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What’s Disney Channel Like Around The World?

What’s Disney Channel Like Around The World?

Here’s what everyone’s favorite mouse looks like on televisions across the globe.
The 7 Foreign-Language Songs That Have Topped The US Charts

The 7 Foreign-Language Songs That Have Topped The US Charts

The Billboard Hot 100 has kept track of the top songs in the United States for over 60 years, but rarely does a foreign-language song make it to number one.
Ask Babs: I Have A Crush On Someone, But He Doesn’t Speak My Language. How Do I Do This?

Ask Babs: I Have A Crush On Someone, But He Doesn’t Speak My Language. How Do I Do This?

This month: Cupid attempts to shatter the language barrier. Also, how to avoid pronouncing “years” like “anuses” in Italian.
Cracking The Secrets Of A Lost Language (Or Not)

Cracking The Secrets Of A Lost Language (Or Not)

New technologies may be able to decipher the Voynich manuscript, a strange book that has baffled researchers for decades.
Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Italian?

Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Italian?

Test your knowledge of Italian language trivia. You don’t have to know how to speak it, but you do need to know its history.
How To Talk About Mental Health In 6 Different Languages

How To Talk About Mental Health In 6 Different Languages

‘Self-care’ has become a major buzzword in the U.S. amid a burgeoning movement to destigmatize mental illness. Do other cultures discuss mental health as openly?
Why Are Americans So Obsessed With Italian Culture?

Why Are Americans So Obsessed With Italian Culture?

From delicious food to picturesque landscapes to pop culture ubiquity, Italian culture makes Americans say: ‘That’s amore!’
The Origins Of Italian Carnival Masks

The Origins Of Italian Carnival Masks

The Carnival of Venice is an annual celebration in Italy — and one that’s world famous for its intricate Venetian masks. In the festival, these masks are part of elaborate costumes that evoke feelings of pomp, elegance and even a bit of magic. But did you know that these disguises are more than beautiful pieces of art? Here we’ll explore how each mask symbolizes a character from the Italian theater tradition of Commedia dell’Arte, and cover a bit of the history behind these classic tropes.
How Various International Cuisines Flavor The Local Language

How Various International Cuisines Flavor The Local Language

There is an impressive amount of sausage idioms in German, and that makes an impressive amount of sense.
How Many People Speak Italian, And Where Is It Spoken?

How Many People Speak Italian, And Where Is It Spoken?

Did you know Italian is spoken in more than 30 countries around the world? Read on to learn more about the Italian language.
The 12 Days Of Cookiemas: Holiday Pastries From Around The World

The 12 Days Of Cookiemas: Holiday Pastries From Around The World

If you’re in danger of running out of cookie recipes to try this holiday season, here’s a list of 12 delicious cookies from other countries.
Learn One Romance Language, Learn Them All?

Learn One Romance Language, Learn Them All?

Each of the major Romance tongues requires its own period of dedicated study, but knowing one can certainly help you navigate the rest. Here’s a closer look at how much bonus knowledge you get by learning one of them.
7 Everyday Roman Expressions You Need To Learn Before You Visit Rome

7 Everyday Roman Expressions You Need To Learn Before You Visit Rome

Why don’t you do like the Romans do and speak the local lingo: the Italian dialect of Romanesco?
Here Are 47 Ways To Tell Someone Off In Another Language

Here Are 47 Ways To Tell Someone Off In Another Language

Why settle for ‘buzz off’ when you can tell someone to ‘become dust’ in Turkish?