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Hand Gestures

6 Gestures That Will Accidentally Piss People Off Around The World

Thrillist | Posted 05.19.2015 | Travel

Rather than chancing it next time you're abroad, here's a list of common gesticulations to avoid.

Look for This Gesture at the 2014 Olympics

Nathaniel Zelinsky | Posted 03.03.2014 | Sports
Nathaniel Zelinsky

With New Year's 2014, world attention turns to the coming winter Olympics in Sochi. Egypt recently banned its athletes from displaying the Rabaa, a four-fingered hand gesture favored by supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood.

Everything You Need To Know About Italian Hand Gestures

Posted 12.01.2013 | Comedy

We're not really sure why, but we found this video of a young woman named Veronika explaining Italian hand gestures utterly charming. And now we fina...

What Our Gestures Are Saying: From Sex To Occupy Wall Street

Suzie Heumann | Posted 01.15.2012 | Style
Suzie Heumann

Words and gestures are experienced and interpreted in the exact same areas of the brain. To our detriment, we use these gestures unconsciously in ways that affect our body, our mind and worst of all our spirit.

PHOTOS: A Global Guide To Rude Hand Gestures

Posted 11.27.2011 | Travel

The following is an excerpt from "Rude Hand Gestures of the World: A Guide to Offending Without Words
." --- Evolutionary anthropologists tell u...