A look at what’s coming up on the East Coast and around the world. This week, that includes a new creamery, a new panda, and a continuation of a diplomatic spat with India.
The two jailed members of Pussy Riot were released, Scottish reindeer endure the snow, surfers battle in Spain’s Big Wave Challenge, and more in today’s daily brief.
Thai riot police and anti-government protesters embrace instead of clash, a nativity scene held outside the Supreme Court celebrates the first amendment, Santa Claus dives with a stingray and more in today’s daily brief.
Muslims make the annual pilgrimage to Mecca, India goes through dengue fever prevention, Ukrainian Fashion Week begins and more in today’s daily brief.
Panda on ice, piano in the park, Argentine gas explosion, Thai protests and more in today’s daily brief.
May 24 Photo Brief: Saddam’s torture masks, self-immolating monks, baby animals and Buddah’s birthday celebration continues
Baby animals continue to be adorable, torture devices from Saddam Hussein’s regime go on exhibit at the Martyrs Monument in Baghdad, Sri Lankan Buddhist monk Bowatte Indaratane self-immolates in protest of cattle slaughter, Buddhists continue the annual celebration of Buddha’s birth, enlightenment and death and more in today’s daily brief.
ATTENTION: VISUAL COVERAGE OF INJURY SCENES
Debate over guns continues in the U.S., NSU neo-Nazi murder trial begins in Germany, pink dolphins on the decline in China and more in today’s daily brief.
April 7 Photo Brief: Giant Pope John Paul II sculpture, military drills in North Korea, cherry blossoms in D.C.
Giant Pope John Paul II sculpture unveiled in Poland, military drills in North Korea, cherry blossoms bloom in D.C. and more in today’s daily brief.
On March 5, 1963, Wham-O’s co-founder, Arthur “Spud” Melin patented the Hula Hoop® (U.S. Patent Number 3,079,728). However, the folks at Wham-O can’t technically claim to be the first to spin hoops around their midsections. For centuries, many cultures have been using hoops for exercise and religious ceremonies. It just so happens that the sock hoppin’ 50′s and the gyrating hips of a king meant the time was right for the toy makers to introduce their hoop en mass to the hip-shaking American youth. The first modern Hula Hoop was first marketed 1958 leading to hundreds of millions of units sold before Wham-O’s patent was even granted.
Feb. 26 Photo Brief: Midwest snowstorm, crowded Indian trains, Thailand flooding, flying trees, Whirlpool galaxy and supernova
Midwest snowstorm, crowded Indian trains, Thailand flooding, flying trees, Whirlpool galaxy, supernova and more in today’s daily brief.