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Cultures and Civilizations
The World of Hat
A small museum contains one of the largest collections of ethnic and traditional headgear in the world.
Added by greghannahs
Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)
Chin Tsong Palace
This extravagant villa built by a Burmese merchant is part pagoda and part European mansion.
Added by andrew4
Seoul, South Korea
Tracking the 1,500-year history of Korea's star cabbage.
Added by Erin Everywhere
Museum of Sexual Cultures of the World
It's the only museum of its kind in Ukraine.
Added by cyborg
Paarl, South Africa
Afrikaans Language Monument
The South African dialect's complex history is immortalized in stone, in one of the world's only monuments dedicated to a language.
Added by panicembryo
Little World Museum of Man
An anthropological theme park that depicts the cultures of around 20 different countries.
Added by Chrissy
Bukit Brown Cemetery
The largest Chinese cemetery outside of China and is packed with rich Singaporean history.
Added by gingersnap80
Watch the Oldest Hand-Tap Tattoo Artist in the Philippines at Work
Well into her 90s, Apo Whang-Od continues this ancient tradition.
November 22, 2016
La Paz, Bolivia
Bolivia's Witch Market
Popular tourist destination where witches in dark hats sell dried llama fetuses for good luck.
Added by Nicholas Jackson
Henry Ford's failed rubber plantation in the middle of the Amazon rain forest.
Added by AllisonEng
Local legend has it that the first humans were created in the pools here, leaving their footprints behind in the rock.
Added by jlbielli
Chios Rocket War
The Chios Rocket War "Rouketopolemos", in which two churches in the town of Vrontados shoot bottle rockets at each others' bell towers in a strange Easter celebration.
The Drowned Church of Potosi
A town church once nearly submerged by the damming of a river is now hauntingly visible as the water recedes.
Added by Mark Casey
North Bimini Island, Bahamas
An underwater road considered a possible Atlantis location.
Added by atimian
cultures and civilizations
1916's Song Of The Summer Was the Fake-Hawaiian Tune 'Yaka Hula Hickey Doola'
One hundred years ago, Tin Pan Alley met Hawaii, and it didn't go great.
July 01, 2016
A startlingly progressive LGBT hub offers dancing, HIV testing, art, and more.
Added by Luke Cata
The Garden of Philosophy
Tucked away near more famous landmarks lies a statue meant to symbolize the confluence and continuing development of human culture.
Added by mawetzell
Muara Ancalong, Indonesia
Explore a uniquely pristine Borneo forest, now protected by former headhunters turned tour guides.
Added by Kaelyn Lynch
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