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What if everyone on Earth jumped at the same time?

Ready ... set ... jump! It's hard to imagine getting everyone on Earth to jump at the same time — though with Facebook, Meetup and all manner of other social-media methods of reaching people, it's easier to believe in the possibility than…

How chaos theory works

It happened again recently. The local weatherman predicted a major winter storm had set its sights on central Virginia. Precipitation would start the following morning, and we should expect 8 inches (20 centimeters) of the white stuff by…

Take in Santorini’s history at these historical places

Perched on a rim of a dormant volcano, the island of Santorini juts out of the sea as if created by a myth – and perhaps it was! There are those who believe that Plato’s fabled lost city of Atlantis was actually the portion of Santorini…

Deal to loosen cozy church-state ties falls apart

A tentative agreement between Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Archbishop Ieronymos to move Greek clerics off the state payroll, ceasing to characterize them as civil servants, appeared to have all but collapsed on Tuesday following a…

Athens and Epidaurus festival 2019

The highlight of the Greek cultural agenda has already announced its program and we can't wait! After 60 years of magical performances in some of the most stunning places, this summer the festival includes various artistic performances like…

Soccer diplomacy failed in divided Cyprus

An initiative to build bridges between the Greek and Turkish speaking communities of ethnically split Cyprus faltered Tuesday after the leader of the breakaway Turkish Cypriots skipped a soccer match over a dispute of the games location.

Opening day announced for new Goulandris art museum

As announced in a recent press conference by Fleurette Karadontis, niece of the late Elise Goulandris and president of the Basil & Elise Goulandris Foundation, the much awaited Goulandris museum will open in just a few months, on…