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The history of silk contains legend, follows the rise and decline of dynasties and empires, and mirrors the great movements of social and economic...

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Santa Claus and Magic Mushrooms: The Orgins of Christmas May Be Linked to Eating...

Thoeries have been generated over the past few decades about the reasoning behind where Christmas tradition has come from, including decorations and celebrations. Shamanistic Traditions The...
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