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Skyrocketing US Gas Prices Reach $5, Is There a Ceiling?

Average gas prices are nearing the $4 per gallon mark due to...

China

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In Leaked Recording, Elite Chinese Scholar Laments Crippling Dysfunction of Communist Regime

News analysis In early February, a leaked audio recording featuring former Harvard–Yenching Institute scholar Huang...

Benefits of Sitting and Meditation in the Lotus Position

The lotus position is a preferred method of sitting in meditation. Though...

China Calls for Total Abolition of Family Planning Laws as Country Faces Growing Demographic Crisis

China’s birth rate plummeted for a fifth consecutive year to hit a...

World

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Wildfire Threatens Large South Korean Nuclear Plant

The breakout of a severe wildfire has put one of the largest...

Australia Grappling With Worst Flooding in Decades, 17 Dead

Extreme weather systems have dumped more than a year’s worth of rainfall...

Nature & Culture

Visions of traditional ways and healthy living.

Benefits of Sitting and Meditation in the Lotus Position

The lotus position is a preferred method of sitting in meditation. Though...

The Traditional Chinese Garden – A Miniature of Nature, in Harmony With Man

The traditional Chinese Garden has a recorded history of over three thousand...