Tag Archives: Curious Customs and Beliefs

‘Shithole Countries’: What Makes a Country? The Place or the People?

“The Man makes the country what it is.”


“These days a lot of people are asking about it.”

Islamic law permits girls to marry at 9 years old.

Nothing from President to mark Festivus, another made-up December holiday.

They believed that the blood of virgins would give them supernatural protection.

Even a police chief bought wives for his sons.

Seven suspected blood-suckers have been killed by mobs.

To protect the honor of a fictitious queen, Hindu group is calling for the actress to be beheaded.

Zoo employee: “Something like this has never happened here before.”

Quaint practice is spreading the black death in Madagascar.

Rebels also drank the victim’s blood.

“They do not seem to understand the concept of consensual sex.”

Beware of Man.

Through the Eyes of a Nigerian Race Realist

A terrible, god-forsaken society.


Critics are unconvinced.

The “doctor” said eating human flesh would make them bulletproof.

No word whether the perps have anything in common.

The two “doctors” now face life in prison.

Quaint Mexican practices come to US.

The Rage of Islam, American Thinker

Since Muslims mistreat each other they can hardly be expected to treat us fairly.

His Mosque is just a few miles from the White House.

It is a protected religious practice, claims defense attorney.

The Hunted, NY Times

In Africa albinos are sold for body parts, often by family members.

Coming of Age, Then and Now

What does it take to become a man?


She got her medical degree from Johns Hopkins.

Some 50 illegals were arrested.

The Horror, the Horror, AR Classic Article

Witchcraft on the rise in Africa.

The numbers keep going up and up.

He used scissors on his two-year-old.

A “sorcerer” said it would cure a man’s paralysis.

Practice appears to be on the rise.

African Superstition Kills African Wildlife

The “muthi” trade threatens many species.


Players caught practicing witchcraft on the field will now be fined.

Husband could not accompany her because he was in Iran.

Manufacturer of Doom says: “We want to make very clear that it is unsafe to spray Doom or any aerosol onto people’s faces.”

One herb dealer got his training from “visions in my dreams.”

“Science . . . is a product of Western modernity and the whole thing should be scratched off.”

“Extreme vetting”–or even basic vetting–may filter out a majority of Indians, Iraqis, and Egyptians.

Is this Somali-American politician married to her brother?

Judge gives five years to Myanmar native with a “a moderate to high risk of re offending.”

“The problem has persisted despite years of public education campaigns . . . .”

He has HIV, but villagers think sleeping with him is a “cleansing” ritual.

Most of the victims are immigrants, but 43 were born in the UK.

The number of girls at risk of mutilation tripled from 2000 to 2013.

The “bacha bereesh” shoot officers in their sleep.

No more underage marriages, either.

He’s upset that media call it a “radical” belief.

But we’re told only “radicals” believe in death for homosexuals.

Shooter’s father appears to be a good Muslim.

They called his ice cream “unclean merchandise” because he is Christian.