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Did the Ancient Greeks Fuck This Plant Until It Went Extinct?

Silphium was edible and extremely tasty. It was also used for contraception and to treat a number of ailments. But was it too tasty and too good at preventing pregnancy to last?

What’s the Difference Between a Gyro and a Shawarma?

It all comes back to that utterly beautiful spinning meat

What the Greek God Momus Can Teach Us About Trolling

The patron deity of incessant criticism will get on your nerves — but he’s not all bad

On a Bender in the Grecian Isle Where Himbos Reign Supreme

How is the legendary Himbo surviving with coronavirus travel restrictions threatening his natural habitat? There’s only one way to find out: a weekend of partying in Kavos, Corfu Island, Greece