Will the real Andersen please stand up

2012-07-16 14:39:03

The great thing about the Hans Christian Andersen stories is that you can read them as a child, then read them again years later and get an entirely new appreciation.

Racing to breed species in zoos

2012-07-16 14:36:08

With extinctions rising and habitats being destroyed, zoos are trying to breed about 160 endangered species.

Learning how to vacation

2012-07-16 14:34:37

The summer vacation season in the United States is under way and many are planning to go ... nowhere.

Bottoms up, Belgium

2012-07-16 14:29:18

Once a software engineer, multilingual bar owner Thierry de Dobbeleer has evolved into a cultural ambassador for his native land.

Old tech meets new

2012-07-16 10:24:16

Why a Chinese designer was asked to create Hans Christian Andersen stamps for Denmark was one part of a months-long cooperation.

Hello, Han

2012-07-16 10:22:43

The Little Mermaid never got her man, as least not until the Disney version came along. Now two top artists have created a male counterpart.

Fairy-tale adventure

2012-07-16 10:20:12

His magical stamps of Hans Christian Andersen stories transported him to Denmark for the first-day-of-issue ceremonies, where he explored the 19th-century storyteller's birthplace.

Modernization and religion in harmony

2012-07-16 09:53:02

While modernization and traditional culture exist in harmony in Tibet autonomous region, religion and secular groups are also thriving.

In with the old

2012-07-16 09:49:23

The 600-year-old Gandan Monastery near Lhasa is thriving with the help of modern conveniences and technology.

Samye Monastery reborn

2012-07-16 09:45:23

The best place to enjoy Samye Monastery's ingenious layout, a mini version of the Buddhist concept of the universe, is on the top floor of central Wuzi Hall.

Who's who

2012-07-14 07:59:04

What's new

2012-07-14 07:57:51

Olympic concert