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So what is it all about? The Yulin Dog Eating Festival is a yearly tradition in Yulin, the Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region of China. It is a festival deeply rooted in ancient Chinese tradition. It is also deeply rooted in animal cruelty. Stray dogs and cats are rounded up. Much loved pets are also illegally grabbed in order to satisfy the feeding frenzy that will take place. Animals are cruelly slaughtered many skinned alive.

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The end of WWII marked the birth of China as we know it today. After the Second World War, a civil war broke out between the once-allied Chinese and J #infographics

The end of WWII marked the birth of China as we know it today. After the Second World War, a civil war broke out between the once-allied Chinese and J #infographics

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Elie Saab Spring 2015 Couture. Maybe not cry on this one because I don't love the colors, but what an absolutely stunning design!

Elie Saab Spring 2015 Couture. Maybe not cry on this one because I don't love the colors, but what an absolutely stunning design!

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Take some old crockery... and turn it into something gorgeous. Old crockery tutorials.

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Kitchens - Bespoke, Handmade, Shaker, Country and Designer Kitchens from Plain English

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Definitely the best thing about staying in #Chinatown in #Melbourne is having #amazing #Chinese #food like this all around you absolutely #delicious! #foodporn #China #dumplings #rice #beef #chicken #onions #oriental #yummy #travel #tourism #tourist #leisure #life #culture #VIC #IgersMelbourne #IgersAustralia #Australia #Victoria #IgersVIC

from BBC News

Mortgages: How to get the best deal

An expert explains why saving up for longer can make a big difference to the amount lenders charge for a mortgage.

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Why did they build the Great Wall of China? | All About History

The 11th #G20 Summit will be held in #Hangzhou, Zhejiang on September 4 and 5.

The 11th #G20 Summit will be held in #Hangzhou, Zhejiang on September 4 and 5.

from Opinionator

The Destructive Influence of Imaginary Peers

I learned about this interesting New York Times article from Larry Ferlazzo's blog - "The Destructive Influence of Imaginary Peers"