The Origin Of The Cowboy Hat

A Straw Cowboy Hat

The high-crowned, wide-brimmed cowboy hat is most famous for serving as the emblematic item of clothing for the cowboy in North America. Many people wear it today, but it is especially popular among ranch workers in the western and southern United States, western Canada, and northern Mexico. It is also popular among … Read more

The Origin Of The Turban Garment

A Man From India Wearing A Turban

A turban is a style of headgear made by winding cloth. People from different cultures wear it as a customary headgear and there are many variations. In addition to Ashkenazi Jews and some Turkic peoples in Russia, communities with significant turban-wearing traditions can be found in the Indian subcontinent, Southeast Asia, the … Read more

The Origin Of Indian Sari

Woman And Child Dressed in Traditional Maharashtrian Sari

A sari, also known as a saree, is a type of women’s clothing from the Indian subcontinent that is made up of a stretch of unstitched woven fabric that is draped over the body like a robe, with one end tied to the waist and the other resting over one shoulder as … Read more

Learn About the Amazing and Large White Witch Moth

White Witch Moth

A Dutch trader by the name of Peter Cramer first described the white witch moth of the Erebidae family in 1776. Its range is extensive, extending from Uruguay in South America up to Mexico and into Texas in North America. The Hercules moth and Atlas moth have surpassed the white witch moth … Read more

Learn About the Amazing and Large Imperial Moth

Imperial Moth Adult Male

The imperial moth, Eacles imperialis, is a Nearctic member of the Saturniidae family and Ceratocampinae subfamily. Dru Drury published the first description of the species in 1773. There are locations where the imperial moth can be found in both Canada and the United States. The antennae are one of the primary distinctions … Read more

Learn About the Amazing and Large Giant Wood Moth

Giant Wood Moth

The Endoxyla genus of wood moths, which belongs to the Cossidae family, is well known in Australia. Their caterpillars are the real witchetty grubs of the traditional Aboriginal diet, which contributes to their fame, but the moths themselves are some of the biggest in the world, which also contributes to it. The … Read more