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China Bans Lip-Synching in Response to Olympics Pseudo-Scandal

John Wagner Givens | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
John Wagner Givens

The Chinese state has staked its legitimacy on providing economic growth, stability and an ever increasing stature for China on the world stage. The 2008 Olympics had to be flawless.

The Definition of "Saving Face"

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Disgrasian

You can fix buck teeth or crooked baby teeth and eventually lose your baby fat. But that takes time--as does cleaning up air pollution or reconciling a totalitarian government with its increasingly more open society.

China Had "Cute" Girl Mime Opening Ceremony After Singer Banned For Crooked Teeth

AP | CARA ANNA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

BEIJING — A 7-year-old Chinese girl was not good-looking enough for the Olympics opening ceremony, so another little girl with a pixie smile lip...