Whatever intriguing cultural differences we may have as human beings, it would appear that there are certain fundamentals that remain the same wherever you go — eating, sleeping and walking, for example.

Yet, if you think about it, even these fundamentals vary radically from place to place. Different countries have their own unique types of cuisine and use different utensils to eat them, and things such as sleep, which almost seem “culture-proof,” are in fact anything but. Consider for example the Japanese habit of inemuri or “micronapping” — sometimes while standing on the train or even when sitting at the dinner table.

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