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5 Of The Most Memorable Ghost Stories Around The World

5 Of The Most Memorable Ghost Stories Around The World

Ghosts! The whole world is talking about them.
Where Do Superstitions Come From, And How Do They Spread?

Where Do Superstitions Come From, And How Do They Spread?

Language and superstition are entwined with each other like broken mirrors and bad luck.
7 Fascinating And Terrifying Creatures From Around The World

7 Fascinating And Terrifying Creatures From Around The World

Vengeful ghosts, cannibal monsters, forest nymphs and frog kings — every corner of this planet is home to fascinating and terrifying supernatural beings.
The Grim Reaper And Friends: How 5 Different Cultures Imagine Death

The Grim Reaper And Friends: How 5 Different Cultures Imagine Death

You’re probably familiar with the Grim Reaper, but do you know about the other symbols of death around the world?
Are Some Spoken Languages Faster Than Others?

Are Some Spoken Languages Faster Than Others?

Does it seem like that Spanish is way faster than English? It’s not entirely in your head.
Multilinguish: Dead And Endangered Languages

Multilinguish: Dead And Endangered Languages

In this episode of Multilinguish, we explore what it means for languages to die (and occasionally come back to life again).
Here Are 20 New Words That Wouldn’t Exist Without Climate Change

Here Are 20 New Words That Wouldn’t Exist Without Climate Change

It’s not just the environment that’s changing. Languages around the world are also adapting to describe new realities.
Is Personal Space A Cultural Thing?

Is Personal Space A Cultural Thing?

Boundaries! They’re important.
International Music Festivals: Rhythm Around The World

International Music Festivals: Rhythm Around The World

Wave your lighter in the air like you just don’t care.
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.
Ice Cream Around The World: 7 Tasty Summer Treats

Ice Cream Around The World: 7 Tasty Summer Treats

Cool off this summer with a delicious dessert from another country. Here’s your guide to ice cream around the world.
5 Things You Didn’t Know About Language In The World Cup

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Language In The World Cup

From swearing refs to minority language commentators, here are some fascinating facts about how language is used in international soccer.
10 Fruit Names And Where They Come From

10 Fruit Names And Where They Come From

Turns out, people used to call a lot of different things “apples.”
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.