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A Greek Movie Included the First Nude Scene in European Cinema History.

Greeks were always known, even in antiquity, for being comfortable with their sexuality and they made sure to express this in their cinema, too....

Greek Is the Oldest Written Language Still in Existence.

Even though the Chinese could easily challenge this honor, according to the archaeological finds we have at this point, Greek is considered the oldest...
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Greece Isn’t Really the Official Country’s Name | Why?

The Greeks refer to their country as Hellas or Ellada and its official name is the Hellenic Republic. However, the vast majority of the...

Why Mama is a universal word for all babies?

One world and so many languages, but even above all the language barriers, there is a universal world and that is Mama. To our...

21 Pictures of Fukushima nuclear disaster taken five years later.

A nuclear disaster brings indescribable misery in its wake with many dead and survivors’ health permanently affected by nuclear radiation. It is such a...

Queen of England once “terrorised” Saudi Arabia’s King by driving him around.

In the wake of the death of Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah Friday, discussions and stories about the Saudi leader’s life and policies have dominated...
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The world’s biggest family lives together in India: a man with 39 wives and...

He is head of the world's biggest family - and says he is 'blessed' to have his 39 wives. Ziona Chana also has 94 children,...
Adele

30 fun Facts about Adele you probably never knew.

She might be one of the most popular female artists ever, but isn’t it time you knew more about Adele than the fact she...
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If a Greek “Spits” On You It’s Usually a Good Thing.

It is believed (mostly by older Greeks) that spitting chases the devil and misfortune away. That is why when someone transfers bad news such...
island love

Cyprus it’s the original island of Love.

Cypriot legend claims Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love, was born and rose from the foam ("afros," in Greek) near a rock off what's...
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