CULTURE

 

Dogs Can Understand Us After All



TECHNOLOGY, CULTURE August 31, 2016


Hungarian scientists have discovered something that won't be a surprise to any dog owner - that man's best friend can understand what we're saying. According to The Independent, the hounds were trained to lie still within an MRI ...

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Win Tickets to The Shanghai Ballet in London!



CHINA , CULTURE August 16, 2016


The critically acclaimed Shanghai Ballet makes a welcome return to the London Coliseum this week - and we're giving away a pair of tickets for free! Six performances of their exquisite new production, Echoes of Eternity,&nbs...

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Proposing to your partner? This is the perfect place



CHINA , CULTURE August 08, 2016


An art installation consisting of 25,000 LED roses is coming to China.  The "Light Rose Garden" in Chengdu boasts a field of delicate rose sculptures that light up white with two custom-made pink ones hidden within. Th...

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Strictly Monkey Business in Thailand for Annual Feast



THAT'S ODD, CULTURE July 25, 2016


It was strictly monkey business over in Thailand on Saturday for the annual Monkey Buffet Festival.  Over 4,000 kilograms of fruit, vegetables, cakes and sweets are set down in a mesmerising display for the troops of cheeky ...

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Julia Chen: 7 Easy Steps to Learn Mandarin



CHINA , CULTURE July 20, 2016


Mandarin is described as one of the toughest languages to master, not only because it has four tones but it also contains a whopping 90,000 different characters and, reportedly, more than 1,000 base level common charac...

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