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Chinese Daily Life Chinese-Style Love Part 1

Didn't love used to be simpler? This video certainly thinks so. With rising incomes and living standards comes rising expectations when it comes to finding "The One." This video looks at the importance of money in the marriage fortunes of Chinese men.

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Chinese Daily Life Chinese-Style Love Part 2

More on contemporary Chinese attitudes toward love and marriage, including how those views changed in response to a controversial 2011 marriage law and the Japanese earthquake. There's now a new realization that home ownership is not the most important prerequisite for tying the knot.

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Chinese Daily Life The Culture of Gift-Giving in China

This entertaining and informative video on the Chinese obsession with gift-giving reveals a lot about contemporary Chinese social and political issues (covering everything from social competition to corrupt officials) and also delves into the ancient origins of this long-running practice.

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Chinese Daily Life Can Your Dog Save Your Life? Part 2

Larger dogs are put to the test: Will they help their owners in desperate situations?

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Chinese Daily Life Does UV Light Attract Mosquitoes? Part 2

To test the effectiveness of anti-mosquito lamps on mosquitoes, we'll first need some mosquitoes.

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Chinese Daily Life Does UV Light Attract Mosquitoes? Part 3

Just how effective are anti-mosquito lamps in a room full of mosquitos?

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Chinese Daily Life Does UV Light Attract Mosquitoes? Part 4

How do anti-mosquito lamps fare with human flesh in the room?

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Chinese Daily Life Is Cigarette Smoke More Harmful than Car Exhaust? Part 1

In this experiment, PM2.5 and carbon monoxide levels in a room are tested before and after the lighting of a cigarette.

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Chinese Daily Life Is Cigarette Smoke More Harmful than Car Exhaust? Part 2

How serious is the pollution caused from smoking two cigarettes in a row?

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Chinese Daily Life Is Cigarette Smoke More Harmful than Car Exhaust? Part 3

Cigarette smoke and car exhaust go head to head in carbon monoxide and air pollution level comparisons.

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Chinese Daily Life Is Cigarette Smoke More Harmful than Car Exhaust? Part 4

A car is pulled into a closed garage. What will be the effects of air pollution?

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Chinese Daily Life Is Cigarette Smoke More Harmful than Car Exhaust? Part 5

What are the PM2.5 and carbon monoxide levels for a cigarette smoked inside a car?

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Chinese Daily Life Is Flour Explosive? Part 2

An experiment to prove or disprove the combustibility of flour is upgraded to include more contact between flour and air.

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Chinese Daily Life Is Flour Explosive? Part 3

An upgraded version of the experiment to prove or disprove the combustibility of flour quickly turns into a dangerous situation.

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Chinese Daily Life Is Flour Explosive? Part 4

The effects of powder explosions can be devastating.

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Chinese Daily Life Life of a Chinese Housewife Part 1

Wowola has been a stay-at-home mom for over four years.

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Chinese Daily Life Life of a Chinese Housewife Part 2

In addition to being a stay-at-home mom, she's also a cartoonist.

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Chinese Daily Life Life of a Chinese Housewife Part 3

Wowola renovates her home in order to create more space for everyone in the family.

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Chinese Daily Life The Puzzles of the Buildings on the Bund Part 1

The story of the entire modern city of Shanghai began with the Bund.

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Chinese Daily Life The Puzzles of the Buildings on the Bund Part 2

The Astor House Hotel was the setting for the story of American journalist Helen Foster Snow.

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Chinese Daily Life The Puzzles of the Buildings on the Bund Part 3

Each one of us who comes to the Bund is adding his or her own piece to a beautiful puzzle.

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