Brazilian Cuisine

Brazilian cuisine is characterized by a mix of European, Amerindian, African, and (most recently) Japanese influences. However, given the country’s mix of native and immigrant populations…

American Cuisine

Primarily of Western origin, American cuisine has been significantly influenced by many other cultures and traditions, including native American Indians,…

Afghan Cuisine

Afghan cuisine is largely based on the country’s main crops, such as wheat, maize, barley, and rice. Accompanying these staple grains are native fruits,…

50 State Quarters

Minted between 1999 and 2008, the 50 State Quarters was a series of commemorative 25-cent pieces released by the United States Mint featuring unique…

The Apennines

The Apennines are a mountain range consisting of several smaller parallel chains, extending some 750 miles along the length of mainland Italy. In the northwest they join with the Ligurian…

Dalian

Once better known as Port Arthur, Dalian is a major port city in China’s Liaoning Province, as well as the 4th-most populous city in…