Video Shows China Bank Employees Being Spanked
A video showing staff at a Chinese bank being publicly spanked for poor performance during a training session attracts outrage online.
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Cave DNA Unravels Riddle Of The Basque People
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Indigenous peoples
There are about 400 million indigenous people in the world. They vary widely in culture, religion, social life and economic orginazation. Because of disease,...
Video Shows China Bank Employees Being Spanked
A video showing staff at a Chinese bank being publicly spanked for poor performance during a training session attracts outrage online.
Music of Senegal
Senegal's music is best known abroad due to the popularity of mbalax, a development of Serer sabar drumming popularized by Youssou N'Dour.
During the colonial ages Senegal was colonized by France...
Norway's Radioactive Reindeer
Thirty years ago, the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant disaster took place, releasing massive amounts of radioactive material into the atmosphere. Today, Sami reindeer herders in central Norway are still...
Indigenous Australian culture
Australian Aboriginal culture includes a number of practices and ceremonies centred on a belief in the Dreamtime. Reverence for the land and oral traditions are emphasised. Language groupings and tr...
Indigenous Australian culture - Wikipedia
Anglo-Norman literature
Anglo-Norman literature is literature composed in the Anglo-Norman language developed during the period 1066–1204 when the Duchy of Normandy and England were united in the Anglo-Norman realm.
The...
Zangla Monastery
Zangla Monastery is a Buddhist monastery in the village of Tsa-zar near Zangla, Zanskar, Kargil district, Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir, northern India.Zangla Monastery is home to around 150 lamas and ...
Chegdermeh
Chegdermeh or Chekdermeh is a Turkmen traditional food that is cooked simultaneously with rice, meat (usually mutton or lamb), tomato paste or tomato and onions with oil, water and add-ons such as sal...
Are The Reclusive Shihuh People Of Musandam The Original Arabians?
Two hours’ drive from Dubai in the mountains of Musandam lives a reclusive tribe of people who appear culturally unrelated to any others in the Arabian Peninsula, yet who may well be its original inha...
Celtic music
Celtic music is a broad grouping of musical genres that evolved out of the folk musical traditions of the Celtic people of Western Europe. It refers to both orally-transmitted traditional music and re...
Celtic music - Wikipedia
KBSV
KBSV (TV 23 Assyria Vision) is an Assyrian television station broadcasing on digital UHF channel 15, that serves the Modesto, Stockton, and Sacramento, California areas. It was the first Assyrian tele...
Cave DNA Unravels Riddle Of The Basque People
Scientists show distinct population, with unique language, descended from local hunter gatherers who mixed with arriving farmers - rather than being an indigenous group who lived separately for mi...
Tatar culture
The culture of Tatarstan is molded from the culture of Volga Tatar people, Russian, and European culture.
The education system in Tatarstan is secular. The literacy rate for the total population i...