Ask most people to name something which evokes thoughts of Germany and I’d hazard a guess that the overriding majority would include sausages. Although I do quite like sausages I was intrigued to see if it was possible to visit Berlin and stick to my normal diet thus not…
Visitors stroll in a clear tunnel beneath a pond of waterlilies in St. Louis, 1965.
Photograph by Bruce Dale, National Geographic
Victor Hugo, The Hunchback of Notre Dame
A chart showing 808 Chinese characters collectively used in China, Korea, and Japan was recently created. The draft of the 808 characters, which has been in the works since 2010, finally came to fruition at the Ninth Northeast Asia Trilateral Forum.
Do you come from the stars or rise from the black pit?
—Charles Baudelaire, Hymne à la Beauté (Hymn to Beauty)