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At more than 15 feet long, weighing up to 1,000 pounds, and living for as many as 100 years, the Chinese...
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The site of the terracotta warriors is considered by some to be the eighth wonder of the world. Over 6,000...
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During his rule (259 BCE - 210 BCE), Emperor Qin's lavish building projects and harsh reign caused unrest...
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In 247 BCE, Emperor Qin Shi Huang had 700,000 workers construct a tomb lined with thousands of life-sized...
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Standing an average of 43 inches tall and around 350 pounds, giant pandas live for about 25 years - and...
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Whereas most bears have round pupils, giant pandas have vertical slits, like cats' eyes - a feature that...
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While walking across the Great Wall, Charlie learns how former CPC leader Deng Xiaoping (1904-1997) began a...
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One mile long and 600 feet high, the Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze River is a project of epic proportions...
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In rural China, making dinner is a family-wide effort. Follow the painstaking preparations of a Chinese...
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Catch a glimpse of life in rural Tibet. Villagers engage in daily tasks, children scramble between...
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Most of the children living in Dickey Orphanage have been orphaned by accidents, illness, or abandoned as a...
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The yak is a shaggy-haired, hoofed animal found in Tibet and parts of China, surviving as high as 20,000...
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Professor Tsedum, a monk at the Sera Monastery, explains the Buddhist notion of compassion. explore™...
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Lacking a conventional power grid, Tibetan herders and farmers use the sun's energy to power their homes. A...
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Prayer wheels - called Mani wheels by the Tibetans - are devices for spreading spiritual blessings and well...
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In 1419, Jamchen Choje Sakya Yeshe established the Sera Monastery, a monastic university that provides...
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