The Legend of the 117-Year-Old Greek Who Grew New Hair and Teeth
According to 1950s legend on Ikaria island, an 117 year old woman naturally grew seven new teeth and a head of black hair.
‘Queen of Loom Weaving’ Dies at 112 in Ikaria, Greece
Ioanna Proiou, dubbed the "queen of loom weaving", who passed down to generations the art of traditional weaving in Ikaria, Greece, passed away on Wednesday, at the age of 112. A handloom is a wooden implement used in Greece since...
4 Tips That May Help You Reach the Age of 100
Researchers in Greece have come up with four tips that may help people reach the age of 100 by studying the places in the world with exceptionally long life expectancies. Several factors appear to affect life expectancy. Research has shown...
Greek Islands and Renewable Energy: A Green Future
Greek islands are attracting significant investments in renewable energy. But switching to renewable energy is a challenge for islands whose grids are isolated from the mainland. There are also environmental concerns. By Evan Bourtis Near the coastline of Crete, winding roads...
Unraveling the Mystery of Longevity on Ikaria, Greece
Ikaria, a beautiful island located in the eastern Aegean, may look similar to any other Greek islands, but there is one vital difference.
The Greek Islands: How Were they Named?
To find the etymology behind the names of Greek islands, one should take into account a number of factors, including ancient Greek mythology and even the geomorphology of each place. In fact, during ancient times, the names of places were used...
Ikaria, A Stunning Greek Island of Many Myths
The Greek island of Ikaria is home to a rich history dating back to antiquity, as well as countless natural wonders.
Water Shortages On Greek Islands Plaguing Summer Season
Greek island water shortages and stoppages are plaguing the nation this summer. Promoted for its beautiful seawater surrounding all the Greek isles and its entire coastline, many islands are suffering from a lack of quantity -- and quality of tap...
Greek PM Mitsotakis Under Fire for Breaking Lockdown Rules — Again
Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis has come under fire from opposition parties and social media users for apparently breaking the lockdown rules in taking part in a lunch reception attended by dozens on the island of Ikaria over the weekend. Mitsotakis,...
Death of British Scientist on Ikaria ''Caused by Fall,'' Medical Expert Says
Nikos Karakoukis, the first medical examiner to examine the body of the British astrophysicist who was found dead on the Greek island of Ikaria on Wednesday, suggests that her death was caused by a fall. Karakoukis told reporters on Thursday...