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Dozens Feared Dead In Second Landslide In Myanmar's Jade Mining Region

Reuters | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 12.26.2015 | World

YANGON, Dec 26 (Reuters) - Dozens of people were feared dead in Myanmar after a landslide hit a jade mining region, workers at a local mining firm sai...

Early Chinese Jade: Art & Artifact

Kim Dramer | Posted 12.23.2015 | Arts
Kim Dramer

View image | gettyimages.com A passion for jade has been an enduring hallmark of Chinese civilization for millennia. A rare, semi-precious hardston...

New Dominican Street Art Festival Brings Authenticity To The New Year

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 01.08.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

New Year, new mural festival! Truthfully, the appearance of new mural festivals today is faster than annual -- it's more like quarterly -- but thi...

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

Paula Froelich | Posted 02.04.2015 | 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.

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.