Posts Tagged ‘Beijing’

A secuirty check point in Beijing

March 7, 2014


Source: wenxuecity.com

There is a newly established security check point at a Beijing subway station. Many people are waiting to get in. But if someone carries an explosive device, is it safe to be in that waiting line?

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Beijing’s whole city traffic jam again

September 26, 2012

I reported “Beijing’s Traffic Jam on Sept. 18, 2010“. This worst scenario happened again after almost exact two years.


Beijing’s Traffic Jam on Sept 26, 2012
Source: wenxuecity.com

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School Disappeared

December 19, 2011


dapenti.com

In August, 2011, Beijing City government decided to close 24 schools which were dedicated to children of migrating workers.


Parents: Why?!


Video: Children cried in class

Exposure of the city plan of Beijing in 1954

October 6, 2011

After the communist took over the mainland China, the new government once tried to make a huge redesign of Beijing city. There in the above image were two designs (design A on the top left and design B on the top right). The other two designs were the modification based on the opinion from the central government.

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Ten most ugly buildings in Beijing

September 16, 2011

According to a news from wenxuecity.com, netizens in Beijing have picked up ten most ugly constructions in Beijing. Here they are. What do you think?


Beijing West Train Station (西客站)

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Sky in Beijing on July 15, 2011

July 24, 2011



Source: hexun.com

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Talent Show at Beijing Longtan Temple Fair

February 6, 2011

On Feb. 5, 2011, There is a “China Warren Stunt Show” at the 28th Longtan Temple Fair. A number of wonderful folk artists presented their talents, attracting many visitors to watch and cheer. All the performing artists are the Guinness World Records holders.


Beijing folk artists Chen Wei (陈伟) bits a stainless steel lid with his teeth.

More pictures can be seen here.

Armless Pianist Liu Wei

October 13, 2010

I saw this video from YouTube’s topvideo listing and was immediately touched.

Lost his arms from an accident at age 10, Liu Wei (刘伟) from Beijing never gives up living strong. He managed to do everything with his feet and started to learn to play piano at age 19. His dream is to become a musician. He is now 22 and just won the China’s Got Talent Show on Oct. 10, 2010. In the final, he played piano and sang the song “You Are Beautiful”, perhaps his vocal is not the best render of this song, but the power and inspiration of his zest for life won him the final. Bravo! Liu Wei’s motto is,”I have two options – I can die as fast as possible, or I can live a brilliant life. And I chose the latter.” Congrats to Liu Wei!


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B1Qut0Nrsiw

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Beijing’s Traffic Jam on Sept. 18, 2010

September 23, 2010


Source: sciencenet.cn

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Coverlet as Slogan by Senior Students of Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics

September 20, 2010

Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (BUAA or Beihang University) is the largest engineer supplier to the Chinese aeronautics and space industries. There are 12 thousands undergraduate students studying on campus. So, roughly speaking, there are three thousand students graduated from the school. Not all of them can end up to positions in aeronautics and space industries. Only the top students do. Many of them. don’t and will have to do something different from what they are trained. Are they happy?

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