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Chinese New Year: Unraveling the History of the Enchanting Festival – My Modern Met

How much do you know about Chinese New Year? Happy Chinese New Year! Every February, this enchanting holiday is honored by millions of people across the globe, making it one of the world’s most widespread celebrations. While there’s a chance … Continue reading

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Photographer Celine Liu Photoshops Herself In Images Of Celebrities Found On The Internet

Celine Liu – is a female Chinese photographer who graduated from the Academy of Arts & Design, Tsinghua University. In her series “I’m everywhere” started in 2002, she challenges our global cultural landscape by literally integrating herself in iconic portraits … Continue reading

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Cheese Tea Is China’s Latest Drink Sensation

Cheese tea is exactly what it sounds like: tea topped with cheese. The good folks at Beijing’s HEYTEA invented the simple, yet revolutionary, beverage to please younger consumers who take their tea with milk and additional flavorings. By the looks … Continue reading

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Why 50 Million Chinese Homes are Empty

China’s housing bubble has left 50 million homes empty and put its government between a rock and a hard place. This includes a paid sponsored promotion which had no part in the writing, editing, or production of the rest of … Continue reading

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NightShift: Photos by Florian Mueller

Cologne-based photographer Florian Mueller captures the street scene of Shanghai at night with this series that focuses on tiny storefronts selling a variety of things, sort of like a mini 7-Eleven. The series reflects life in the bustling metropolis that has become … Continue reading

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World’s First 5-Star Underground Hotel, Carved From Forsaken Quarry, Opens Doors – DesignTAXI.com

The hotel design has been dubbed a “modern architectural wonder.” Come October, InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland will officially open its doors to the public. The hotel, which has been carved into the side of an 88-meter-deep abandoned quarry, has been dubbed a “modern architectural … Continue reading

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Chinese skyscraper incorporates 108-metre high waterfall

New video footage reveals the latest incredible skyscraper being constructed in China, which incorporates a giant waterfall into its facade. New video footage reveals the latest incredible skyscraper being constructed in China, which incorporates a giant waterfall into its facade. Named … Continue reading

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Chinese Researchers Achieve Stunning Quantum-Entanglement Record

  A team at the University of Science and Technology of China packed three qubits into each of six particles to pull off the unprecedented feat. Scientists have just packed 18 qubits — the most basic units of quantum computing … Continue reading

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The Beauty of China’s Bicycle Graveyards

A series of photos by The Guardian that shows an aerial view of the rental bikes removed by authorities in Chinese cities such as Beijing, Nanjing, Wuhan and Shanghai and the patterns they create. These shared bikes, which customers rent … Continue reading

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Universal antibody drug for HIV-1 prevention and immunotherapy – ScienceBlog.com

A research team led by scientists at AIDS Institute and Department of Microbiology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine of The University of Hong Kong (HKU) has developed a universal antibody drug against HIV/AIDS. By engineering a tandem bi-specific broadly … Continue reading

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