Like many other cultures, honoring the dead is taken seriously in Japan. However, unlike many other cultures a visitor is expected to do this by a ritual that consists of tasks done in special order.
Dictionary.com defines a gypsy as being "a member of a traveling people with dark skin and hair who speak Romany and traditionally live by seasonal work, itinerant trade, and fortune-telling." But a gypsy is so much more than this...
A cautionary tale on the deadliness of fairies - and how to recognise a changeling
Some doubt the existence of a cult of worship for the Germanic goddess Eostre and the origins of Easter. This article analyzes the available evidence - including some that others ignore.
Knowing your eye color helps you choose the right makeup, the perfect hair style, dress, etc. Sometimes it is hard to tell exactly what eye color one has.
There used to be many myths and beliefs surrounding mirrors and your reflection. So find out about some of the ancient superstitions and the history of mirrors.
There are many tales of faerie folk, but the Hungarians have their own unique ideas ... which is the basis for the name well known in that country: Ilona.
Almost every country has it's legends and stories of fantastic and mysterious creatures that have passed down the ages. Well Australia is no different. Our folklore has its own unique creatures.
What is Black Irish? The term is used among Irish Americans and sometimes confuses people. We explain what it means and feature photos of black Irish people - celebrities with this type of Irish descent.
"The Dreamtime" is actually the story of creation as believed and told by the Australian Aboriginals. The unlikely inspiration for this article was the name of Ursula Le Guin's "The Beginning Place"