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According to The Knot, the bouquet toss decreased in popularity from 54% in 2016 to 45% in 2018.

8 wedding traditions that are on their way out

As tastes and traditions evolve, the average wedding today may look very different than it did 50 years ago.

This map shows how the US really has 11 separate ‘nations’ with entirely different cultures

From the utopian "Yankeedom" to the conservative "Greater Appalachia," looking at these cultures sheds a light on America's political divides.
School nativity plays are a tradition in the UK — but rarely involve octopus costumes, like in "Love Actually."

13 quirky British Christmas traditions Americans may have never heard of

From Boxing Day to Yorkshire puddings and pantomimes, these British Christmas traditions might surprise you.
The traditional flowers called cempasúchitles are placed on altars and tombs across Mexico and beyond.

Almost 300,000 Day of the Dead flowers are sold in just 3 days by a single family in Mexico. Here’s how they made a successful business out of t...

Day of the Dead is Mexican tradition that uses a specific type of flower, cempasuchiles, to honor the loved ones who have passed on.
There are some trends that North Americans follow are actually Canadian.

9 popular American pastimes that are actually Canadian

The US can't take credit for all of its common traditions and creations. These popular American inventions and traditions are actually Canadian.
A father walks his daughter to the wedding alter.

10 wedding traditions with dark and twisted origins

Would you carry a bouquet made of garlic? In medieval times, you wouldn't have a choice. Here are 10 wedding traditions with surprising origins.
Decorating the Christmas tree is common tradition around the world.

The fascinating history behind 11 common Christmas traditions

Why do we kiss under mistletoe? What's up with the Christmas Pickle? These are the stories behind some of your favorite Christmas traditions.

6 unfamiliar office rules other countries swear by — but Americans just don’t understand

From having your company measure your waistline to conducting business in the sauna, these practices are foreign to the American worker.

Oxford students want to ban coveted ‘scholars’ gowns’ because they make people feel bad about themselves

You're currently entitled to a special gown if you have a scholarship or gain a distinction in your first-year exams.