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International Global Pillow Fight Day 2013

Everyone loves a pillow fight.  It gives you a chance to slam an object repeatedly against another person’s head without doing any real damage.  It gets to the root of our primal instincts to do battle, and breaks the unjust social mores that you can’t knock random people to the ground whenever you feel the … Continue reading International Global Pillow Fight Day 2013

Three Chinese Miners Rescued, Three Perish, Three Missing: The Cost of Coal

Three Chinese miners were rescued today after spending 60 hours trapped in a mine due to underground flooding.  Unfortunately three of their colleagues died in the incident, and three others are still missing. Xinhua News Agency says the three were lifted to safety from the mine in Guizhou province’s Weng’an county early Monday. They have … Continue reading Three Chinese Miners Rescued, Three Perish, Three Missing: The Cost of Coal

Environment Committee Voted on by China

At the conclusion of the new government handover in China, smog once again descended upon the capital of China, Beijing, formerly known as Peking.  Severe pollution has been a growing environment concern in China. It is not uncommon to find Chinese citizens wearing face masks as they travel to and from work. The face masks are … Continue reading Environment Committee Voted on by China