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People ‘Happier’ When They Put Christmas Decorations Up Earlier

People who put up their Christmas decorations earlier are happier, a recent study said. According to the same study, the process evokes strong feelings of childhood. We all know that Christmas is a time of joy and, for many, deep...

The Greek Inventor of Hawaiian Pizza: Sam Panopoulos

Very few people know that the man who took the brave decision back in the 1960's to add pineapple to a pizza was a Greek immigrant to Canada.

Greek Hinduism: From Fighting Indian Gods to Worshipping Them

The religion of the Greeks of India was not that of the Ancient Greek Pantheon. It was also not Christian Orthodoxy, as Christian proselytization had yet to catch on in India. By Arunansh B Goswami Cultures, religions, and languages have had...

7 Cities in Turkey of Great Greek Heritage

In today’s land of Asia Minor, cradle of ancient Greek scientific and philosophical thought, visitors still find the remnants of a great past.

Rare Maria Callas Video Speaking Greek in Athens Comeback

Greek-American opera diva Maria Callas had a volatile relationship with the Athens intellectual establishment, but this was never more evident than during her 1957 comeback concert in the Theater of Herod Atticus at the foot of the Acropolis. In 1957,...

How Climate Change Weakened the Ottoman Empire

At its peak, the Ottoman Empire spanned three continents, controlling a vast part of Southeastern Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa.

Iris, the Greek Goddess of the Rainbow

Iris, the Greek goddess of the rainbow, also served as a messenger of the gods. Although now a little known member of the pantheon, Iris was a prominent figure in many ancient myths and is now even a character...

Greek Sea Cucumbers Could Be Next Delicacy

Greek sea cucumbers may soon be on the menus of restaurants around the world. Although they are delicacies in some cultures, many people have no idea that the sea creatures are even edible. Fishermen on the Dodecanese islands in Greece...

Multinational Firms Heavily Invest in Data Centers in Greece

A number of multinational firms have invested heavily in building huge data centers in Greece over the past two years. After over a decade of being at the bottom of data gathering in southwest Europe, Greece is slowly becoming...

The Fascinating Story of the First Greeks Sailing to Australia

Aptly titled "Hawks in a Cage," a new book released last week describes the fascinating story of the first seven Greeks who sailed to Australia. The book, by Konstandina Moshou, is a fictional adventure taking place on a British...