For centuries, people young and old have reveled in the fun and frightening festivities of Halloween. Occurring every year on the last day of October, the haunted holiday is a festive way to celebrate the fall season and an exciting way to embrace the occult, making it one of contemporary culture's most exciting annual events. But what is the true history of Halloween? Though it's wildly popular today, Halloween is not merely a modern phenomenon.
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Do you love contemporary art? If so, take a peek at this modern-day masterpiece: a collection of contemporary art gifts.
Since 1948, Japan has celebrated Culture Day, or Bunka No Hi, on November 3.
Fancy a pot of tea? Whether you prefer rich black teas or soothing herbal blends, drinking tea is a daily ritual for many people around the world. But this isn’t anything new; tea is one of the most popular beverages throughout human history. Its origins date back to 2737 BCE in China.
Want to wish the writer in your life a happy holiday?
As Halloween creeps closer and closer, you may be looking for creative ways to celebrate the spooky season. In addition to giving out festive gifts and decking yourself out in autumnal accessories, October is a great time to treat yourself to a new hands-on project. In this spirited selection of Halloween crafts and DIY kits, you'll find everything you need to conjure up an enchanting holiday.
Finally, the haunted season is upon us.
Picking out what to pack for a trip can be tricky for any traveler—especially those who happen to be artists.
Pablo Picasso famously said that “every child is an artist.” While little ones of all ages illustrate his point, it is particularly prevalent among toddlers, a demographic known for their bottomless enthusiasm and boundless creativity. In order to foster your tot's artistic flair, we've put together a collection of gifts for every type of tiny artist. For little ones who love scribbling, we recommend some star-shaped crayons and grab-able (and washable) markers.
With their endless enthusiasm and infinite imaginations, kids are known for their creativity.
Hands-on projects are a perfect way to get into the holiday spirit.