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2013-12-23 23:05:02

CHINA HAPPENINGS™ is pleased to announce that its founder Chiu-Ti Jansen discusses two new exhibitions, one at the Met and the other at the China Institute of America Gallery, in her blog titled CHINESE ELEMENTS for Sotheby’s International. New York, New York (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 CHINA HAPPENINGS™ is pleased to announce that its founder Chiu-Ti Jansen discusses Ink Art: Past as Present in Contemporary China, an exhibition that opens at the Met’s galleries for Chinese painting...

Google Earth Reveals Mysterious Structures In China Desert
2011-11-15 11:02:35

Satellites have picked up strange, unidentified structures in the middle of the vast, barren Gobi Desert, leaving many to question what China might be building in the region it mainly uses for its military, space and nuclear programs. Some are tangled, bright white intersecting lines of reflective rectangles, covering up to a mile-long area of the desert, and can be seen even from space. The images, available via Google Earth, also include enormous concentric circles radiating on the...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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