THE PERIPHERY I've Moved To Africa: The Start of a New Adventure
So far I've seen a zebra alongside the road like I would a deer in Minnesota, heard a goat crying in the morning the way I would a rooster, and enjoyed my first "bucket shower".
For now, I'll introdu... Posted on 1/26/14 at 4:17 AM
ASTRO BOB Chinese lander shoots moon panorama, Yutu explores new home
I love a wide open view, the big picture as it were. That's just what the Chinese beamed down recently from the moon when they stitched 60 photos taken by three cameras on the lander to create this ... Posted on 12/26/13 at 11:53 AM
THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES Newsflyer 10 September 2013 Part 1
Historic bridge burned with scrappers drooling for money. Another set of historic bridges destined for scrap metal. Historic icon receives a new icon. A replica of a lost bridge to be built. A pair ... Posted on 9/10/13 at 6:35 AM
MEDIA GIRL: LIVING IN A MEDIA WORLD Females in the Movies Part 2: My First Hero
Click here to read more of my Females in the Movies blog series.
Up to a certain point in my life, I only wanted to be like guys in movies. I did not make a conscious effort to do so, I just had no i... Posted on 7/25/13 at 1:26 PM
FARGO SCHOOL TALK Summer language experience to bloom in August
In early August, the Fargo Public Schools will hold an immersion experience into the Chinese language and culture for the first time.
The Chinese Language and Culture Program will take place weekdays... Posted on 5/24/13 at 8:03 AM
HUANGSHAN, China – For first-time visitors to China, Beijing and Shanghai are the default destinations. But for tourists who like to mix city travel with outdoor experiences, two natural landmarks in China stand out: Yellow Mountain and Tiger Leaping Gorge.
HONG KONG – Looking up at Hong Kong’s skyline of soaring office towers and mammoth apartment complexes, it’s hard to imagine that a short ferry ride could whisk you away from this bustling metropolis to another world – a world where there are no high rises, no cars and no crowds.
BEIJING — China has sentenced a woman to a year in a labor camp for “disrupting social order” by retweeting a satirical message urging Chinese protesters to smash the Japan pavilion at the Shanghai Expo, an international rights group said.
Fargo students looking forward to a trip to China are now left waiting.
An exchange program to Fargo’s Chinese sister school was canceled indefinitely this year, letting down six high school students who had been saving for the trip.
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XINING, China (AP) — Soldiers and civilians used shovels and their bare hands to dig through collapsed buildings in search of survivors after strong earthquakes struck a mountainous Tibetan region of China on Wednesday, killing at least 589 people and injuring more than 10,000.
BEIJING — A series of strong earthquakes struck a mountainous Tibetan area of western China on Wednesday, killing at least 400 people and injuring more than 10,000 as houses made of mud and wood collapsed, officials said. Many more people were trapped and the toll was expected to rise.
SHANGHAI – China has overtaken the U.S. as the world’s biggest market for automobiles, the first time any other country has bought more vehicles than the nation that produced Henry Ford, the Cadillac and the minivan.
Elaine Kurtenbach and Dee-Ann Durbin, Associated Press
, December 10, 2009
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