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An imperial robe from the Qing Dynasty. (Image:  wikimedia /  CC0 1.0)

A Doctor Who Cured Poverty

Ye Tianshi was from Wu (now Suzhou) during the Qing Dynasty. Born into a medical family, his grandfather and father were well-known doctors. Ye extensively read medical books since his childhood. Being diligent and learning from a total of 17…

In Greek mythology, Sisyphus was the son of King Aeolus of Thessaly and Enarete. (Image:  pixabay  /  CC0 1.0)

The Myth of Sisyphus

In Greek mythology, Sisyphus was the son of King Aeolus of Thessaly and Enarete. He was the founder and first king of Ephyra (glorious city of Corinth). The stories portray him as being a cunning, selfish ruler who mocked and killed travelers and guests, mistreated…

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A Doctor Who Cured Poverty

Ye Tianshi was from Wu (now Suzhou) during the Qing Dynasty. Born into a medical family, his grandfather and father were well-known doctors. Ye extensively read medical books since his…

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The Myth of Sisyphus

In Greek mythology, Sisyphus was the son of King Aeolus of Thessaly and Enarete. He was the founder and first king of Ephyra (glorious city of Corinth). The stories portray him as being a cunning,…

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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…