North Korea is creating its own Time Zone

That Kim Jong-un likes to be at the centre of attention is well known. Now he’s thinking to switch North Korea to a new time zone to mark its liberation from the Japanese at the end of World War Two. Currently they are in the same time zone as South Korea and Japan, which are…

The japanese bonsai that survived the atomic bomb

Today is the 70th anniversary of the Hiroshima bombing, one of the most tragic events in human history. We all know what happened, but alongside the tragedy there’s a story that only few people know and for the Japanese is a remarkable moment. I’m talking about a Bonsai. A 390 years old Bonsai. The Japanese white…

Medio Oriente: caldo record, raggiunti i 70°

Percepiti fino a 70° e se non è un record, poco ci manca. Siamo in Medio Oriente dove una cupola di calore nella zona sud ovest del Paese, con l’umidità sprigionata dalle alte temperature delle acque, si è andata ad aggiungere al calore soffocante della terra, facendo balzare le temperature a dei livelli impensabili. In Iraq…