Burnt out from his medical studies, Charles Darwin thought he needed a long sabbatical. So he packed his bags, and, together with a friend, Captain Robert Fitzroy, left England on board the HMS Beagle in July 1835 bound for the Galapagos Islands, arriving on September 15, 1835. At first, his only intention was to see … Read more
When you see stunning images of our planet from far away, the implications may not immediately be clear. But this one puts it all into perspective. Watch the amazing video and please share with your friends on Facebook. Credits: The Carl Sagan Series | Reid Gower [wp_ad_camp_1] Carl Sagan’s Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of … Read more
Just 12 years ago, a stretch of land in Jingxing County, Hebei, China was filled with nothing but rocks and weeds. But thanks to the dedication and hard work of Jia Haixia, an elderly blind man, and his friend Jia Wenqi, a double amputee with no arms, that barren land is now filled with trees – growing, teeming with life.