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Nearly 70 countries, organizations confirmed to join Beijing expo 2019

Nearly 70 countries and international organizations worldwide have been confirmed to participate in the International Horticulture Exhibition 2019, to be held in Beijing.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/19 14:45:09

Design gala opens in creative Chinese city

A design gala opened Saturday in central China's Wuhan, capital of Hubei Province, which recently joined UNESCO's Creative Cities Network with three other Chinese cities.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/12 8:53:41

Painting brings dried leaves back to life

Indian artist Sandesh Rangnekar uses watercolor to paint detailed portraits on delicate, dried peepal leaves. Before Sandesh can begin painting, each dried leaf requires 35-40 days to painstakingly prepare, and the potraits themselves require a full day to carefully complete. Following in his father's footsteps, Sandesh honed his painting skills from a young age, to the point where he can now create a number of astonishing works portraying famous celebrities in the tradition of his forebears.
Source: VCG | 2016/9/23 11:28:50

If looks could kill: Models 'armed with Ak-47s' trigger attention at Kazakhstan Fashion Week

Models wearing creations by Kazakhstan design house Abzal accessorize with what appear to be AK-47s and military-grade gas masks during Kazakhstan Fashion Week in Almaty, Kazakhstan, on April 21.
Source: | 2016/4/21 19:09:22

See China's amazing amateur inventions!

These homemade Chinese gadgets prove you don't need a lab to make something amazing.
Source: - | 2015/11/26 17:47:07

Can you make up your own finger shadows?

Have you ever tried to make a finger shadow under the light in a dark room projecting it on a wall? The magic of light and shadow presents different images as your fingers change, either a flying eagle or a tardy turtle. Why not try them now?
Source: | 2016/3/6 14:07:31

Do they look alike?

Kids always have amazing potential to surprise us. Students from an elementary school in Hangzhou, East China's Zhejiang Province, cosplayed figures in world-famous works, from Mona Lisa to the Fifer in Manet. Their imitation is a rehearsal of the school's tenth art festival, an attempt to inspire kids' creativity and understanding of world-class artworks.
Source: | 2016/3/6 14:14:42

Ball pen magic

A ball pen can not only be a writing tool, but it can also be a paint brush. Liu Kai, a 23-year-old man in Shanxi Province, drew paintings with his ball pen, featuring ancient Chinese architecture like the Great Wall, Summer Palace, and Qiao's Family Compound.
Source: | 2016/3/6 14:27:24

Otherworldy alphabet seen from space

Forget Alphabet-Soup, check out Letter-shaped landscapes photographed from space by NASA
Source: | 2016/1/4 16:47:28