Since ancient times, the Chinese people have held the dragon in high regard. (China Gaze) (Image:  YouTube/Screenshot)

Chinese Dragon Tattoos

Chinese dragon images are fascinating, inspiring, and sometimes scary! The word dragon (龍) in Chinese is pronounced lóng. People of all cultures are drawn to the powerful image of the Chinese dragon. You can see dragon images throughout China in…

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The Overlooked Genius of Sunflowers

Sunflowers are more than just big, beautiful flowers. They also have some very unique characteristics. Sunflowers turn their blossoms toward the sun, but they do this in coordination with the…

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How China Uses Pandas as a Political Tool

In Vox’s video, China’s panda diplomacy, explained, I was surprised to learn how pandas are used as tools in China for diplomatic strategies. Most all of the pandas in zoos worldwide belong…

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Google Fined $2.71 Billion for Unfair Practices

Google was recently slapped with a $2.71 billion fine by the European Commission’s antitrust comity. Google allegedly used unfair means to gain an advantage over it’s competitors in its shopping comparison…

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Chinese Dragon Tattoos

Chinese dragon images are fascinating, inspiring, and sometimes scary! The word dragon (龍) in Chinese is pronounced lóng. People of all cultures are drawn to the powerful image of the…

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The Chinese Terra Cotta Warriors

The Chinese Terra Cotta Warriors, also known as the Terra Cotta Army, come from the most significant archaeological excavation of the 20th century, and one of the most sensational archaeological…

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Legendary Traditional Chinese Medicine Doctors

Four famous figures stand out in the history of traditional Chinese medicine. They are Bian Que, Huatuo, Sun Simiao, and Li Shizhen. Bian Que is the earliest known physician, from…

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Brainwashing in China: Is It Real?

An interesting little tidbit: The word brainwashing first originated in connection with brainwashing in China during the 1950’s Korean War as xǐnǎo, according to the Merriam-Webster dictionary.