Sexual practices


Australian aborigines – war, instead of our customary handshake, friendliness demonstrate a slightly different gesture, namely by touching the cock of his companion.

Northern Kamchatka

Still in remote villages of Northern Kamchatka remains a centuries old tradition of the guest copulation with the wife of the owner of the house. Moreover, for the consent of the guest is a woman ready for anything, as this is considered a great honor. And, if after intercourse the woman will get pregnant, if not, luck and happiness to this house and around the village.


To marry a Tibetan girl should have at least a dozen sexual partners.


Here, the number of sexual relations of the bride is not particularly important, however, it must have at least two kids.


Germany, as in other and many other countries of Europe is famous for the promiscuity between people. Especially interesting the following German custom: when is the Cologne festival passers-by may seriously offer each other sex and doing them, sometimes, not even getting acquainted.


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Strange features of Japanese culture


For the European consciousness in the culture of Japan, many strange and utterly incomprehensible. In no other country traditions, technologies and the living conditions are not so intricately intertwined. Samurai ideals perfectly coexist with computers of the last generation, and centenarians born in the 19th century – with teenagers dressed as Pokemon. Despite the striking development of all, with regard to technology, Japanese culture is one of the most conservative, closed and incomprehensible to foreigners.


Although legends of the Yakuza, the crime rate in Japan one of the lowest (below only in Monaco). All weapons – from pistols to ceremonial swords, be sure to register with the police.

However, if you really were in the dock – down the drain. 99 percent of the courts end in conviction. In addition, Japan is still sentenced to death, usually by hanging. Executed in a year of 2-3 people, and about the upcoming execution the condemned informed just hours. Family is informed of the execution already accomplished.

Attitude to work

Everyone knows that the Japanese are one of the most disciplined and hard workers in the world. However, the image of the businessman-alcoholic, frequenter of karaoke bars not too far from the truth. The Japanese are really drinking a lot; at corporate sake is flowing Continue reading

The Pension in Japan and the lifestyles of Japanese seniors

Public pension in Japan was introduced from 1942 the Name of the public she received, as only a third were subsidized by the government. The remaining two-thirds were contributions of employees and employers. Last, and very important, pension reform in Japan was conducted in 1985, Her greatest achievement – the introduction of basic pensions. With 1986, any citizen, regardless of ethnicity, sex, occupation and income level, is entitled to a basic old age pension, disability and in case of loss of breadwinner.

Pension types

Today is quite complicated retirement security of Japan can be divided into 2 main levels: 1st – basic pension, 2nd – state (public) and professional. In addition there are a number of options of different types of pensions. But the Foundation alone – state social insurance.

Basic pension covers all people and is established each year in the solid amount increases in accordance with increase of prices over the last year. It is prescribed to 65 years. Thus a flexible scheme that allows you to retire with 60 years, but in this case, the citizens get it in a cut (25%). For continuing to work after age 65, the pension is increasing annually. For 70 years the pension is increased by 25%. The average pension in Japan – about 67 thousand yens( 700 USD).

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