Megamouth Shark Found off Coast of Japan

Megamouth Shark Found off Coast of Japan

Sharks are creatures that have built up stories for themselves since they were originally recorded in history, likely thousands of years ago. They are often viewed in a sinister light, despite the fact that from 2001 to 2006, only about four unprovoked shark attacks led to deaths throughout the entire world. Shark Week, aired by […]

Cherry Blossoms and Life Beautiful and Transient

Cherry Blossoms and Life Beautiful and Transient

A haiku poem: Life a butterfly/More like a cherry blossom/Beautiful, transient. The origin of both haiku and cherry blossoms, or sakura (桜), is Japanese. The former is 800 years old. The cherry blossom tree is over 1,200 years old. It blooms but once a year, in the early springtime, and for only one week. It […]