China is a fascinating country, with centuries of rich history and culture. But it can be quite the culture shock on your first trip! Sometime during your visit, you’ll have to deal with smog, chopsticks, and government bureaucracy. Just stay informed and be prepared, and you’ll have a stress-free vacation.
INFOGRAPHIC: On October 4, 1957, the Soviet Union launched the world’s first artificial satellite. An historic milestone that would radically change the world of communications. Today, satellites are fundamental to our daily lives, and the number of launches is increasing. Here we analyse the 1,234 operational satellites orbiting Earth today. PUBLISHED : Monday, 29 Dec 2014, 9:32am UPDATED : Monday, 29 Dec, 2014, 12:20pm