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Space Cherry Tree Stuns With Rapid Growth
2014-04-14 04:06:56

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A cherry tree sapling growing from seeds that were sent to space by Japanese scientists in 2008 has stunned botanists with its astonishing growth, as its buds have appeared about six years earlier than usual. According to Julian Ryall of the South China Morning Post, cherry trees typically take about a decade before their buds first appear, but the one resulting from a pip sent to the International Space Station five years ago as...

2014-02-19 23:01:31

Gibbs Gardens’ 2014 Daffodil Festival begins March 1 and runs through April 15 boasting 20 million blossoms covering 50+ acres. Ball Ground, Georgia (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 'Here Comes the Sun' Goodbye winter. Hello sunshine! Chase away those lingering winter doldrums at Gibbs Gardens’ 2014 Daffodil Festival, beginning March 1 and running through April 15. Gibbs Gardens ushers in spring with the largest display of daffodils in the country. More than 50 acres of...

2013-04-05 23:01:29

EarthCam grows their partnership with the National Park Services with the launch of a new live streaming robotic webcam in Washington, D.C. Visitors will enjoy views of the Japanese Cherry Trees and several significant monuments on the National Mall. New York (PRWEB) April 05, 2013 This weekend is peak bloom time for the National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, D.C. and starting today the world can watch live, in streaming video, for the first time. EarthCam has partnered with the...

2012-04-16 23:00:02

Exploring Tokyo: One year after the earthquake, tsunami and partial meltdown, Japan's tourism is up. But some travelers are not quite ready. (PRWEB) April 16, 2012 exploringtokyo.com (a contemporary online travel guide for travelers visiting Tokyo) takes a deeper look at this issue. Just twelve months after the devastating 8.9 magnitude Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami, Japan has made a strong comeback in the tourism department. With statistics improving markedly each month since June of...

2011-04-05 07:30:00

CHERRY HILL, N.J., April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Subaru of America, Inc. is once again title sponsor of the Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival of Greater Philadelphia, which runs through April 15. Conceived by the Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia, the Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival encourages a better understanding of the cultural, social and educational customs of Japan and the United States. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080325/SUBARULOGO ) In addition to the...

Word of the Day
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.