Pope calls for global warming to be discussed at next Vatican summit

Pope Francis on Sunday called for the global warming discussion at the next Vatican meeting to be held in October.Francis said in his first speech since he became Pope that the meeting of the Catholic Church in December would "have to consider the scientific truth of the human impact of climate change and the fact that it has become so much more complex and profound.""The climate is the most...

The best wall calendars in 2017

The 2017 calendar year has been full of interesting and exciting calendar items, but there were also some notable missed opportunities in this year's calendars.First up, the Wall Street Journal reported that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security will be shutting down the government's annual calendar in 2019, and that this will be a permanent shutdown.The WSJ said the shutdown will affect a...

The Holy Bible is a religious wall calendar!

By: Lissa Gorman, National Geographic StaffThe Holy Bible has long been considered a religious book, with thousands of religious references and illustrations scattered throughout the Bible.But the holy book has long had a secular audience, too.Now, there are hundreds of secular calendars that are based on the holy text, and many of these calendars are popular with the public.For example, in...