From soap bars to Coca-Cola cans, nothing is too strange to collect in the world, but French artist Thomas Sauvin has a fascinating hobby -- collecting other people's memories.
Chen told reporters about what life in the Kubuqi Desert was like when visiting an exhibition commemorating the 40th anniversary of China's reform and opening-up on Monday.
Pan Borong, a researcher with the Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Geography under the Chinese Academy of Sciences, has been dedicated to the research and cultivation of plants in arid regions for 46 years.
Mysterious relics from the Confucius Family Mansion can be seen by the public for the first time from Monday, after being kept as a private family collection for centuries.
For about two decades, Luo Yuxiong and her husband Zhao Jinshan have led a life of solitude in the barren land in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.
Nearly 300,000 visitors have toured the grand exhibition, deeply impressed by the juxtapositions of the past and present.The exhibition shows how reform and opening-up ushered in China's miraculous development.
"The rice we grow here is one of the most sought-after varieties in the market," said Zhu Zhongmin, a farmer from Yuanyang County of central China's Henan Province.
"Get your dog registered and walk it on a leash," urban management officers in the eastern Chinese city of Hangzhou are telling local dog owners, in an ongoing clampdown on uncivilized dog-raising behaviors.
Under a blue spotlight lies a mouse's brain immersed in liquid. A diamond blade slowly peels off a layer of brain tissue that is only one micron thick.
That may sound unlikely, but Dutch giant Ajax has teamed up with R&F and together vowed to build the best soccer academy in China.And while real-estate developer R&F has the deep pockets to shell out on expensive foreign players, it wants to focus on youth, in line with Chinese government policy.
"The people from the Kingdom of Zhao were music savvy. They walked like this, very elegantly," said Chou Kung-Shin, as she demonstrated how people living more than 2,000 years ago, during the Warring States period, walked.
It was a cold evening on Friday at Buffalo, the second largest city in the U.S. state of New York as the temperature dropped down to 36 oF (2 oC) after a day's heavy wet snow.
As a "Toilet Revolution" began to emerge across the nation, students and staff of Jinlong Primary School, located in southwest China's Guizhou Province, were finally freed from using smelly, fly-infested open pit latrines, which they had to endure for years.
"I'm losing my hair, which makes me pretty agitated the entire year," says Jia Xue, a 25-year-old woman who has just become a marketing manager at an Internet company in pursuit of a more promising career.
Yan Fang is busy wrapping up a seal engraved with the name "Matthew," headed to the buyer from the other side of the Pacific Ocean after China's Singles' Day.
A century after the Armistice Day that marked the end of the World War I (WWI), stories of Chinese laborers deployed to the war's western front started to receive more attention that they deserve after being overlooked for decades.
Renowned computer scientist John Hopcroft is helping improve the quality of undergraduate education in China.
But more than that, the annual extravaganza also suggests that the country's young people are increasingly expressing their individuality through what they buy.They started wearing short skirts, they started to attend college, they had the right to vote, and they rejected relinquishing their jobs when men returned from war.
Beijing resident Yan Minwen, 76, spends more than 12 hours each weekend traveling to and from a village in neighboring Hebei province to give private lessons to children left in their grandparents' care.
China's restaurant chain serving Shaxian County cuisine has opened its first eatery in the United States in October but closed three hours after it was officially opened to the public as all the dishes on the menu were sold out.
Wang Shaobin says her team is no ordinary club of amateur "dancing aunties" that used to frequent Chinese news stories for vexing residents with noisy night dances.
In order to facilitate his work, Hu has learned a great deal about meteorology, insectology and botany on his own over the years. The first guardian was appointed to guard the Greeting Pine in 1981.
China's ancient medical remedy of acupuncture is gaining global popularity after proving to be an effective treatment for illnesses and ailments that Western medicine still struggles to cure.
Xiaoke is one of a number of AI-enabled robots to be marketed for family use in China, as a growing number of young parents struggle to balance work and family life.
Outside a greenhouse, Zhang Jiuhe points to a screen showing multiple digits and explains what is going on.
What are martial arts and swordsmen like? To most Chinese, the answer is to be found in the works of the late novelist Jin Yong.
Clouds of dust swirl in the air as innumerable wildebeests throw themselves into the Mara River as they try to cross its surging waters without falling prey to crocodiles lurking under its surface.
Meandering past jagged mountains cloaked in mist, the 724-kilometer expressway from Kunming, capital of Yunnan province, to Wanding, a town on the border with Myanmar, is a popular route among travelers.
The spread of religious extremism has led to terrorist attacks in Xinjiang, resulting in the deaths of large numbers of innocent people.
Roaming around in the countryside of central China's Henan Province, one is surely to be greeted by slogans painted on village walls."We painted about family planning, a basic national policy, on the walls for over 30 years," said Liu Guozhan, 62, former curator of a local culture center in Weishi County.