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How Do Other Countries Approach Exercise?

How Do Other Countries Approach Exercise?

When it comes to exercise around the world, going to the gym is not at the top of the list. Here’s how other countries approach fitness.
Introducing ‘Favorite Folktales From Around The World’

Introducing ‘Favorite Folktales From Around The World’

As we settle into the colds of January, we decided to try something new. This month, we’re revisiting childhood by reading folktales from around the world.
2018 Words Of The Year From Around The World

2018 Words Of The Year From Around The World

From ‘toxic’ to ‘disaster,’ dictionaries and other groups around the world chose some pretty grim words of the year for 2018.
What Is International Sign Language, And How Does It Work?

What Is International Sign Language, And How Does It Work?

International Sign is a sign language that can cut across linguistic barriers.
Mate, Buddy, Pal: What People Around The World Call Their Friends

Mate, Buddy, Pal: What People Around The World Call Their Friends

What we call our friends reveals so much about our relationships. In that spirit, we compiled a list of words for friends in other languages.
7 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Voting In Other Countries

7 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Voting In Other Countries

Some are practical, others just sound like fun — here are seven facts about voting in other countries that help increase voter turnout and make Election Day even more exciting.
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?
A Cultural History Of Pumpkins And Gourds

A Cultural History Of Pumpkins And Gourds

It’s fall, which means pumpkins have been shoved into every space they can fit into. How did they become ubiquitous? The history of pumpkins provides clues.
Around The World In 23 Cups Of Coffee

Around The World In 23 Cups Of Coffee

Feed your caffeine addiction with this satisfying (and stimulating) tour of international coffee culture.
Why Do Some Cultures Eat Spicy Foods And Others Don’t?

Why Do Some Cultures Eat Spicy Foods And Others Don’t?

Variety is the spice of life, and some of that variety involves bland, bland food.
‘Sliding In On A Shrimp Sandwich’: The Best International Business Jargon

‘Sliding In On A Shrimp Sandwich’: The Best International Business Jargon

International chambers of commerce share their favorite cliché corporate phrases from countries around the world.
10 Fun And Fascinating Facts About Foreign Currency

10 Fun And Fascinating Facts About Foreign Currency

Do you know the most and least valuable foreign currency, or how much it costs to make a penny? Read on for insights about the world’s money.
16 Birthday Traditions Around The World That Might Surprise You

16 Birthday Traditions Around The World That Might Surprise You

From having things thrown at you to eating really long noodles, these birthday traditions around the world may take Americans by surprise.
Is It Appropriate To Burp In Other Countries?

Is It Appropriate To Burp In Other Countries?

To burp or not to burp, that is the question. (Sorry, Shakespeare.)