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Top 10 Ideas for Halloween Costumes Based on Greek Mythology

Forget cats, witches, and skeletons -- figures from Greek mythology make the most impressive Halloween costumes. From frightening creatures, beautiful goddesses, and powerful heroes, ancient Greek myth provides all the inspiration you need for the best costume. With some creativity...

The Tragic Story of the Fall of Icarus

The story of Icarus is one of those legends of Greek mythology that fascinates audiences because of his desire to go beyond human boundaries and the tragic consequences this brought about. The tale of Daedalus and Icarus in Greek mythology...

Korean Boyband BTS Inspired by Iconic Ancient Greek Mythology

K-pop, or Korean popular music, has grown from a South Korean national obsession to a bonafide cultural export that has created legions of fans across the entire world. The K-pop boyband BTS has quickly become one of the most...

World Record 'Flight of Ikarus' Pilots Return Via Crete

Two pilots in the “Flight of Ikarus” challenge, Britons Richard Foster and Richard Bird, landed in the Cretan village of Sitia, May 7, in their world record microlight journey. According to the local media, the two pilots stayed in Sitia for one day...

Ancient Greeks Pioneers in Technology

Many arts and sciences were born and developed in ancient Greece: music, language, sports, philosophy only to mention a few. But there is one more field that flourished in ancient Greece, where a lot of innovations were noted; technology...