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Bengal Tigers in Fact and Folklore

If you are planning on heading out on a tiger safari in India, you are likely to already have a strong interest in these mighty creatures. You may have read up on their hunting and territorial habits - useful things to know about to maximise your chances of sightings - and, of course, as one of the world's favourite animals, there is a wealth of...
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The Trickster of Folklore

Folklore includes a traditional trickster figure, the subject of many stories in a cycle. Trickster tales are in the animal tales genre, with the trickster himself -- he seems always to be male -- identified with a particular animal. These include the fox in Japan, mouse deer in Southeast Asia, the coyote and the spider among the Native Americans,...
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The Marvelous Onion - Facts and Folklore

Onions have been valued for thousands of years for culinary, medicinal and other uses. Some facts and folklore about the onion.
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Arowana Care - Myths and Folklore Surrounding the Arowana

The Arowana (sometimes spelled arawana or aruana) is one of the most popular fish among fish enthusiasts; especially in Asia. Its popularity in Asia stems from the numerous folklore and myths that are often associated with the Arowana. This article will try to bring to light the numerous stories that are about this majestic fish; it will be up to...
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Ancient Vampire Folklore May Have Roots in Modern Medical Science

Vampire folklore is prevalent throughout European history. Some tales date back as far as the 12th century. It's possible that these early tales of vampires were spawned by real medical conditions.
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Folklore Society

United Kingdom based folklore organization offering information on area folklore.
Mar 30, 2016 |
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Folklore

Features a comparative and interdisciplinary approach to the public presentation, performance, archiving, and study of folklore.
Mar 30, 2016 |
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British Columbia Folklore Society

Defines folklore and contains several articles on various aspects.
Mar 30, 2016 |
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Jewish Folklore in Israel

Provides essays, archives, and articles about Jewish folklore as well as links to other pertinent sites.
Mar 30, 2016 |
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Houston Folklore

Site of the University of Houston Folklore Program and Center for the Study of Folk Narrative. Presents faculty profiles, project and course information, and related publications.
Mar 30, 2016 |
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Memorial University Newfoundland : Department of Folklore

Offers information on courses, scholarships and awards, publications, legends of St John's city, folklore and language archive, people, folklore society and events.
Mar 30, 2016 |
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Folklore Topics

A collection of articles by Margaret Bennett, singer and folklorist, about aspects of Gaelic culture.
Mar 30, 2016 |
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University of California at Berkeley - Folklore Program

Official department site offering Master's Degree information and archives of research.
Mar 30, 2016 |
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Student Folklore Society

Campus organization dedicated to promoting and organizing student interest in folklore studies. Also serves as a platform for research, discussions, and community events.
Mar 30, 2016 |
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Journal of Folklore Research

Peer-reviewed publication of the Folklore Institute at Indiana University.
Mar 30, 2016 |
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American Folklore: Scary Stories

Contains links to stories that are spooky, scary, supernatural, and ghostly.
Mar 30, 2016 |
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UCD Delargy Centre for Irish Folklore and the National Folklore Collection

Offers a range of taught courses and research opportunities on traditional Irish culture; includes news, events listing, and details of their collections of manuscripts and photos.
Mar 30, 2016 |
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Urban Folklore

Gathers various folklore from the net. With ratings and dates of acquisition.
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Center for Folklore and Ethnography

Teaching and research facility aims to promote discussions, practical programs, and conferences centered on unwritten cultural literatures and scientific descriptions of individual human societies.
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American Folklore Society

Association of people who communicate knowledge about folklore throughout the world.
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Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Freeport-McMoRan, Newmont Mining, Golden Star Resources, Randgold Resources and Kinross Gold

Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Freeport-McMoRan, Newmont Mining, Golden Star Resources, Randgold Resources and Kinross Gold Read More

Gold Mining Stock Outlook - Sept. 2017

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Why Freeport-McMoran (FCX) Stock Might be a Great Pick

Freeport-McMoran (FCX) is seeing solid earnings estimate revision activity, and is a great company from a Zacks Industry Rank perspective. Read More

Friend of slain Georgia Tech student: 'If Scout was more gender-conforming, would it have been different?'

Scout Schultz, a Georgia Tech student, was shot by campus police on Saturday night, and a protest two days later led to arrests. In the aftermath of those events, Yahoo Lifestyle talked to a friend... Read More

How to Make Healthy Leftover Turkey Tacos

These tacos get a healthy makeover by using turkey as the main lean protein. It all comes together with some beans, avocado, and a little cheese. Watch the video to learn how to make this easy... Read More

Little People, Big World's Audrey Roloff Just Gave Birth to Her First Child

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Mel Brooks: ‘Blazing Saddles’ Would Never Be Made in Today’s ‘Stupidly Politically Correct’ Culture

“Blazing Saddles” may be a groundbreaking comedy, but director Mel Brooks doesn’t think Hollywood would make the iconic Western parody in this current “stupidly politically correct” climate. The... Read More

Box Office: 'Kingsman: The Golden Circle' Unseats 'It' as 'Lego Ninjago' Disappoints

Kingsman: The Golden Circle is the new ruler of the box office. The sequel from Fox is expected to earn $39 million this weekend from 4,003 locations. That’s slightly below where tracking had... Read More

Bradley Cooper-Lady Gaga’s ‘Star Is Born’ Moves to May 2018

Warner Bros.’ “A Star Is Born” remake starring Stefani Germanotta (Lady Gaga) and Bradley Cooper, who is also directing, is moving up its release to May 18, 2018. The pic was originally set to open... Read More

White House officials defend Trump, say athletes 'can do free speech on their own time'

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin defended Trump’s call for NFL players who kneel during the national anthem to be suspended or fired. “It’s not about free speech,” Mnucin said Sunday. “They can do... Read More

In wake of U.N. speech, Kim calls Trump a ‘dotard.’ Trump fires back at ‘madman.’

President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un have unleashed personal attacks on one another after the U.S. commander in chief’s speech at the United Nations. “Kim Jong Un of North Korea,... Read More

As Russia probe turns to fake Facebook ads, Trump follows with a tweet

President Trump continued his efforts to belittle accusations of Russian meddling in the 2016 election on Friday, turning to the latest set of charges, involving targeted political ads placed on... Read More

Reluctant champion: How Nadia Murad has become the international face of Yazidi suffering – and resilience

Weeks earlier, Nadia Murad had been ripped from her village by Islamic State (ISIS) fighters who murdered her family and took her captive. Along with other young Yazidi women, she was transported... Read More

Readers write: The work of downsizing, evidence of climate change, hopeful coverage on famine

Regarding the Aug. 21 Monitor Daily story “Home prices, and a thought shift, give ‘small living’ a boost”: Interesting concept. My friend has done it, downsizing and living in a tiny apartment.... Read More

Time for the world to step up on Rohingya issue, Aung San Suu Kyi’s astounding hypocrisy, Irma’s destruction in Britain’s Caribbean islands, The US should stop saber rattling, On the Nadal-Federer comeback

“It is high time the world made an all-out effort to stop the ongoing pogrom against Myanmar’s minority Rohingya...,” writes Mohammad Amjad Hossain. “The pogrom resembles those crimes perpetrated... Read More