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The most beautiful sections of China's Great Wall

Having lived in Beijing for almost 12 years, I've had plenty of time to travel widely in China.

Source: - RSS Channel - World | 18 Sep 2023 | 2:57 pm

Look of the Week: Blackpink headline Coachella in Korean hanboks

Bringing the second day of this year's Coachella to a close, K-Pop girl group Blackpink made history Saturday night when they became the first Asian act to ever headline the festival. To a crowd of, reportedly, over 125,000 people, Jennie, Jisoo, Lisa and Rosé used the ground-breaking moment to pay homage to Korean heritage by arriving onstage in hanboks: a traditional type of dress.

Source: - RSS Channel - World | 19 Apr 2023 | 3:39 am

Still haven't filed your taxes? Here's what you need to know

So far this tax season, the IRS has received more than 90 million income tax returns for 2022.

Source: - RSS Channel - World | 15 Apr 2023 | 8:07 am

Markets digest bank earnings after recent turmoil

Source: - RSS Channel - World | 15 Apr 2023 | 8:00 am

Retail spending fell in March as consumers pull back

Spending at US retailers fell in March as consumers pulled back amid recessionary fears fueled by the banking crisis.

Source: - RSS Channel - World | 15 Apr 2023 | 2:29 am

Analysis: Fox News is about to enter the true No Spin Zone

This is it.

Source: - RSS Channel - World | 14 Apr 2023 | 6:41 pm

Silicon Valley Bank collapse renews calls to address disparities impacting entrepreneurs of color

When customers at Silicon Valley Bank rushed to withdraw billions of dollars last month, venture capitalist Arlan Hamilton stepped in to help some of the founders of color who panicked about losing access to payroll funds.

Source: - RSS Channel - World | 14 Apr 2023 | 9:13 am

'I was up to my waist down a hippo's throat.' He survived, and here's his advice

Paul Templer was living his best life.

Source: - RSS Channel - World | 13 Apr 2023 | 12:44 am

Michael Jordan's 1998 NBA Finals sneakers sell for a record $2.2 million

In 1998, Michael Jordan laced up a pair of his iconic black and red Air Jordan 13s to bring home a Bulls victory during Game 2 of his final NBA championship — and now they are the most expensive sneakers ever to sell at auction. The game-winning sneakers sold for $2.2 million at Sotheby's in New York on Tuesday, smashing the sneaker auction record of $1.47 million, set in 2021 by a pair of Nike Air Ships that Jordan wore earlier in his career.

Source: - RSS Channel - World | 12 Apr 2023 | 3:17 pm

How Playboy cut ties with Hugh Hefner to create a post-MeToo brand

Hugh Hefner launched Playboy Magazine 70 years ago this year. The first issue included a nude photograph of Marilyn Monroe, which he had purchased and published without her knowledge or consent.

Source: - RSS Channel - World | 11 Apr 2023 | 7:10 pm

They bought an abandoned 'ghost house' in the Japanese countryside

He'd spent years backpacking around the world, and Japanese traveler Daisuke Kajiyama was finally ready to return home to pursue his long-held dream of opening up a guesthouse.

Source: - RSS Channel - World | 11 Apr 2023 | 12:22 am

Here's the real reason to turn on airplane mode when you fly

We all know the routine by heart: "Please ensure your seats are in the upright position, tray tables stowed, window shades are up, laptops are stored in the overhead bins and electronic devices are set to flight mode."

Source: - RSS Channel - World | 8 Apr 2023 | 12:52 am

'A definitive backslide.' Inside fashion's worrying runway trend

Now that the Fall-Winter 2023 catwalks have been disassembled, it's clear one trend was more pervasive than any collective penchant for ruffles, pleated skirts or tailored coats.

Source: - RSS Channel - World | 7 Apr 2023 | 8:53 am

Relaxed entry rules make it easier than ever to visit this stunning Asian nation

Due to its remoteness and short summer season, Mongolia has long been a destination overlooked by travelers.

Source: - RSS Channel - World | 31 Mar 2023 | 5:25 pm

Scientists identify secret ingredient in Leonardo da Vinci paintings

"Old Masters" such as Leonardo da Vinci, Sandro Botticelli and Rembrandt may have used proteins, especially egg yolk, in their oil paintings, according to a new study.

Source: - RSS Channel - World | 31 Mar 2023 | 6:43 am

The surreal facades of America's strip clubs

Some people travel the world in search of adventure, while others seek out natural wonders, cultural landmarks or culinary experiences. But French photographer François Prost was looking for something altogether different during his recent road trip across America: strip clubs.

Source: - RSS Channel - World | 7 Mar 2023 | 3:13 am

These were the best and worst places for air quality in 2021, new report shows

Air pollution spiked to unhealthy levels around the world in 2021, according to a new report.

Source: - RSS Channel - World | 23 Mar 2022 | 5:43 am

Not only is Lake Powell's water level plummeting because of drought, its total capacity is shrinking, too

Lake Powell, the second-largest human-made reservoir in the US, has lost nearly 7% of its potential storage capacity since 1963, when Glen Canyon Dam was built, a new report shows.

Source: - RSS Channel - World | 22 Mar 2022 | 8:54 am

Big-box stores could help slash emissions and save millions by putting solar panels on roofs. Why aren't more of them doing it?

As the US attempts to wean itself off its heavy reliance on fossil fuels and shift to cleaner energy sources, many experts are eyeing a promising solution: your neighborhood big-box stores and shopping malls.

Source: - RSS Channel - World | 20 Mar 2022 | 8:01 pm

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