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...
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 › ]
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 › ]
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
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
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 […]
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
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?
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 › ]
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...
Analysis of a 14,000 year-old partial human femur found in 1989 from the Maludong (Red Deer) Cave in the Yunnan, … Continue reading ?
Mighty pythons found and released. [ more › ]
Serving the people. [ more › ]
Red tea is a great choice for cold and grey mornings. So, today, I had my other red tea from Mojiang in Yunnan. It's made with high mountain Qingxin Oolong leaves and buds from spring 2012. I'm keeping it in a big qinghua porcelain jar. Show More Summary
Dian Hong sauvage de 2011 Pour cette septième fenêtre de mon calendrier de l'Avent, je tourne une fois de plus mon attention vers la lointaine province du Yunnan, mais cette fois-ci je vois rouge! Le thé rouge de Zhenghe de Teaparker m'avait un peu laissé sur ma faim. Show More Summary
Yesterday, a truck carrying around 200 beehives rolled over on a national highway in Yunnan, sending its payload scattering angrily across the street. [ more › ]
On August 3, 2014, Ludian County in northeastern Yunnan province suffered a devastating earthquake, and since then has been slowly recovering. This small school in the mountainous Yunnan hinterlands accommodates more than 100 students who travel to and from school everyday along dangerous mountain roads. [ more › ]
By Boxing Bob Newman The welcoming gala banquet and awards ceremony of the WBC 53rd annual convention in Kunming, China was held in the Yunnan Grand Ballroom at the Hotel InterContinental tonight. A packed house was treated to authentic Chinese … Continue reading ? The post WBC 53rd Gala Awards Dinner appeared first on Boxing News.
By Boxing Bob Newman The opening of the 53rd annual WBC convention kicked off this morning in Kunming, Yunnan province, People’s Republic of China. The pomp and pageantry lived up to the standard that is the WBC, as well as … Continue reading ? The post WBC 53rd annual convention officially opens in Kunming, China appeared first on Boxing News.
Traffic inspectors in Yunnan appear to be borrowing from early 20th century American President Theodore Roosevelt's foreign policy by making sure to always carry around some very big sticks. [ more › ]