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Existrans 2017. A march by transgender people demanding their rights. Image credit: Julie Missbutterflies from Lannion, France

What Is Transgender?

Transgender people have different ways of showing their gender identities (gender expressions), whether it be through mannerisms, behaviors, clothing, and lifestyles.

May 28, 2020 07:00

The state of Texas itself is not called the 40 acres, however the University of Texas in Austin is often nicknamed that.Image credit: Inspired By Maps / Shutterstock.com

Why Is Texas Called The 40 Acres?

This nickname was used for the University of Texas because that was the size of the original area that the state set aside for the campus.

May 26, 2020 08:55

To pass the Bechdel test, a movie has to feature two women speaking to each other about something other than men. Image credit: wikimedia.org

What Is The Bechdel Test?

The Bechdel test was developed by comic writer and feminist icon Alison Bechdel to determine if a piece of content has a gender bias.

May 25, 2020 10:38

South Korea's beauty market has an estimated worth of more than $13.1 billion.  Photo by freestocks on Unsplash

The Most Beauty-Obsessed Countries

South Koreans are obsessed with cosmetics and plastic surgery. Europeans and Americans spend billions on luxury and beauty products every year.

May 24, 2020 15:36

Domestication is the process of adapting wild animals for human use.

The Importance Of Animal Domestication

Throughout history, humans have domesticated countless animal species, and it helped the evolution of humankind tremendously. The exact origins of the process of domestication are difficult to pinpoint, but most agree that it happened somewhere between 10,000 to 15,000 years ago in Mesopotamia.

May 22, 2020 10:55

Cancel culture has really taken off with #MeToo movement.

What Is Cancel Culture?

To be genuinely canceled, a person is often called out on social media for doing something deemed to be offensive. Cancel culture is generally discussed as a form of group shaming.

May 21, 2020 15:56

The terminology "white states," "white people," or "white American" generally addresses those people who are of European descent, and make the majority of the people living in the United States.

What Are The Whitest States in The US?

The terminology "white states," "white people," or "white American" generally addresses those people who are of European descent, and make the majority of the people living in the United States.

May 19, 2020 07:54

Nobody enjoys being surveyed, but when it comes to population statistics, it can be quite important.

What Are The Uses Of Population Statistics?

Population statistics, also called population census, are the processes of collecting, compiling, and publishing of data that pertains to a particular time to all of the people in a country or a specific part of a country.

May 11, 2020 10:34

Religion itself is always related to multiple factors, including the economy, politics, and the family lives of people living in a country.

How Does Religion Shape Culture?

Religion is an extremely important factor when it comes to shaping culture. Religion itself is always related to multiple factors, including the economy, politics, and the family lives of people living in a country.

May 9, 2020 08:35

The forces of culture are strong, and they infiltrate almost everything in our daily lives, with religion being no exception.

Does Culture Affect Religion?

The forces of culture are strong, and they infiltrate almost everything in our daily lives, with religion being no exception.

May 4, 2020 06:50

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