For Tao Xiangli, it was a natural segue from building his own submarine.
Articles tagged "beijing"
Don't reinvent the drone. Hack it.
To get more water to the capital, officials have a two-pronged approach: bring in water from elsewhere, and desalinate seawater.
The looped route of Line 2 traces the path once taken by the ancient city walls, but Mao's disdain for history saw the structure make way for subterranean tunnels and the heaving ring road directly above. A staggering 1.5 million people use the line
It's not often that ancient Chinese texts about divining the future and social media meet.
What can the average person on Beijing's streets do to combat the problem, especially in light of the Chinese government's strict control over pollution monitoring?
Zhu Ling's story begins with her poisoning in 1995, and ends with the Boston bombing, high-ranking government officials, and calls for someone's head.
But for now it hasn't. Maybe.
Save your lungs from a toxic commute.
As smog unravels the Faustian bargain of Chinese society.
“I used to be a nobody,” says a voice. “Until I discovered the internet.”
Some insight into the methodology of Beijing’s bustling online whac-a-mole.
Beijing’s got air issues. Dust and fumes blow in from out-of-province factories and the city suffers from the exhaust of more than five million cars. Until recently, officials in the Chinese capital half-boasted that 2,000 new cars were joining its…
Last Thursday, Beijing showed off what might be a new tool in its war on information. At around 11am China time, Internet users on the mainland found themselves unable to access multiple foreign websites and a number of Chinese sites, including Sina'…
Ai Weiwei, who, along with "some associates":http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/apr/11/chinese-associates-ai-weiwei-missing, is still being held incommunicado by the Chinese authorities, was set to appear at the TED conference last month, but his s…
For decades, Ai Weiwei has been taking on the Chinese state with the apparent protection afforded by his stature in the global art world. Yesterday, he was detained by authorities at the Beijing airport as he was leaving for Hong Kong, and he hasn’…
h5. Above: photos from Wangfujing, Feb. 20, 2010, by 明睿. Yeah, the Twitter revolution is up for debate, but the "Jasmine Revolution" is really on shaky ontological ground. Or maybe not. A large number of silent protesters may or may not