Here are the facts and trivia that people are buzzing about.
- The world is a very busy place, and it's hard to stay on top of everything. Infoplease has got you covered. Here are the disaster news events you need to know so far for January 2022:
- Unlike the Gregorian calendar used in China today, the traditional Chinese calendar features a cyclical dating method that repeats every 60 years. The calendar is based on two cycles that interact with each other?the Chinese zodiac, which is divided?
- Ancient Greek Star Signs The Zodiac refers to a region of the sky visible around the Earth at eight degrees North or South of the sun's visible orbit (called the ecliptic). This is based on the position of the sun at the solstices and equinoxes.?
- A worldwide celebration of love Have you ever wondered how Valentine's Day became a holiday, who Saint Valentine is, or how Necco comes up with the phrases for their candy hearts? We did, too!
- North Korea may not be on the top of many travel wish lists. Accounts of human rights abuses have scared of all but the most adventurous travelers. Even in normal times, all travelers must be on guided tours with North Korean tour guides. But, there?
- It's time for another year of competition among the world's best athletes. Read previews of the events, biographies of famous athletes, Olympic trivia and more.