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The city of in China developed at a rate unseen before in history. Before the 1980′s it was a small fishing village formerly known as (宝安县), today it's a sprawling city of 12 million+ inhabitants and is still growing. Recently I stumbled across som...
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Outspoken Chinese artist Ai Weiwei talks about the meaning of his striking cover art for TIME magazine's 'The World According to China' issue.
Ti-Anna Wang is the daughter of a once prominent Chinese dissident, who named her in honor of the deadly protests in Tiananmen Square. The story of Wang's search for her father, who was arrested in 2002, inspired a new young adult novel. Gwen Ifill t...
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The first question any thoughtful person might ask when reading the title of this essay is, "Hard for whom?" A reasonable question. After all, Chinese people seem to learn it just fine. When little Chinese kids go through t...
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Shanghai with a population of more than 23 million (with over 9 million migrants), is the largest and most developed city in China.
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Before St. Patrick's Day last year, the Library of Congress asked for, and posted, more than 100 color photochroms of Ireland taken between 1890 - 1900. In honor of St. Patrick's Day this year, here's a look at some of those same spots in Ireland as...
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There are few segments more exciting right now than alternative payment systems. Earth's collective contempt for the entrenched payment tech industry is ardent. This industry has abused users, built regulatory walls to competition, made things insuff...
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Placebos are very strange things; inactive substances that make use feel better (or worse) simply because we think that they will. This video explains just how bizarre it all is, and shows just how powerful the human mind is. I think you'll find it f...
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Is he saying "ba ba" or "da da"? It's called the McGurk Effect. John Medina is the author of "Brain Rules." Visit http://www.brainrules.net/
There's no such thing as a free lunch, and that goes for your brain, too. Every time you amass the willpower to do anything, it has mental costs. Writer and strategist Sebastian Marshall identifies a few of those cognitive costs to understand how to ...
The is a term used to describe the tendency of people to interpret general statements as being accurate for them personally, even when they are not. Specifically, when people are given a random personality assessment and told it has been written for...
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My wife often tells me about her late father. Because he passed away long before I ever met her, I never had the honor to meet or know him. The stories she shares about her memories of him are pric...
Emotionally unavailable moms prompt their children to be "avoidantly attached."
But correctly applied, eye contact is one of the surest indicators of confidence and therefore it is well worth practicing to ensure you come off as neither too domineering, nor too meek.
Viewzone Magazine offers a look at life and humanity from different angles. This article explains how interviewers can detect lies by watching eye movements.
Women's intuition is real and they really are turned off at the flip of a switch. Here's what else guys should know about a gal's noggin.
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Men Laden With Tea, Sichuan Sheng, China Ernest H. Wilson This superb collection of vintage photographs from China capture a spectacular land of dive
Fenhuan considered one of the 10 most beautiful cities in China. The city was founded during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). Originally the town was inhabited
TED Talks Speaking at a TED Salon in London, economist Martin Jacques asks: How do we in the West make sense of China and its phenomenal rise? The author of "When China Rules the World," he examines why the West often puzzles over the growing power o...
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When in Florence, Italy, visit Palazzo Vecchio,Santa Maria del Fiore, piazza San Giovanni, Uffizi Gallery, Michelangelo's David & Ponte Vecchio over River Arno.
Gondolier steering his gondola in Venice, Italy.
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There's more to Italy than Rome and Tuscany. Have you seen the Amalfi Coast? It will leave you breathless! Amalfi Coast Photography.
Pictures of Siena, Italy. Part of a gallery of color pictures of Europe by professional photographer QT Luong, available as prints or for licensing.
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During those old times the vagabonds were still crossing the country, living by their wits to get once in a while a hot meal to give them strength during
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British aircraft structural engineer James Green teams up with Seattle-based sustainable architect Matthew Coates to unveil Eco-Pak, a shipping container housing concept that's not what you might think it is.
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We ran across these innovative window systems designed by Fakro, which can easily add a balcony or a small terrace to a room. The clever mechanism, fou
This curvaceous Wisconsin home was custom built by architect Robert Harvey Oshatz. The inside features a gorgeous spiraling hem-lock roof that "sweeps over the entry and lifts the upper floor before disappearing from plain view". The Chenequa Residen...
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