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...
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...
Va. Family’s Halloween Display Becomes An 8,500-Light Attraction
Brandon Bullis of Leesburg needed a hobby. Three kids, a wife and a full-time job as a director at a major telecom firm wasn’t enough, so after watching a TV show about people who put up decorative li...
Pere Lachaise Lap Dance
Père Lachaise Cemetery’s Victor Noir regularly receives posthumous hand jobs from the average public but the exquisite Dita VonTeese is not average and when it comes to sexy…she’s in a class by hersel...
10 Unluckiest People Of All Time
Here are 10 of the most unlucky people on the planet!..
Customs Modernization Act
The United States Customs Modernization Act (Pub.L. 103–182, 107 Stat. 2057, December 8, 1993), amended title 19 U.S.C. 1508, 1509 and 1510, formally Title VI of the North American Free Trad...
Export Control Classification Number
An Export Control Classification Number (ECCN) is an alphanumeric code assigned to articles, technology and software (collectively, "items") by the US Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Se...
Generalized System of Preferences
The Generalized System of Preferences, or GSP, is a preferential tariff system which provides for a formal system of exemption from the more general rules of the World Trade Organization (WTO), (forme...
Office of Foreign Assets Control
The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is a financial intelligence and enforcement agency of the U.S. government charged with planning and execution of economic and trade sanctions in support of ...
International Traffic in Arms Regulations
International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) The regulations control the export and import of defense-related articles and services on the United States Munitions List (USML). These regulations im...
Customs valuation
Customs Valuation is the process where customs authorities assign a monetary value to a good or service for the purposes of import or export. Generally, authorities engage in this process as a means ...
Riding officer
The Riding Officer was an occupation common during the 18th century around the coastlines of Britain. The principal duty of the office was to visit the coast within their predefined riding range, to m...
GOST R Conformity Declaration
GOST R Conformity Declaration appears to be the document that proves the conformity of production to legal quality and safety requirements for this kind of production.
The GOST R Conformity Declar...
Plant Protection and Quarantine
Plant Protection and Quarantine (PPQ) is a program within the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), an agency of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). The PPQ program atte...
The Making of Shimizu-No-Mai Japanese Sake
Did you know that sake is older than the written Japanese language?! This video from Akita Shurui Seizoh showcases the craftsmanship and tradition that is behind the "Drink of the Gods". Sake (pronou...
ATA Carnet
Jointly administered by the World Customs Organization (WCO) - www.wcoomd.org and the International Chamber of Commerce through its World Chambers Federation, the ATA Carnet is an international custom...