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2 Native American Legends Remind Us: Be Thankful for Nature’s Gifts
Thanksgiving is an official holiday in seven countries around the world, but there are still other nations that have similar, unofficial, harvest celebrations that remind one to be thankful for a bountiful harvest, family, and...
Li Ziqi, China’s Silent Youtube Star, Vanishes From Limelight as She Takes On Brand Agency
Known for depicting an image of delicious home cooked meals, crafty inventions, and idyllic rural serenity in her wordless yet expressive videos, Li Ziqi has become a cultural sensation both in her home country China...
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China and the US at COP26 Reach Sudden ‘Agreement’ on CO2 Reduction
China and the U.S. pledged in a joint statement at the COP26 climate conference to ‘Enhance’ Climate Ambition and reduce greenhouse gasses which sounds like made of thin air. The agreement stated as per the...
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Understanding Albert Einstein
Albert Einstein is the most famous and respected scientist in history. A friend and biographer, Abraham Pais, considered him "the divine man of the 20th century." New York Times physics reporter Dennis Overbye described him...
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NE China Experiences Heaviest Snowfall in a Century, Residents Worry About Continuing Power Outages
Parts of Liaoning, Jilin and Heilongjiang provinces, as well as the Inner Mongolia in China’s northeast have been hit by the heaviest snowfall in 116 years. Over 51 cm (20 inches) of snow were recorded...
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Xi Absent From G-20 Climate Talks; China Plans to Increase Short-term Coal Reliance While Sticking to 2060 Carbon Neutrality Goal
This year’s G-20 Summit held in Rome on Oct. 30 and Oct. 31 saw U.S. President Joe Biden criticize China and Russia for “basically not showing up,” expressing disappointment that the two high polluting nations...
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A Story of a Mysterious Man and His Warning of Karmic Retribution
During the Yongzheng (雍正) period (1678–1735), Mr. Su Dounan (苏斗南) met a friend at an inn by the Baigou River (白沟河). This friend was drinking and complaining, "the truth of heaven does not exist; there...
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Toe Shoes: The Ups and Downs of ‘Barefoot’ Footwear
For most of our existence, humans have made due with minimal footwear. Early protection from sharp and jagged surfaces were made from woven twine or animal skins. These shoes were soft and flexible, yet helped...
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The Daoist Faith – A Dying Tradition
Daoism is one of the main religions of China. Its three founders include the Yellow Emperor, who is said to have formulated the Daoist precepts, or behavioral rules; Lao Zi, who wrote the Dao De...