After asteroid, a sigh of relief on Earth

2013-04-07 07:44:27

Using an eclectic mix of crowd-sourced video, information from Google Earth and data from nuclear test-ban sensors, scientists have gotten a much more accurate picture of the small asteroid that exploded near the Russian city of Chelyabinsk in February.

Apps and work: data put at risk

2013-04-07 07:44:00

SAN FRANCISCO - As is the case with many busy people, Delyn Simons's life has become an open phone app of commingled corporate and personal information.

Young Americans lagging behind parents in building wealth

2013-04-07 07:44:00

WASHINGTON - Pearl Brady has a stable job with good benefits and holds two degrees, a bachelor's and a master's. But, she has no savings.

Privacy decisions are prone to error

2013-04-07 07:43:26

In a series of provocative experiments, a researcher has shown that despite how much people say they value their privacy, they tend to act inconsistently.

Parenting: Hands-on vs. digital

2013-04-07 07:43:26

Parents who spent their own formative years with textbooks, pencils and typewriters can tell you that our technological age can be a confusing place to raise a child. But some things never change. Parents still want the best for their young.

Beijing hosts painting exhibition

2013-04-04 11:57:43

The first National Chinese Painting Academic Exhibition will present more than 300 works, inspiring explorations into both the technique and theories of Chinese painters.

Confucius worship ceremony held in Qufu

2013-04-04 11:56:42

The 2013 Spring Confucius Worship Ceremony is being held in Qufu, Shandong province, on April 1 and 2.

Universal language of music

2013-04-04 11:55:20

Foreign diplomats, foreigners working in China, and international students gathered in the concert hall of the China Conservatory in Beijing on Sunday, to enjoy traditional Chinese folk music.

UNESCO award for China Cultural Heritage Foundation

2013-04-04 11:54:37

The China Cultural Heritage Foundation and its president, Geng Ying, have been awarded an honor certificate by UNESCO to mark “distinguished efforts” on a paper conservation project.

Opening up on autism

2013-04-03 05:32:02

It was an occasion to be blue, as the sixth World Autism Awareness Day fell on April 2.

Good Samaritan

2013-04-03 05:32:02

Daily necessities became rare finds when SARS gripped Beijing in April 2003. But community grocer Yang Xinxing stabilized prices and consequently eased locals' fears.

The new face of China fashion

2013-04-03 05:32:02

During the recently concluded China Fashion Week, the hottest looks didn't appear on any of the runway shows. They weren't even unveiled in China. They emerged from an airplane door, down metal steps, on to Russian and Tanzanian soil.