The Cult Of Ignorance In The United States: Anti-Intellectualism And The "Dumbing Down" Of America
There is a growing and disturbing trend of anti-intellectual elitism in American culture. It's the dismissal of science, the arts, and humanities and their replacement by entertainment, self-righteous...
The Fascinating History Behind 5 Of The Most Beloved Thanksgiving Day Traditions
Thanksgiving Day is a holiday that is filled with countless traditions that are widely shared by millions of Americans, but how much do you really know about the history behind some of the most common...
Nearly 60 Percent Of Americans — The Highest Ever — Are Taking Prescription Drugs
Nearly three in five American adults take a prescription drug, which is up markedly since 2000 because of much higher use of almost every type of medication, from antidepressants to treatments for hig...
Rare Craft Roadshow - Full Doc
Two of Balvenie's US ambassadors, Andrew Weir and Nicholas Pallocchi, made an epic road trip across the United States in a handmade Morgan, visiting craftsmen who still use traditional artisanal metho...
United Slang Of America Map: If Every State Had An Official Word, What Would It Be?
Welcome to the United Slang of America. In order to create the map above, we used a layered, multistep approach. First, we called up some linguists who helped us make an initial list of unique words t...
Culture of the United States
The culture of the United States is primarily Western, but is influenced by African, Native American, Asian, Polynesian, and Latin American cultures. A strand of what may be described as American cult...
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Japanese popular culture
Japanese popular culture not only reflects the attitudes and concerns of the present but also provides a link to the past. Japanese cinema, cuisine, television programs, anime, manga, and music all de...
The Cult Of Ignorance In The United States: Anti-Intellectualism And The "Dumbing Down" Of America
There is a growing and disturbing trend of anti-intellectual elitism in American culture. It's the dismissal of science, the arts, and humanities and their replacement by entertainment, self-righteous...
Emperor Norton in popular culture
Joshua Abraham Norton (c.1818 – January 8, 1880), also known as Norton I or Emperor Norton, was a celebrated citizen of San Francisco who in 1859 proclaimed himself "Emperor of these United Stat...
Emperor Norton in popular culture - Wikipedia
Gun politics in the United States
Gun politics is a controversial area of American politics that is primarily defined by the actions of two groups: gun control and gun rights activists. These groups often disagree on the interpretatio...
Gun politics in the United States - Wikipedia
Cuisine of the United States
The cuisine of the United States reflects its history. The European colonization of the Americas yielded the introduction of a number of ingredients and cooking styles to the latter. The various style...
J-Fest
J-Fest (Russian: J-FEST, formerly Фестиваль японской поп-культуры "Japanese Pop Culture Festival") is an annual event held in Moscow. The main organizer is the Embassy of Japan in Russia.
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Trucking industry in popular culture (United States)
The portrayal of the trucking industry in United States popular culture spans the depictions of trucks and truck drivers, as images of the masculine side of trucking are a common theme. The portrayal...
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Pekoppa
Pekoppa (ペコッぱ) is a battery-powered plastic plant, manufactured by Sega, which reacts with nodding movements when being spoken to.It was co-developed by Tomio Watanabe (渡辺富夫) from Okayama University, ...
Moonshine in popular culture
Moonshine (illicit distillation) is referenced in many works, including books, motion pictures, musical lyrics and television.
Moonshine in popular culture - Wikipedia
Black Day
Black Day (Korean: 블랙데이) is an unofficial holiday observed on April 14 each year. It is mostly observed in South Korea by singles.The day is associated with Valentine's Day and White Day as a holiday ...
Black president in popular culture (United States)
Before the election of Barack Obama as President of the United States in 2008, the idea of a black President of the United States was explored by various writers in novels (including science fiction),...
Shanzhai
Shanzhai (Chinese: 山寨; pinyin: shānzhài; Jyutping: saan1 zaai6; alternatively spelt shanzai or shan zhai) refers to imitation and pirated brands and goods, particularly electronics in Chin...
American popular music
American popular music had a profound effect on music across the world. The country has seen the rise of popular styles that have had a significant influence on global culture, including ragtime, blu...
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Country music
Country music is a genre of American popular music that originated in Southern United States, in Atlanta, Georgia in the 1920s. It takes its roots from the southeastern genre of American folk music an...
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Cinema of Estonia
Cinema in Estonia is the film industry of the Republic of Estonia. The motion pictures have won international awards and each year new Estonian films are seen at film festivals around the globe.
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Manhwa
Manhwa ([manβa~manɦʷa~manwa]) is the general Korean term for comics and print cartoons (common usage also includes animated cartoons). Outside of Korea, the term usually refers specifically to South K...
1992 Los Angeles riots in popular culture
This article lists examples of the ongoing influence on popular culture of the 1992 Los Angeles riots.
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Bigfoot in popular culture
Bigfoot or Sasquatch, is an alleged ape-like creature purportedly inhabiting forests, mainly in the Pacific Northwest region of North America. More than forty-five years have passed since the first si...
Bigfoot in popular culture - Wikipedia