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Journey Into the H.C. Andersen Hus Museum

The H.C. Andersen Hus Museum, a magnificent tribute to the celebrated Danish author Hans Christian Andersen, officially opened its doors in April 2022, following a preliminary launch in the summer of the previous year. This extraordinary museum transports visitors into the whimsical world of Andersen’s timeless tales. A masterpiece of architecture Renowned Japanese architect Kengo ...

Nathan Machoka

Exterior of the H.C. Andersen Hus Museum in Odense, Denmark.

Fran Lebowitz and Her Amazing One-Star Product Reviews

Fran Lebowitz is a public intellectual and an esteemed author, who also excels as a prolific Amazon reviewer. Her one-star product reviews come sprinkled with a dash of humor. Mentioned below are some such instances. Welcome Mat (Seventeen Inches by Thirty Inches) Fran Lebowitz writes that welcome mats set expectations for guests that they are welcome. ...

Raven Montmorency

A welcome mat.

Ni Kuang: The Revelation of Hong Kong (Part 2)

Ni Kuang’s science-fiction prophecy Chasing the Dragon, which was published in 1983, contains the following passage: “A big city, even the one that has an important position in the world economy, can suffer the same fate. You don’t need to destroy the buildings of this big city. You don’t need to kill any resident and even ...

Helen London

Ni Kuang.

Interview With Du Bin: My Experience as a Journalist in China (Part 2)

This is part two of an exclusive interview with journalist and author Du Bin. I can help more people as a journalist Reporter: Why do you like to be a reporter? Du Bin: At first, I wrote poems, but I thought that I should not write literary things. I should be a journalist. Here is ...

Emma Lu

Author Du Bin.

Anthony Bourdain Posthumously Nominated for 2018 Emmy Awards

It’s been over a month since culinary TV show host Anthony Bourdain died, yet his CNN series Parts Unknown has just received six nominations for the 2018 Emmy awards. The Emmy nominations The show had received nominations in the following six categories: outstanding cinematography, outstanding informational series or special, outstanding picture editing, outstanding sound mixing, ...

Jessica Kneipp

Stephen Hawking’s Warning: Artificial Intelligence Could End Mankind

Renowned British theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking died on March 14, 2018. The news generated an online view rate of nearly 500 million people in China. At the same time, almost 250,000 viewers responded to the news with comments and messages. According to Agence France-Presse, Stephen Hawking opened a Sina Weibo account two years ago and ...

Armin Auctor

Stephen Hawking at work.

Famous Physicist Stephen Hawking Died at Age 76

Stephen Hawking died at age 76 on March 14, 2018, according to a family spokesman. Hawking was born January 8, 1942 in Oxford, England, and was a theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author, and Director of Research at the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology at the University of Cambridge, England. He was known for his groundbreaking work on ...

Hermann Rohr