Historic yacht sails into Nafplio


The storied Sea Cloud sails in Nafplio's harbor in the northern Peloponnese, on Friday. Now a cruise ship, the four-masted barque served in WWII as a weather ship for the US Navy and was the country's first racially integrated warship since the Civil War. It was also owned for a few years by Dominican Republic dictator Rafael Trujillo. [Evangelos Bougiotis/ANA-MPA]

The “Defiance” is remarkably preserved with intact deck hardware & cabins, masts still standing! (Amazing PHOTOS)

From wood to steel, from sail to steam, from early pioneers to established industry, the history of the “Great Lakes” can be found deep beneath Thunder Bay.The large size of the “Great Lakes” increases the risk of water travel; storms and reefs are common threats.

Chinese navy launches new type destroyer (video)

China’s increasingly powerful navy launched its most advanced domestically produced destroyer on Wednesday, at a time of rising competition with other naval powers such as the United States, Japan and India.
The first 10,000-ton Type 055 entered the water at Shanghai’s Jiangnan Shipyard on Wednesday morning, the navy said in a statement.

EFKA errors to last decades

The errors in the register of the Single Social Security Entity (EFKA) that have been troubling thousands of workers and pensioners since the start of the online system's operations will continue to appear for the next 30 years, warned the chairman and chief executive officer of the e-Government Center for Social Security (IDIKA), Tassos Tagaris.

Some of the craziest things the world has forgotten about the Vikings (VIDEO)

There are many things you may not have realized about the Scandinavian raiders we call Vikings. Listed below are some of the craziest and interesting things we may have forgotten.

The Vikings didn’t wear horned helmets, as popular culture likes to believe; rather they wore simple bowl-type helmets with a nose guard.