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The video above entitled ‘For Love’ (为爱 – Wèi ài) was released online this month by <b>Crystal CG</b>. It’s an animation that resembles the great battle …

Why Tough Teachers Get Good Results

I had a teacher once who called his students "idiots" when they screwed up. He was our orchestra conductor, a fierce Ukrainian immigrant named Jerry Kupchynsky, and when someone played out of tune, he would stop the entire group to yell, "Who eez deaf in first violins!?" He made us rehearse until …

Orchestras

Rainbow Mountains In China's Danxia Landform Geological Park Are Very, Very Real (PHOTOS)

Yes, we had a hard time believing that this insane mountain formation was actually real, because we haven't fallen down the rabbit hole. But, believe it or not, this technicolor range actually exists.<p><i>Story continues below</i><p>The mountains are part of the Zhangye Danxia Landform Geological Park in …

The History Of Pasta

The first pasta was not spaghetti, but dumplings—the style Marco Polo saw during his trip to China. Photo by Joan Ho | SXC.<p>MENU<p><b>October 2007</b><br>Last …

4,000-Year-Old Noodles Found in China

John Roach<br>for National Geographic News<p>October 12, 2005<p>A 4,000-year-old bowl of noodles unearthed in China is the earliest example ever found of one of the world's most popular foods, scientists reported today. It also suggests an Asian—not Italian—origin for the staple dish.<p>The beautifully …

International

[an error occurred while processing this directive]<p>The Yushu earthquake is attracting international media attention. Many major news agencies sent …

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Shark fin banned at official Hong Kong functions

<b>Hong Kong's government has announced it will stop serving shark fin and bluefin tuna at official functions, in a move lauded by conservation groups.</b><p>In a statement, it said it would also encourage government-funded bodies to do the same.<p>According to the World Wildlife Fund, demand for the fins and …