Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Radioactive Oatmeal, The World's Smallest Monuments, The Garment Workers Who Inspired International Women's Day and More

 
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Today in History
 
In 1911, International Women's Day was celebrated for the first time in the European countries of Austria, Denmark, Germany and Switzerland. While no one group is responsible for the event, its roots are thanks to women workers. Read the true story of American garment workers who did their part to help inspire the collective day of celebration.
 
 
 
 
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The traditional cormorant fishing in China, the fisherman works in the early hour before the sunrise. He will sail on his bamboo raft with his trained cormorant birds to catch some fish.
 
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