Hiroshima took nine seconds; Changchun took five months.
The number of deaths by starvation during the Great Leap Forward is deeply controversial.
However, in this instance, it appears that someone boarded a transatlantic flight with some kind of flammable substance or explosive and attempted to ignite it in order to bring the plane down.
The one last week alledgedly killed seventy civilians… At the very least, it needs to be part of a story of an ongoing conflict: for the minute, I don't see a notable escalation.
As a symbol of rebellion against the monarch, Mao and a friend cut off their pigtails, a sign of subservience to the emperor.
The tradition of is maybe less widespread than that of Christmas trees, but it's important in Scandinavia and the yule goats at Gävle are the biggest anywhere 13 m, 42 ft high this year, just short of the all time record.