Cultural traditions include events, rituals and customs that a society shares. Read about the wide variety of cultural traditions in these articles.
Where did Krampus come from?
Krampus started as a Germanic Alpine legend, but he's achieved international fame. Learn where Krampus came from at HowStuffWorks. See more »
Did French kissing start in France?
French kissing appears in the Kama Sutra circa the third century. So did French kissing start in France or somewhere else? Find out. See more »
Are some facial expressions universal across cultures?
Facial expressions can be tough enough, but what happens when you add cultural differences into the mix? Find out if universal facial expressions exist. See more »
How Foot Binding Worked
What was foot binding? Find out how foot binding worked from HowStuffWorks. See more »
Music of the Masses?: The Klezmer Quiz
How much do you know about klezmer music? Take this quiz about klezmer to test your knowledge. See more »
How Klezmer Works
Klezmer music has experienced a revival in recent decades. Read about traditional klezmer and the Ashkenazi Jews who created it. See more »
Quiz: Origins of Popular Traditions
Do you know why we maintain popular traditions and how we started them? Take this quiz about the origins of popular traditions to test what you know. See more »
10 Strange Wedding Traditions
Some wedding traditions can seem bizarre if you don't know their origins. Check out 10 strange wedding traditions at HowStuffWorks. See more »
Top 10 Jewish Wedding Traditions
A Jewish wedding often involves some age-old traditions. Check out 10 Jewish wedding traditions at HowStuffWorks. See more »
10 Muslim Funeral Traditions
A Muslim funeral often involves some age-old traditions. Check out 10 Muslim funeral traditions at HowStuffWorks. See more »
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