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today at 01:46. Facebook
Can you imagine the picture of #Thranduil in “The Hobbit” feeding #pandas? With a long bamboo pole where an apple was tied, #Hollywood actor Lee Pace fed four pandas to the cheers of onlookers in the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda in #Sichuan province on Tuesday. Full story: [ Bit.ly Link ]
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yesterday at 21:39. Facebook
National Zoo animal keeper Shellie Pick talks with China Daily about the China-bound journey of giant panda Bao Bao, the fun that the panda has brought to her and how she would miss the fluffy celebrity on the morning of Feb 21, 2017, hours before Bao Bao is scheduled to head off to China from the Smithsonian’s National Zoo in Washington. The three-and-half-year-old “miracle” born to the zoo...
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yesterday at 18:44. Facebook
Giant panda Bao Bao leaving D.C. for China
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yesterday at 14:34. Facebook
#Video Chinese and East Asian fashion and accessories designers have made their mark at this year’s London Fashion Week. Among those sharing their latest collection is Chinese-born and Dior haute couture-trained designer #ZhangHuishan, who continues to delve into the romance and voluptuousness of 1950's French #bohemia. Click the video and check it out. [ Bit.ly Link ]
China Daily
yesterday at 12:50. Facebook
TECH CHINA gets buzzed over the $85 electric muscle stimulator, the Cool Boy.
It’s pins and needles until your muscle starts contracting.
Then its like bad, buzzy touch.

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Future Funk by Joakim Karud

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Cool Boy
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Walmart
Amazon
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Timo Chui
Feliks Cheang
China Daily
yesterday at 11:40. Facebook
At least five people died aboard a light #aircraft that smashed into a shopping center near the #Australian city of #Melbourne.

The private #charter veered just after take-off into the shopping centre, and it appeared to have had a catastrophic engine failure.

It is the worst civil #aviation accident in the state for 30 years, according to #Victoria state premier Daniel Andrews.
China Daily
yesterday at 10:41. Facebook
The giant #panda Baobao is going to leave the #US and many people rushed to #Washington #zoo to say goodbye to it. #animal
China Daily
yesterday at 08:55. Facebook
A #farm in southwest China’s #Chengdu planted 400,000 #windmills on its farmland.

According to the farm, all the windmills were folded by hand and workers spent more than a month to setup the scene.

More than 20 species of rose are expected to join the show within two weeks in early spring.

The windmills exhibition will last until end of April.
China Daily
yesterday at 08:32. Facebook
China's most beautiful village adds straw creations

Familiar with hay-man? Take a look at these amazing "#scarecrow". These pictures show #straw-made #sculptures and figures standing in a field in Wuyuan village among the blooming #flowers. #spring [ Bit.ly Link ]
China Daily
yesterday at 07:33. Facebook
Animals are our best friends

#OneMoment The Yekaterinburg Zoo in Russia offers an #animal #therapy program to help #children with special needs. These lovely raccoons, parrots, hedgehogs, etc. help their little friends integrate into #society. (Donat Sorokin, photos from cfp.cn )
China Daily
yesterday at 06:37. Facebook
Canada auto show: From steam buggy to hypercar

The largest #automotive #expo in #Canada runs until Feb 26 and features more than 1,000 cars, trucks, #SUVs, concept cars and classics. Let's take a look at these unique #cars. [ Bit.ly Link ]
China Daily
yesterday at 06:29. Facebook
The MSIG Sai Kung 50, the last leg of the MSIG HK 50 series, was held on Feb 18, 2017 in Sai Kung, Hong Kong. Over 1,000 runners battled it out along three courses, 10KM, 22KM and 50KM routes through Hong Kong's most scenic country park. China Daily was there to catch all the action.
China Daily
yesterday at 05:32. Facebook
Camera fan showcases his treasures

Any #photography #enthusiasts? Here is one of your peers in Chengdu, Sichuan province who have collected over 300 #cameras in the past 10 years. Isn't his display of cameras impressive? #collection #treasure [ Bit.ly Link ]
China Daily
yesterday at 04:23. Facebook
Bee keepers harvest sweetness as spring comes

Spring is coming! Flowers are blooming around the country. It's also a busy season for #bees. The pictures show Liu Tiebi, a bee keeper in Anhui province, releases the bees in a field of rape #flowers and harvest the #honey. #spring [ Bit.ly Link ]
China Daily
yesterday at 02:21. Facebook
Spring returns to land as temperature rises

As #temperature rises in recent days, many lovely and beautiful scenes can be seen around #China. What does #spring look like in your #region? [ Bit.ly Link ]
China Daily
02/20/2017 at 12:55. Facebook
With only a skimpy #loincloth to protect their modesty, thousands of men braved freezing temperatures to fight for lucky charms thrown by a priest at Japan's annual #Naked Man #Festival.

A mass of sweaty worshippers wrestled for elbow-room inside Saidaiji Temple in #Okayama, western #Japan, late on Saturday night in the hope of catching the sacred batons.

Around 10,000 hardy souls...
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China Daily
02/20/2017 at 10:58. Facebook
Wu Hua is Wanzi’s enormous pet #pig. In her Beijing apartment the pig has a separate room and is treated like a princess. It's a special #relationship, according to Wanzi, who takes the per out for walks, dresses it up and feeds it well, hoping it stays healthy and alive for a many years to come.

This is episode four of #UrbanTales’s latest season from #Beijing.
China Daily
02/20/2017 at 09:05. Facebook
Villagers in eastern #China have a unique way of washing away the taint of evil spirits, by bathing in a shower of scorching #sparks.

The ritual takes place in the city of #Putian in #Fujian province.

With eyes closed, they lean their faces into fireworks that spit out white sparks, which has given the ceremony its local name, "eating flowers”.

Some of them twist and turn to expose more of...
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02/20/2017 at 08:32. Facebook
Corner Tower at its best as winter turns to spring

The northwest Corner Tower is one of the #landmarks of the #ForbiddenCity and #Beijing in general. Let’s take a look at how the changing seasons paint the Corner Tower in different #lights. #PalaceMuseum [ Bit.ly Link ]
China Daily
02/20/2017 at 07:33. Facebook
The world in photos: Feb 13-19

From natural #disasters and anti-Trump protests to #festivals and dog shows, here are some of the most striking #images captured around the #world last #week. [ Bit.ly Link ]