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TIME IS ON MY SIDE

By on November 1, 2010 in Culture Category, Uncategorized

Time is not as straightforward as it seems. In fact, there are countless ways of understanding time, and many of the things that are important culturally, are often determined by a community’s unique understanding of time.

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BODY POLITICS AROUND THE WORLD

When it comes to body size, what seems clear is that most cultures have a strong opinion, but few agree on the “ideal.”

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PUSH!

By on June 1, 2010 in Culture Category

Birth wherever it occurs, has a long list of complex traditions. From culture to culture, and species to species, these rituals are elaborate, meaningful and poles apart.

Regardless if the outcome is always the same, live birth still has the power to enrapture, transform and spellbind.

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CAVIAR OF THE EAST

Bird’s nest soup is one of the most coveted delicacies in all of Asia, commonly referred to as the “caviar of the East”. Folklore suggests that the swift bird’s saliva is the key to eternal life. Due to its rarity, a single bowl of it can cost upwards of US $100.

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IRON BUTTERFLIES

The women of Asia who have risen to success throughout history are some of the most fearless and strong women in all of history. Their steely will, juxtaposed with their delicate feminine nature, gave rise to the descriptive term “Iron Butterflies”.

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