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10 Fabulous Flag Facts To Celebrate Flag Day

10 Fabulous Flag Facts To Celebrate Flag Day

Whether you’re a casual flag admirer or a seasoned vexillologist, hopefully your interest won’t flag when reading these facts.
Spring Traditions Around The World

Spring Traditions Around The World

When it starts getting warmer outside, there are more than a few creative ways to celebrate.
How People From Around The World Make Resolutions

How People From Around The World Make Resolutions

From burning year effigies to drinking ashes, there are any number of ways to stick to your resolutions around the world.
11 Holiday Recipes From Around The World

11 Holiday Recipes From Around The World

Get in the holiday spirit by trying your hand at one of these delicious Christmas, Hanukkah and New Year’s dishes from other countries.
These Are The 12 Items You Need To Know To Understand Día De Muertos

These Are The 12 Items You Need To Know To Understand Día De Muertos

There’s much more to the Day of the Dead than just sugar skulls and an altar. Below I’ll explain the origins of this tradition a millennia in the making, and all of its rich, symbolic elements.
7 Weird Phobias You’ve Never Heard Of – Just In Time For Halloween

7 Weird Phobias You’ve Never Heard Of – Just In Time For Halloween

Sure, most of us know arachnophobia (fear of spiders) and claustrophobia (fear of confined spaces), but what the about other, lesser known phobias? In honor of Halloween, here are some of the most niche fears one can have — along with their terrifying spellings.
Why Does ‘Mother’ Sound The Same In So Many Languages?

Why Does ‘Mother’ Sound The Same In So Many Languages?

The concept of “Mom” is universal — and, for the most part, so is the name we’ve given her. The reason is probably a lot simpler than you think.
5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Cinco De Mayo

5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Cinco De Mayo

Contrary to popular belief, it’s not ‘Mexico’s Independence Day.’ There’s also more to this holiday than margaritas (but we can’t blame you for wanting one anyway).
8 Things You Didn’t Know About Chinese New Year

8 Things You Didn’t Know About Chinese New Year

Here are just a few facts about the massive celebration that is Chinese New Year, which is celebrated by over a billion people around the world.
11 Wacky Holiday Traditions Around The World

11 Wacky Holiday Traditions Around The World

From caroling with a horse skull to enjoying Christmas Eve at KFC, these holiday customs give the old man in the chimney a run for his money.
Why Language Learning Should Be Your Top Resolution This Year

Why Language Learning Should Be Your Top Resolution This Year

It’s not that weight loss is a bad goal. It’s just that you’re way more likely to stick to this one — and reap the many side benefits that go along with it.
Spice Up Your Festive Feast With Christmas Cuisine From All Around Europe

Spice Up Your Festive Feast With Christmas Cuisine From All Around Europe

We got the inside scoop on Europe’s most popular festive food trends from some of the continent’s largest supermarkets.