A 3,800-year-old underwater garden with hundreds of blackened potatoes has been discovered in Canada, providing first evidence that ancient North American hunter-gatherers used sophisticated techniques to efficiently grow the crop.
In Hinduism crows play a very special role. They are considered the representatives of the forefathers, and offerings are made to the forefathers through the crows. For this reason it is recommended to feed various grains to the crows every day. Sani, the Lord of the planet Saturn, is depicted holding a crow. People who are suffering from negative effects of Saturn period are recommended to feed crows to appease Saturn.
Most people are familiar with Lord Hanuman, the great devotee of Lord Rama mentioned in the Ramayana, but not everyone is aware that there are still physical traces of his ancient presence on earth in the form of his giant footprints left impressed into the solid stone where he lept and landed in different countries. Below we will show you four such places where Lord Hanuman’s footprint can be seen, as well as some examples of other giant footprints throughout the world, some of which are hundreds of millions of years old.
Mono Lake, located near Yosemite national park in California, has some of the most amazing sceneries around. Its hard to tell if the pictures were taken on earth or come from some distant planet in a science fiction movie. The unique landscape is due to the tufa rock formations, which are made up of mineral deposits.
The following 35 amazing photos show the stunning beauty of the ruins of the Angkor Wat temple in Cambodia. The temple was originally dedicated to Lord Vishnu. The modern name, Angkor Wat, means “City of Temples” in Khmer language.
Honey the dog and Kwanza the white lion cub are the best of friends. Kwanza’s mother was originally rearing him until she stopped producing milk, which led him to being hand raised by the Darling Downs Zoo. During this period he has developed a special bond with the zoo dog ‘Honey’. Now they spend their time exploring, wrestling and playing together.
Watch what happens when a lady (Lek Chailert) sings an elephant to sleep with a lullaby. The strong bond between the elephant and the lady is clearly evident. Lek Chailert founded the Elephant Nature Park in an attempt to provide a sanctuary for elephants to live in a peaceful natural environment.
Ever wonder where Himalayan honey comes from and how it is harvested? The truth may shock you. Photographer Andrew Newey spent two weeks living with the Gurung tribe in Nepal photographing their dying tradition of himalayan honey gathering.