It is believed that the Italians invented spaghetti after seeing Chinese noodles; when they saw Chinese ice cream, they developed their own style of that too. (Image: stevepb via Pixabay/CC0 1.0)

The Face of China 1,000 Years Ago

A thousand years ago, every city in the world turned pitch black at night, except in China, which was ablaze with bright and cheerful lights. In the evening, most major cities were peaceful and quiet, but in China, a lot…

One of the greatest discoveries from China’s Bronze Age occurred in 1939 when 'Simuwu ding,' a bronzeware piece from the Shang Dynasty, dated to be more than 3,000 years old, was found in Anyang City, Henan Province. (Image: Xuan Che via flickr/CC BY 2.0)

Xuan  Che via flickr/CC BY 2.0)

Discoveries From China’s Bronze Age

One of the greatest discoveries from China’s Bronze Age occurred in 1939 when a bronzeware piece from the Shang Dynasty, dated to be more than 3,000 years old, was found in Anyang City, Henan Province. It is known as the Simuwu ding.

During his daughter's wedding, Dr. Dong gave an inspiring speech about marriage. (Image: Pixabay CC0 Public Domain)

Inspiration for a Long and Happy Marriage

A grand wedding was recently held in Tokyo, Japan. Luke, a doctoral student of stage direction at the University of Southern California, and a member of the British royal family, has married Dong Chengeng — a girl from the Inner Mongolian…

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Don’t Judge a Person by Their Appearance

Similar in meaning to the saying “Don’t judge a book by its cover,” there is an old Chinese saying: “You can’t measure the sea with a pot.” Appearances can be…

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Zhang Heng’s Famous Ancient Chinese Inventions

Zhang Heng (A.D. 78-139) was a Chinese astronomer, mathematician, inventor, geographer, cartographer, artist, poet, statesman, and literary scholar from Nanyang, Henan Province, China. He is noted for many ancient Chinese…

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The Face of China 1,000 Years Ago

A thousand years ago, every city in the world turned pitch black at night, except in China, which was ablaze with bright and cheerful lights. In the evening, most major…

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Discoveries From China’s Bronze Age

One of the greatest discoveries from China’s Bronze Age occurred in 1939 when a bronzeware piece from the Shang Dynasty, dated to be more than 3,000 years old, was found in Anyang…

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Africa Produces Its First Ancient Human Genome

A 4,500-year-old skull has produced Africa’s first ancient human genome. DNA studies suggest the Middle Eastern farmers had migrated to Africa 3,000 years ago and left traces of their Eurasian…

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Inspiration for a Long and Happy Marriage

A grand wedding was recently held in Tokyo, Japan. Luke, a doctoral student of stage direction at the University of Southern California, and a member of the British royal family,…

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Here Are My Top 3 Brain Myths

There are a lot of myths about the brain that you probably hear all the time, and simply take for granted are true.