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The camerisier or edible honeysuckle: an amazing shrub

e honeysuckle, may berry, blue Honeysuckle or Siberian huckleberry. The latter name is a reminder that this fruiting shrub is original to Siberia. In Russia, its edible blue berries are highly prized, as well as in Canada. Beware: blue Honeysuckle should not be confused with another variety of ho ...

27
Apr
2022

Visit Santa's village

d. According to official sources, Santa Claus resides more precisely on Mount Korvatunturi, a remote place located on the border between Finland and Russia. The road to Korvatunturi, where Santa's home, workshops and toy warehouses are located, is known only to the Santa Claus himself, his elves ...

26
Oct
2007

Time zones: origins and functioning

vers several time zones, they have decided to adopt a single legal time. Other large countries (Australia, Brazil, Canada, DR Congo, USA, Indonesia, Russia) are arbitrarily divided into several zones to avoid too great a difference between legal time and solar time. In addition, due to the sum ...

06
Aug
2008

Côte d'Azur: the city of Nice becomes a UNESCO World Heritage Site

on the Riviera, the city welcomed from the end of the 19th century some 150,000 residents each winter. These visitors arrived from the United Kingdom, Russia, Germany and Austria-Hungary, then from all over Europe and America! The result of these multiple international influences was a superb arc ...

28
July
2021

The Saint Nicolas festivities in Nancy: a magical event

also include 23 floats from the municipalities and associations of the Greater Nancy metropolis and one of the floats will be dedicated to Krasnodar in Russia, the twin city guest of honor of the 2021 edition. While the Advent period has barely begun, this extraordinary weekend will plunge the ci ...

24
Nov
2021

Shortage of raw materials: beware, the composition of products may change

Usually, manufacturers of food or cosmetic products are required to list all ingredients on the packaging. However, due to the war in Ukraine and Russia and the resulting difficulties in supplying raw materials, the Ministry of Economy has made an exception to this rule. It has authorized sin ...

13
Sep
2022