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History

Frightening hoods: why the women of the Azores hid their faces

In the past, Azores women wore long cloaks with big, deep hoods, a custom that has since been abandoned.

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History

What is the difference between the gods of Ancient Rome and Ancient Greek?

Roman gods and goddesses were named after items and without gender, whereas Greek gods were based on human features.

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False doors in ancient Egyptian tombs: who pass through them

A false door is a door that looks like a real door but doesn't work like one. They may be…

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Where does the tradition of kneeling come from?

Kneeling is a primitive action used to demonstrate reverence by making the kneeling person seem smaller than the other.

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7 weird and ridiculous practices that were once considered normal

The world is changing, and for all its shortcomings, the past was worse, at least in terms of the quality…

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Why lotus so important for Buddhists, and what symbols are hidden in this flower

In the mind of Chinese Buddhists, the lotus is one of the eight treasures. It has a very wide range…

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Harsh manners and delicious food: what was the life of the Aztecs

In popular culture, the Aztecs are less well-known than the Maya, who reportedly foretold the world's end as early as…

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History

Why did a woman have multiple husbands and other strange marriage tradition

Foreign marriage traditions often seem strange. It is customary to include the customs of primitive society among them:

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History

Who created oases? Oldest, most extensive and facts about islands in the desert

For the modern person, an oasis is a beautiful picture that complements the landscapes of deserts. In the past, over…

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Global

12 unusual dating/marriage rituals practices globally

Culture is people’s ways of life that make them unique, but in some tribes, their ways of life are scary…

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Africa

Intriguing traditions of the peoples of Africa

You love her, then propose and marry her, so easy! That is not applicable in some Africa cultures. If you…

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Africa

The sporting glory of Kenya: the Kalenjin people

The Kalenjin people are Kenya’s internationally recognized sporting glory. Of the ten Olympic medals won by Kenyan runners, seven belong…

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