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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...
Nov 17, 2014 |

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,...
Nov 17, 2014 |

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.
Nov 17, 2014 |

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...
Nov 17, 2014 |

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.
Nov 17, 2014 |

Folklore Society

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

Folklore

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

British Columbia Folklore Society

Defines folklore and contains several articles on various aspects.
Mar 30, 2016 |

Jewish Folklore in Israel

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

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 |

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 |

Folklore Topics

A collection of articles by Margaret Bennett, singer and folklorist, about aspects of Gaelic culture.
Mar 30, 2016 |

University of California at Berkeley - Folklore Program

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

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 |

Journal of Folklore Research

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

American Folklore: Scary Stories

Contains links to stories that are spooky, scary, supernatural, and ghostly.
Mar 30, 2016 |

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 |

Urban Folklore

Gathers various folklore from the net. With ratings and dates of acquisition.
Mar 30, 2016 |

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.
Mar 30, 2016 |

American Folklore Society

Association of people who communicate knowledge about folklore throughout the world.
Mar 30, 2016 |

Hezbollah buries militant Qantar, says Israel will be held accountable

Lebanon's Hezbollah group said on Monday that Israel would be held accountable for killing prominent militant Samir Qantar in an air strike in Syria, and accorded him an elaborate funeral of... Read More

Russia says black box from warplane downed by Turkey unreadable

Investigators in Moscow said on Monday they were unable to retrieve information from the damaged black box of a Russian warplane shot down by Turkey last month, data the Kremlin hoped would support... Read More

Exclusive: U.S. glossed over Oman's human rights record during Iran talks

By Jason Szep, Matt Spetalnick and Yara Bayoumy WASHINGTON/MUSCAT (Reuters) - As the United States negotiated this year’s nuclear pact with Iran, the State Department quietly agreed to spare the... Read More