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10 Popular Pirate Symbols and Their Meanings

During the Golden Age of Piracy (mid-17th to the early 18th century), pirates created and displayed a series of symbols on their flags. These symbols aimed ...

The Origin of Thanksgiving – A Brief History

Thanksgiving is an American federal holiday celebrated on the last Thursday in November. It began as an autumn harvest festival organized by the English ...

Lingzhi – Mushroom of Immortality (Chinese Mythology)

A common idea among several cultures from East Asia is that immortality could be obtained by different means. Some of them require meditating on certain ...

Triton – Mighty God of the Sea (Greek Mythology)

Mysterious, powerful, and possibly the most famous of all Poseidon’s sons, Triton is a god of the sea. Initially Poseidon’s prime herald, the ...

What is the ‘Native American’ Zodiac?

An element taken from the New Age Movement, the Native American zodiac gained popularity during the last decades of the 20th century. It’s supposed to help ...

Native American Art – An Introduction

Given the vast size of North America, describing how Native American art has evolved is anything but an easy task. However, art historians have discovered ...

Viking Girls’ Names and Their Meanings (History) 

Vikings had several naming conventions that they followed whenever a newborn arrived in this world. These traditions, which affected both boys ...

Traditional Persian Names for Boys and Their Meanings

Persian culture is one of the oldest existing civilizations, and as such, it has experienced many changes over time.  Through the centuries, Persia ...

15 Interesting Facts about the Cold War

The United States and the Soviet Union emerged from World War II as the only nations with enough resources to consolidate themselves as the world's new ...

History of Australia – An Amazing Story

Australia is a land of superlatives – it has the world’s oldest continuous culture, the largest monolith, the most venomous snake, the largest coral ...

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