Great Wall Of China

The Great Wall of China is the longest man-made structure on Earth. (Photo courtesy of Yan Kaiming)

The Great Wall of China

There are many sections to the Great Wall of China that were built at different times of China’s history, some as early as the 6th century BC. Many notable sections have been restored and have become popular tourist attractions, while…

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Sticky Rice Keeps the Great Wall Standing

The Great Wall of China has remained standing for thousands of years thanks to mortar made from sticky rice soup mixed with the standard mixture of slaked lime. This kind…

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Chinese Big Brother Is Always Watching, Even in Australia

Wu Wei, a Chinese-born Australian PhD candidate and tutor at the University of Sydney’s business school, resigned on April 18 over petitions from Chinese students that he had made “racist” remarks anonymously on popular…

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Is the Great Wall of China About to Fall Down?

China’s Ming-era Great Wall is slowly disappearing, with around 30 percent of it already gone. State media suggests that the UNESCO World Heritage site is disappearing because of adverse natural conditions and…

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The Great Wall of China

There are many sections to the Great Wall of China that were built at different times of China’s history, some as early as the 6th century BC. Many notable sections…