Customs duties
Customs is an authority or agency in a country responsible for collecting customs duties and for controlling the flow of goods, including animals, transports, personal effects, and hazardous items, in...
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Incredible Egg Art Will Awe You | Short Film Showcase
In Bukovina, a northern region of Romania, the Easter tradition of dyeing eggs has been elevated into an art form. Filmmaker Titus-Armand Napirlica along wit...
10 Things You Didn’t Know About The Summer Olympics
From a gymnast with a wooden leg to a medalist busted for drinking beer, explore 10 surprising facts about the Summer Olympics.
Joey Chestnut Eats Record-Breaking 70 Hot Dogs At Nathan's Famous Eating Contest
Joey "Jaws" Chestnut regained the Mustard Yellow International Belt Monday, ousting Matt "The Megatoad" Stonie of the championship title at the annual July Fourth hot dog eating contest at Nathan's Fa...
7 Things You Don't Know About Mother's Day's Dark History
The holiday started as an antiwar statement. But battles over who owned Mother's Day kept coming.
Fungi Funeral: Mushroom ‘Death Suit’ Offers Eco-Friendly Alternative To Caskets & Cremation
If you are looking for a radical new way to dispose of your body after death, look no further than mushrooms, says TED Fellow artist Jae Rhim Lee. Coming on the market this year, her “death suit” will...
8 Things You Should Know About Chinese New Year
Traditionally the most important holiday on the Chinese calendar, Chinese New Year (also known as Spring Festival), is a more family-focused affair than January 1, with sit-down dinners taking the pla...
Seinfeld - The Full Story Of Festivus [HD]
The Strike Festivus, a well-celebrated parody, has become a secular holiday celebrated on December 23 that serves as an alternative to participating in the p...
5 Beautiful Winter Traditions Around The World
Many places and cultures around the world put on a pretty spectacular show in wintertime, whether it be to welcome in the cold, perform rituals, do religious rites, or just have a good time. The domin...
Why Do Couples Exchange Rings With Vows? The Elusive Ancient Origins Of Wedding Rings
The image of a couple exchanging rings during a wedding ceremony is instantly recognizable, and is held as an ancient tradition. A ring on a certain finger indicates that the wearer is married, but ma...
Crossing The Veil: The Pre-Christian Origins Of Halloween And Samhain
Halloween, or the ancient Samhain, is considered the time of year when the veil between our world and the spirit world is at its thinnest. As darkness falls and families light their pumpkin Jack-o'-la...
Last of the Naga
The Naga Sadhu are monastic, solitary and extremely harsh to even the most devout and traditional Hindus. Their severe ways have diminished their numbers to the verge of extinction. Between their reje...
15 Pictures of Traditional Dress Around the World
Around the world, traditional dress serves a variety of purposes. Whether it’s a way of remembering your ancestors, performing a religious ceremony, or marking an important event, almost every culture...
Va. Family’s Halloween Display Becomes An 8,500-Light Attraction
Brandon Bullis of Leesburg needed a hobby. Three kids, a wife and a full-time job as a director at a major telecom firm wasn’t enough, so after watching a TV show about people who put up decorative li...
Pere Lachaise Lap Dance
Père Lachaise Cemetery’s Victor Noir regularly receives posthumous hand jobs from the average public but the exquisite Dita VonTeese is not average and when it comes to sexy…she’s in a class by hersel...
World Customs Organization
The World Customs Organization (WCO) is an intergovernmental organization headquartered in Brussels, Belgium. The WCO is noted for its work in areas covering the development of international conventio...
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Generalized System of Preferences
The Generalized System of Preferences, or GSP, is a preferential tariff system which provides for a formal system of exemption from the more general rules of the World Trade Organization (WTO), (forme...
Customs union
A customs union is a type of trade bloc which is composed of a free trade area with a common external tariff. The participant countries set up common external trade policy, but in some cases they use ...
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Court of Exchequer (Scotland)
The Court of Exchequer was formerly a distinct part of the court system in Scotland, with responsibility for administration of government revenue and judicial matters relating to customs and excise, r...
Central Excise Mission Mode Project
The Automation of Central Excise and Service Tax (ACES) is a Mission Mode Project under the National e-Governance Plan being implemented by the Central Board of Excise and Customs(CBEC) in India. It ...
Duty (economics)
In economics, a duty is a kind of tax levied by a state. It is often associated with customs, in which context they are also known as tariffs or dues. The term is often used to describe a tax on certa...