First Sighting of Lost Amazon Tribe

First Sighting of Lost Amazon TribeTWO Amazon women dodge among jungle huts � after their secret lost tribe in Peru boobed by being discovered.

The bare-breasted natives belong to a group of nomads never previously known to exist.

Astonished nature reserve staff were on the lookout for illegal loggers when they stumbled upon them crossing a river as they hunted for food.

Lake Tahoe's Cave Rock court case inspires book

Lake TahoeA precedent-setting court case concerning a Lake Tahoe landmark so intrigued author Michael Makley that he teamed up with his historian son Matthew to write about it.

The result, "Cave Rock: Climbers, Courts, and a Washoe Indian Sacred Place," (University of Nevada Press, $24.95 paperback) examines the court cases involved in the Washoe tribe's successful attempt to ban rock climbing at the South Shore site.

Ivolginsky Datsan: centre of Russian Buddhism

 Ivolginsky Datsan: centre of Russian BuddhismIvolginsky Datsan (lamaist monastery) the main centre of Buddhism in Russia is situated at the bottom of Khamar-Daban mountains, in 30 km from Ulan-Ude. Although its history begun just in 1945, Ivolginsky Datsan is draws attention of numerous tourists, pilgrims and believers from all over the world. Crowds of pilgrims come here to behold one of the main Buddhist shrines - incorruptible relics of lama Dashi Dorzho Itigelov.There is a Bo tree growing here as well. Rumour has it that rites carried out here can work wonders. It is known for certain that talapoins practise Tibetan medicine and cure visitors, believers and non-Buddhists as well.

Oklahoma hospital invokes Native American healing arts

Oklahoma hospital invokes Native American healing artsADA, Oklahoma Nestled amid green fields and stream-filled woodlands, a new hospital opened by the Chickasaw Nation blends sacred Native American healing traditions with cutting-edge medicine.

It is one of a growing number of medical centers in the United States that recognize healing is about more than just drugs and IV drips.

The Seoul cafe served tea, cake and fortunes.

The Seoul cafe served tea, cake and fortunes."I will work in publishing or translation, and marry an accountant in six years," said the woman in her early twenties, seated in a Seoul cafe.

"We will have one son," she added, totally serious.

She was far from alone. The trendy cafe in downtown Seoul filled with antique tables and pastel-toned decorations was crowded with others who, like her, had come to find out what the future may hold for them.