Duty (economics)
In economics, a duty is a kind of tax levied by a state. It is often associated with customs, in which context they are also known as tariffs or dues. The term is often used to describe a tax on certa...
No They Can't: The Cayman Islands
Money flows to The Cayman Islands - NOT because they are a tax haven, but because they have simple rules. My investigation:
Incredible Egg Art Will Awe You | Short Film Showcase
In Bukovina, a northern region of Romania, the Easter tradition of dyeing eggs has been elevated into an art form. Filmmaker Titus-Armand Napirlica along wit...
10 Things You Didn’t Know About The Summer Olympics
From a gymnast with a wooden leg to a medalist busted for drinking beer, explore 10 surprising facts about the Summer Olympics.
Joey Chestnut Eats Record-Breaking 70 Hot Dogs At Nathan's Famous Eating Contest
Joey "Jaws" Chestnut regained the Mustard Yellow International Belt Monday, ousting Matt "The Megatoad" Stonie of the championship title at the annual July Fourth hot dog eating contest at Nathan's Fa...
7 Things You Don't Know About Mother's Day's Dark History
The holiday started as an antiwar statement. But battles over who owned Mother's Day kept coming.
Fungi Funeral: Mushroom ‘Death Suit’ Offers Eco-Friendly Alternative To Caskets & Cremation
If you are looking for a radical new way to dispose of your body after death, look no further than mushrooms, says TED Fellow artist Jae Rhim Lee. Coming on the market this year, her “death suit” will...
8 Things You Should Know About Chinese New Year
Traditionally the most important holiday on the Chinese calendar, Chinese New Year (also known as Spring Festival), is a more family-focused affair than January 1, with sit-down dinners taking the pla...
Bear Costumes, Dancing, Donuts—Inside Ukraine's Biggest Party
The colorful festival has lived on for thousands of years, fueling Ukrainian identity in times of turmoil.
5 Beautiful Winter Traditions Around The World
Many places and cultures around the world put on a pretty spectacular show in wintertime, whether it be to welcome in the cold, perform rituals, do religious rites, or just have a good time. The domin...
Why Do Couples Exchange Rings With Vows? The Elusive Ancient Origins Of Wedding Rings
The image of a couple exchanging rings during a wedding ceremony is instantly recognizable, and is held as an ancient tradition. A ring on a certain finger indicates that the wearer is married, but ma...
U.S. Takes Steps to Make Corporate Inversions More Difficult
The U.S. strengthened efforts to discourage corporate inversions by making the deals more difficult and limiting the benefits of the transactions, just as an iconic American firm considers shifting it...
Crossing The Veil: The Pre-Christian Origins Of Halloween And Samhain
Halloween, or the ancient Samhain, is considered the time of year when the veil between our world and the spirit world is at its thinnest. As darkness falls and families light their pumpkin Jack-o'-la...
Last of the Naga
The Naga Sadhu are monastic, solitary and extremely harsh to even the most devout and traditional Hindus. Their severe ways have diminished their numbers to the verge of extinction. Between their reje...
15 Pictures of Traditional Dress Around the World
Around the world, traditional dress serves a variety of purposes. Whether it’s a way of remembering your ancestors, performing a religious ceremony, or marking an important event, almost every culture...
Tradition
A tradition is a belief or behavior passed down within a group or society with symbolic meaning or special significance with origins in the past. Common examples include holidays or impractical but so...
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Tax avoidance
Tax avoidance is the legal usage of the tax regime to one's own advantage to reduce the amount of tax that is payable by means that are within the law. Tax sheltering is very similar, although unlike ...
Tax avoidance - Wikipedia
Pashang
Pashang, King of Turan, was according to Ferdowsi's epic the Shahnameh, of the race of Tur the son of Fereydun and the father of Afrasiab. He was an early king of Turan.
Academic dress of the University of Nottingham
In general, the academic dress of the University of Nottingham dates from the award of its Royal Charter in 1948. Prior to this date, (the then) University College, Nottingham taught students for Univ...
Academic dress of the University of Nottingham - Wikipedia
Terukkuttu
Terukkuttu is a Tamil street theatre form practised in Tamil Nadu state of India and Tamil-speaking regions of Sri Lanka. Terukuttu is a form of entertainment, a ritual, and a medium of social instruc...
Ani Hyuntikwalaski
In Native American mythology (particularly in the Cherokee tribe) the Ani Hyuntikwalaski ("Thunder Beings") are beings that cause lightning fire in a hollow sycamore tree.Ani Hyuntikwalaski is also th...
Percy Jackson & the Olympians
Perseus "Percy" Jackson is the title character and narrator of Rick Riordan's Percy Jackson & the Olympians series. He is also a protagonist in the sequel series The Heroes of Olympus, which are ...
Fear of commitment
In self-help literature, "fear of commitment" is the avoidance of long-term partnership or marriage. The concept is often much more pervasive, affecting school, work, and home life as well.The term "c...
Leum-iochd
The balk, back, bauk (Lowland Scots), leum-iochd or bailc/bac (Scottish Gaelic) was a strip of a corn field left fallow. The fear of being left with the last sheaf of the harvest called the cailleach...
Elbow witch
Elbow Witches are old women with awls in their elbows in the Ojibwa story of Aayaase (also known as "Aayaash" or "Iyash"), "Filcher-of-Meat". Blinded by cooking smoke, the sisters killed each other in...
Kalapa
Kalapa, according to Buddhist legend, is the capital city of the Kingdom of Shambhala, where the Kulika King is said to reign on a lion throne. It is said to be an exceeding beautiful city, with a san...
XAF Radar
The XAF Radar was an experiment radar constructed in 1938, survived World War II as a historical artifact, and is now placed on exhibit at the Historical Electronics Museum, located in Linthicum, Mary...