Category Archives: Other

How Japanese and Americans Save Differently

Cash is a much safer way of saving in Japan than in the United States; it doesn’t lose as much value over time, unlike here. Continue reading

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Do Tourists Get Sick When They Visit the United States?

Does an Indian visiting her American friend ever eat everything on the plate her friend has prepared (out of politeness, not because she actually likes the food), and spend the rest of her week sitting on top of a toilet? Continue reading

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Did You Know that the United Kingdom Censored Animal Farm? Here’s Why:

Animal Farm is one of the most famous tracts of the 20th century. It’s a prescient warning against totalitarianism. Its influence is such that phrases such as “All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others” are … Continue reading

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Thoughts About the Pope’s Resignation

Yet if Benedict XVI sets a precedent with his resignation, it may be he who is more remembered by history. Continue reading

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The Real Meaning of Labor Day

The rest of the world doesn’t celebrate Labor Day, either. Instead, they celebrate something called May Day, or the International Workers’ Day. Continue reading

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