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The world is an interesting and ever-changing place, stay updated from an international perspective. Popular Everything will keep you informed globally with some of the most fascinating world discoveries.

The World’s Last Matriarchy: A Glimpse Into the Only Standing Society in China Where Women Rule

Deep into the Himalaya mountains, there is a small "Kingdom of Women" known as the Mosuo tribe of China. Situated in the Yunnan and Sichuan provinces close the Tibetan border, these remote people live in the closest thing we have in the world to a matriarchy - in other words, a society governed by women. Barely if ever seen in the modern or historical world, this small, isolated community in rural China are cohabiting in one of the rarest societal structures ever seen. These stand-out group of people challenge some of the world's most established principles regarding sexuality, home life, and parenting. The Mosuo people are truly setting a precedent - but it remains to be seen how long this ancient "Kingdom of Women" will last in today's ever-changing landscape.
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Why Instagram’s Biggest ‘Wannabe’ Influencers Are Driving Luxury Resorts Crazy

In 2019, everyone wants to be an Instagram influencer. Well, everything we do is for the 'gram'. So the idea of quitting your job, and leveraging your social media account to jet-set around the world is the ultimate dream. That's why an ever-growing class of Insta-influencers has emerged. Luxury resorts are also exploiting this niche market too, and often invite these wanderlusts to breathtaking places for free, in exchange for social posts.
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Not as Spooky as It Sounds: How Mexico Celebrates Day of the Dead

Many of us have heard of the Mexican holiday called Day of the Dead. Dia de Los Muertos is celebrated mostly in Mexico and is somewhat of a family reunion except that the guests of honor are dead ancestors. Despite how this may sound the celebration isn't dark or gloomy, but rather colorful and festive celebrating the lives of those who have passed on.
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The World’s Largest Airport Just Opened in Beijing, Giving Travelers a Glimpse Into the Future of Air Travel

Looking like something straight out of a Star Wars movie, Beijing's Daxing airport located about 30 miles south of the capital of China is a sight no one can forget. The dubbed "alien starfish" opened to the public on September 25th. Its hexagon-shaped main terminal is touted as the world’s biggest free-standing terminal. Popular Everything gives you a first look into this futuristic experience.
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We Come In Peace: Photos Revealing What Really Went Down at the Area 51 Raid

If you've always wondered what was beyond the gates at Nevada's most elusive location of Area 51, we're here to tell you that you're not alone! On September 20th of this year, a swarm of alien enthusiasts made the long trip over to Lincoln County, keen to get some answers once and for all on what's really down at this government facility. Popular Everything is giving you the full story of what really went on at this viral Facebook event.
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There Is No Planet B: How Activists from Around the World Schooled Politicians During the Global Climate Strike

Last Friday millions of children around the world skipped school... for a worthy cause. That cause was the latest global youth-run climate strike, organized by the FridaysForFuture movement. It says something about our world when our school kids have to skip class to school politicians about the planet. Alas, this is exactly what they did. From Afghanistan and Japan to Chile, these activists put their differences aside to unite for a common cause. So we've rounded up the most powerful, iconic images and impossibly clever signs from the streets.
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The Most Worthwhile Luxury Safari Destinations for the First Time Adventurer

So you've decided you want to go on a safari vacation but don't know where to go or where to start? Well, that is more than understandable. Safari in Swahili literally means "long journey" and it goes without saying that some of us don't have enough time to explore the entire length of this journey. Africa's wildlife is found in several of the continents beautiful countries and each has its own special appeal. Here we have narrowed down some of the most ideal places to make your individual African safari dreams come true.
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Greta Thunberg Speaks Out at UN Climate Summit and Reminds Us All What True Leadership Looks Like

Youngsters are the future! With fears of climate change reaching a new high, it was up to one Swedish teenager, Greta Thunberg, to stand up for what she believed in. During the United Nations' Climate Summit, the environmental activist stood in for the US President, and shook the room up as she gave the world leaders some stern words about playing a more active role in saving the planet.
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The Most Rewarding World Travel Adventures to Take After Reaching Retirement

After years and years of hard work, your long-awaited retirement has finally arrived and the world is officially your oyster. There are so many new adventures that are waiting for you to uncover and you now have the time to make all your wanderlust dreams come true. Now the only question that remains is where should you go first and what journey most appeals to your individual tastes. Lucky for you, we at Popular Everything have done our research and narrowed down the options for you.
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A Glimpse Into The Life of Harry and Meghan Since The Birth of Their Baby

Ever since Meghan Markle shot to the spotlight as Harry's fiance, the world has watched the couple with bated breath. While we all got swept up with Meghan and Harry fever, we followed their footsteps every stage of the way. In May, Meghan and Harry welcomed their new bundle of joy into the world, and Meghan has taken a noticeable step away from the limelight. She began her maternity leave, stepped away from many royal engagements, and has kept more of a low-key profile. So let's take a glimpse at what the family have really been up to since the birth.
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Woman Builds a Dome House in Costa Rica Out of Concrete and Dishwashing Detergent

Nowadays, it seems everyone is competing to get the most unique-looking residence, but have we just found our winner? Situated right in the center of the Costa Rican jungle, Katrin wanted to make her home stand out from the rest. By constructing her own materials out of detergent and concrete, things went from one extreme to the next in this construction story! Popular Everything is guiding you through the ways this woman created a 3-part dome home; it may leave you a little inspired to create your own!
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Lessons From the Youngest World Traveler: Lexie Alford’s Tips to Exploring the Globe

Admit it, we've all considered the option of traveling once or twice, but eventually let our inhibitions get the better of us. If you were looking for a little inspiration to get out of this rut, what better person to give you a few tips on the process than someone who's seen the whole world? Popular Everything is exploring everything that is Lexie Alford, and how this woman became the youngest person to travel around the entire globe.
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These Heartwarming Moments Might Just Restore Your Faith In Mankind

Not all superheroes wear capes. But there are plenty of real-life heroes around the world that swoop in to save the day in the most unexpected ways. These awe-inspiring acts often come from the unlikeliest places and often don’t get the recognition they deserve. We've compiled a list of the most inspirational tales and magical moments ever captured. Some may even surprise you, some might warm your heart, and others might just help restore your faith in humanity.
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Only in Australia: Interesting Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Life Down Under

Australia is probably one of the countries up there on most people's bucket lists. The beaches, constant warm weather and fascinating wildlife is what brings in millions of visiting tourists every year. Popular Everything is doing things a little differently though, as we explore some of the weirdest and most extraordinary facts down under has to offer. Get ready to gasp at a few of these!
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The Legendary Fight That Brought Kung Fu to American Cinemas

Kung fu as a film genre and martial arts movies, in general, have long been a popular staple in Hollywood cinema. The incorporation of acrobatic fight stunts, hand-to-hand combat, and real martial arts practices in today's action movies all originate from the same source. Martial artist and actor, Bruce Lee set the pace for modern action films, and his journey towards acceptance in the Western world remains an influence in America's movie-making industry. Here we will break down Lee's story as well as other key martial arts masters that have fought their way into our hearts over the years.
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People Who Take Their Fandom and Obsessions to the Next Level

Once in a while, we stumble across a fan or enthusiast whose passion towards a certain person, animal, team or, pop culture franchise exceeds all others. They are willing to go the extra mile for their unique lifestyle and see no problem in dedicating their lives to their proud obsession. These fans can find themselves wholly dedicated to a particular sports team, an exhilarating hobby, an iconic celebrity, or even a childhood cartoon that helped them out of a dark place way back when. Here is our collection of some of the most exceptional aficionados who know no bounds when it comes to their obsessions.
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