Tag: culture

01
Jan
2020
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Why Calendars Are So Weird, and What Might Be Done About It – Atlas Obscura

Imagine a calendar that is the same every year—sort of. Calendars are fundamentally weird—after all, none of…

09
Aug
2019
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It’s All Greek to You and Me, So What Is It to the Greeks? – Atlas Obscura

It’s a curious thing when there is an idiom—structured roughly the same way and meaning essentially the…

10
Jan
2019
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People older than 65 share the most fake news, a new study finds – The Verge

Older Americans are disproportionately more likely to share fake news on Facebook, according to a new analysis…

06
Jan
2019
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When I Give Someone Flowers, What Message is the Color Sending?

Are you sure you’re sending out the right message? Find out the colors of flowers and their…

05
Sep
2018
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Students Are Collecting Photos to Remember Brazil’s Destroyed National Museum – Atlas Obscura

After a fire destroyed Brazil’s Museu Nacional this weekend, the students at UNIRIO, the Federal University of…

01
Sep
2018
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People won’t stop staring at their phones, so this Dutch town put traffic lights on the ground — Quartz

As anyone who lives in a city knows, public sidewalks these days are a free-for-all of pedestrians staggering along,…

09
Jul
2018
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Wedding photographer breaks groom’s nose after learning that the bride is 15 years old – DIY Photography

Wedding photographer Onur Albayrak from the eastern Turkish province of Malatya has recently beaten up a groom….

27
May
2018
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A Collection of Your Most Incredible Vintage Board Games – Atlas Obscura

Memorial Day weekend is upon us, and what better time to bust out one of those old…