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The Chinese joined the rover community a few years ago when they landed the Chang’e 3 lander and the Yutu Rover. Since that time, China has shared publicly the photographic records of the lander and the rover on the Planetary Data System. Here are the links and a series of the photos Chang’e 3 Yutu […]

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How about a “Congratulations China” from the US?

by Daniel Russ on January 12, 2014

    Yutu, The Chinese Lunar Rover, Is A Marvel. Let’s Put Our Politics Behind Us and Congratulate Them A few weeks ago, China successfully soft landed a rover on the Lunar surface. Yes, we were way ahead of them, and so were the Russians. In historical terms, the 25 year advantage we had on […]

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China Launches A Lunar Rover

December 3, 2013

    It has been over 40 years since anyone has achieved a soft landing on the Moon. The last Luna Rover in 1976 that the Soviets launched operated for many months after it landed. Now a third country, this one a new spacefaring nation, China, is about to soft-land a robot on Sinus Iridum […]

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China’s Second Puberty.

November 30, 2013
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  It’s always a bad sign when your region’s largest superpower publishes a new “air defense identification zone” and identifies your air space as their air space. This is what happened in southeast Asia  on Saturday and it went over like a lead balloon. The US immediately flew two B-52s through the newly tagged Chinese airspace, […]

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The Amazing Terracotta Army

February 9, 2013

        On Mount Lishan in 1974 farmers stumbled upon these pits that were up to 18 feet deep and featurd life sized Chinese soldiers, chariots, and horses. The Emporer Qin Shi Hangdi fashioned them, 8000 of them, and built an entire necropolis meticulously appointed with offices, storage rooms and hallways.    No […]

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Chinese Mint New Coinage Featuring Their First Aircraft Carrier.

January 7, 2013

“The Chinese Navy’s first aircraft carrier Liaoning,” is on each coin in Mandarin, for denominations of 10, 300 and 2000 and 200 yuan.  You know you are dealing with a newly militarized and confident China when they commemorate an aircraft carrier only months after it’s first trap. We should expect to see a new Chinese […]

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Did You Know That The Chinese Have A Space Station?

September 12, 2012

  The Tiangong-1 is the Chinese Nation’s first space station. The name means Heavenly Palace 1. It was launched on September 20th, 2011, on a Long March 2 F/G rocket. The idea is to use the space station as a training regimen for docking and living and working in zero gravity for a new generation […]

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The Chinese Military Parade And Video Is A Poster Child For Totalitarian Propaganda.

October 7, 2011

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Dolce Gabbana Purses Aren’t The Only Things The Chinese Knock Off

July 14, 2010

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Absolutely Beautiful Kung Fu Form

June 2, 2010

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Tiananmen Square From The Point Of View Of The Tank Driver. BRILLIANT!

May 1, 2010

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Chinese Plan Space Station

March 4, 2010

“China’s space program will launch an unmanned experimental module next year, the first component of its permanent space station, state media reported Wednesday. Before the completion of the station, the 8.5 ton module, named Tiangong 1, or “Heavenly Palace,” will be used for docking practice by China’s Shenzhou space craft, Qi Faren, the program’s veteran […]

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Shaolin Snake Form Kung Fu.

December 13, 2009

In the tradition of Shaolin Kung Fu, Snake Style is a major family of styles. This is really cool. Enjoy. Related Posts:Absolutely Beautiful Kung Fu FormMonkey Style Kung FuPhotos From China’s Chang’e 3 Lunar Lander and Yutu, Lunar Rover.How about a “Congratulations China” from the US?China Launches A Lunar Rover

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Monkey Style Kung Fu

December 6, 2009

This is short but cool. Monkey style and Drunken Monkey style reprise the natural motions of a  monkey. Related Posts:Absolutely Beautiful Kung Fu FormMonkey Kung Fu DemoShaolin Snake Form Kung Fu.Photos From China’s Chang’e 3 Lunar Lander and Yutu, Lunar Rover.How about a “Congratulations China” from the US?

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The Largest Army in the World Turns 60

October 1, 2009

Tiananmen Square in central Beijing became a high-tech stage to celebrate the birth of the People’s Republic of China on October 1, 1949, with the Communist Party leadership and guests watching a meticulously disciplined show of national confidence.

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Gunpowder Kills Irony

August 25, 2009

  Members of the royal court of the Han Dynasty in ancient China had access to the best homeopathic medicines of the day. The Han Emperor sent his physicians to find a way to extend life for people. I guess when you are the Emperor of9 million square miles of territory, or the largest empire […]

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Chinese Military Conducts Mobility Exercise

August 13, 2009

The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) marked its 82nd birthday on August 1, with the Hu Jintao leadership having taken several major initiatives to raise the quality of its senior personnel. President and commander-in-chief Hu has also given a big boost to military modernization by pledging unprecedented civilian support for the PLA’s ambitious goals “in the […]

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