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Stairway to heaven: 300ft spiral staircase to give Chinese tourists a taste of the high life - as long as you don't have a heart condition

"The … staircase has been installed on [a] wall of the Taihang Mountains in Linzhou, [Henan, China] to offer the thrill of mountaineering without the danger." • by Sara Malm • photo: CEN

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China by the Numbers. The end of WWII marked the birth of China as we know it today. After the Second World War, a civil war broke out between the once-allied Chinese and Japanese. In the end, Communism prevailed and the People's Republic of China was born in 1949. Want to learn more about China and its people? Check out these important facts and figures.

China by the Numbers. The end of WWII marked the birth of China as we know it today. After the Second World War, a civil war broke out between the once-allied Chinese and Japanese. In the end, Communism prevailed and the People's Republic of China was born in 1949. Want to learn more about China and its people? Check out these important facts and figures.

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from Mail Online

Heart-warming video shows Peanut the panda learning to walk

Peanut was bonding with her mother, Guo Guo, who wanted to show her daughter how to walk...

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China Glaze Happy HoliGlaze Collection

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A ritual dance described as Tibetan Buddhist, likely photographed at the Yellow Temple near the since demolished Anding Gate in northern Beijing, Photo by Heinz von Perckhammer, an Austrian marine navy soldier from Meran (now in Italy) who lived in China between 1914 and 1927. After the collapse of the Austro-Hungarian Empire and his retirement from the military, he worked as a photographer in Beijing.

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from Mail Online

Heart-warming video shows Peanut the panda learning to walk

The cub is the child of 20-year-old panda Guo Guo, who gave birth to her on July 9. The pa...

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from Mail Online

Horrific images show dogs being killed, cooked and served up as a meal in a sick Chinese tradition

Dogs destined for the table: Horrific images show animals being killed, cooked and served up as a meal in Chinese tradition - Waiting his turn. - China is yet to make animal cruelty illegal and end the grim tradition despite campaigning by animal rights activists. Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2164353/Horrific-images-dogs-killed-cooked-served-meal-sick-Chinese-tradition.html#ixzz44iTo2cJ7 (Daily Mai)l

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from National Geographic News

Best Rare-Bird Pictures of 2010 Named

A picture of an endangered Asian crested ibis soaring over China is a first-prize winner in the first annual World's Rarest Birds international photo competition, organizers announced in January.

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