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The Explore team takes you to the site of the Three Gorges Dam before it was completed and became the...
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Rural schools, where the vast majority of children in China receive their primary education, are often...
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Shanghai, situated on the banks of the Yangtze River, is China's largest city. It has a population of...
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Tai chi is an ancient Chinese martial art that is practiced worldwide to reduce stress, enhance balance,...
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The Potala Palace, a 13-story complex on Lhasa's Red Hill, was originally built by King Songtsen Gampo in...
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The ruan is a Chinese musical instrument with a long history stretching back 2,000 years. The name comes...
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Playing the pipa, a long, pear-shaped wooden instrument, requires extreme hand coordination. "Pi"...
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About 2,000 years ago, Emperor Qin unified warring states to create what is known today as contemporary...
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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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