Letter writing appears to be a lost art in this age of Facebook and Twitter, but my sister Mary Wu shares a bit about one of her long-time favourite hobbies that involves good old-fashioned pen and paper.
Listen to a radio interview with top model and food lover Poppy P.
The interview with top model and food lover Poppy P.
Not much is known about the life of Bi Sheng, a common artisan who was born in China around 990AD during the Northern Song Dynasty. But thanks to Chinese scholar Shen Kuo's writings, we know what Bi invented.
Electric bikes combine traditional two-wheelers with modern technology. Listen to the description of three new bike models.
Electric bikes combine traditional two-wheelers with modern technology. Read the description of three new bike models.
Sima Qian was born around 145BCE during the Han dynasty. He was the son of the "grand historian" to the imperial Court. This job included responsibility for astronomical observations, the Court calendar, and keeping daily records of state events and ceremonies.
Hidden cameras have captured exciting footage of the moment six rare baby Pallas cats first ventured out of their nest box at the Highland Wildlife Park in Scotland.
Paul is just leaving school when his phone rings. It’s his mum. Listen to their conversation. Why is mum calling him and what does she want him to do?
Paul: Hi, Mum.Mum: Ah, good I’ve caught you. Where are you?Paul: I’ve just walked out of the school gates. I’m on my way to basketball. I told you this morning.