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This video is an introduction to the famous hutongs of Beijing.

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This video introduces the various types and styles of Beijing siheyuan.

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This video is an introduction to Beijing's Luogu Lane, also known as "Centipede Street."

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This video discusses the care taken in the remodeling of South Luogu Lane in order to preserve the charm of the ancient capital while also providing new tourist attractions and modern conveniences for its residents.

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This is an introduction to the Panzhongxi, a type of folk art that exists in the Beijing hutongs.

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This video introduces the famous Siheyuan number 42, once home to famous scholar from Fu Jen Catholic University.

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This video details the history of Christianity in China, namely the influential figures, Matteo Ricci and Xu Guangqi.

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Emperor Kangxi played a major role in introducing Christianity into China.

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For an early age you could tell my grandmother was different. She was precocious and beautiful. An artist, a spy and a beauty her life was a whirlwind.

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My grandmother was not one to sit back in times of turmoil. She was politically active and performed across the country promoting Nationalism. Her courageousness even lead her to be detained by the Japanese.

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My impressions of my grandma were mostly based on pictures we exchanged in letters. Her beauty and style influenced me a lot when I was younger.

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Grandmother always took great care in her appearance and she expected the same from us. Red nail polish, makeup, earrings were an important part of her daily routine even into her later years.

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Time is an intangible thing that is difficult to measure. This little video talks about the different tools used to measure time in history.

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Time is an intangible thing that is difficult to measure. This little video talks about the different tools used to measure time in history.

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Superstitious people might have you believe that disturbing a pharaoh's tomb will curse you to die. But, is there a scientific explanation behind this phenomenon?

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What caused a Spanish tourist to pass out in the Great Pyramid? Could it be the Curse of the Pharaohs?

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People first started believing in the Curse of the Pharaohs when British Egyptologists found Tutankhamen's tomb in the 1920s and Lord Carnarvon died mysteriously shortly thereafter. What's the scientific explanation for his untimely demise?

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The Curse of the Pharaohs has apparently even struck people who have never entered the Egyptian tombs and was cited as the reason for the sinking of the Titanic.

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None of the explanations behind the Curse of the Pharaohs have been definitively proven as not everyone who has entered the tomb has succumbed to its fate. What are we to believe?

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Learn about the history of acupuncture in China and the people whose discoveries and work were integral in advancing the field.

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In ancient times, meridian networks and acupoints were used to treat illness, but researchers are only beginning to understand the effectiveness of these in diagnosing illness and examining the body.

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Medical discoveries in the U.S. and France sparked further study by China into the correlation between acupoints in the ear and the treatment of disease.

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After many years of research, acupuncture has now become an effective tool for healing all kinds of ailments.

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