We look at the importance of having accurate maps during global health and humanitarian crises, and what organizations such as Missing Maps are doing in order to create these with the help of local communities and volunteers.
May is Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month. This article from the Defense Visual Information Distribution Service highlights one National Guardsman's Hmong heritage, and how it shaped his decision to enter the military.
Have you ever wondered how having a tattoo be perceived in different countries around the world? We highlight countries in which tattooing is both an accepted tradition and a taboo form of art.
Today, we explore the Pew Research Center's interactive migration and remittance maps, which offer the chance to explore the movement trends of both people and their money around the world.
DoD Instruction 5160.70: Management of the Defense Language, Regional Expertise, and Culture (LREC) Program
DoDI 5160.70 establishes policies, assigns responsibilities, and provides procedures for managing the Defense LREC Program, adds regional expertise and culture as mission critical competencies of the Defense LREC Program, and establishes initial culture learning guidelines.
What's so important about a country's name? It has everything to do with national identity and heritage. Read about some countries that have changed their names, and how those names were or weren't accepted.
Hair plays an important role in many cultures. Here we have collected a few interesting traditions around the world with respect to a baby's first haircut.
Here, we look at some common resolutions, and some things you can do internationalize them.
Whether or not you have been traveling abroad for the holidays this month, or are planning a trip for next year, it's important to stay up-to-date with information on how to stay safe, from knowing the emergency call number of the country you're visiting to registering your trip with the Department of State. The following article highlights seven tips for staying safe abroad.