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Christmas Traditions Worldwide - Germany, Mexico and France

Christmas Traditions Worldwide - Germany, Mexico and France

Christmas traditions around the world are diverse, but share key traits that often involve themes of light, evergreens and hope. Probably the most celebrated holiday in the world, our modern Christmas is a product of hundreds of years of both secular and religious traditions from around the globe, many of them centered on the winter solstice.

What did Hitler say in Mein Kampf about the possibility of other nations allying against Germany in response to her aggression?

What did Hitler say in Mein Kampf about the possibility of other nations allying against Germany in response to her aggression?

In Mein Kampf as well as in Zweites Buch, Adolf Hitler advocates the idea of securing Lebensraum ("living space") at the expense of other nations in wars of aggression. His substantiation, as far a…

Why do people vote? Motivations, and understanding - History

Why do people vote? Motivations, and understanding - History

The U.S. has one of the lowest voter turnout percentages of any nation. Since most voters live in states where it is clear which candidate will win, consistently low voter turnout is not too surprising. The question remains – why do people vote at all? The best answer is that people vote because they feel its their duty as citizens.

Rock paintings from northern Spain show us an expansion of the Gravettian style from France

Rock paintings from northern Spain show us an expansion of the Gravettian style from France

These are animal engravings made with unknown characteristics in Paleolithic art in the north of the Iberian Peninsula.The cave paintings found in the Aitzbitarte caves, in the Basque Country (Spain), show an expansion of the Gravettian style of the Paleolithic period located in what is now France, since it was thought that this characteristic was alien to the ancient settlers of Spain.

Ritual Ceramic Wash Basin (Thapsos Culture, Sicily)

Ritual Ceramic Wash Basin (Thapsos Culture, Sicily)

Large wash basin on a high foot with bifid handle (c. 1500-c. 1200 BCE), richly decorated with geometric engravings. Thapsos Culture, Sicily. (Pencil drawing by Gina Pardo).

Delaware Art Museum

Delaware Art Museum

Delaware Art Museum, situated on the Kentmere Parkway in Wilmington, Delaware, offers a welcome refuge from the bustle of downtown activities. The recently improved building, designed by Ann Beha Architects, greets visitors at its two main entrances with integrated art installations by Dale Chihuly and James Turrell.