“Orava region is now the ruling place in Slovakia when it comes to be chosen by NASA,” said Petr Horálek, author of the photo, as quoted by the press release. He added that in the past, there were two photos from Zemplín, one from Liptov, one from upper Považie and one from Bratislava. … [Read more...] about Slovakia chosen by NASA again for Astronomy Picture of the Day
One of Midia’s recent posts showed British rock singer Sting’s friend, Kayapo chief Raoni Metuktire, wearing a headdress of cornbird feathers and calling on the Bolsonaro government to leave indigenous communities in peace as he opened the Xingu meeting. … [Read more...] about Brazil’s tribes stride into digital age to defend their culture, forests
In addition to the parade, which starts at the intersection of Anacostia Drive and Good Hope Road SE at 11:30 a.m., there will be a peace walk, panel discussions on food insecurity, and a fair with health care providers offering on-site blood pressure screenings and other services. Registration is preferred, and check-in starts at 10:00 a.m., at the Anacostia Park Registration Tent. … [Read more...] about Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2020 Parades Around the Country Commemorating the Activist
April 18: First day of National Park Week August 25: National Park Service Birthday September 26: National Public Lands Day November 11: Veterans Day There are more than 400 national parks, according to the National Park Service, which are available to everyone, every day. The entrance fee waiver for fee-free days does not cover amenity or user fees for activities such as camping, boat launches, transportation, or special tours, so bear this in mind when visiting one. … [Read more...] about Which National Parks Are Free on Martin Luther King Jr. Day?
How the Nazis promoted anti-Semitism through film A so-called documentary Another Nazi-made anti-Semitic film was "The Eternal Jew," released just a few months after "Jud Süss" in 1940. The film, made by Fritz Hippler, shows well-known Jewish artists, scenes from the Warsaw Ghetto and images of Jewish religious practices, combining them in a deceitful manner with excerpts from Hitler's speeches and SS marches. The propaganda work was billed as a documentary. … [Read more...] about Brazil: Far-right culture secretary fired after echoing Nazi Goebbels