Several Cultures Celebrate the Winter Solstice

Several Cultures Celebrate the Winter Solstice

Not only is Winter Solstice celebrated in the U.S., but other countries have their own traditions to honor the shortest day of the year. It is not only recognized in Central and Northern America, but also in Northern Africa, Europe, and Asia. The summer solstice in the Southern Hemisphere is actually the Winter Solstice in the […]

Adopted ‘Puppies’ Turn Out to Be Asian Black Bears

Adopted ‘Puppies’ Turn Out to Be Asian Black Bears

A Chinese man adopted two “puppies” two years ago only to more recently learn they are actually Asian Black Bears. Wang Kayui, a banana farmer from the Yunnan Province, bought the two ‘puppies’ in Vietnam in 2013. The bears were very well-behaved, according to their owner and stayed at his home until he made the […]

M5.6 Earthquake Rocks North-East Indian State of Assam Near Bhutan Border

M5.6 Earthquake Rocks North-East Indian State of Assam Near Bhutan Border

An earthquake of magnitude 5.6 has rocked the north-east Indian state of Assam, which shares the border with the landlocked mountainous country of Bhutan. This has been confirmed by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) on their website tracking geological tremors and tectonic shifts around the world. The local time in India at the time […]

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