Autumn Farm, Doubbt Official, Flickr Creative Commons, The Origins of Thanksgiving

The Origins of Thanksgiving

Though today's Thanksgiving is celebrated as a secular holiday for all, this North American holiday has its roots in a major religious schism in England that...

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Alekseyevskaya Cathedral Church, David Stanley, Flickr Creative Commons, (Countries that don't celebrate Christmas)

No Christmas Here!

As the biggest festival of the largest religion in the world, Christmas is celebrated in some form in pretty much every corner of the world. Here are the...

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The Food of Israel, Pomegranate

The Food of Israel

Since the creation of the nation state of Israel, Jewish immigrants from all over the world have created a melting pot of cultural traditions and cuisines from...

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Hajj 2008, Al Jazeera English, Flickr Creative Commons

Muslim Pilgrimages: Hajj

Hajj - that is, the pilgrimage to Mecca - is one of the five pillars of Islam and is considered a duty for all Muslims who are in good health and can afford...

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WOW: What’s On Where In April

From the birth of Buddha to the death of Christ, get ready to experience a roller coaster of ancient traditions and bizarre rituals in April.

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Plague of Athens by Michiel Sweerts, c. 1652–1654

Study Guides: Epidemics Throughout The Ages

In an increasingly interconnected and peaceful world, disease remains one of the greatest fears of the modern age, especially the outbreak of a ‘superbug’.

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March St Patrick's Day New York, Salon NYC, Flickr Creative Commons

WOW: What’s On Where In March

In March there’s a whole heap of discoveries to be made around the world, from sheep shearing competitions in New Zealand to Saint Patrick's Day celebrations...

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What to Buy?

Visit our store for latest offers on downloads, DVDs, music and books.

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WOW: What’s On Where In February

It doesn't matter what corner of the world you find yourself in, February is an exciting and fun-fueled month! Among other things, much of the Christian world...

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Dolomiti January Balloon Festival

WOW: What’s On Where In January

January marks the beginning of the New Year in the Gregorian calendar, and for many this means a month of abstinence and setting new goals and attitudes for...

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