Snakes, also called Naga, are demigods in Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism. A comprehensive study of snake iconography in Hinduism.
After a trip to the UK, I realised there are a lot of cultural habits British people have that may seem strange to others. Here are a few cultural quirks you might notice if you visit the UK.
North Carolina, home to the Tar Heels, Appalachian Mountains, beautiful beaches and monsters..... lots and lots of monsters. So step right up and take a peek inside. Get yourself a tiny glimpse of all the delightfully horrid things the great state of North Carolina has to offer.
First World: freedom, democracy, capitalism, Christianity. Second World: socialism, atheism, genocide, suffering, slavery. Third World: primitive, poor, hunger, disease, filth, misery, malnutrition.
This is one of a series of Greek mythology trivia quizzes. Today's topic: fantastic beasts and magical monsters!
Vampire names just aren't for Halloween or creepy role-playing games. As vampire popularity rises, more and more are trying to pick names that show just how big of a vampire fan they really are. The list found below is separated into two...
It used to be that you could see bottle trees scattered all over the Southern landscape. Usually in the country or along the bayous of Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennesee, and Alabama, bottle trees are a colorful folk tradition with the purpose of...
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.
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...
The holiday at the Winter Solstice existed long before Christmas came to Europe. The Old Religion placed equal emphasis on the sexes, and female figures from Old Yule lingered on for ages.