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The Houses of Monba People Monba homes are two- or three-story, herringbone-shaped houses of wood with bamboo or straw roofs. The second and third floors are used for living quarters and the first for livestock. The middle storey is spacious... Jul. 16, 2018
Monba Custom of Giving Names Names are important to Monba people. According to the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, people choose names with an auspicious meaning for children. In Tibet there are two main ways of giving children names. One way is... Jul. 09, 2018
68° North: Winter Fairytale at Lofoten Islands Being known for excellent fishing, nature attractions such as the norther lights and the midnight sun, and small villages off the beaten track, the Lofoten islands, an archipelago and a traditional district ... Jul. 06, 2018
The Nature Conservancy announces 2018 Global Photo Contest winners The Nature Conservancy has unveiled the winners of its 2018 Photo Contest. Selected from more than 50,000 entries, a photo of two wild horses, “Stallions Playing” in Camargue, France taken by Camille Briottet of Lyon, France won the Grand Prize. Jun. 22, 2018
World Cup: Brief View of Historical Opening Ceremonies On of the greatest show on the earth will begin today with the opening ceremony of the 2018 World Cup and ahead of the grand festivities Russia prepared to show off their culture and traditions through ... Jun. 14, 2018
Deang Rice Goddess The Deang Goddess of the Rice is the most important of their traditional deities. She is honored several times a year in accordance with different steps of the agricultural cycle. Plowing is an activity... Jun. 01, 2018
10 Years Since the Devastating 2008 Sichuan Earthquake On May 12, 2008, a magnitude-8.0 earthquake struck beneath a mountainous region in south-central China, toppling buildings and sending landslides crashing into cities, resulting in nearly 70,000 deaths. May. 18, 2018
The Legend of the Lusheng Tune The legend goes that a pretty and clever girl named Yu Nan fell in love with a brave hunter Yan Wa. But Yu Nan's father bitterly opposed their love because Yan Wa was poor. To stop the two young people from meeting... May. 17, 2018
So long as they are wild Lehmann Maupin, Hong Kong presents “So long as they are wild,” the first solo exhibition in Hong Kong for the American fine-art photographer Catherine Opie. May. 17, 2018
Deang People Fond of Pickled Food Rice followed by corn, wheat and potato are the Deang staple foods. They steam or stew their food and are very fond of sour, pickled and hot food . Their snacks include tofu, rice noodles, rice cake and Tangyuan (a kind of stuffed dumplings made of glutinous rice... May. 15, 2018
Kingdom of Ice: Mesmerizing Freshwater Lake in Winter Lake Baikal, the world’s oldest (25 million years) and deepest (1,700 m) freshwater lake in the world, curves for nearly 400 miles through south-eastern Siberia, north of the Mongolian border. It contains ... May. 04, 2018
Seychelles: the most beautiful islands on Earth Talcum-powder beaches lapped by topaz waters, lush hills, a sublime laid-back tempo; these dreams of a tropical paradise become reality in the Seychelles. May. 03, 2018
Living Waste: Poor Environment of Migrated Villagers Living in Urban Life in Urban Garbage in Bangladesh, many poor people migrated from the village areas to urban for their better living. Some of them pick recyclables plastic materials to sell the market for ... Apr. 27, 2018
Exclusive Interview with K. M. Asad Talking about Rohingya Crisis Rohingya refuge has became an international issue in terms of humanity, safe living environment and peaceful world. It has to say that despite efforts being made on the ground, the massive influx into Bangladesh ... Apr. 20, 2018
The Dry Guillotine: What the Previous 'Prison of Prison' Island Looks Like Now "The silent", "The man-eater" or even "The dry guillotine"; there has been many adjectives to describe how tough was the conditions of living that the worst prisoners had to face when there ... Apr. 13, 2018
Tasmania: the isle that's wild at heart Discover an Australian island where convicts were sent to be forgotten, huge cliffs mark the last frontier before Antarctica, and ancient forests wriggle with mysterious creatures. Apr. 08, 2018
Best bowl foods from around the world At its heart, the bowl food is all about comfort, whether it’s a refreshing serving of poke on the sun-drenched Hawaiian coast, a hangover-busting bowl of pho in Vietnam or a reviving Welsh stew t warm the cockles. Mar. 27, 2018
Londoners and their Environments Alexandro Pelaez, a Venezuelan photographer based in London, has developed two new series of work based on Londoners: be it as their professional environments surrounded by the tools used on their trade; be it as locations they may cross on their way to work as landmarks. Mar. 26, 2018
Kosovo calling: a decade of authentic adventure The reason for the country’s burgeoning popularity as a travel destination is simple – a few hours’ plane ride from nearly anywhere in Europe takes travelers off the typical tourism grid and into a new world of adventure and culture experiences fueled by palpable old-world spirit. Mar. 23, 2018
The Space in Between: A Different World Through B/W Minimalistic View There is evidence to suggest that our world and everything in it-from snowflakes to maple trees to falling stars and spinning electrons-are also only ghostly images, projections from a level of ... Mar. 12, 2018
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