Tag Archive: China

Random Facts: Bananas


The word “banana” came to us from Spanish or Portuguese and was first seen in English in 1597. The scientific name for a banana is “musa sapientum” which means “fruit of the wise… Continue reading

This Woman is Our Hero. She Traveled 1,652 Miles to Rescue 100 Dogs


Originally posted on Kindness Blog:
Warning: Some of the images in this article show animal abuse and may be distressing. A social-media campaign has rallied around a woman in China, Yang Xiaoyun, who…

Random Fact: Week 15


Pandas have slit pupils, like cats. In China, they’re known as ‘da xiong mao’, or ‘giant bear cats’. A Chinese story says that pandas were originally white. When a shepherdess died protecting a… Continue reading

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