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Beijing 2008's Cultural Olympics (VIDEO) | Posted 09.30.2012 | Arts

Since last week London, along with the rest of the world, has been caught up in Olympic fever. And while everyone's been keeping their eyes firmly fix...

Chinese Society: Racing Forward, Not Cracking Up

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Tom Doctoroff

Chinese society is racing forward, but the traditional pillars of individual identity -- the family and the nation -- remain robust. It remains a society of "belongers." Outsiders are, now and forever, outcasts.

East Teaches West

Dr. Susan Corso | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Corso

Can you even imagine 2008 Americans doing anything all at once? In harmony, in agreement, in service to the greater good? I can't. Not in the land of the free and the home of the brave.

China Pollution: Beijing Bans 1 Million Cars For 2008 Olympics

Treehugger | Alex Pasternack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Despite ruling it out earlier, Beijing will ban one million vehicles from its streets for three months in an attempt to clear the air and roads ahead ...

Olympic Torch Run: Not a 'Bright and Colorful Day' in Both Koreas

David Flumenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Flumenbaum

In North Korea, where political dissent is as rare as an Internet connection, the world got a taste of how China had envisioned the torch procession at all of its stops -- quiet, calm and Communist.