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For the Last Decade, Artist and Collector Thomas Sauvin Recovered Discarded Negatives from A Recycling Plant Outside Beijing

Since 2009, the French collector and artist Thomas Sauvin has salvaged discarded negatives from a recycling plant on the edge of Beijing, negatives that were destined to destruction. Continue reading »

“Symbiosis Of Working And Living”: Claustrophobic Homes Of Beijing In Stunning Photographs By Alina Fedorenko

Alina Fedorenko is an professional photographer and traveler who was born in 1985 in Lviv, Ukraine and currently lives and works in Berlin, Germany. Alina studied Fashion Design in London. Continue reading »

This Guy Collected Beijing’s Smog And Made It Into A Brick

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This Chinese artist took is upon himself to help the world understand just how polluted Beijing’s air has truly become. So in order to visualize the problem, he collected the air pollution with a vacuum and then formed a brick with is. Pretty gross, right? Continue reading »

Ni Hao, Auto-Bots! Transformers Greet Fans in Beijing

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The Auto-Bots stand stalwart against the forces of evil on June 24, 2014, at a popular tourist spot on Qianmen Street in Beijing to herald the coming Chinese release of “Transformers: Age of Extinction” this coming Friday, June 27. The Auto-Bots attracted a wave of attention and pictures from Transformer fans and visiting tourists. (Photo: CRIENGLISH.com / Song Xiaofeng)
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Tough Training at Beijing Bodyguard Camp


Four female future bodyguards walk to attend a shooting class under the guidance of an instructor in Beijing, March 14, 2014. A total of 65 trainees, 7 of whom are women, take part in the bodyguard training session in Beijing’s suburban Shunyi district. All trainees, aged from 18 to 30, mostly special troops and retired athletes, undergo training to develop sufficient skills to become bodyguards. The courses include martial arts, FBI mind reading, anti-terrorist training and international business etiquette. The graduation rate is low – only a few of them will become private bodyguards after a series of grilling tests. (Photo: CFP)
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Beijing Pants Run


This picture taken on February 23, 2014 shows participants wearing dresses running half-naked in the annual 3.5 km Undie Run held in the Olympic Forest Park smog-covered Beijing. Some 200 participants took part in this event, many of them with gas masks, as dangerous smog blighted swathes of northern China in recent days. (Photo by AFP Photo/STR) Continue reading »

Photo of the Day: Heavy Smog Hits Beijing


The LED screen shows the rising sun on the Tiananmen Square which is shrouded with heavy smog on January 16, 2014 in Beijing, China. Beijing Municipal Government issued a yellow smog alert this morning. (Photo by ChinaFotoPress/ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images)

China Fashion Week in Beijing


Models showcase designs by Chinese designer Zhang Jingjing on the runway at Zhang Jingjing Haute Couture Collection show during Mercedes-Benz China Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2014 at 751 D-PARK Central Halll on October 26, 2013 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Feng Li/Getty Images) Continue reading »

Giant Pandas in Beijing Zoo

In photographs by Chinese photographer Lintao Zhang. Continue reading »

China Fashion Week in Beijing

Models present creations by university graduates at China Fashion Week in Beijing. (Vincent Thian/Associated Press) Continue reading »

Piaget: Official Timekeeper of Beijing International Polo Open Tournament

For the third Beijing International Polo Open Tournament, luxury watch-maker Piaget has been announced the official timekeeper of the event. Beijing Polo Open Tournament has officially cooperated with World Polo Tour for the very first time, thus becoming the one and only top tier polo tournament in China which can register the international ranking points.

The event is organized at the foot of the twisted and splendid Great Wall Badaling Section, along with an assembly of famous polo players across the world. The Piaget polo wristwatch collection comes in cases and bands delicately crafted together, interlaced with gloss and matte.

Models in Piaget watches and jewelery on the Great Wall. (Piaget/handout) Continue reading »

Lego Sports City Recreates 2008 Beijing Olympics

Lego Sports City Recreates 2008 Beijing Olympics
Lego Sports City Recreates 2008 Beijing Olympics
Created by The Hong Kong LEGO Users Group within 100 hrs. +7 images. Continue reading »