Would You Guess America’s Largest Asteroid Crater is (Sort of) in Iowa?

Originally said to have been the asteroid impact that killed off the dinosaurs, this crater near Manson was created by a meteorite impact close to 74 million years ago. If you're a history buff, you know that the actual mass extinction of dinosaurs took place roughly 65 million years ago, so the Manson meteor is out of the question. That's not to say this asteroid impact didn't have a significant affect on Iowa and the surrounding Midwest.
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Everest's 100 years of destiny and death on the roof the world

(CNN) — It's a fact every school child knows: Mount Everest is the tallest mountain in the world. It's a truth that feels ancient and inevitable, an unassailable certainty that draws hundreds of climbers to attempt the summit each year -- because, in the words of George Mallory, one of the first mountaineers to conquer it, "it's there."

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A nation of vast distances and ever-changing landscapes, China is a destination that’s simply made for train travel. While you’ll encounter the classic imagery of the country’s mist-shrouded jagged peaks and pine-clad temples, you may be surprised by what else is on offer. From the snow-capped Himalayas and Silk Road...

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China does not have the right to choose the next Dalai Lama: head of Tawang monastery

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Tibet, the remote and mainly-Buddhist territory known as the “roof of the world” with a unique culture, religion and language for centuries.​​​​​​​ Today, this culture is under threat from mass Chinese immigration and the strict control of all expressions of Tibetan culture and national identity. Along with other countries around the world, Tibet has changed greatly over the past 70 years. However, Tibetans continue to work to preserve their culture and resist oppressive policies on a daily basis.