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2012-12-29 05:01:02

Shen Yun's mission as a nonprofit is to revive the best of ancient Chinese culture and encourage traditional values in contemporary times. Shen Yun is a must-see show, with world-class performances of classical myths and legends and joyful ethnic dances, among magical realms of beauty and mystical wonder. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 28, 2012 The China the world sees today is far from the grace and integrity of ancient China. Ancient Chinese culture was rich in beauty and rooted in the...

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2010-07-22 08:51:59

As a teen in his native Taiwan, Bo-wen Shen observed helplessly as typhoon after typhoon pummeled the small island country. Without advanced forecasting systems, the storms left a trail of human loss and property destruction in their wake. Determined to find ways to stem the devastation, Shen chose a career studying tropical weather and atmospheric science. Now a NASA-funded research scientist at the University of Maryland-College Park, Shen has employed NASA's Pleiades supercomputer and...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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