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Quiz: Where Is Your Ideal Summer Vacation Spot?

Quiz: Where Is Your Ideal Summer Vacation Spot?

It’s finally nice out where you live, and that means it’s time to go somewhere else. This quiz will help you pick your ideal summer vacation spot.
Quiz: Can You Guess Which Language These Words Come From?

Quiz: Can You Guess Which Language These Words Come From?

How good are you at recognizing foreign languages? Take this extremely difficult quiz for bragging rights.
What Is The Most Beautiful Word In The World?

What Is The Most Beautiful Word In The World?

Is it ‘cellar door’? Or ‘nakakapagpabagabag’? Who decides what’s beautiful, anyway?
Around The World In 17 Dough And Cheese Concoctions

Around The World In 17 Dough And Cheese Concoctions

The human impulse to combine carbs and cheese is almost universal. Here are a few very snackable examples from 17 different cultures.
How Christian Missionaries Created The Largest Language Database In The World

How Christian Missionaries Created The Largest Language Database In The World

Christians went from being very translation-averse to the most prolific translators around.
10 Of The Most Translated Books In The World

10 Of The Most Translated Books In The World

Unsurprisingly, children’s books and fairy tales dominate the list.
How Many People Speak German, And Where Is It Spoken?

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

German is one of the most popular languages in the world, and you might be surprised by how many places it’s spoken.
9 Refreshing Drinks From Around The World

9 Refreshing Drinks From Around The World

Enjoy the warm weather by lounging in the sun with a drink in hand. But which drink should you choose? Here are 9 international beverages to try!
Verbal Hygiene: How People Can Change The Way We Talk

Verbal Hygiene: How People Can Change The Way We Talk

Stop trying to make fetch happen, it’s not going to happen. Or could it?
7 Places In The World Where Natural Beauty Is Being Defended

7 Places In The World Where Natural Beauty Is Being Defended

The world is filled with awe-inspiring views and rich biodiversity. Here are just a few places that have been protected by conservation efforts.
The Inexhaustible And Curious Terms For ‘Sun Shower’ Around The World

The Inexhaustible And Curious Terms For ‘Sun Shower’ Around The World

Is the Devil beating his wife, or is it a fox’s wedding? Just about every culture on Earth has a whimsical folkloric take on what it means when it rains on a sunny day.
7 International Cheeses That Will Make Your Mouth Water

7 International Cheeses That Will Make Your Mouth Water

We sampled some of the most popular cheeses from around the world. Prepare to get hungry.
How To Say ‘Cheers!’ In 10 Languages

How To Say ‘Cheers!’ In 10 Languages

Avoid seven years of bad luck, and some social awkwardness, by learning how to toast all over the world.
Quiz: Do You Know What These Universal Symbols Originally Meant?

Quiz: Do You Know What These Universal Symbols Originally Meant?

If they’re really universal, this quiz should be very easy.