One of Persia’s most famous ancient artifacts, the Cyrus Cylinder, is finishing its first US tour. And it is making Iranians in the US proud of their past and their people's claim to being among the first to officially acknowledge human rights.
At some level, all countries push new citizens to integrate and that's where civics and language citizenship tests come in. But when you take a longer look at how citizenship exams are developed worldwide, you realize they can have less to do with methodology than promoting a strict cultural identity.
Ford hasn't sold its Mustang overseas since 1979. But now it is set to project US power abroad, with a V-8 engine. And Ford thinks the 2015 Mustang will sell in places like Australia, China and across Europe because it is so... American.
John F. Kennedy was the first US president to be seen widely on television. That gave people a sense of connection that left lasting memories, even in a tiny English town where Kennedy made a brief stop to attend church.
Cadbury has staked its identity on the color purple. For years, it's tried to keep competitors from using purple on their wrappers. But no longer. A UK court says Cadbury doesn't have an exclusive right to the color when it comes to chocolate.