company's shares plummeting. Netflix announced it lost 200,000 subscribers in the first quarter. The drop represents a huge miss for...

The Bitcoin Experiment that Made MIT Students Rich

In 2014, MIT students Jeremy Rubin and Dan Elitzer conducted an experiment where they gave any interested MIT student $100 worth of Bitcoin worth roughly $300 a coin at the time. The $100 worth of bitcoin those lucky students...