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.

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You may have noticed people sometimes interchange grey and gray, leading to confusion about which spelling is the correct one. But when it comes to using the word grey vs. gray, which one you choose comes down to your location and the specific person, place or thing you’re referencing.

By Marie Look

Epic McD, World's Largest Entertainment McDonald's, call it whatever you want: The worlds largest Mcdonalds on Sand Lake Rd in Florida is something else.

By Yara Simón

Countries with red and white flags sometimes pick those colors because they often symbolize historical sacrifice and purity.

By Desiree Bowie

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A nation chooses a flag design very purposefully. These countries with blue, yellow and/or red flags picked those colors for specific reasons.

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A nation doesn't design its flag all willy-nilly. These countries with green, white, and/or red flags picked those colors for specific reasons.

By Yara Simón

Follow these tips to ensure your pumpkin carvings last to the end of the month so you don't have saggy jack-o'-lanterns on Halloween night.

By Matt Kasson

Explore full moon superstitions and their intriguing significance. Uncover cultural beliefs and lunar myths.

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Explore the belief that bad luck comes in threes. Uncover origins, cultural influences, and the psychology behind the superstition.

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Discover the significance of eye contact cheers. Explore cultural norms, psychological impact, and connection through toasting.

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Explore the significance of your Life Path Number. Discover its calculation, influence, and insights into your life's journey.

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Explore the depth of Master Numbers. Discover their unique symbolism, spiritual significance, and numerological impact.

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Explore the world of Name Numerology. Discover insights into name meanings, personality traits, and destiny.

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Delve into Chaldean Numerology's wisdom. Discover its unique insights, ancient roots, and numerological significance.

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Discover the charm of a wishing well. Explore its cultural significance, beliefs, and the magic of making wishes.

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Discover lucky bamboo's significance. Explore its symbolism, care tips, and the positive energy it brings.

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Uncover the superstition behind dreams about teeth falling out. Explore their symbolism and diverse interpretations.

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Explore the second toe longer than big toe superstition. Discover its significance, cultural beliefs, and interpretations.

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Explore the miraculous phenomenon of Incorruptible Saints, whose bodies defy decay after death. Dive into the history, significance, and mysteries surrounding these holy figures.

By Josh Clark

Incorruptible bodies -- corpses that don't decay -- are a scientific mystery. Read why incorruptible bodies are hard to explain and where to find them.

By Josh Clark

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The poinsettia's flame-red leaves are a staple in holiday decorations. But how did a plant indigenous to tropical climates end up on mantels in North America?

By Sam Abramson

Discover the beauty of poinsettias this Christmas season. Elevate your festive décor with vibrant colors and timeless elegance. The perfect holiday touch!

By Sam Abramson

Discover the intriguing meaning behind right eye twitching superstitions. Uncover cultural beliefs and facts about this phenomenon.

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Explore the intriguing female superstition of right foot itching. Uncover cultural beliefs and meanings. Discover more about right foot itching.

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Discover the belief in bird poop good luck. Explore cultural superstitions and meanings. Unveil the positive side of avian encounters.

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Explore left foot itching female superstition. Uncover cultural beliefs and meanings. Discover the intriguing world of left foot itching.

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