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Athens Among the Top Cities in the World to Move To

Athens is among the top cities in the world to move to in 2022, according to research carried out by Property Guides, a UK-based real estate company. The company which boasts offering a step-by-step resource to help people purchase a...

Fans Honor Greek-American Animal Lover in “Betty White Challenge”

On January 17, what would have been her 100th birthday, tens of thousands of fans of beloved Greek-American actress and animal lover Betty White each donated $5 to their favorite animal-related charity as part of the "Betty White Challenge." Soon...

Greek Photographer Wins Award with Stunning Images of New York’s Street Life

Greek photographer Dimitri Mellos won the 2021 Street Photography Award with his pictures capturing life in the streets of New York City

Elon Musk’s Name Appears in 69-Year-Old Book About Space Travel

Tech billionaire Elon Musk promised to bring humans to Mars by 2024. But was his mission predicted nearly 70 years ago? Musk cryptically tweeted on December 30, 2020: (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); "Destiny, destiny No escaping that for...

Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.

In his brief life, Martin Luther King Jr. had a variety of interests that informed his work as leader of the civil rights movement. His alma mater has collected some objects that tell his story. By Vicki Crawford For the past...

Study Shows Women Find Men Wearing Face Masks More Attractive

A Cardiff (Wales) University study published on Monday found that women may perceive men wearing face masks as more attractive. The study, which was published in the journal Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications, observed how a variety of face masks...

Olive Oil May Help You Live Longer, Lower Risks from Alzheimer’s Disease

A new study says that substituting olive oil for butter and other saturated fats could improve your health and extend your lifespan by years. Researchers found that people who have over half a tablespoon of olive oil a day are...

The Story Behind Maya Angelou’s Greek Last Name

Famous African American poet and author Maya Angelou, who recently became the first black woman to appear on a US coin, has a distinctly Greek last name. A US quarter featuring an image of Angelou went into circulation this week...

Greek-Swedish Filmmaker Wows at International Film Festivals

Greek-Swedish actor and filmmaker Nico Falcone Georgiadis' latest short film, entitled "The Promenade," tells the stories of seemingly unrelated lives coming together on the same public promenade. "The film exposes the problems of our time...it's a reminder of life, and...

Ice Disc Amazes Onlookers in Frozen Maine River

An ice disc the size of a football field and resembling the Moon has re-formed and is spinning once again in the depths of winter in Westbrook, Maine. Just as happened for the last several years, a disc of ice...

Sony’s Playstation 5 in Short Supply Due to Chip Shortage

Sony’s Playstation 5 is far and away the most sought after next-generation gaming console on the market, but the flipside to the system’s desirability is its extreme scarcity: the console typically sells out in seconds, with new supply being...

Netflix’s New Drama Delves into the Pogrom of Greeks in Istanbul

A new Turkish historical drama series screened on Netflix delves into the pogrom suffered by the Greeks of Istanbul in September 1955. Despite the highly sensitive subject, the second season of “The Club” drew little reaction in Turkey and remained...

Dogs Can Tell Difference Between Familiar and Unfamiliar Languages

Dogs are smarter than you think; according to recent research, dogs can distinguish between languages they are familiar with and those they've never heard before. Researchers scanned the brains of 18 dogs with an MRI machine while the canines heard...

Dune’s House of Atreides is Named in Honor of an Ancient Greek King

Dune was one of 2021's biggest movies, grossing nearly half a billion dollars around the world. The movie is an adaptation of the 1965 science fiction novel, also titled “Dune," by Frank Herbert. The sci-fi thriller tells the story of...

Savory Vasilopita Appetizers: A Unique Recipe by Giorgio Pintzas Monzani

You can't deny it, we all have Vasilopita leftovers every year that we don't know how to use, so why not create some savory Vasilopita appetizers? Instead of letting them become dried out, and regretting letting this happen each...