In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, a look at two incredible events on opposite sides of the world. In China thousands witnessed a massive tidal bore, and in California more than 200 skydivers created two massive human snowflake patterns, breaking a record.
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We have two events of note this evening. The first comes from East China, where a massive so-called tidal bore pushed up the Qiantang River today. Thousands watched as the leading edge of the incoming tide roared in, crashing into riverbanks and dams along the way. It was the largest tidal bore in the area in 10 years and was caused by high tides linked to the same lunar cycle that brought us Sunday’s blood moon.