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Ancient Chinese Stories: ‘Lying on Ice for Carp’
A man named Wang Xiang lived during the Jin Dynasty. He was well-known for his filial piety. Wang Xiang’s mother died when he was a child. His father remarried and ...
July 27, 2018
Ancient Chinese City Life: ‘Along the River During the Qingming Festival’
In his “Along the River During the Qingming Festival,” Zhang Zeduan (1085–1145) presents each house, boat, shop, or ...
April 6, 2018
The Vivid Storytelling of Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra
NEW YORK—Heaven may be just a concept for some or a remote reality for others, but that insurmountable ...
September 22, 2017
Chinese Made ‘Sweet and Sour’ Beer 5,000 Years Ago
Ancient Chinese brewed beer 5,000 years ago using similar technology that we use today.
May 24, 2016
Valentine’s Day: Lasting Love and Devotion in Ancient China
Stories from ancient China reflect on the joy and meaning that love brings as we salute Valentine’s Day ...
February 12, 2016
Heaven, Earth, and the Moral Foundations of Chinese Faith
Faith in heaven was demonstrated through the nobility’s observance of rites; for commoners, trust manifested itself as etiquette ...
November 13, 2015
The Chinese Empresses Whose Wisdom Enriched Dynastic Rule
Wise and virtuous women were instrumental in shaping the character and heritage of Chinese civilization.
November 4, 2015
Experts Divided on Native American Origins
Did a single wave of migration people the Americas, or have there been many expeditions from many cultures ...
August 20, 2015
Doctor Talks ‘Miracle’ Recoveries, Using Intuition
Larry Krantz, M.D., considers what may be at work in "miracle" recoveries.
August 14, 2015
Scholars Analyze Evidence Ancient Chinese Explored America
The findings could radically change world history. Some experts are excited, others scathingly criticize Ruskamp's work.
August 13, 2015
The Mandate of Heaven, an Auspicious Marriage, and China’s Longest Dynasty
According to Confucius, upright governance rested upon upright conduct between men and women.
August 5, 2015
Goujian: The Ancient Chinese Sword That Defied Time
Despite being well over 2,000 years old, the sword did not have a single trace of rust. The ...
August 4, 2015
How Imperial China’s Campaign to Fend Off Barbarians Opened the Silk Road
The Han Dynasty imperial officers never found the Celestial Steeds they were searching for. What they did find ...
July 7, 2015
The Story of Ancient China’s Trojan Horse
The king Goujian suffered military defeat but bided his time to execute the long game—one that took 20 ...
June 7, 2015
Move Over, Tiger Moms: Meet Three Amazing Mothers of Ancient China
In honor of Mother's' Day, we share three stories of outstanding mothers from ancient China.
May 5, 2015
Work Less, Play More, and Other Productivity Hacks From a Manchurian Emperor
Emperor Kangxi apparently knew something about how to make the most of his time and energy.
April 11, 2015
Jing Ke: The Man Who Tried to Kill China’s First Emperor
The last assassin in Sima Qian’s chronicles is Jing Ke, the man who tried and nearly succeeded in ...
February 23, 2015
Similar Backward Characters in Ancient Chinese, Native American Cultures
Are you moving forward or backward in life? Some ancient cultures had figures that literally moved backward to ...
January 6, 2015
In Search of the Legendary 1,000-Foot White Pyramid of Xi’an
Mixed in with the reality of impressive tombs in China, is a legend of an enormous 1,000-foot white, ...
January 4, 2015
Did Ancient People Really Have Lifespans Longer Than 200 Years?
It isn't only biblical figures who lived to well-seasoned ages of 900 years or more. Ancient texts from ...
September 20, 2014
Mystical Science of Alchemy Arose Independently in Ancient Egypt, China, India
Different ancient cultures apparently developed alchemy in similar ways, but each seemed to come up with it on ...
September 16, 2014
Rescuing the Ancient Buddhist Artifacts of the Yungang Grottoes
The Yungang Grottoes are ancient Chinese Buddhist temple grottoes near the city of Datong in the province of ...
August 12, 2014
10 Amazing Subterranean Structures From the Ancient World
From ancient cisterns and water systems to mysterious caves, underground crypts, subterranean temples and even entire cities built ...
June 15, 2014
10 Quotes Everyone Interested in Science or Philosophy Should Read, Ponder
From Albert Einstein to Carl Sagan to Niels Bohr, many great physicists also had a way with words. ...
June 10, 2014
Classical Chinese Dance: A Great Cultural Treasure
Classical Chinese dance carries the essence of the Middle Kingdom's 5,000-year-old culture.
November 27, 2013
8 Ancient Chinese Tips for Long Life
Since the beginning of time, or so it seems, people have continually sought after the elusive dream of ...
September 28, 2013
Epoch Times Staff
IT Consultant Appreciates Heritage of Ancient Culture
Shen Yun brought the traditions of an ancient civilization to life in dance and music at the Kennedy ...
February 3, 2013
Epoch Times Staff
Hong Kong Mops Up After Fresh Violence, Braces for October 1 Anniversary
Trump Hails $500 Million Aussie Paper Mill Project in Ohio as ‘Shining Example’ of Fair Trade
3 Dead, 4 Hospitalized After Suspected Drug Overdose in Pittsburgh: Reports
Protesters and Police Clash in Another Weekend of Tension in Hong Kong
Court Rules That Gender Concerns Override Religious Principles
Modi Invites Trump to Rally in Show of Unity in Houston
‘Things Are Being Implied That Don’t Exist,’ Mnuchin Says of Trump’s Ukraine Call