For more than 30 years, Americans have celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 through October 15 each year. Here’s how this annual celebration came to be—and how you can take part.
Not all Japanese game shows feature life-threatening challenges, and not all ramen lovers slurp loudly. Let's debunk a few more misconceptions about Japan.
Indigenous-led tourism is driving a cultural revival in British Columbia. Here's how to experience the Canadian province's 10,000-year-old traditions.
Study this map of global etiquette rules before your next trip abroad.
If you read to explore different worlds, this map of Goodreads' top book by a local author in each country is for you.
The years-in-the-making Oxford Dictionary of African American English will offer proper attribution to words and phrases that originated in Black culture.
The generation born between 1965 and 1980 loves nostalgia, has a ton of student debt, and hates cooking.
The first Filipino American Muppet on "Sesame Street" is a boy named TJ whose grandmother is helping him learn Tagalog.
One big factor in the divergence of the accents is something called 'rhotacism.'
Each May for more than 40 years, America has paid tribute to the vast cultural contributions of its Asian and Pacific Islander citizens. Here are a few fascinating facts about how Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month came to be.
Arab American Heritage Month, occurring each April, is a relatively new event on the yearly calendar—but the history of Arab immigrants in the U.S. goes way back.
With 'Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves' hitting theaters, it's easy to forget the game's controversial past.
Some passages from Agatha Christie's library are being eliminated in an effort to address concerns over alleged xenophobia and racist descriptions.
Crab rangoon isn't Chinese—and it may not contain real crab.
For the second year in a row, ‘TIME’ has singled out a dozen actors, sports figures, and activists making a difference in the world.
The age ranges and birth years for Gen Z and Gen Alpha—along with Millennials—are clearer (so we can all quit fighting about it now).
The candy-coated almonds are a traditional part of many Greek, Italian, and Middle Eastern wedding celebrations.
In 1989, Jim Henson's 'Fraggle Rock' became the first American television series to air in what was then still the Soviet Union.
From ogre-like demons to beating bread against the wall to ward off evil spirits and more, some New Year’s superstitions and traditions are spookier than others.
Tradition and culture have always played a deep role in Southern weddings.
If you’re at a New Year’s Eve party in Scotland, don’t be surprised if a guest leaves the house a few minutes before midnight just so that they can re-enter as the first footer after the bells.
Whether you’re a fan of winter or wish it would go away, here are 25 things to note about the winter solstice, a.k.a. the shortest day of the year.
To win Wordle, it helps to know what the new editor might be thinking.
For centuries, the Sámi people of Northern Europe have relied on reindeer herding for food, warmth, and income.