The Cult Of Ignorance In The United States: Anti-Intellectualism And The "Dumbing Down" Of America
There is a growing and disturbing trend of anti-intellectual elitism in American culture. It's the dismissal of science, the arts, and humanities and their replacement by entertainment, self-righteous...
The Fascinating History Behind 5 Of The Most Beloved Thanksgiving Day Traditions
Thanksgiving Day is a holiday that is filled with countless traditions that are widely shared by millions of Americans, but how much do you really know about the history behind some of the most common...
Nearly 60 Percent Of Americans — The Highest Ever — Are Taking Prescription Drugs
Nearly three in five American adults take a prescription drug, which is up markedly since 2000 because of much higher use of almost every type of medication, from antidepressants to treatments for hig...
Rare Craft Roadshow - Full Doc
Two of Balvenie's US ambassadors, Andrew Weir and Nicholas Pallocchi, made an epic road trip across the United States in a handmade Morgan, visiting craftsmen who still use traditional artisanal metho...
United Slang Of America Map: If Every State Had An Official Word, What Would It Be?
Welcome to the United Slang of America. In order to create the map above, we used a layered, multistep approach. First, we called up some linguists who helped us make an initial list of unique words t...
Culture of the United States
The culture of the United States is primarily Western, but is influenced by African, Native American, Asian, Polynesian, and Latin American cultures. A strand of what may be described as American cult...
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Japanese popular culture
Japanese popular culture not only reflects the attitudes and concerns of the present but also provides a link to the past. Japanese cinema, cuisine, television programs, anime, manga, and music all de...
The Cult Of Ignorance In The United States: Anti-Intellectualism And The "Dumbing Down" Of America
There is a growing and disturbing trend of anti-intellectual elitism in American culture. It's the dismissal of science, the arts, and humanities and their replacement by entertainment, self-righteous...
J-Fest
J-Fest (Russian: J-FEST, formerly Фестиваль японской поп-культуры "Japanese Pop Culture Festival") is an annual event held in Moscow. The main organizer is the Embassy of Japan in Russia.
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Trucking industry in popular culture (United States)
The portrayal of the trucking industry in United States popular culture spans the depictions of trucks and truck drivers, as images of the masculine side of trucking are a common theme. The portrayal...
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Visual arts of the United States
Visual art of The United States and/or American art encompasses the history of painting and visual art in the United States. In the late 18th and early 19th centuries, artists primarily painted landsc...
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Moonshine in popular culture
Moonshine (illicit distillation) is referenced in many works, including books, motion pictures, musical lyrics and television.
Moonshine in popular culture - Wikipedia
Black Day
Black Day (Korean: 블랙데이) is an unofficial holiday observed on April 14 each year. It is mostly observed in South Korea by singles.The day is associated with Valentine's Day and White Day as a holiday ...
Shanzhai
Shanzhai (Chinese: 山寨; pinyin: shānzhài; Jyutping: saan1 zaai6; alternatively spelt shanzai or shan zhai) refers to imitation and pirated brands and goods, particularly electronics in Chin...
Couple costume
Couple costume and Couple look are Chinglish and Konglish terms, respectively, for the practice of a couple wearing the same hat, T-shirt, or other clothing in public to signal their relationship. It ...
Bunsik
Bunsik is a generic term used to refer to inexpensive Korean dishes available at bunsikjeom (분식점) or bunsikjip (분식집) snack restaurants. Since the term bunsik literally means "food made from flour," fo...
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American popular music
American popular music had a profound effect on music across the world. The country has seen the rise of popular styles that have had a significant influence on global culture, including ragtime, blu...
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Country music
Country music is a genre of American popular music that originated in Southern United States, in Atlanta, Georgia in the 1920s. It takes its roots from the southeastern genre of American folk music an...
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Manga
Manga (漫画, Manga) are comics created in Japan, or by Japanese creators in the Japanese language, conforming to a style developed in Japan in the late 19th century. They have a long and complex...
Japanese magazines
The following is a list of magazines published in Japan.
Cinema of Estonia
Cinema in Estonia is the film industry of the Republic of Estonia. The motion pictures have won international awards and each year new Estonian films are seen at film festivals around the globe.
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Miss Asia Pacific World
Miss Asia Pacific World is a yearly beauty pageant held by Supertalent of the World Incorporation, a Korea-based talent management group. MAPW has its social network developed by a third party vendor...
Miss Asia Pacific World - Wikipedia
Light novel
A light novel (ライトノベル, raito noberu) is a style of Japanese novel primarily targeting middle- and high-school students (young adult demographic). "Light novel" is a wasei-eigo, or a Japanese ...