The Story Of How International Women’s Day Reached Global Proportions
Interestingly enough, it all started in the United States, but it’s less recognized in the U.S. today than in many other parts of the world.
Are Gendered Words like “Mankind” Inherently Sexist?
When job descriptions like “fireman” or “chairman” are the norm, these words inherently suggest that these roles are geared towards men — not women or gender non-conforming people.
Should Berlin Be A Bilingual City?
Official stats show that around 35 percent of the population, or 1.3 million residents, now have foreign roots. Could Berlin be on its way to becoming an officially bilingual city?
Making Space For Europe’s Endangered Languages
“Northern Sámi is, in fact, a living language, spoken by regular people like myself and my family at home. And as long as it’s being spoken, it can never be dying.”
Is Turkish The Most Romantic Language?
Forget French or Italian. Find out why Turkish could be the world’s most romantic language.
Hospitality Customs Around The World
It can be rude to finish your plate. It can also be rude to not finish your plate. It all depends on where you are.
14 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Valentine’s Day Traditions Around The World
Black noodles, suggestive spoons and pig presents? Sign us up.
Love Songs In Other Languages To Serenade Your Partner With
Our language experts created this optimized playlist that can help you woo anyone. Just kidding, please don’t try to do that.
8 Things You Didn’t Know About The Lunar New Year
Here are just a few facts about the massive celebration that is Chinese New Year, which is celebrated by over a billion people around the world.
Anti-Productivity Concepts Around The World
How do you say ‘extreme boredom that inspires you to fritter your time away deliciously and ridiculously’ in Chinese?
How 4 Countries Survive Winter (And What You Can Learn From Them)
Some countries have learned to thrive in cold temperatures. Here are the winter activities and tricks that help them get through.
7 German Stereotypes We’re Tired of Hearing
Here are the facts behind some of the most misleading and worn-out German stereotypes.
10 Of The Most Translated Books In The World
Unsurprisingly, children’s books and fairy tales dominate the list.