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Balancing an egg on end during vernal equinox

[2014-03-21 14:33]

Vernal equinox, one of the 24 solar terms in the Chinese calendar, falls on March 21 this year. It is a custom in China to balance eggs on that day.

Peng Liyuan meets with Michelle Obama

[2014-03-21 14:30]

US first lady Michelle Obama met Peng Liyuan, wife of Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing March 21, 2014.

A long musical journey to Carnegie Hall

[2014-03-21 13:15]

For cellist Clara Tsang, the road to Carnegie Hall was paved with good intentions and many, many disappointments.

Los Angeles County Air Show

[2014-03-21 11:01]

The US Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, fly in a tight formation as they practice their routines in F/A-18 Hornet fighter jets on rehearsal day for the Los Angeles County Air Show.

Men can be good pole dancers

[2014-03-20 22:05]

In recent years, people's perceptions of pole dancing has gradually shifted and, while it used to be only viewed as an erotic performance normally seen in a strip club it is now enjoying a growing reputation as an art form.

Don't need a bed to sleep tight

[2014-03-20 17:28]

World Sleep Day, started by International Foundation for Mental Health and Neuro-Science, is an annual event marked on March 21 since 2001.

Pianist Yuja Wang plays to a sold-out Lincoln Center

[2014-03-20 12:06]

The colorful cover of pianist Yuja Wang's latest album belies the difficulty of the pieces she recorded for the CD: Sergei Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No 3, often called one of the most technically difficult pieces of music.

Virginia on the road to China

[2014-03-20 12:06]

The State of Virginia is seeking strong ties with China with Governor Terry McAuliffe announcing on Wednesday a historic visit to China by the Richmond Ballet and a series of cultural and economic exchanges.

Pro-Russian forces take over Ukraine's naval HQ

[2014-03-20 08:08]

Russian troops backed by unarmed volunteers stormed Ukraine's naval headquarters in the Crimean port of Sevastopol on Wednesday and raised the Russian flag, as Moscow tightened its control of the Black Sea peninsula.

Fashions of the first ladies

[2014-03-20 08:01]

The first ladies of China and the US, who are scheduled to meet this week, their first meeting ever, have much in common

HK cellist to perform at Carnegie Hall

[2014-03-19 22:50]

Cellist Clara Tsang, founder of Hong Kong Cellist Society, rehearsing for her performance on Tuesday at the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in New York.

Skyscrapers in E China resemble LV check pattern

[2014-03-19 09:17]

This photo taken on March 18 shows a building in Jinan, capital city of East China's Shandong province, with black-and-white exteriors that look like giant chessboards and also the famous check pattern of the Louis Vuitton brand.

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