A dragon head-fish body jade ornament from the Spring and Autumn and the Warring States periods. (Image: Courtesy of Yens Charity Foundation)

An Amazing Fish Jade Exhibition

Over 400 amazing fish jade pieces collected by a Taiwanese entrepreneur who has dedicated 50 years of his life to the seafood industry are on display at Chang Yung-Fa Foundation International Convention Center in Taipei, Taiwan, from November 10-25, 2018. These…

While hiding in the countryside to avoid capture, Zhang Liang met a mysterious old man. (Image:  wikimedia /  CC0 1.0)

This Young Man Can Be Taught

In the early Han Dynasty, an important official named Zhang Liang started life as an aristocrat from the State of Han during the Warring States Period (475-221 B.C.). The Han Dynasty is not the same as the State of Han.…

Whether you wish to visit the ruins of medieval architecture or explore the splendors of fairytale-like castles, Germany offers all such wonders and more. (Image:  Günter Hentschel   via  flickr  CC BY-ND 2.0)

Why Travelers Love Germany

Germany is the seventh largest country in Europe and its position as a top tourist destination has been steadily increasing over the past years. In 2017, the number of overnight stays reached a record 459.6 million, a 3 percent increase…

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Why Travelers Love Germany

Germany is the seventh largest country in Europe and its position as a top tourist destination has been steadily increasing over the past years. In 2017, the number of overnight…

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Enormous Emerald Discovered in Africa

British Mining Company Gemfields has announced the recent discovery of the Lion Emerald, a 5,655-carat crystal mined from its Kagem mine in Lufwanyama, Zambia. Gemfields owns 75 percent of the…

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China Seeks Talks to End Trade War

Beijing has indicated that it is ready for talks with America to end the trade war and arrive at a mutually-beneficial agreement. Reports also indicate that the Chinese leadership might…

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Hometown Treasure

There were two travelers who met on the road and talked about wonders at home.

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China’s ‘Bridge of Death’

Chinese President Xi Jinping recently inaugurated the 34-mile long sea bridge that links Zhuhai to the semi-autonomous regions of Macau and Hong Kong. It has an undersea tunnel that allows…

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Air Pollution Linked to Autism in China

Exposure to toxic air pollutants is linked to an increased risk of developing autism, according to a Monash University study of Chinese children during their first three years of life.…

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Two Suns Appear in the Sky Over China

During the early morning on Saturday, October 27, in the city of Guiyang in China’s Guizhou Province, many people witnessed a rare phenomenon: It appeared as though there were two…

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Will the World Go to War for Antarctica?

The increasing involvement of China and Russia in Antarctica is reportedly making the Australian government nervous. Both countries seem less interested in safeguarding the marine ecosystem of Antarctica than pushing forward…

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Honoring 100 Million Victims of Communism

In November 1917, Vladimir Lenin’s revolutionaries stormed the Winter Palace in St. Petersburg, overthrowing the legal Russian government and establishing the world’s first communist regime.

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Health Secrets From Ancient India

Indian sages have always taught that for a person to live a happy life, they must focus on two things — a healthy body and a healthy mind. To this…

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Fracking Wastewater Found in Freshwater Mussel Shells

Elevated concentrations of strontium, an element associated with oil and gas wastewaters, have accumulated in the shells of freshwater mussels downstream from fracking wastewater disposal sites, according to researchers from…

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Losing the Economy or Losing Face?

The Chinese stock market has been on a slump in recent times as tensions regarding growth keep investors away from betting on the economy. Experts predict that the situation could…