A writer blogged about a friend of his — a scientist — who had a particular tattoo: a strand of DNA. All of the sudden, other scientists came out of the woodwork to show off their odd ink.
For the Trakiiski Kalaidzhii, there are many important rules that factor in dating. Most are merely "traditional," but one that has invited much criticism is the practice of paying a bride's family for "her honor," or guarantee she is a virgin.
China has opened more than 300 Confucius Institutes around the globe, 21 of them in Africa, as they try to reform their image and build cultural ties with people all over the world.
American culture has a way of spreading. in the case of Roller Derby, it found its way to Colombia, in South America, by way of a Hollywood movie, Whip it.
The media over emphasize the problems in Africa, neglect the good stories, and don't give solutions, according to one prominent African blogger.
The booming mining industry in Australia is encroaching on the farming industry, which has been till now, deeply rooted in the country's culture.
In recent years, J1 workers have reported that their stays in the US were characterized by menial jobs, low wages, filthy living conditions, and a lot of economic exploitation.
Women take the lead in new primetime sitcoms this fall, and men are more goofy, incompetent, and powerless than ever before.
Some streets in Indonesia are restricted to cars with three riders, so Indonesians are making a living by renting themselves out as riders.
Ancient Andean crops and farming methods are revived as Peruvians struggle to deal with the effects of climate change.