Culture & Traditions

Cultures and Traditions takes a look at how people interact with each other. This might be through sub-cultures, relationships, fads or religion and spirituality.


Someone told me that if there are 20 people in a room, there's a 50/50 chance that two of them will have the same birthday. How can such a small group have two people with the same birthday in it?

What does "Old Lang Sign" mean? I always hear people singing it on New Year's Eve, but no one seems to know what it means!

When the clock struck midnight on December 31, 1999, Hawaii was one of the last places to celebrate the new year that year. Where was the first place to celebrate the new year that night? Find out in this article.

The Easter holiday seems to be on a different day each year. Have you ever wondered how they determine which day Easter will fall on each year? You can find the answer to that question here.

If you've ever been standing in your living room with a strand of Christmas lights that just won't work, you'll love this article. Learn what's going on so you can fix it yourself.

When did the Valentine's Day frenzy begin? Was there really a saint named "Valentine"? Why the flowers and chocolate? Learn all about the origins and symbols of Valentine's Day.

A fascinating article that explains the techniques and science behind verbal self-defense!