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2010-05-03 09:31:00

SHANGHAI, May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Cai Guo-Qiang: Peasant Da Vincis opened today in the heart of Shanghai across the river from the World Expo 2010, commenting on the Expo's theme "Better City, Better Life" and China's modernization from the point of view of Chinese peasants. Cai Guo-Qiang: Peasant Da Vincis features ambitious inventions by over 60 Chinese peasants including homemade flying machines, submarines, robots and a 20 meter-long aircraft carrier made of scrap metal. It is the...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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