Sakura

It may still be snowing in the U.S., but spring is in bloom in Japan and it's a stunning sight. Cherry blossoms -- also known
It cannot be overstated that in Japan, the sakura is serious business. But why are the blossoms so significant? Here's hoping you get out and enjoy them this spring -- perhaps, even, with a little more history than before.
Cherry blossoms and sugar cookies, it doesn't get much better.
The cherry blossom, or sakura, is a purely ornamental flower -- it produces no fruit. It doesn't have to, though, because
The atomic bomb that detonated over Hiroshima used Uranium-235, while the Nagasaki bomb had Plutonium-239. The half-life
This season starts six days later than last year in Tokyo. The blooming of sakura begins in the warmer south and moves north