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A Conversation: Roger Scruton and Terry Eagleton

Sir Roger Scruton is a writer and philosopher who has published more than forty books in philosophy, aesthetics and politics. He is a fellow of the British Academy and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. He teaches in both England and America and is a Senior Fellow...
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Commune de Paris in 1871

Commune of Paris is also known as Paris Commune or French Commune de Paris. In the hot bed of socialist revolt against the French...
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Rembrandt Scored the Auction, Sotheby’s Maneuvers through Pandemic

It was sold for a record 18.7 million, a greeting-card sized self-portrait, painted in 1632 by Rembrandt, the everlasting Master. Quietly on New Bond street in London, Sotheby's conducted its first visual/live auction  since the Covid-19 lockdown began. Featuring works spanning 500 years of history, the Rembrandt to Richter auction...
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When Heaven is about to confer a great responsibility on man, it will first fill his heart with suffering, toil his sinews and bones, exposes his body to hunger, subjects him to extreme poverty. Confounds his journey with setbacks and troubles,so as to stimulate his alertness, toughen his nature, eventually bridging his incompetence gap and prepare him for the task.

– MENCIUS (372 BC – 289 BC)

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Sedona’s Mysterious Energy Field

New-Agers have been coming to Sedona for years because of its mysterious spiritual energy, but they weren't the first to believe in its religious...
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Decoding the Traditions in the Heart of Silicon Valley

“Many Chinese cities now look very Westernized and modern - very nice; but at the same time, what is the value of traditional Chinese...
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Top 10 Amazing Destinations That You Must Visit

The destinations that are amazing are called this way for a good reason. They are unique, unusual and make you smile with every step...
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Margaret Thatcher – Capitalism And A Free Society

"I believe you won't keep political freedom unless you also have economic freedom, which means that you must have a large part of free enterprise in your whole economy." - Margaret Thatcher   "There are two ways in which any government can proceed. One is a way based on what you...
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Christmas In Vienna 2008

Christmas in Vienna with international solists such as Elina Garanča and Juan Diego Flórez at the Wiener Konzerthaus 2008
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Valley of Nine Fortified Villages: The Sacred Land For Local Tibetans

The Valley of Nine Fortified Villages (Jiuzhaigou) is among the most beautiful places in the world. Located in the Nanping region, in the...
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Journey to the West Abridged: Part 7

The Great Sage Escapes from the Eight Trigrams Furnace, The Mind-Ape Is Fixed Beneath the Five Elements Mountain   To the ape's immortal body is matched...
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Harge Uddar, a Nature Reserve at the Northen tip of Lake Vättern

Harge Uddar is a collection of headlands in the southern part of Örebro county, in the municipality of Askersund, Sweden. The nature reserve lies...
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A Stone Left by God

The Salzkammergut is a region in Austria, bordered by the three states of Salzburg, Upper Austria and Styria. It is a region dotted with...
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In the Hot Summer, Restore Your Health by Eating Hot Food

In hot and humid weather, people naturally want to rely on cold food to cool down. Mung bean soup and cold watermelon are two...
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Lost in Paradise: Denali National Park

Nature couldn't be more resplendent than in Alaska, which prides itself on iconic landscapes and breathtaking scenery. Along with Fairbanks, which attracts visitors internationally...
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Harge Uddar, a Nature Reserve at the Northen tip of Lake...

Harge Uddar is a collection of headlands in the southern part of Örebro county, in the municipality of Askersund, Sweden. The nature reserve lies...
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A Conversation: Roger Scruton and Terry Eagleton

Sir Roger Scruton is a writer and philosopher who has published more than forty books in philosophy, aesthetics and politics. He is a fellow...
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Rembrandt-Self-Portrait

Rembrandt Scored the Auction, Sotheby’s Maneuvers through Pandemic

It was sold for a record 18.7 million, a greeting-card sized self-portrait, painted in 1632 by Rembrandt, the everlasting Master. Quietly on New Bond street...
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Arc de triomphe de l'Étoile

Commune de Paris in 1871

Commune of Paris is also known as Paris Commune or French Commune de Paris. In the hot bed of socialist revolt against the French...
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An Ode to Epiphyllum

Intriguing flowers in exotic lands, planted next to a garden pond, Under the lonely moon, put forth frost-like stamens and pistils. Fragrance perfuming dewdrops, floral shadow reflects faint moonlight, Withering...
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The Study of Internal Organs

Painting depicts the scene of Sun Simiao, one of the great medical sages in Chinese history inspecting Chinese herb plants. He composed books with...
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Milky Way’s Strange ‘Red Flag’ Heading Towards Earth

To ascertain the quantity of energy or radiation in the center of the Milky Way, researchers had to peer through a galaxy packed with...
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The Easy and Natural Way to Weight Loss

One day, a 40-year-old IT worker came to me for consultation. He was of moderate height with quite a large belly and weighed over...
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The Way of Eating as Healthy as A Cure

In Chinese culture, there is a saying: “Ginger is as Ginseng in the morning, as arsenic in the evening.” What does that mean? It...
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A Conversation: Roger Scruton and Terry Eagleton

Sir Roger Scruton is a writer and philosopher who has published more than forty books in philosophy, aesthetics and politics. He is a fellow...
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Margaret Thatcher – Capitalism And A Free Society

"I believe you won't keep political freedom unless you also have economic freedom, which means that you must have a large part of free...
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West Meets East at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City is home to the finest collection of Chinese masterpieces of any museum outside of China...
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Leonardo da Vinci: Celebrating his genius, 500 years on

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n-NhwRYW3M4 He drew portraits for Italian dukes, painted for popes and died at the court of a French king. Leonardo da Vinci was an artist...
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Must Have Watches For 2019

The colors of time are featured at the latest Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie. CEOs from 35 exhibitors, business celebrities, retailers, and collectors attended...
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Diamonds of Eternal Value

Diamonds, an energy of the universe, stand for purity and eternity. When marveling at the window display of various diamond jewelry, few will think about...
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With Perfect Fusion of Tradition and Creativity - Blancpain Elevates Over...

In many ways, the story of Blancpain in present-day Switzerland bears a striking resemblance to the enduring dynasties of Chinese history. Among the many...
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There’s A New Giant in Town: The Volkswagen Atlas

The first thought that came to mind when I saw this car: “Oh look, I found Touareg’s brother! Or is it its cousin?”...
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