If Hollywood has taught us anything, it's that ripping off other people's ideas isn't really a bad thing. Heck, just call it imitation and then use that old "flattery" line of bullshit. All this to say: Our holidays here in the states have grown stagnant and it's time to flatter other cultures by stealing theirs.

We traveled around the world (read: the Internet) with AuntieMeme to see what exactly we're missing, and we highly encourage you write congress to get all these recognized immediately.

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The Wat Bang Rhra temple holds an annual Tattoo Festival. And the tattoos are magic. The monks at the temple, which is in Thailand, apply the tattoos

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You might have heard of Rurim, the Jewish holiday. It's two days of getting drunk and wearing costumes. On Purim, observant worshipers dress in costum

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Each May, the city of Macha holds its Tinku festival. SILVE'S lnsSma 05 And they beat each other bloody. It's an ancient religious festival based iIn

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Northern Australia celebrates the first Monday in August. It's Picnic Day. The holiday originated with railroad workers, giving them a day to go to Ad

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In the Greek town of Vrontados, they celebrate Rouketopolemos. It's when two churches shoot rockets at one another. At midnight before Easter Sunday,

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In Johannesburg, they want a fresh start for the new year. So they throw their old furniture out the window. Residents of Hillbrow save up broken furn

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Feeling blue? You need Diwali. It's a five-day celebration of good defeating evil. This Hindu festival is celebrated in fall or spring, depending on y

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