6 Natural Ingredients the Ancient Greeks Used for Skin Care

We have a lot to thank the ancient Greeks for, such as their governmental systems, cultural and artistic contributions, as well as their science and technology. But the ancient Greeks also used to use some amazing natural products to keep their skin looking beautiful that we still use today. 1. Herbs The ancient Greeks really loved their herbal baths because they were incredibly…

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Seven Types of Love According to Ancient Greeks

Love is a term that comes in a million shades. It has been a matter of many debates throughout history. Ancient philosophers liked to examine and classify human emotions, especially the most intimate ones. Love, we can say, moves the world by influencing the development of civilization, art, wars, and history. We know that there are countless distinct varieties of love. Inside every…

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7 Beautiful Vacation Destinations for Every Budget

Do you think about vacation destinations and worry about your wallet? By now, almost each one of us is consumed by wanderlust. How could it be anything different, when our Facebook news-feeds are full of the posts of friends traveling every other day? Or when all our relatives are continually Instagramming their exotic journeys? A holiday trip is a must! But then what…

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Olive Oil and Heart Health: the Greek “Liquid Gold” May Be the Key to a Healthy Heart

Olive oil may be the answer to radiant heart health, and some European nations, including Greeks, know this very well. Coronary heart disease (CHD) is the leading cause of death today. What causes it and how can it be prevented with the so-called “liquid gold”? According to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, "Coronary heart disease is a disease in which a…

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The Touching Story of Loukanikos and Other Greek Riot Dogs

It was a quiet day in May 2014, when the Greek riot dog that had been on Time's "Personalities of the year" list in 2011, was sleeping peacefully as his heart stopped beating on the couch of his human caretaker. The dog's name was Loukanikos, the Greek word for "Sausage." He was 10 years old, and he will be remembered. Loukanikos will be…

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