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Masazo Nonaka from Hokkaido, Japan, has been declared by Guinness World Records as the oldest living man in the world. He is currently 112 years old. Masazo received the award and certificate for his incredible record from Erika Ogawa, the…
The latest buzz of capsule hotels is of a mini hotel within a bookstore. City Lights in Zhengzhou, China’s Henan Province, is a bookstore that houses 12 capsule rooms. These rooms are available for guests, more specifically readers, staying overnight.…
Located on the south of the estuary of the Dajia River (大甲溪) in central Taiwan’s Taichung City, the Gaomei Wetland Preservation Area (高美濕地野生動物保護區) is one of the most well-known wetlands in Taiwan. Please watch the following video of the Gaomei…
A new study analyzing behavior patterns of people across China suggests that the traditional interdependent rice-farming culture of southern China has resulted in today’s residents — even city dwellers far removed from farming — being more interdependent and less controlling over their…
Lin Biao (December 5, 1907 – September 13, 1971) was a marshal of the People’s Republic of China. In 1966, he became known as the second in command to Mao Zedong and was named his successor. Lin adhered as closely…
Across very different cultures — Ghana and the United States — when parents acknowledge the perspectives of their adolescent children and encourage them to express themselves, the youths have a stronger sense of self-worth, intrinsic motivation, and engagement, and also…
Australian researchers have discovered what is thought to be the world’s oldest recorded spider, unlocking key information about the mysterious eight-legged creature. The research, published in the Pacific Conservation Biology Journal, suggests the 43-year-old Giaus Villosus trapdoor matriarch, who recently died during a…
Most parenting programs aim to teach parents how to reduce their children’s disruptive behavior. New research looked at more than 150 studies of these programs, finding differences in what works best according to whether or not children already showed behavior…
As parents, we naturally love our kids, but how many of us nowadays actually feel confident about knowing the right way to show our love? What’s the best way to care for our kids? What’re the best qualities we can…
The residents of Youngstown, Ohio, have been terrified by raccoons that seem to have infested the town, displaying zombie-like behavior. Many people have reported witnessing these animals to the police and are quite afraid of them. Why zombies? Well, the…
Cancer is a major cause of death worldwide. But humans are not the only species affected by cancer; in fact, only a few primitive animals are thought to escape the disease. Furthermore, incidence rates and cancer types differ widely among…
Professor Pan Suiming, from the Institute for Research on Sexuality and Gender at Renmin University of China in Beijing, specializes in sexual research. Recently, he made a remark that the infidelity in China is the highest in the world, which…
There is a Chinese proverb that says: “Filial duty is the most respectable virtue of all.” 19-year-old Liu Xinhong, who had just started his first year’s studies in Yulin County, Taiwan, dropped out of college to take care of his…
Asda, one of the major supermarkets in the U.K., accidentally charged their customer, Bobbie Gordon, £930.11 ($US1,257.82) for a single banana. Luck was on Bobbie’s side, as her credit card company alerted her about exceeding the card’s bill limit and…
An attack of the cockroaches could be a possibility in Xichang, a city located in Sichuan, Southwest China. That’s because the city houses a farm of 6 billion cockroaches that are bred for medicinal and pharmaceutical purposes. As per traditional…
I have groaned aloud deploring the state of modern chowder making. Being from coastal Maine, I know of what I speak and have appealed to anyone who still knows how to make a proper chowder that they seize the moment…
If eating cotton candy as fast as you can ever becomes a competitive sport, perhaps even in the Olympics, China already has their ace contender. An Qi, a 25-year-old TV anchor and celebrity from Zhejiang, China, has become famous all…
The summer of 2016 abounded with many people across all age groups wandering on streets, in parks, and about everywhere in search of Pokémon. The craze spread across the world and had people glued to their mobile screens, which made…
Good Laughs (笑得好) is a collection of short stories edited by Chinese doctor Cheng-Jin Shi (石成金) of the Qing Dynasty (1636-1912). This collection can be considered as the Chinese version of Aesop’s Fables. Doctor Shi was believed to have lived…
Regularly drinking more than the recommended UK guidelines for alcohol could take years off your life, according to new research from the University of Cambridge. Part-funded by the British Heart Foundation, the study shows that drinking more alcohol is associated…