Dictator’s order to eliminate all sparrows failed horribly—instead, 78 million starve to death

In Chinese culture, the little sparrow has been looked upon with much affection, and the bird has been depicted in Chinese paintings as a symbol of hope and happiness for hundreds...

This 2100-year-old mummy is so well-preserved it’s soft to the touch—everything is intact

Egyptians are well known for their mummies, but it seems that China can now claim the world’s best-preserved mummy. Researchers were even able to examine her blood after two millennia, which is type...

Surprisingly easy and also yummy.. and of course, absolutely beautiful.

Flower rice pancakes Spring is here! Traditionally, Koreans make Hwajeon in spring. Hwajeon is a small rice cake(tteok) adorned with edible flower petals including azalea and chrysanthemums. The origins of these delicacies go...

Secret edible ingredient was used to build the majestic walls of China—do you know what it is?

You’ll be surprised that sticky rice or glutinous rice—the staple food in Asia—was the secret ingredient behind an ancient Chinese super-strong mortar. In fact, utilizing sticky rice as a...

New York based jewelry artist crafts ‘unity between heaven and man’ in sparkling designs

Imagine wearing a piece of jewelry that makes you feel like you belong to a splendid world—as if reconnecting to the “divine land” that is absolutely magical! New York-based jewelry artist...

Mystery behind Easter Island statues’ red hats ‘solved,’ they were clever people

There are many secrets about the Easter Island statues, known as the “Moai.” This video illustrates the most recently accepted theory as to how the massive stones were placed on top...

Who was the real Padmavati? Check out some of these interesting facts

Bollywood is all set to witness the biggest release of the year. Yes, we are talking about Deepika Padukone starrer film Padmavati but did you know who Rani Padmavati was...

Zongzi is a traditional food for celebrating Dragon Boat Festival

Zongzi is a traditional food for celebrating  Dragon Boat Festival which is on the 5th of May according to the Chinese lunar calendar. The Dragon Boat Festival is traditional customs to attempts to...

13-year-old Bharatanatyam dancer donates all her earnings to buy books for poor kids

So what did you do when you were 13 years old? Well mostly play around outside, chat with friends, eat tons of home cooked food, and relax right! And...

This is the ultimate in performing arts, but China doesn’t want you enjoying it

Shen Yun Performing Arts began taking shape in New York in 2006. At that time, a group of talented artists had the desire to revive the ancient Chinese culture, capture...

True love: Polio affected man and a woman without arms & legs show us the meaning of love

Once in a lifetime, you meet someone and everything just clicks. Well, this is a love story of Lakshmi and her husband Vinod from Chandigarh. It is believed that...

Lost City Of Krishna—found. Did weapons of mass destruction exist in the past?

It’s possible that “history” as we know it might be overturned as new revelations are made public—here’s one of those groundbreaking discoveries that date back to prehistoric times. Though...

Buddha’s tooth contains otherworldly matter. Expert reveals surreal close-up image

Extraordinary images of what was found inside a 2,500-year-old tooth belonging to the historical Buddha are circulating the net. What’s utterly fascinating about this tooth are the “sarira,” or tiny pearl-like relics,...

Fable: Mom ignores vendor—then he follows her to the taxi, waving a shiny object

Mother Teresa once said, “If you judge people, you have no time to love them.” Below is a touching story that illustrates this famous quote. Seema and her 5-year-old daughter...