Melbourne is home to the world’s largest and best-preserved tram system. A vintage W-8 Class tram built in the 1950s. (Image:  Schony747  via YouTube/Screenshot)

Melbourne, Australia: The Tram Capital

Amid the rhythmic hustle and bustle of Melbourne, Australia’s city scene, perhaps the most distinctive beat is the perpetual clinking and clanking of the city trams. Aside from its famed reputation as the “World’s most livable city” for six consecutive…

People with a good character always distinguish themselves in a group. (Image:  pixabay  /  CC0 1.0)

10 Good Character Traits

Have you ever wondered if others see you as someone with a good character? We see many examples in the news today of people with bad character traits. Do you want to avoid their bad traits and develop a good…

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Melbourne, Australia: The Tram Capital

Amid the rhythmic hustle and bustle of Melbourne, Australia’s city scene, perhaps the most distinctive beat is the perpetual clinking and clanking of the city trams. Aside from its famed…

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The Buddha Statue of the Lama Temple

In the main hall of the Lama Temple in Beijing stands a huge, 18-meter tall Maitreya statue. Hand-carved during Qianlong Emperor’s reign of the Qing Dynasty, the statue stands tall…

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Teaching Kids to Mind Their Manners

Sometimes kids just don’t realize it’s impolite to interrupt, pick their nose, or loudly observe that the lady walking in front of them has a large behind. And in the…

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The Physician’s Dilemma

According to an ancient legend, the famous Chinese physician Guo Yu held the belief that rich people were harder to cure. Renowned physician Bian Que also held the same opinion.

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The Chinese Characters Wén and Wǔ

Live life as King Wen and King Wu ruled the country. The first emperor of the Zhou Dynasty, King Wu (周武王), and his father, King Wen (周文王), derived their imperial…

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Life Hacks to Help Prevent Dementia

Dementia is one of the most terrifying worries for older people. Dementia is not a specific disease. It’s an overall term that describes a wide range of symptoms associated with…

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Award Winning Violin Maker Truly Touched by Shen Yun

As an internationally known musician and violin maker who has attracted the interest of musical instrument collectors and the Japanese Imperial Family, Tsai Ming-chu attended the Shen Yun Performing Arts show…

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The Chinese Phrase: ’A 3-inch Tongue’

During China’s 5,000 years of traditional culture, the Chinese idiom stands out as a shining pearl in the treasure of the Chinese language and popular phrases. It is concise, vivid,…

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Why People Are Fascinated by Classical Chinese Dance

Attracted by Shen Yun’s reputation, Pan Zhihang, Director of the International Religious Music Station in Taiwan, and his family attended the classical Chinese dance performance at the Tainan Cultural Center in…

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The Butchered Pig: A Lesson in Honesty

Zeng Zi (505-432 B.C.) was from Nan Wu in what is now China’s Shandong Province. When he was 16 years old, he was accepted as a student of Confucius. He…