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China’s New “Social Credit System” Is Science Fiction Come To Life

China’s New “Social Credit System” Is Science Fiction Come To Life

We use social media stats to "rank" ourselves, but what happens when the government does it to citizens?
“Arrogant” U.S. Is “Just A Shooting Star In The Ample Sky Of History,” Says Chinese State Media

“Arrogant” U.S. Is “Just A Shooting Star In The Ample Sky Of History,” Says Chinese State Media

Chinese state media is forecasting unfavorable relations with the U.S. under Trump, and they don't expect China to be on the losing side.
Devastating Civil Wars That Make America’s Look Tiny

Devastating Civil Wars That Make America’s Look Tiny

The United States invaded Russia, Germany tore itself apart over religion, and hunger became a weapon in Africa. These domestic conflicts render America's Civil War puny by comparison.
The Forgotten Asian-American Family That Fought School Segregation First

The Forgotten Asian-American Family That Fought School Segregation First

This family fought school segregation in the Deep South — but not for the reasons you might think.
Researchers Discover First Ever Dinosaur Tail — And It Has Feathers

Researchers Discover First Ever Dinosaur Tail — And It Has Feathers

Chinese researchers have recently uncovered the first ever dinosaur tail. According to a report published this past Thursday in the journal Current Biology, the tail sample includes bones, traces of blood and soft tissue as well as feathers, confirming theories based on previous fossil evidence that dinosaurs indeed had feathers....
The Story Of Ching Shih, Prostitute Turned Lord Of The Pirates

The Story Of Ching Shih, Prostitute Turned Lord Of The Pirates

How one 18th century concubine became the "Terror of South China."
Get To Know Asia’s Mid-Autumn Festival In These Stunning Photos

Get To Know Asia’s Mid-Autumn Festival In These Stunning Photos

22 stunning photos that prove we've been doing harvest celebrations all wrong.
What We Loved This Week, Oct. 23 – 29

What We Loved This Week, Oct. 23 – 29

Marilyn Monroe prepares for a night out, alien landscapes here on Earth, enormous Chinese lantern sculptures, museums of death and destruction, and Native American portraits.
What We Loved This Week, Jul. 31 – Aug. 6

What We Loved This Week, Jul. 31 – Aug. 6

The Sisters of the Valley fight to stay alive.
China’s “Straddling Bus” Just Debuted — And Didn’t End In Catastrophe

China’s “Straddling Bus” Just Debuted — And Didn’t End In Catastrophe

China debuted its “straddling bus” this Tuesday — reminding us that, in some ways, the future Blade Runner predicted is, well, now.
One Woman Killed By Tiger, Another Injured, After Exiting Vehicle At Chinese Safari Park

One Woman Killed By Tiger, Another Injured, After Exiting Vehicle At Chinese Safari Park

Debate sparked about poor regulations in China's wildlife attractions industry.