There are two islands that are separated by only a short cold stretch of water but set apart nearly an entire day thanks to time zones. You might wonder exactly how it is possible, but if you ever wanted to become a real time-traveller, you need only head up to the remote islands of Big and Little Diomede. Bring your big coat with you though, because they’re located at … [Read more...] about These Two Islands Are Only Three Miles Apart But Are Separated By Nearly An Entire Day In Time Zones
This is an old cedar tree about 800 years old that stands at the east foot of Mt. Daimanji, Oki Islands, Japan. This tree has a height of 30 m, a circumference of 16 m at the roots and branches out in 15 places from the middle of the trunk. You will find 24 giant stalactite-shaped breast roots about 10 m above ground. The longest of these has reached 2.6 m in length. The … [Read more...] about This Is An Old Cedar Tree About 800 Years Old That Stands At The East Foot of Mt. Daimonji, Oki Islands, Japan
Cats have taken over several of Japan's "Cat Islands" from humans. At least, that's how it appears. To offer you (two) examples, below are the most well-known ones (s). Japan is a country that appreciates charming "kawaii" items. What could be cuter than an island full with cats? The Japanese have coined the phrase Nekojima to describe these exceptional locales, which serve … [Read more...] about Japan’s Cat Islands: Where Cats Outnumber Humans, Forcing The Majority of Them to Leave
Archaeologists searching for evidence of modern human migration from Asia to Australia discovered a small, relatively complete skeleton of an extinct human species known as Homo floresiensis on the Indonesian island of Flores in 2003. After the little, breakfast-guzzling critters from J.R.R. Tolkein's The Hobbit, it became known as the Hobbit. The species was assumed to … [Read more...] about An Anthropologist Believes That Ancient Human Species May Still Exist In Flores Island’s Forests.