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The Best Websites for Penpals

The Best Websites for Penpals

Penpals from all over the world can connect and chat through penpal websites.online image by Leticia Wilson from Fotolia.comHaving a penpal is a popular way to meet and contact people in different parts of the world. You can choose penpals who share the same interests as you and live in.........[Read More]
Characteristics of Greek Dancing

Characteristics of Greek Dancing

Dancing is as important to Greeks today as it was in ancient times. In fact, many of today's dances have been passed down from one generation to the next with few changes. Children learn Greek dances from early ages and continue to dance throughout their lives at festivals and celebrations of all ki......[Read More]
Information on the Civilizations of the Bantu Culture

Information on the Civilizations of the Bantu Culture

The term Bantu signifies "human being." The Bantu people aggressively spread their culture across large areas of the African continent. They helped move African civilization out of the Stone Age and into the Iron Age. An extended diaspora of Bantus dispersed their language and technology far from th......[Read More]
Levels of Moral Development

Levels of Moral Development

Levels of moral development are most commonly associated with the work of American psychologist Lawrence Kohlberg, who was a professor both at the University of Chicago and Harvard. Kohlberg saw levels of moral development created through the normal maturation process of children into teenagers and ......[Read More]
Repatriation Projects

Repatriation Projects

Repatriation means to restore someone or something to the original place of their birth. There are many different repatriation projects worldwide, with interesting missions and goals. Some of these projects involve repatriating displaced people, or music and song. Some involve repatriating buried re......[Read More]
How to Have a More Eco-Friendly Christmas

How to Have a More Eco-Friendly Christmas

When it comes to Christmas day,the meal we have really is the main event, when we allow ourselves to indulge a bit more than we have at any other time of year. Unfortunately, this often ... ......[Read More]
History of Ancient Ink

History of Ancient Ink

The Egyptians and the Chinese were among the first to use ink, which is estimated to have been more than 4500 years ago in 2500 B.C. China ink, the oldest known, is still used in China and Japan with brushes. Ancient ink was made by mixing carbon with a gum substance, often from trees or animals, an......[Read More]
When Did the Iron Age Begin?

When Did the Iron Age Begin?

In archaeology, the Iron Age refers to the period of ancient history in which iron was the main material for making tools and weapons. The Iron Age is the third in the classification system for ancient cultures. The Bronze Age and the Stone Age preceded it. The timeline of the Iron Age varies across......[Read More]
Define Caftan

Define Caftan

A caftan, or kaftan, is a loose, brightly colored garment with midlength or full-length sleeves. It may be long or tunic length and can be worn by men or women.......[Read More]
How to Confront Prejudice

How to Confront Prejudice

Do you react favorably to people who are different or are you standoffish and suspicious of those dissimilar from you? It is easy to prejudge someone who does not look like you or who comes from a different country or background. Appreciating diversity requires a concerted effort to welcome and acce......[Read More]
How Were Native American Tipis Built?

How Were Native American Tipis Built?

Tipis are dwellings used as living structures by Native Americans. The point of this form of housing was based on the reality of their nomadic lifestyle; following the seasons and animals they hunted. Native American tribes were known to build tipis first, as simple structures, so they could move th......[Read More]
History of Trains in Chicago

History of Trains in Chicago

In his famous ode to Chicago, Carl Sandburg writes: Hog butcher for the worldTool maker, stacker of wheatPlayer with railroads and the nation's freight handlerIndeed, trains played a central role in Chicago's development as a major industrial and transportation hu......[Read More]
Hawaiian Island Traditions

Hawaiian Island Traditions

Hawaii became a part of the United States in 1959. Hawaii is known for its crystal clear waters, sandy beaches and tropical climate, and it is one of the most popular destinations for tourists. It is home to a rich cultural heritage originating from the native Polynesian inhabitants. Many of these t......[Read More]
Native American Indian Stories

Native American Indian Stories

Each Native American tribe has its own brand of folklore. But many Native American legends are inspired by nature, often imbuing animals with fantastical traits. Legends attempt to explain the existence of natural happenings and tribal traditions, and stories are passed down to share an appreciation......[Read More]
Latin Monuments

Latin Monuments

Stunning monuments and architecture are not just tourist attractions in the Latin culture, but are also memories rich in history. There are places all over the world where you can find Latin monuments, however many of these skillfully erected structures are located in Buenos Aires, Argentina. One pe......[Read More]
How to Learn Armenian Dance

How to Learn Armenian Dance

Keeping folk dance traditions alive is important in Armenia. Dancers dedicated to preserving Armenian songs and dances run schools in the capital city of Yerevan. They also perform in song and dance ensembles.One of the most popular dances is the Bar dance, the national dance of Armenia.......[Read More]
Types of Crowd Control Barriers

Types of Crowd Control Barriers

Steel crowd control barrierbarrera image by Tonius281 from Fotolia.comTypically used at public events, such as rallies or protests, concerts, parades and festivals, control barriers help maintain order in crowded events by placing people behind a restricted area. Places of business may.........[Read More]
Family Life in Chinese Culture

Family Life in Chinese Culture

China has a culture that has been evolving for thousands of years. This Asian country has moved into the modern age and life there is much like it is in the Western world today. However, there are still unique aspects to Chinese family life that set their culture apart from many others in the world.......[Read More]
What Is the Anointing Oil of Esther?

What Is the Anointing Oil of Esther?

In the holy book of Esther, Esther prepares herself to see the King by anointing herself with myrrh oil. Queen Esther oils are now sold by various retailers to Christians as a means of anointing women as a religious ritual.......[Read More]
About the Central Board of Excise and Customs

About the Central Board of Excise and Customs

According to the Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) website, the CBEC is a part of the Ministry of Finance of the government of India and deals with administration and collection of customs duties.......[Read More]