Scenery of Fort Jesus in Mombasa, Kenya

People take photos outside the Fort Jesus in Mombasa, Kenya, April 29, 2017. Located in the Southeastern corner of Mombasa city, Fort Jesus was built by Portuguese colonists between 1593 and 1596. Fort Jesus is one of the most outstanding and well preserved examples of 16th Portuguese military fortifications and the UNESCO added the the fort to World Heritage List as a cultural site in 2011.

Want to lose weight? Eat your food on a red plate

Losing weight might be easier than you thought. Eating less might be just as simple as changing the color of your plates. Yes, that simple.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/30 9:38:54

Home cook better for health: study

A new study suggests that the best culinary paths to better health are not always paved with cash, as cooking at home can provide the best bang-for-the-buck nutritionally as well as financially.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/30 8:59:30

Yoga lovers practise yoga amid hawthorn blossoms in Hebei

Yoga lovers practise yoga amid hawthorn blossoms in Qinghe County, north China's Hebei Province, April 28, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/29 10:06:21

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Chat attack midlife crisis 中年危机
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/27 18:13:40


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Source: Global Times | 2017/4/27 18:03:40


Happy birthday: You may find yourself having to navigate a new situation that you have never encountered before. No need to worry. Just allow your sunny disposition to shine through until you have a grasp on things. Financial matters will be highlighted. Your lucky numbers: 2, 4, 6, 16, 19.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/27 17:58:40

Oscar-winning ‘Silence of the Lambs’ director dies

Jonathan Demme, Oscar-winning director of The Silence of the Lambs whose four-decade career produced a staggering array of work from romantic comedy to social and political documentaries, died Wednesday. He was 73.
Source: AFP | 2017/4/27 16:18:40

Every cloud: Death can strengthen social bonds for years afterwards

It has long been acknowledged that death of a loved one can unite people in many different and often unexpected ways - friendships forged, relations reconnected with, etc. Still, the question of how long these bonds last has hitherto remained elusive.
Source: Sputniknews | 2017/4/27 15:13:36

Experts propose "Chinese Mother's Day"

Cultural experts have suggested setting up a Chinese equivalent of Mother's Day, during a forum in eastern China's Shandong Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/26 20:55:16

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Chat attack escape poverty 脱贫
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/26 19:03:40

Young Chinese girl shares her tale of cycling along the ancient Silk Road at age 6 in newly released book

That she was following in the footsteps of the Monkey King was all Sophie Chen could think about when she kicked off her bike tour along the Silk Road with her family in the summer of 2009. Only 6 years old at the time, Sophie saw the character of the Monkey King in the classic Chinese novel Journey to the West as her hero.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/26 18:58:40

Popstar Madonna expresses anger over unauthorized biopic

Madonna voiced anger Tuesday over news that a Hollywood studio plans an unauthorized biopic of her early years in New York struggling to break into the music business.
Source: AFP | 2017/4/26 18:58:40


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Source: Global Times | 2017/4/26 18:53:40