Cultural Observation: An Observation of My Experience at La Mexicana
When you ask people (especially under 30s) about the most important events in rural Australia, the annual Bachelor and Spinsters Balls (or B&S Ball) would be right up at the top of the list.
Are they superstitions, old wives tales or just tradition? We follow these things because our elders did before us without giving it much thought. Where do these come from. Here is just a few.
Cultural anthropology of Armenian old wives tales, superstitions, and folk beliefs. Insights into western Armenian beliefs about sex, Christianity, fertility, luck, and evil, before WWI.
The notion of a quest like Galahad's was ingrained in the Celtic psyche, as it was for Gilfaethwy. Goleudydd on the other hand was a soul possessed, a sad creature beset by her demons...
While the debate about existence and non-existence of mythical creatures wages on, dwell in an epic list of greatest mythological creatures and legendary creatures of Myth and Folklore.
Urban Myths? Gods? Maybe, but these strange and bizarre anomalies are not something from the past. They live today! Includes Horns, cyclops, tails, Goblins, dwarfs, and Giants!
Akhenaten the monotheistic Pharaoh of the 18th Dynasty had some influence in Kikuyu culture, language and religion. The evidence is not very obvious but once you see it, it stands out like a white elephant.
Knowing your eye color helps you choose the right makeup, the perfect hair or dress style, etc. Sometimes it is hard to tell exactly what eye color one has.
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...