Into Tibet 2020: Mandala sand painting

Mandala sand painting is one of the most famous and delicate forms of Tibetan Buddhist art. Monks go out to look for special white sand and dye it different colors. Then, they spend weeks, even months, depicting the mandala – the dwelling, city or heaven of Buddha. It is said that Buddha himself taught his … Read more Into Tibet 2020: Mandala sand painting

China’s Mars probe completes first orbital correction

The probe of China’s first Mars mission, Tianwen-1, successfully carried out its first orbital correction at 7 a.m. Beijing time on Sunday, according to the China National Space Administration. All of its systems were in good condition. China launched Tianwen-1, which means “Questions to Heaven,” on July 23, marking the country’s first step in planetary … Read more China’s Mars probe completes first orbital correction

Discovering French bread and the rules of ‘baguetiquette’

The stereotypical French person has a striped shirt, a beret and a baguette under an arm. That may be a cliché, but what’s certain is that bread is an integral part of the French diet and people take their bread very seriously. So just what makes French bread so good? And what are the rules … Read more Discovering French bread and the rules of ‘baguetiquette’

LIVE: Barack Obama Eulogizes Civil Rights Icon John Lewis at Atlanta Funeral

(July 30) John Lewis was mourned, revered and celebrated as an American hero on Thursday at Atlanta’s Ebenezer Baptist Church, a sacred place for many of those who helped to shape civil rights history. Three former presidents joined in the eulogies after nearly a week of mourning that took him from his birthplace in Alabama … Read more LIVE: Barack Obama Eulogizes Civil Rights Icon John Lewis at Atlanta Funeral

Race to Mars

2020 is an optimal year for #Mars missions, given the close distance between Earth and Mars. On July 23, the China National Space Administration launched its Tianwen-1, or “Questions to Heaven,” which carries the country’s very first Mars rover and orbiter. It should arrive in orbit around the Red Planet in February. If the mission … Read more Race to Mars

What’s the future of human habitation or even resettlement on Mars?

China has successfully launched its first Mars exploration mission, “Tianwen-1.” Tianwen translates to “Questions to Heaven,” and comes as the United States and the United Arab Emirates are also sending missions to the Red Planet. Mars is sometimes seen as the Earth’s sister planet, and some believe it can be turned into a second habitat … Read more What’s the future of human habitation or even resettlement on Mars?

The significance of Tianwen’s launch

China has successfully launched its first Mars exploration mission, “Tianwen-1.” Tianwen translates as ‘Questions to the Heaven’ and comes at a time when the United States and the United Arab Emirates are also sending missions to the Red Planet. So, what are the objectives of Tianwen? What’s the significance of the mission, and its challenging … Read more The significance of Tianwen’s launch

Live: How are the Forbidden City’s bricks made? 故宫的临清贡砖是如何成形的?

Linqing tribute bricks (Gong bricks) are traditional Chinese handcrafts in Shandong Province. During the Ming and Qing (1368-1911) dynasties, there were hundreds of brick kilns along the Weihe and Huitong Rivers in Linqing. Millions of tribute bricks were burned here because of the soil and ease of transportation to the capital city, Beijing. The brick-burning … Read more Live: How are the Forbidden City’s bricks made? 故宫的临清贡砖是如何成形的?

Live: Press briefing on China’s first Mars mission Tianwen-1中国首次火星探测任务新闻发布会

China National Space Administration holds a press conference on the successful launch of China’s first Mar mission spacecraft, Tianwen-1, which literally means “Questions to the Heaven.”   The journey to Mars will take six to seven months, and the probe is expected to reach the Red Planet around February 2021.

In the Zone – Salted caramel chocolate cookie cake – BBC Good Food

Put your feet up and relax while watching @bakingtheliberty decorate a scrumptious chocolate cake with chocolate chip cookies, caramel, chocolate shards and a cocoa based buttercream. This is chocolate heaven! For more recipes and tips visit: http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/ Subscribe here: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=bbcfood Can’t get BBC Good Food magazine in the shops right now? Get the next 3 … Read more In the Zone – Salted caramel chocolate cookie cake – BBC Good Food

Is the partnership between Pogba and Fernandes a ‘match made in heaven’? | The Football Show

SUBSCRIBE ► http://bit.ly/SSFootballSub PREMIER LEAGUE HIGHLIGHTS ► http://bit.ly/SkySportsPLHighlights On The Football Show, José Enrique and Leon Osman review Manchester United’s win over struggling Sheffield United. The pair discuss the partnership between Paul Pogba and Bruno Fernandes and how they already seem like a ‘match made in heaven’. They also touch upon Ole Gunnar Solskjaer time … Read more Is the partnership between Pogba and Fernandes a ‘match made in heaven’? | The Football Show

Kids Kitchen – Cornflake tart – BBC Good Food

This is a match made in heaven – a popular cereal made into a dessert cake. It contains jam, golden syrup, cornflakes and has a pastry base. Top this off with a generous amount of custard or ice cream and you’ve got the perfect family treat. Full recipe: https://bit.ly/3dtrOGC For more recipes and tips visit: … Read more Kids Kitchen – Cornflake tart – BBC Good Food

Netflix’s Warrior Nun: Season 1 – Official Red Band Trailer

Inspired by the manga novels, Warrior Nun revolves around a 19-year-old woman (Alba Baptista) who wakes up in a morgue with a new lease on life and a divine artifact embedded in her back. She discovers she is now part of an ancient order that has been tasked with fighting demons on Earth, and powerful … Read more Netflix’s Warrior Nun: Season 1 – Official Red Band Trailer

Trump calls it a ‘great day’ for George Floyd ‘looking down’ as he releases jobs report

U.S. President Donald Trump has suggested that George Floyd was looking down from heaven, calling it a “great day” when he released a much better than expected jobs report. Joe Biden, who officially became the Democrats’ presidential candidate on Friday, slammed Trump on the economy, the pandemic, and especially his remarks about George Floyd. Subscribe … Read more Trump calls it a ‘great day’ for George Floyd ‘looking down’ as he releases jobs report

Biden says Trump’s comments about Floyd were ‘despicable’

President Trump on Friday said he hoped George Floyd was “looking down” from heaven” and saying ‘this is a great thing happening for our country.” READ MORE: https://abcn.ws/2MAeDZv As he touted surprising new jobless numbers showing unemployment had improved in May despite getting worse as predicted, President Donald Trump on Friday said he hoped George … Read more Biden says Trump’s comments about Floyd were ‘despicable’