#12 These Mayans Enhanced Their Physical Features At Birth
In most western cultures, whatever we are born looking like is usually just what we have to accept. But in a lot of other cultures, people manipulate their bodies in a certain way, such as Japanese women rolling up their feet in a rope to make them smaller. Mayans also did things like this as they wanted flat foreheads and would attach boards to the foreheads of babies. Check out the 9th entry for something else that was desirable.