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Ancient China

Scientists Solve Mystery of 'Chinese Pompeii'

| Sid Perkins | Posted 02.05.2014 | Science

Scientists have long marveled at the immaculately preserved fossils unearthed from ancient lake sediments in northeastern China. The former creatures...

Math Treasure Found Hidden In Ancient Bamboo Strips

natureheader | Jane Qiu | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science

From a few fragments out of a collection of 23-century-old bamboo strips, historians have pieced together what they say is the world's oldest example ...

Yoga and Qigong: Two Streams From a Single Source

Sat Hon | Posted 10.31.2012 | Healthy Living
Sat Hon

In the hunt for the common ancestor of yoga and qigong, one discovers that unlike its progenies, it existed in a form that has long vanished in the sa...

LOOK: Sex Toys From Ancient China

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.14.2012 | Women

The Maggie Gyllenhaal-helmed film "Hysteria" may be generating a lot of buzz about sex toys in the present day, but people have been using aids in the...

A Chinese Sherlock Holmes

Arthur Rosenfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Arthur Rosenfeld

If you have an interest in ancient China or simply wish to better understand that country today, van Gulik's Judge Dee novels are especially attractive, but beyond that, they are also truly addictive.