World’s First All-Female Spacewalk Makes History for NASA

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Humans have been walking out in space for half a century—but this historic mission marked the first time that women have embarked on a spacewalk without the assistance of a male crewmate.

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Village in India Plants 111 Trees Whenever a Girl is Born

 Feature photo from in 2015

Typically in Asian cultures, the birth of a girl is considered an unfortunate responsibility because of the dowry system that puts a financial burden on the parents. For this reason, daughters were never as celebrated as sons. But in one village in India, the residents honor the birth of a daughter with a unique ritual of planting one hundred and eleven fruit trees.

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