Archive for August 2nd, 2008
A solar eclipse, which the Chinese word for is ‘Rishi’, meaning ‘eaten sun’, can be seen above visitors at the Jiayuguan Fort on the Great Wall of China in the town of Jiayuguan, Gansu Province August 1, 2008. Eclipses were dangerous omens for ancient Chinese astronomers, but this one comes exactly a week before the torch is lit in Beijing for the opening ceremony of Games designed to restore China’s pride and showcase its achievements.
Posted By: Libertymoderna
We´ve decided to start this new photo “section”. As you know, we live in a globalized world: news travel in a matter of seconds to reach every monitor connected to the internet. In order to bring the last information, we´ll be posting photos representing important facts. You can click the Flickr gallery or stay tuned in the main blog for fresh weekly photos compiled and selected on the www by our editor. Soon, you will be able to find libertymoderna´s own pictures.
Ariana Ferber-Carter performs with Circus Smirkus in Revere, Massachusetts August 1, 2008. Circus Smirkus is an international, travelling youth circus, with youths 14 to 19 years old performing 71 shows at 14 venues around the northeastern United States this summer.