Visitors see and experience art, up close and personal

2012-06-08 09:33:27

Dong Zhuo jumps off from a giant 5-meter shelf like an acrobat, with paint brushes in his hands and colorful stains on his T-shirt.

Always by your side: parents in gaokao

2012-06-07 16:57:25

Parents wait for their children while they take the college extrance exam, known as gaokao.

Yoga, rest and play

2012-06-07 13:29:58

A trend for yoga in the Middle Kingdom flies in the face of traditional beliefs and has even got expecting mothers involved.

A baby business grows up

2012-06-07 13:25:36

Briton Ian Gordon and his wife Angelina Liu Fangfang had little inkling the baby yoga training they took for their unborn son Oliver in 2006 would lead to a massive business.

Yoga goes gaga

2012-06-07 13:24:44

Mom-and-baby yoga classes, featuring such poses as 'tickling baby' and 'flying mommy', are taking off in the capital.

Cancer cases rise with Western lifestyles

2012-06-06 12:10:19

Global cancer cases are projected to rise 75 percent by 2030, in part because many other diseases are being stamped out and more developing countries are adopting Western lifestyles linked to cancer.

Dyslexic kids read better with wider spacing of letters

2012-06-06 11:10:16

European researchers say reading materials with wider spacing between the letters can help dyslexic children read faster and better.

Chengdu wins praise for puppetry and shadow play

2012-06-06 10:39:03

The secretary-general of UNIMA says he made the right decision in 2008 to choose China to host the 21st World Puppetry Festival.

Spread your wings and soar

2012-06-06 10:22:04

If the word wingsuit does not ring any bells, how about the Transformers 3 scene of men flying between skyscrapers in Chicago like flying squirrels?

Not a bird, or a plane

2012-06-06 10:20:48

Wingsuiter Jeb Corliss will take part in the first Wingsuit World Championship, on Tianmen Mountain, Hunan province, nine months after a crash. Liu Wei reports in Beijing.

How computing killed the television star

2012-06-06 09:22:31

There's a revolution going on in my living room. The focus has shifted, away from TV and toward all the other screens that we have.

Turned off, tuned out

2012-06-06 09:11:06

Television set ownership was rare in the 1980s, and today its viewership is returning to rarity as more people turn to computing devices to watch shows.