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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.
These traditional Swedish toys are much more than a classic holiday gift or travel souvenir.
This year’s most liveable cities can be found in Europe and Canada, as well as one in Australia and one in Japan.
In the '80s, the destruction of two walls changed the course of human events. One was the Berlin Wall, which came down on November 9, 1989. The other was the wall separating Aerosmith from Run-DMC in the 1986 music video for "Walk This Way."
From human sacrifices to misunderstood doomsday prophecies, we're dispelling the popular myths about the Maya civilization.
If you’ve seen 2019’s 'Midsommer,' you probably associate the holiday with flower crowns, maypoles, and a dash of human sacrifice.
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They have survived centuries of colonization, exploitation, and oppression. But they've preserved their cultural traditions and languages.
Western culture has linked Easter with new threads for centuries.
‘Kyiv’ is not a new name for the capital of Ukraine—and the Kyiv-or-Kiev discussion isn’t new, either.
During TASCHEN's book sale, you can save up to 75 percent on books about "Star Wars," Marvel Comics, The Beatles, and more.
Each year, when the clock strikes midnight on December 31, countries throughout Latin America ring in the new year with unique traditions.
Generation Alpha—the children of Millennials and the kid siblings of Generation Z—started the same year the iPad was released.
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National Hispanic Heritage Month, a celebration of Hispanic culture and history, offers a number of in-person and interactive events to get you plugged in.
Travel the world from the comfort of your home with Amazon Explore, a new interactive, live streaming experience.
Understanding how and why these terms referring to rich cultural and geographical identities are used—and why they're not—is important.
The legendary singer and performer Prince's massive shoe collection is on display at his former home and studio, Paisley Park.
John Lennon is getting the Funko Pop! treatment with a rare psychedelic variant figure available at Entertainment Earth.