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The Chinese Character for Book: Shū (書)

The Chinese character 書 (shū) stands for a book, letter, written document, or writings. 書 is an ideogrammic compound, or associative compound, a type of...

New Book Uncovers Atrocities From China’s Civil War

A new book available in Hong Kong and Taiwan, Changchun Hunger Siege, discloses for the first time that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) intentionally...

The Beauty and Engineering Feats of China’s Bridges Will Astound You

Book Review: Chinese Bridges, Living Architecture from China’s Past Architects and engineers alike marvel at the astounding feats perfected by China’s master bridge builders from...

A Man Who Was Unable to Accept the Truth

The following story is from the book Han Feizi, based on Han Feizi’s political career during the Warring States Period. A long time ago in...

Book Launch of Wai Chim’s ‘Freedom Swimmer’

American-born Chinese writer Wai Chim recently launched her latest book, Freedom Swimmer, in Sydney, Australia. Over 50 readers and media representatives attended the launch. Freedom...

What Makes a Book ‘Good’?

How many copies of Fifty Shades of Grey does it take to make a fort? A branch of Oxfam in Swansea, south Wales, received...

These Nine Pictograms Break Down Gender Stereotypes in Daily Life

Even though it seems in this day and age men and women are relatively equal, and share equal roles, there are still some very...

Read Thom Yorke’s Adorable Letter to Father Christmas

You may recall a lovely little book released in 2014 called Letters of Note: An Eclectic Collection of Correspondence Deserving of a Wider Audience, edited by...

Interview With the Artistic Director of Moby Dick at Lookingglass Theater

Imagine this... You’re on a boat and you see an old man with a false leg limp onto the deck. Suddenly, your imagination runs...

After Planting Your Cup of Coffee, Why Not Plant a Book?

You've already learned about planting your cup of coffee, so how about planting a book next? Innovative, creative, an idea so simple yet so great!...

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 Like a protective umbrella and defense army, the immune system can enhance the body's resistance to diseases and reduce one's susceptibility to infections. As...

The European Custom of ‘Telling the Bees’

Do you know that there is a European tradition called "telling the bees"? This is a custom according to which beekeepers tell the bees...

Space Worms Experiment Reveals Gravity Affects Genes

Living at low gravity affects cells at the genetic level, according to a study of worms in space. Genetic analysis of Caenorhabditis elegans worms on the International Space...

New Knowledge About What Causes Thunderstorms and Cloudbursts

Thunderstorms often provoke violent cloud bursts that can result in devastating flooding. But what actually spawns thunderstorms and cloud bursts? This question has spurred...