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How to be Pretty – Guide for High School Girls

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NdzJfiQSh7c Ms. Mary Stuyvesant dishes out some home spun advice to a group of high school girls on how to look prettier by simply following some basic rules. Looking pretty, according to Miss Stuyvesant, is not just about dress code, clothes, hairstyle or makeup. Though these are important to any...
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The Digital Cultural Revolution

For an entire decade, from 1966 to 1976, the nation of China experienced the Maoist cultural revolution, that almost purged all capitalist and traditional elements from Chinese society. 5,000 years of traditional culture was destroyed, ancient architectures, palaces and temples were desecrated, and an estimated 20 million innocent people died...
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The Swiss Norman Rockwell

Albert Anker is as Swiss as Norman Rockwell is American. His reproductions works are  everywhere—in schoolbooks, on candy boxes, calenders, postage stamps. Hotel walls often have or used to have an Anker reproduction in the rooms or around the reception desk. But most of the rest of the world have...
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During the times of hardship, with worldly aspirations unachievable, people looked to faith, the spirit, and Murillo’s paintings for answers and comfort. He gave them illustrations of charity, hope, and spiritual wisdom.

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An Apology is Necessary...

One night, my son showed me his writing. I found a misspelling, so I corrected him....
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Breathe The Same Air...

When Mark Twain visited Lake Tahoe, he described the air in the clouds as both “very pure...
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Imperial Self-Reflection Brings the...

  The Han dynasty--the second imperial dynasty of China (206 BC–220 AD)--was founded by Emperor Gaozu, and succeeded...
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A Journey of Tea

The production of tea leaves and the drinking of tea has a long history in China. The...
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U.S. Senator Cornyn’s Stick Warning Over Biden Cabinet Picks

President-elect Joe Biden has already started naming his nominees for the top posts in his cabinet. However, the road to confirmation for Biden's picks is expected to be a tough one, especially with surfacing reports about their links to consulting and investment companies are proven. According to The New York...
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Journey to the West...

Part 2 He Becomes Aware of the Wonderful Truth of Enlightenment, By Killing the Demon He Realizes His Spirit-Nature After...
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Dahlia Flower

The Dahlia flower, native to Mexico and South America, blooms in the warm months of spring and...
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Servants: The True Story...

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Please tell children: the...

  A mother wrote a letter to her daughter. There was a line which I really...
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Travel

Climbing Nepal’s Highest Peaks

Nepal is home to one of the world’s dangerous mountain systems known as the famous Himalayas. Ranging from 2,000 meters to the top of...
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European Roots and American Dream

Unlike their predecessors, Chinese tourists like to speak in English; even a few words will make them excited. They also like to stay at...
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Peace of Mind in Rural...

A recent Airbnb gold rush in upscale New York was created by Covid pandemics. Young professionals who can easily work online, are renting vacation...
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Hawaii’s Pandemic Suicide?

It is supposed to be amazing here. With no tourists around every day, can be an adventure, but only if you decide it so. A...
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Cultural

Art in Tuscany

Ambrogio Lorenzetti Ambrogio Lorenzetti (Siena, ca. 1290 – Siena, 1348) was an Italian painter of the Sienese school. He was active between approximately from 1317...
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The Swiss Norman Rockwell

Albert Anker is as Swiss as Norman Rockwell is American. His reproductions works are  everywhere—in schoolbooks, on candy boxes, calenders, postage stamps. Hotel walls...
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Jesuit Priests: The Ambassadors Between...

Dignitaries from kingdoms around the world, from India, Vietnam, to Tunisia paid their respects to the Sun King, King Louis XIV of France, the...
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Avoiding Calamity: A Lesson from...

During this election in the United States, the country appears to be heading into another dark chapter. When we look at the United States’...
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Science

The Essence of Energy Inside...

Global climate change impacts everyone. Many people get severely sick due to the extreme heat of summer and the freezing cold of winter. They seek...
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Common Syndromes Resulting from Deficiency...

Asthma The kidney system governs reception of Qi. That is, the kidney system can receive fresh air inhaled by the lungs and can assist the...
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Mindfulness

Mindfulness originates from the thousands of years old meditation, tradition of Zen Buddhism. During the 1970's, Mindfulness began to be used in stress-reducing programs...
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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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How to be Pretty –...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NdzJfiQSh7c Ms. Mary Stuyvesant dishes out some home spun advice to a group of high school girls on how to look prettier by simply following...
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Science of Acupuncture

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General George Washington and the...

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Dmitri Shostakovich – The Second...

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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...

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...

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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