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One Hundred Horses

During the eighteenth century, the Manchu Qing dynasty sponsored a major revival of courtly arts, which attained a new monumental scale, technical finish, and descriptive intricacy. A key figure in establishing this new court aesthetic was the Italian Jesuit Giuseppe Castiglione. A master of vividly naturalistic draftsmanship and large-scale...
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Amber Room: Russian Empire’s Lost Jewel

In 2004, British journalists Catherine Scott-Clark and Adrian Levy wrote in their book The Amber Room: The Fate of the World’s Greatest Lost Treasure that, according to their investigation, the historical architecture, called the Amber Room, was destroyed during the Soviet Red Army’s attack on the Königsberg Castle during...
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Tourism Peaks Over Delta Surge

When Covid-19’s Delta variant has been spreading throughout the world for more than nine months, this third wave enabled the governments reacted its most forcefully measures that they could order. However, to the most people, the lockdowns were long gone, that this is especially true to the tourists. People...
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This wisdom developed the Classical and Greco-Roman styles that sought to harmonize themselves with the universal order. They had been an integral part of Western culture passed down through the ages since pre-Hellenic Greece.

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Hercules and the Hydra...

This small panel, the companion-piece to "Hercules and Antaeus", refers to three panels representing the Labours of...
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China’s Tang Poetry: A...

China’s Tang—a precious stone, an ornament of pure gold.   Isn’t it appropriate to use a flowery metaphor...
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The History Of Thanksgiving...

Thanksgiving Day is the fourth Thursday of November each year. Americans attach great importance to this...
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How to Love Yourself

STOP ALL CRITICISM. Criticism never changes a thing. Refuse to criticize yourself. Accept yourself exactly as you...
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Johnson Boris Allays Fears of a Difficult Winter

‘Difficult winter’ is a recent term popularized after Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng after he used it early in an interview with BBC Breakfast on September 22, 2021, when he was asked for details as regarding the end of the Universal credit. The Universal Credit is a pandemic monthly payment to...
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Artistic Forms and Conceptions:...

Those with proficient traditional Chinese arts and crafts are respected as masters. Such masters passed down not...
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The Royal Tour of...

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Poem – Pursuit

Right now my voice fogs outward like a cough, no longer telling stories, telling off. Over-used, my short-term memory, buried...
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Rewriting history: Vikings may...

With the help of the medieval sagas and satellite imaging, a team of archaeologists made an amazing...
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Tourism Peaks Over Delta Surge

When Covid-19’s Delta variant has been spreading throughout the world for more than nine months, this third wave enabled the governments reacted its most...
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Austria’s Countryside

I received an opportunity to travel to Austria’s countryside for a work trip. The place that welcomed me was Irrsee, a lake 30 kilometers...
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Denmark – Fairy Tales in...

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Alpine Austria Nourishes the Love...

Austria's deep appreciation for nature, you could say, is grounded in at least 150 years of history. From the Kitzbühel Alps to the dense...
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Amber Room: Russian Empire’s Lost...

In 2004, British journalists Catherine Scott-Clark and Adrian Levy wrote in their book The Amber Room: The Fate of the World’s Greatest Lost Treasure...
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Impressions of the World Community...

The Impressions of the World exhibition celebrates cultural heritage and social diversity while revitalizing and fostering artistic talents within communities across California. To engage broader...
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Envy of Chang’an: Women’s Soccer...

Cuju, an ancient Chinese form of soccer, can be traced back as far as the Han Dynasty (206 BC–220 AD). It became increasingly popular...
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Rare Red ‘Comet NEOWISE‘ Seen...

Tinsukia: Hours after dusk, the C/2020 F3 comet aka NEOWISE reportedly caught the attention of residents of Tinsukia in Assam as they witnessed a glimpse...
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Einkorn: A Healthy and Sustainable...

Einkorn wheat was once a nutritious staple nourishing the European continent since the Bronze Age around 6,000 BC. With the rise of industrialized farming...
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Attracting the Plastic We Can’t...

In 2019, 19-year-old Fionn Ferreira won the Google Science Fair for his groundbreaking invention on how to tackle plastic pollution in aquatic bodies. His...
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The Nysterious Origins of Universe’s...

Halfway between the belly of Delphinus the Dolphin and the hind hoof of Pegasus the flying horse, a pristine pinwheel tumbles through space. For...
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One Hundred Horses

During the eighteenth century, the Manchu Qing dynasty sponsored a major revival of courtly arts, which attained a new monumental scale, technical finish, and...
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Coed Darcy

An exclusive interview with HRH The Prince of Wales on Built Environment and Coed Darcy Urban Village development. The film was produced by Modern...
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Vivaldi Four Seasons: Winter by...

Vivaldi's Concerto for violin and strings in F Minor, "Winter" (L'Inverno, RV 297), the original version is best! Cynthia Miller Freivogel, baroque violin and...
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September 11

The events of 9/11 as they unfolded through actual audio of First Responders, Air Traffic Controllers, Dispatch Personnel, Airline Employees, Pilots, Citizens, Pilots, and...
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First Lady Melania Trump Unveils...

The First Family is celebrating their fourth Christmas in the White House.  This year’s theme, “America the Beautiful,” is a tribute to the majesty...
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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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