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...
Bear Costumes, Dancing, Donuts—Inside Ukraine's Biggest Party
The colorful festival has lived on for thousands of years, fueling Ukrainian identity in times of turmoil.
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...
10 Unluckiest People Of All Time
Here are 10 of the most unlucky people on the planet!..
ATA Carnet
Jointly administered by the World Customs Organization (WCO) - www.wcoomd.org and the International Chamber of Commerce through its World Chambers Federation, the ATA Carnet is an international custom...
United States Court of Customs and Patent Appeals
The United States Court of Customs and Patent Appeals (CCPA) is a former United States federal court which existed from 1909 to 1982 and had jurisdiction over certain types of civil disputes.
The...
United States Munitions List
The United States Munitions List (USML) is a list of articles, services, and related technology designated as defense- and space-related by the United States federal government. This designation is pu...
Plant Protection and Quarantine
Plant Protection and Quarantine (PPQ) is a program within the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), an agency of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). The PPQ program atte...
Oriental rugs
An authentic oriental rug is a handmade carpet from the "Orient" that is either knotted or woven with pile or woven without pile. Handmade oriental rugs are woven using various materials such as silk,...
Export parity price
Export Parity Price or EPP is defined as, "The price that a producer gets or can expect to get for its product if exported, equal to the Freight on Board price minus the costs of getting the product f...
The Making of Shimizu-No-Mai Japanese Sake
Did you know that sake is older than the written Japanese language?! This video from Akita Shurui Seizoh showcases the craftsmanship and tradition that is behind the "Drink of the Gods". Sake (pronou...
Hadith
Hadith (/ˈhædɪθ/ or /hɑːˈdiːθ/; Arabic: حديث‎) in Islamic religious use is often translated as "prophetic traditions", meaning the corpus of the reports of the teachings, deeds and say...
Hadith - Wikipedia
Bonded warehouse
A bonded warehouse, or bond, is a building or other secured area in which dutiable goods may be stored, manipulated, or undergo manufacturing operations without payment of duty. It may be managed by ...
Kurpie
Kurpie ([ˈkurpjɛ]) is one of a number of ethnic regions in Poland, noted for its unique traditional customs, such as its own types of traditional costume, traditional dance, and distinctive type of ar...
Kurpie - Wikipedia
Export Control Classification Number
An Export Control Classification Number (ECCN) is an alphanumeric code assigned to articles, technology and software (collectively, "items") by the US Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Se...
Import parity price
Import parity price or IPP is defined as, “The price that a purchaser pays or can expect to pay for imported goods; thus the c.i.f. import price plus tariff plus transport cost to the purchaser's loca...