Articles about woman
In the Middle Ages women's life choices were limited by both gender and social status. But in spite of these limitations, medieval women had a surprisingly wide range of careers.
When Medieval monks and nuns retired from the world, they dedicated themselves to a life of incessant prayer, constant discipline, and Spartan simplicity. There were many reasons to take monastic vows, and these were not always spiritual.
Legendary love stories tell of passionate desire. Often tragic, they are as much about power as they are about love.
The 2000 kilometer BC Native Heritage Circle is a road trip around British Columbia to explore the cultural heritage of Canada's westernmost province.
This satirical musical from the creators of South Park deals with unlikely topics from the history of an evangelical religious movement to female genital mutilation.
Rooibos or African red bush tea is a pleasant, caffeine free alternative to black or green tea which may also have some positive health benefits.
Discover why so many Japanese live long and healthy lives.
Why are languages disappearing, and why should we be concerned?
Throughout its 500 year history the development of the French language in Canada has involved a tangled web of linguistic, political and social issues.
Why did the original Polynesian culture of Rapa Nui (Easter Island) collapse? One theory states that they failed because of overpopulation and environmental degradation, but that may not be entirely the case.
Many years ago when I first traveled by plane, flying was a luxurious experience. Passengers relaxed in comfortable seats and were plied with food and drink by obliging cabin attendants.
But that was in another era. Nowadays plane seats have shrunk in size...