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Date Sunday, March 13, 2016

China’s go-to beverage? Hot water. Really.

By: II stix

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China’s annual legislative sessions are in full swing in Beijing. Thousands of delegates are convening daily at the Great Hall of the People to listen to speeches, discuss government work reports, and review economic plans for the next five years.

Essential to keeping things moving? Hot water. Brigades of young women (and a few men) are toting thermoses around the massive building all day, pouring drinks for delegates. Some use the steaming hot liquid to make tea in paper cups that read “Great Hall of the People,” but many others simply drink it straight.

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Date Wednesday, March 09, 2016

Korean Contrabass Player Joins Italian Street Musicians To Make Beautiful Music

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Contrabass player, Jun-Hyuk Choi from Korea.
- Autumn leaves

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Date Sunday, February 21, 2016

Difference in Pronunciation between English/Korean/Japanese/Chinese

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Date Saturday, January 30, 2016

How to distinguish Koreans

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Date Tuesday, December 08, 2015

How This Town Produces No Trash

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Watch the next episode about Lauren Singer, who produced only a jar’s worth of trash in 2 years: 

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Date Saturday, October 10, 2015

How “Hood” Chinese Food Became an NYC Staple

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The nomenclature might not be politically correct, but these gritty carryout joints are an essential part of the city’s fabric. We talked to rappers and food historians to peel back the layers of the Hood Chinese phenomenon.

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Date Saturday, October 10, 2015

Discover Japan - Conveyor Belt Sushi

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Automatic Delivery/Self-Ordering System

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Date Saturday, October 03, 2015

China’s Butler Boom

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On a recent morning at a butler-training school in Chengdu, China, lessons began at 8 A.M., with an exercise in “opening the villa.”

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Date Sunday, September 13, 2015

They Pretend To Be Us While Pretending We Don’t Exist

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White poet Michael Derrick Hudson’s use of the Chinese pen name Yi-Fen Chou was an act of yellowface that is part of a long tradition of white voices drowning out those of color in the literary world.

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Date Wednesday, September 02, 2015

Shaquille O’Neal to Appear on Korean Reality TV Show

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There are very few details about this video. But here’s what we know: Shaq is going to appear on a Korean reality TV show called “Off to School” on which celebrities go back to high school for three days.

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