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Want Some Serious Bling? Forget Diamonds and Head to Myanmar's Jade Market Instead

Paula Froelich | Posted 12.05.2014 | Travel
Paula Froelich

I've never really thought much about jade. Perhaps it's because in New York (where I currently reside) there are thousands of jade bracelets for sale on almost every street corner for around $5. But I was schooled hard in Mandalay, Myanmar, where I hit the world-famous jade market.

The Strange And Wonderful World Of San Francisco Street Art

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 05.28.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness," so says Charles Dickens in the opening...

The Moon, China's Mirror

David Gosset | Posted 02.15.2014 | World
David Gosset

This was the first spacecraft to soft-land on lunar surface since Luna-24 launched on August 9, 1976. After the USSR and the U.S. China has become a leading player in the exploration of space and the country will certainly decide to build a permanent lunar station.

Duo Arrested For Stealing Chinese Artifacts

AP | Posted 07.02.2012 | Arts

LONDON — Police in Britain have made a total of six arrests in connection with the theft of valuable Chinese artifacts from two university museu...

Jade: The Little Elephant That's Fighting A Deadly Virus

Cindy Letchworth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Cindy Letchworth

We St. Louisians are pulling for baby elephant Jade, and hope the anti-viral medications and round-the-clock care she is receiving save her life.