Dressed for the sun

2012-08-08 13:28:48

As we experience the hottest days of summer in Beijing, sunscreen, sunglasses and umbrellas are flying off the shelves.

Take these tips

2012-08-08 13:19:15

Tips for sun protection.

Don't want you under my skin

2012-08-08 10:23:29

Skin cancer is on the rise in China and experts say this is because most people do not know how to protect themselves properly from too much sun.

Faster than a cheetah, higher and stronger

2012-08-08 10:15:19

"Yeah! She won," was our headline for the first great gold medal of the London Games. It was about the record-breaking 400m medley of Ye Shiwen.

A talent for scouting

2012-08-08 09:32:34

With so many talent shows on television, how does Voice of China differentiate itself? Han Bingbin finds out.

Lake adds beauty to growing area

2012-08-07 13:10:52

Every city has a downtown, but not every city has a nature reserve so pristine that many wish their homes were there.

Sculpting the perfect city in Changchun

2012-08-07 13:05:47

Artists have begun large-scale sculpting for the 13th China Changchun International Sculpture Exhibition.

Glimpse of the future

2012-08-07 10:11:13

Will robots take over more than our household duties in years to come? Check out the International Humanoid Robot Olympic Games in Harbin.

17th Medellin's Classic & Antique Car Parade held in Colombia

2012-08-06 17:19:56

17th Medellin's Classic & Antique Car Parade held in Colombia.

On an Azores isle, a microcosm of life

2012-08-06 14:41:53

The Portuguese filmmaker Goncalo Tocha's "It's the Earth Not the Moon" begins with nothing visible but water, the prow of a boat and, in the distance, the hazy outline of what might be an island.

Creating identity with food choices

2012-08-06 14:23:46

More and more eaters appear to be experimenting with self-imposed limits, taking a do-it-yourself, pick-and-choose approach to restricting what they consume.

Perfumes add accent to cocktails

2012-08-06 14:15:53

Scents are starting to show up in martinis, margaritas and much fancier concoctions, thanks in large part to Mandy Aftel, a former psychotherapist.