People throughout history and across the entire world have believed in the power of the evil eye, or “mal de ojo” in Spanish.
If you’ve ever seen a strange orb of light levitating in the air, then you’ve experienced what people for generations have called will-o’-the-wisp. Here’s what we know about it.
Mayan gods ran the gambit from wise old women to horny trickster gods. Here are 6 legendary characters that could give the Greek or Norse pantheons a run for their money.
Blackout tattoos have become increasingly trendy in recent years, but are they safe and could getting one be considered cultural appropriation?
These religious symbols are seen pretty much everywhere, but few people know the true meanings and origins behind them.
Mental illness is partly defined by abnormality. But what’s normal often depends on the culture you come from.
A new trend is sweeping across the nation that’s changing everything you thought you knew about drinking beer. This is a complete pragmatist’s guide to shower beers.
There’s an emerging trend, based on a Tumblr post, about living your life like you’re the main character. But what does that really mean? Can it lead to main character syndrome?
Unlike its western counterpart, which spews fire and destroys villages, the eastern dragons, which reign across Asia, are divine beings that bring prosperity and happiness.
The vampire casts a long shadow over pop culture. But where does it come from? And more importantly, what lesson does the vampire teach?
The Hamburglar has become a household name, but how did McDonalds think up such a strange character? And why?
The Taj Mahal earned its worldwide fame but if you want to take in the grandeur of India’s ancient royalty away from the tourists, check out these other Indian palaces.
The e-girl aesthetic mixes fashion, internet history, and what it means to grow up online. Like her predecessors, the e-girl is no stranger to flak.
More than just a fashion trend, the countryside-themed aesthetics of Cottagecore reflects a change in the way society approaches work and living.
This plastic icon of girlhood has been on the receiving end of support and backlash. The inclusive barbie line showcases a more diverse range of races, body types, and genders.
We’re all familiar with the Pillsbury Doughboy, ut how well do you really know him? Here are some facts about this iconic mascot that might surprise you.