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Picture of Ape Cuddling a Pet Mongoose Takes Internet by Storm

This photo of an ape apparently cuddling a baby mongoose like a treasured pet has become viral and is now a candidate for the best wildlife photo in one of the world's most prestigious competitions. The photo was taken by...

‘Napalm Girl’ Receives Final Skin Treatment 50 Years After Iconic Image

In the photograph, she was burned and screaming in pain in the midst of the Vietnam War. Fifty years after an American bombing raid changed her life forever, the same woman has had her final skin treatment. In 1972, a...

The Oldest Photograph of the Acropolis

French photographer and draughtsman Joseph-Philibert Girault de Prangey took the first-ever photograph of the Acropolis of Athens in 1842.

Coffee Culture in 1926 Athens

A striking image in at Athens' Syntagma Square, apparently taken during the late morning in the summer of 1926, has recently resurfaced

Secret “Doorway” Spotted on Mars Sparks Theories of Alien Life

A photograph of Mars captured by the Curiosity rover last week and released by NASA appears to show a doorway carved into the rock, sparking conspiracy theories that point to it as evidence of alien life on the red...

The Spartan Photographer Who Brings Greece 1821 Back to Life

Elias Pergantis is a photographer whose work created a spectacular result that revives the moments of the Greek War of Independence of 1821.

Dazzling Photo of Perseid Meteor Over Greece Goes Viral

‪The astonishing photo showing a meteor from the Perseid shower entering the atmosphere over the Rio-Antirrio Bridge in western Greece on Monday night is going viral. The jaw-dropping image was published on Instagram by Alexandros Maragos (@alexmaragos). https://www.instagram.com/p/B1Ek9RWIL7N/ Monday was the peak...

Photo of Mystery Couple Getting Engaged in Greece's Santorini Goes Viral

A tourist has launched a huge hunt for a mystery couple he photographed getting engaged in Santorini. Col Stinson said he was watching the sunset on the Greek island when he managed to capture the romantic moment. In the photograph, a...

NASA Publishes Photo of 2,000-Year-Old Cretan Olive Tree

The oldest olive tree at Vouves, a village 30km west of Chania, is 2,000 years old. Its branches were used during the Athens Olympic Games 2004 and during the Beijing Olympics in 2008. An astro-photographer from Chania, Christos Kotsaftis, photographed...

Monumenta: Photograph a Greek Building in Danger; You Could Save it and Win a Prize!

In an effort to create a huge data base of Athenian architectural wonders that are rapidly-disappearing , Monumenta is hosting a photo competition, titled "Greek Buildings in Danger", that runs until October 16. Participants are called to submit photographs...