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Weeping Brides Of China

Weddings are often an emotional affair, but for the Tujia ethnic in China crying is a required part of preparation for marriage. A month before their forthcoming nuptials, Tujia brides will cry for one hour each day. Ten days into the ritual, the bride is joined by her mother and ten days after Read More...
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Eternal Flames Falls of New York

Nestled deep with the Chestnut Ridge Park in New York, is a burning flame. While eternal flames caused by the presence of natural gas pockets are common, what make this one unique is its location—under a waterfall. Placed at the heart of the Eternal Flame Falls, this naturally burning flickering flame is the result of […]Read More...
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Big Butts of Columbia

When you hear about big butts in Colombia, the first thing that comes to mind probably aren’t ants. Big butt ants are a regional delicacy in the Santander region of Colombia.  The hormigas culonas, a.k.a hormigas santandereanas are pregnant leaf cutter ants that are collected by hand during the Spring mating season. They are then […]Read More...
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Frog Legs: Global Choice Dish

Globally, 100 million frogs are taken out of the wild for use as food each year.The French are by far the biggest consumers popular in purist Gallic gastronomes, known locally as grenouilles or cuisses de grenouilles.United States of America is the second largest importer, especially in the south of the country.Although, frog legs are common […]Read More...
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Conserving Biodiversity

Biodiversity which refers to the variety of plant and animal life in the world or in a particular habitat is important to humans for ecological life support. Biodiversity is the variability among living organisms from all sources, including terrestrial, marine, and other aquatic ecosystems.  It gives a functioning ecosystem that provides oxygen, clean air and Read More...
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The Need For Religious Tolerance In Nigeria

Recently, the former Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, Cardinal John Onaiyekan provided Iftar, the evening meal for some Muslim faithful in Abuja and broke Ramadan fast with them. The tradition is not only limited to the Catholics as other denominations have embraced such acts. In fact, some Christians, especially in the Southwest where hardly would there […]Read More...
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