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.
The Kikuyu are classified as Bantu while the Luo are Nilotes. There are major differences between them, but this post will dwell on the similarites. Surprisingly they are quite a number, which makes one wonder if perhaps there might be a better classification of languages than the one in existence.
The Guarani Indians from Paraguay have a rich traditions of myths and monsters. Central to the mythology are two damned lovers and their seven monster offspring. Read more about these facinating legends and see modern artwork interpreting these myths.
Tales of the awesome women from my family tree
Follow the fascinating history of Middle Eastern facial and body tattoos. Found mainly among the Algerian and Moroccan nomadic Berber tribes, although no longer common, the symbols remain in crafts.
The effects of a supermarket on local communities can be huge, it is normally a bad thing for smaller businesses who find themselves unable to compete when a large supermarket opens up shop.
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's a fact that England, Britain and the UK are frequently confused by people in other countries. This page looks at the quite distinct differences between the three entities.
Snakes, also called Naga, are demigods in Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism. A comprehensive study of snake iconography in Hinduism.
An overview of Karl Marx's critique of the capitalist mode of production. This article explores sign value, cult value, exhibition value, functional value, and artistic aura.