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To understand is difficult; to act is easy. Sun Yat-sen

Meaning: It's important to think and try to understand before acting. Origin: "Dr. Sun Yat-sen, father of the Chinese Republic, realised the detrimental effects of...

Whoever criticizes others must have something to replace them. Mozi

Origin: Mozi, Book 4; Universal Love III Meaning: Criticism without constructivism is pointless. 非人者必有以易之,若非人而無以易之,譬之猶以水救火也,其說將必無可焉。Whoever criticizes others must have something to replace them. Criticism without suggestion is like...

A journey of a thousand miles starts with a single step. Laozi

Origin: The quotation is from Chapter 64 of the Tao Te Ching ascribed to Laozi. Meaning: even the longest and most difficult ventures have a...

A frog in a well cannot conceive of the ocean. Zhuangzi

Meaning: of a person who has limited outlook and life experience. From Zhuangzi. 莊子/秋水 Zhuang Zhou (commonly known as Zhuangzi, 庄子, literally "Master Zhuang"), was...

Review of Vortex directed by Jacky Gan

Vortex is a Chinese action crime drama thriller where during a kidnapping gone awry, money and morals play a crucial role. Read the Review of...

“To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous.” Confucius

Origin of the quote: Chapter II, Analects, an ancient Chinese book composed of a collection of sayings and ideas attributed to the Chinese philosopher...

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Jumper EZpad 5S Tablet PC – Licensed Windows 10, Intel Cherry Trail CPU, 4GB RAM, Detachable Keyboard, Wi-Fi, 11.6 Inch Screen

Jumper EZpad 5S Hybrid Tablet / Laptop PC The Jumper EZpad 5S is a hybrid tablet / laptop pc that's one of the few alternatives to the Microsofts entry level tablets. Indeed with its detachable keyboard this well...

The Monkey King Has Spoken: Donald Trump will be the next US President

Geda, a 5-years old male monkey in Changsha, has predicted that Republican candidate Donald Trump will be the next U.S. president.Geda, wearing a yellow shirt that says "king of prediction" stood on a table between cardboard cutouts...

After stealth fighters and jumbo jets, China’s ‘secret weapon’ – aero engines

ZHUHAI, China (Reuters) - Beyond the roar of its new stealth jets and the buzz of plans to build commercial jumbos, China in the past week offered a quiet first peek at a key test of its...

Is aGlass the first eye-tracking modular unit for VR devices?

7invensun, a technology company based in Zhongguancun, Beijing, claimed to have produced the world's first virtual reality eye-tracking modular unit, aGlass, enabling users of VR devices to control viewpoints using their eye, offering a more immersive experience.Oculus...

Illegally parked SUV blocks path to waste center, garbage collectors surround the SUV with tons of garbage

On the evening of 1 November 2016, in Zhengzhou, Henan, an illegally parked SUV was surrounded with tens of tons of garbage. At 10 o'clock, when the car owner and his friends returned to the car, they...

The enchanting landscapes of Dahinggan forest

Trees in Dahinggan forest (Daxing'anling, 大兴安岭) during fall are already iced with snow, creating charming and unique landscapes. The eco-region located in the northeast of China (Heilongjiang and Inner Mongolia), along the Khingan mountain range, shares some feature...