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Stories about empty rooms Photographs reveal the still-intact living quarters of those who left following the country’s political chaos and economic collapse. Jul. 16, 2018
Monba Custom of Giving Names Names are important to Monba people. According to the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, people choose names with an auspicious meaning for children. In Tibet there are two main ways of giving children names. One way is... Jul. 09, 2018
68° North: Winter Fairytale at Lofoten Islands Being known for excellent fishing, nature attractions such as the norther lights and the midnight sun, and small villages off the beaten track, the Lofoten islands, an archipelago and a traditional district ... Jul. 06, 2018
Winners of National Geographic Travel Photographer Of The Year 2018 ​The winners of the 2018 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year contest have been revealed, showcasing some of the most incredible scenes of wildlife, natural wonder, and culture found on our strange little planet. Jul. 05, 2018
Primi Puberty Rite For the Primi, the age boundary line between children and adults is thirteen. Before thirteen, children all wear long gowns. After a special rite at thirteen called "wearing trousers" for boys and "wearing skirt"... Jul. 03, 2018
The Nature Conservancy announces 2018 Global Photo Contest winners The Nature Conservancy has unveiled the winners of its 2018 Photo Contest. Selected from more than 50,000 entries, a photo of two wild horses, “Stallions Playing” in Camargue, France taken by Camille Briottet of Lyon, France won the Grand Prize. Jun. 22, 2018
Zeng Yi Visits National Academy of Fine Arts in Florence ​On the morning of May 26, 2018, at the invitation of Dr. CLAUDIO ROCCA, Director of the National Academy of Fine Arts of Florence, a delegation of Shandong Eastern International Photographic Art Promotion Association visited Florence National Academy of Fine Arts. May. 28, 2018
The Legend of the Lusheng Tune The legend goes that a pretty and clever girl named Yu Nan fell in love with a brave hunter Yan Wa. But Yu Nan's father bitterly opposed their love because Yan Wa was poor. To stop the two young people from meeting... May. 17, 2018
The characteristic girdles of Deang women Deang women's costumes are usually black, red or colorful (Hua in Chinese), so they are called "Red Deang", "Black Deang" and "Hua Deang". Deang women generally wear long straight skirt, bamboo-woven waist-girdles, big eardrops and coverings for the legs... May. 17, 2018
The Touching Beauty of Mothhood Around the World Five years ago, the intrepid Romanian photographer Mihaela Noroc has been traveling to over 50 countries, engaging in a multi-year project to present the world’s women in one, massive photographic ... May. 11, 2018
Three Incredible Stories Behind Photos A true photographer has the gift of capturing the beauty and truth in every moment. And although Elliott Erwitt used to say that "the whole point of taking pictures is so that you don’t have to explain things with words," knowing the background story helps to understand an artist’s intention. May. 09, 2018
Genghis Khan Mongol leader Genghis Khan (1162-1227) rose from humble beginnings to establish the largest land empire in history. After uniting the nomadic tribes of the Mongolian plateau, he conquered huge chunks of central Asia... May. 07, 2018
Seychelles: the most beautiful islands on Earth Talcum-powder beaches lapped by topaz waters, lush hills, a sublime laid-back tempo; these dreams of a tropical paradise become reality in the Seychelles. May. 03, 2018
'The Little Boy Who Wouldn't Smile': A Story of the Korean War The "little boy'" of Rougier's now-famous article was Kang Koo Ri, an orphan rescued in the spring of '51 by American GIs; the village where he was found had been largely destroyed in fighting between UN forces and China-backed communist troops from the North. Apr. 13, 2018
Top wellness spots in Latin America It should come as no surprise that the top wellness spots in Latin America have ancient roots. Renowned civilizations such as the Maya and Inca have long treated sweat lodges, hot stone massages and coca leaves as sacred parts of their culture. Apr. 10, 2018
Topkapı Palace Topkapı is the subject of more colorful stories than most of the world's museums put together. Libidinous sultans, ambitious courtiers, beautiful concubines and scheming eunuchs lived and worked here between the 15th and 19th centuries when it was the court of the Ottoman empire. Mar. 29, 2018
Traditional Marriage Customes of Jingpo People The basic unit of Jingpo society was the small family of husband and wife. Some "shanguans" and rich peasants practiced polygamy. The family was headed by the father. A family with only daughters might have a... Mar. 02, 2018
Butterfly Wu: Queen of the Movies "Butterfly Wu: Queen of the Movies" presents more than 200 photographs selected from hundreds of images that were collected and preserved by the actress and covering several decades of Hu Die's acting career together with others from her personal life and travels. Feb. 13, 2018
With love and hope: “The Daily Life of Sezer” ​Turkish artist Leyla EMEKTAR has been recently awarded one of the “Top Ten Photographers of the World” in the 2017 “Sente Antu Cup” International Photo Contest for her touching series “The Daily Life of Sezer”. Feb. 07, 2018
Origin of the Swords Pole Festival There is a moved story about the origin of the Swords Pole festival among the Lisus. Once upon a time, the Han and the Lisus were brothers born by the same mother. When grew up and got married, they planed to live... Feb. 06, 2018
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