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According to legend, the first emperor of Japan took the Chrysanthemum Throne in 660 BC. Since Emperor Jimmu’s ascension, some 126 emperors are counted to have ruled Japan, although some early emperors might have only been legendary figures. Historically, the role of the emperor has alternated…
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Dance is an important facet of a culture, so it’s no surprise that some dances have extremely rich and unique histories. Many emerged not from the joyous celebrations where they would later be performed but from much darker times of a people’s past. Dance was a way to escape oppression or to express…
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Most of us wonder about things for which we never truly get answers. This is not because explanations are lacking but more because the questions are so common that they tend not to encourage a research binge. However, ordinary puzzles often have fascinating answers. For example, there is a meaty…
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Most people do not enjoy angry moments. They are usually connected to something bad, like a parking ticket or an argument. But this negative emotion enthralls researchers, who track it in dreams and genes. Anger also has weird side effects, like delusions of intelligence and the slow death of…
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