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10 Years Since the Devastating 2008 Sichuan Earthquake On May 12, 2008, a magnitude-8.0 earthquake struck beneath a mountainous region in south-central China, toppling buildings and sending landslides crashing into cities, resulting in nearly 70,000 deaths. May. 18, 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 new Honor 10 features portrait lighting and advanced scene recognition Huawei has just launched the latest flagship model of its sub-brand Honor, and at 400 Euros (approximately $475) for the 64GB version or 450 Euros (approximately $530) for the 128GB variant, the Honor 10 offers the same Kirin 970 top-end chipset as Huawei's flagships P20 and P20 Pro at a significantly lower price point. May. 17, 2018
After the flood The flood killed at least 12 people and partly destroyed Tbilisi Zoo, killing dozens of animals, while 30 more — including tigers, lions, and bears managed to escape from their cages May. 15, 2018
Traditional Customs of Deang Minority Monogamy is practiced. People of the same clan do not marry with one another. Intermarriage is rare with people of other ethnic groups... May. 15, 2018
Exquisite craft in Arequipa With a blossoming fair trade textile industry, gourmet food workshops and even a hopping craft beer scene, Arequipa has become a beacon for maker-minded travelers. May. 09, 2018
Interview With Architecture Photographer Ahmed Thabet Ahmed Thabet was another one of the contestants at the 2017 International Photographer of the Year that won first place in the category “Architecture: Bridges” with his image “Heart of Steel”. May. 09, 2018
A nous la mode When young photographers look at today’s new designers, they see a pretty crazy emerging scene. May. 08, 2018
This Is What Retirement Looked Like in 1970 The residents of Youngtown, Ariz., took a tongue-in-cheek approach to naming their town when it was founded around 1960: the town was the first American retirement community, a phrase that LIFE magazine still put within quotation marks in 1970, when the magazine's Paul O'Neil examined life in such towns in the May 15 issue. May. 03, 2018
Halide update adds Apple Watch support, self-timer and more The makers of Halide today released an update to version 1.8 of the iPhone camera app, introducing a number of major new features. May. 02, 2018
Qingdao Declaration-Establishment of Silk Road Photographic Organization International Alliance Establishment of Silk Road Photographic Organization International Alliance May. 02, 2018
Social Transitions ​Looking at Social Transitions, the exhibition is a cultural encounter between German and Chinese artists, patronised by the German Consulate, the National Art Center, the Chengdu Photography Center, MR BIG International Art Center, et all. Apr. 20, 2018
The Xperia XZ2 Premium is Sony's first dual camera smartphone, can shoot ISO 51200! Most high-end smartphones these days come equipped with dual-cameras and in many cases the cameras are built around Sony image sensors. An yet, Sony's own Xperia range had no dual-camera models to speak of... until now. At the Mobile World Congress, the Japanese manufacturer displayed a demo model of a high-sensitivity dual-camera setup, and this technology will soon be available in a production model announced today: the Sony Xperia XZ Premium. Apr. 17, 2018
The postcard-like beauty of Yunnan’s Shangri-La Ⅱ Due to seasonal water fluctuations few permanent structures rose near the shores but villages, seemingly of log cabins, could be seen clinging to lower slopes of surrounding hills, the calm waters reflecting the scene... Apr. 16, 2018
The postcard-like beauty of Yunnan’s Shangri-La Ⅰ In 1995 Bruce Connolly travelled to to Zhongdian (Shangri-La), a primarily Tibetan upland within Northwest Yunnan. In his previous piece Bruce discovered the fascinating Old Town. Today he explores postcard-like... Apr. 16, 2018
The Dry Guillotine: What the Previous 'Prison of Prison' Island Looks Like Now "The silent", "The man-eater" or even "The dry guillotine"; there has been many adjectives to describe how tough was the conditions of living that the worst prisoners had to face when there ... Apr. 13, 2018
Old Town of Lijiang is one of the last surviving ancient towns in China The Old Town of Lijiang, located in the Lijiang autonomous county of Yunnan province, is one of the last surviving ancient towns in China. The architecture of the Old Town of Lijiang is noteworthy for the... Apr. 04, 2018
SRPOIA Network Center and Photography Training Base are inaugurated ​In the morning of April 1st, the inauguration ceremony of the Silk Road Photographic Organization International Alliance Network Center and Photography Training Base was held at the headquarters of the Global Photography in Tianjin, China. Apr. 02, 2018
Eiffel Tower No one could imagine Paris today without it. But Gustave Eiffel only constructed this elegant, 320m-tall signature spire as a temporary exhibit for the 1889 World's Fair. Luckily, the art nouveau tower’s popularity assured its survival. Prebook online to avoid painfully long ticket queues. Mar. 28, 2018
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