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These 9 Famous Landmarks Look Absolutely Stunning... Until You Zoom Out

Sara Boboltz | Posted 03.17.2014 | Travel

Let's play a game! We've all seen the stock photo versions of these world-famous landmarks. Some of us have even been there. But what they don't norma...

Forbidden City's Icy Secret Revealed

natureheader | Sid Perkins | Posted 11.05.2013 | Science

Some of the largest stones used to construct Beijing’s Forbidden City beginning in 1406 were hauled from distant quarries on wooden sledges along ic...

China Suspects Tiananmen Square Crash Was Suicide Attack: Sources

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

BEIJING, Oct 29 (Reuters) - The Chinese government suspects that Monday's incident in which a vehicle plowed into pedestrians in Beijing's Tiananmen...

Tiananmen Square Evacuated After SUV Crashes Into Crowd

Reuters | Posted 12.27.2013 | World

BEIJING, Oct 28 (Reuters) - Five people were killed and dozens injured on Monday, the government said, when a car plowed into pedestrians and caught...

Forbidden City Art Theft Lands Farmer In Jail

AP | Posted 03.19.2012 | World

BEIJING -- A Beijing court sentenced a Chinese farmer to 13 years in jail on Monday for stealing art pieces from the Forbidden City, the heavily guard...

Rare Theft At Beijing's Forbidden City

AP | ALEXA OLESEN | Posted 07.11.2011 | World

BEIJING — Police have arrested a man they said broke into China's famed Forbidden City, the heavily guarded former home of the country's emperor...

A Tale of Two Architects

J. Michael Welton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

While Thomas Jefferson was writing his way through life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, another architect on the other side of the earth was pondering his own private retreat.

Artlog's Top Art & Culture Picks

Artlog | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Before the artworld hits its frantic peak, why not delve a bit further afield?

Forget The Forbidden City -- IKEA Is The New Go-To Beijing Spot To Hang Out

LA Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

With no plans one Saturday, Zhang Xin told his wife, son and mother to wear something smart and hop into the family sedan. He could have taken them to...