On December 13, 2011, 65 youths, who were rounded up at a punk rock concert on Saturday, had their their spiky mohawks — deemed insulting to Islamic traditions — buzzed off. (Chaideer Mahyuddin /AFP/Getty Images)
YamzhogYumco lake is one of the three sacred lakes in Tibet, located 150km south of Lhasa where the Himalayan and Kangdese Ranges meet. Photo taken on August 12, 2010. (National Capital Commission /Flickr)
Some days have profoundly changed the world. December 7, 1941, is one of them. The attack on Pearl Harbor by Japanese forces brought the United States into World War II. The conflict was the bloodiest war in history and a tragedy for all humankind. But it was also a turning point in history.
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