For 1,000 years, Chinese women would break and bind the bones in their daughters' feet to ensure they achieved the coveted 3-inch foot. How did this painful procedure change Chinese culture – and why was this disfigured foot considered so erotic?
Some of our wedding traditions help bond us to our families and to our culture. But be honest: Some of those traditions are straight-up strange, don't you think? Dressing several adult women in the same dress on purpose?
Judaism is one of the world's oldest religions, so it's not surprising that its people have some of the most interesting and meaningful wedding traditions of any group. Learn what makes Jewish nuptials so unique in this article.
Coping with the loss of a friend or family member is difficult, no matter what your faith. All religions have funeral rites and traditions for dealing with death, and Islam is no different. What are some Muslim funeral traditions?