Ending gender stereotypes

Ending gender stereotypesA bill to prohibit discrimination based on an individual's gender identity and gender expression in Canada passed third reading in the House of Commons last week, and is a positive step forward for open-mindedness.

Chevron fined $9.5 billion in Ecuador

Chevron fined $9.5 billion in EcuadorQUITO, Ecuador – An Ecuadorean judge ruled Monday in an epic environmental case that Chevron Corp. was responsible for oil drilling contamination in a wide swath of Ecuador's northern jungle and ordered the oil giant to pay $9.5 billion in damages and cleanup costs.

'World's first astronomers' Aborigines created a sundial 10,000yrs ago

With Culture & Heritage Dating Back 40,000 Years There Is Lots To See! www.WesternAustralia.com
A new find from Australia has suggested that ancient Aboriginal tribes were the world's first astronomers.

Scientists at Australia's Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation in Canberra discovered a pile of old rocks laid out in a particular manner to map the progress of the sun - to create a primitive form of sundial.

Incredible pictures of Indonesia's Bajau water tribe

Incredible pictures of IndonesiaWelcome to the wonderful world of Indonesia’s Bajau people, known as the Sea Nomads because they spend their entire lives in and on the water.
The best swimmers among the 75,000-strong tribe can remain for several minutes 20 metres below the surface on just one breath.

Son of the Soil 2011 was a great success

Son of the Soil 2011 was a great successImagine a gathering of all your childhood friends and playing with them those innocent games you used to relish before the innocence was lost, dance to those songs from way back with long forgotten moves; prepare and eat that traditional cuisine that made you such a strong person; perform those chores you used to love or hate; and wearing beautiful traditional outfits in celebration of your culture - such a gathering was at Bahurutshe Cultural Village in Mankgodi at the annual Son of the Soil cultural event last weekend.