Say no to rodeo

2011-08-31 07:51:34

Rodeo China has been postponed until next year after animal welfare organizations worked to prevent it taking place.

A sport steeped in cruelty

2011-08-31 07:51:34

Rodeo is a competitive sport which arose out of the working practices of cattle herding in Spain, Mexico, and later the United States, Canada, South America and Australia.

Sweet nothings

2011-08-31 07:51:34

For chocolate lovers trying to drop a few pounds, new research suggests that it is possible to lose weight while indulging your sweet tooth every day.

Shopping strategy at Silk Street

2011-08-31 07:51:34

Beijing is a colorful, multilingual city. I've heard Korean, Russian and Glaswegian. Likewise, everyone speaks the language of shopping.

Poor mental health and prenatal smoke exposure

2011-08-31 07:51:34

A new study from Finland hints that maternal smoking will affect the development of the baby's brain.

Hope for Ebola cure

2011-08-31 07:51:34

A protein that helps transport cholesterol inside cells may be key to developing drugs to treat Ebola, a rare but lethal virus for which there are no known treatments.

Best of both worlds

2011-08-30 07:51:58

Cultural child rearing differences between China and the West are in the spotlight and 'tiger moms' are both loved and feared.

West east

2011-08-30 07:51:58

Despite the huge differences between American and Chinese parenting styles, when Chinese raise their children in the US, they will gradually incorporate some of their values.

Swim at Houhai

2011-08-30 07:51:58

It was a scorching Sunday in July. I was cycling, for the first time, a fixed wheel bicycle, which can't coast as the pedals are always in motion.

Elixir of life

2011-08-29 07:50:25

The annual Qingdao Beer Festival concludes with nearly 4 million people from all over the world downing 1,100 tons of freshly brewed premium beer.

Ambassador in chef

2011-08-28 07:59:27

Ferran Adria is probably the most influential chef on the international culinary stage, and he wants to be more.

Changing places

2011-08-28 08:01:17

This July, Norweigan artist Tone Leksbo returned to Kunming for a summer residency at TGC Nordica, where she is presenting a solo exhibition through Sept 3.