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Two-Legged Goat Learns to Walk

last weekHumor / odd : Neatorama

A goat (described as a lamb in the video description) was born in December in China's Yunnan Province without its back legs. The female kid was seen standing only a day after its birth. She also tried to walk, and within a week had figured out how to get around on two forelegs. Show More Summary

Determined two-legged goat defies the odds and walks

A six-month-old goat from southwest China's Yunnan province has defied the odds by learning to walk despite having only two legs. The kid was born without its hind legs in a farm in the Xinping Yi-Dai autonomous county, but was determined...Show More Summary

Dawazisaurus brevis: a new Middle Triassic Eosauropterygian From China

Dawazisaurus Brevis, A New Eosauropterygian From the Middle Triassic of Yunnan, China Authors:Chen et alAbstract:Dawazisaurus brevis (gen. et sp. nov.) is a newly discovered Triassic marine reptile, represented by a complete skeleton from Member II of the Guanling Formation of Luoping, Yunnan Province, China. Show More Summary

China to release more water to alleviate Southeast Asia drought

BEIJING (Reuters) - China will release more water from a dam in its southwestern province of Yunnan to help alleviate a drought in parts of Southeast Asia, China's Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday, following an initial release begun last month.

Black wattle's new biogeographic distribution threatens flight safety in China

Black wattle, flowering trees also known as the Australian acacia, have been observed to rapidly spread around local airports in Yunnan province, southwestern China. According to the ecologists, this alien species and its extraordinary pace of invasion are to lead to new threats for both flight safety and local biodiversity. Show More Summary

20,000 Miles Till Lunch: Feasting Our Way Through Yunnan Province

My husband, Matt, and I, along with our daughters, Bella and Lily, are four long months into our cross-country road trip. All of us are lean and more than a little ragged. By the time we cross the border into Yunnan, we're ready for a change to softer, gentler lands. Show More Summary

Review: 2015 Year of the Goat by Yunnan Sourcing

2 months agoFood & Drink / Tea : T Ching

Yunnan Sourcing released this shou puerh tea cake last year to commemorate the year of the goat in Chinese culture. It’s a full 357g pressing that goes for a very reasonable $18 on the Yunnan Sourcing website. It’s an affordable, interesting...Show More Summary

Monkey picks phone apart like it's a worthless toy

When your phone lands in the wrong hands, it usually doesn't end well. A tourist at Kunming Zoo in Yunnan, China, learned it the hard way when she accidentally dropped her smartphone into a monkey enclosure while trying to take pictures...Show More Summary

China to release water from dam to alleviate SE Asia drought

BEIJING (Reuters) - China will release water from a dam in its southwestern province of Yunnan to help alleviate a drought in parts of Southeast Asia, including Vietnam, China's Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday.

Review: Yunnan Sourcing 2014 Ai Lao Mountain

3 months agoFood & Drink / Tea : T Ching

Ai Lao Mountain by Yunnan Sourcing is a sheng mini tuo cha production that is great for on-the-go brewing. The material used in these convenient, individually wrapped mini tuos is first flush spring harvest according to the Yunnan Sourcing website and tends to be of medium compression. Show More Summary

Tuesday scent of the day 2/9

4 months agoBeauty / Perfume : Now Smell This

Happy National Bagel Day! (It's apparently also National Pizza Day and National Toothache Day— choose your poison.) What fragrance are you wearing? I'm in the 5 star Hermès Osmanthe Yunnan. Tania Sanchez: "a perfume of pure happiness". Tea at the moment is American Tea Room Bao Zhong Royale oolong. Reminder: on 2/12 we're doing 5 Star Friday...

A little something for the missus: Yunnan artist creates jade bra decorated with 223 colored gemstones

4 months agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

In what we can only assume will become the fashion trend of the year, an artist from Yunnan spent 3 years carefully crafting a bra from jade. [ more › ]

Yunnan factory worker survives accident with 99% burns, employer tells family to euthanize him

4 months agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A factory worker from Yunnan who sustained burns to 99 percent of his body after falling into a boiling vat of slurry has been told by the state-owned company he works for to take his own life after they stopped paying his medical fees. [ more › ]

Review: 2015 Yang Luo Han by Yunnan Sourcing

4 months agoFood & Drink / Tea : T Ching

Released in 2015, this shou puerh tea cake is pressed and blended under the Yunnan Sourcing label and sold on both the US and China Yunnan Sourcing websites. Known for the tea-drinking goat on its label, this cake made quite a splash in the tea community when it was first released. Show More Summary

Villagers in China have a field day as truck spills 30 tons of oranges

The chaotic scene of a road accident that took place last week outside of Yunnan, China, turned into a free-for-all when a truck carrying 30 tons of oranges overturned. See also: Heaps of fluffy yellow chicks swarm Chinese highway after...Show More Summary

Snapshot punishment

Photograph of highway sign from Jinghong (Thai Chiang Rung) in Sibsongbanna / Sipsong Panna / Xishuangbanna Dai Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan Province, PRC: We needn't worry overmuch about the first two directions (with the blue background), because they are basically rendered correctly (except for the typo of "Whithe" for "White"); note the use of "t" for […]

Dianmeisaurus gracilis: A new Small-sized Eosauropterygian From Anisian Triassic Luoping

A new small-sized eosauropterygian (Diapsida: Sauropterygia) from the Middle Triassic of Luoping, Yunnan, southwestern ChinaAuthors:Shang et alAbstract:A new eosauropterygian, Dianmeisaurus gracilis gen. et sp. nov. is described based on a nearly complete skeleton from the Member II of Guangling Formation (Anisian) of Luoping County, Yunnan Province. Show More Summary

Wednesday assorted links

1. Everything that is wrong with The Force Awakens.  And is female reviewing of films in decline? 2. “A two-speed Europe is exactly what the EU needs…” 3. Yunnan, cave, books. 4. Larry Summers on the Fed and financial regulation. 5. Which science fiction movie or novel is most prescient today?

University student in Yunnan lives in a cave made from his collection of over 5000 books

5 months agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A university student at Yunnan Normal University has astounded netizens by building a cave out of his extensive 5000 strong book collection amassed over the course of his studies. [ more › ]

Is it Possible That Pre-Modern Human Species May Exist in the Present Day?

In 1989, an archaeological excavation was underway in China’s Yunnan Province, at an ancient cave site bordering a lush, sprawling evergreen forest. To anthropologists, the cave bore certain promise, with the numerous bones that were scattered along its floor. Evidence of fires could be seen also, having been...

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