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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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A Rare Glimpse at a Deserted Great Wall of China Captured by Andres Gallardo Albajar

This past February architectural photographer Andres Gallardo Albajar traveled to the Great Wall of China where he was able to take in a rare sight—one of the seven wonders of the world without a single soul to be seen. Albajar … Continue reading

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Ai Weiwei’s Film ‘Human Flow’ Documents the Staggering Scale of the Global Refugee Crisis

To create his new documentary film Human Flow, Chinese artist and activistHuman Flow, Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei spent a full year traveling through 23 countries, following the journeys of some of the 65 million people forced from their homes to escape famine, … Continue reading

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Figurative Diaspora | Gagosian Quarterly

Curated by Mark Tansey and Peter Drake of the New York Academy of Art, Figurative Diaspora presents works of “unofficial art”—subversive, non-state sanctioned art—created by five Soviet artists and five contemporary Chinese artists. PETER DRAKE “Figurative Diaspora at the New York … Continue reading

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It could happen here: How China’s social credit system demonstrates the future of social control in smart cities – Boing Boing

Adam Greenfield (previously) is one of the best thinkers when it comes to the social consequences of ubiquitous computing and smart cities; he’s the latest contributor Ian Bogost’s special series on “smart cities” for The Atlantic (previously: Bruce Sterling, Molly Sauter). … Continue reading

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A Dream Within A Dream: Animation by RedCloud Studio – Faith is Torment

Short experimental animation about dreams by Beijing-based RedCloud Studio. The animation focuses on an astronaut’s dreams as he goes through low-temperature hibernation while traveling to a planet outside the solar system, only to wake up years later. Although it has some … Continue reading

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One Minute Art History: A Hand-Drawn Animation in Myriad Historical Art Styles

Filmmaker and educator Cao Shu captures the history of art in an experimental short film that lasts for less than one minute. Throughout the film, the central character goes through the small motions of everyday movements like checking the time and having … Continue reading

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