December 23, 2023

Foods enjoyed during New Year are similar to those consumed during the rest of the year, but with a special emphasis on bringing luck in the coming year By: Stephanie Butler    For many Chinese, the annual Chinese New Year holiday is all about the food. From potstickers to noodles to citrus fruit, the foods eaten hold […]

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Get the facts on the ways 5 ancient civilizations rang in the New Year. BY: EVAN ANDREWS    1. Babylonian Akitu GETTY IMAGES Following the first new moon after the vernal equinox in late March, the Babylonians of ancient Mesopotamia would honor the rebirth of the natural world with a multi-day festival called Akitu. This early New Year’s celebration

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