Seeing red: Valentineâs Day 2012
>People around the world once again expressed their affection for one another in many ways with balloons, cards, flowers, chocolates, gifts, and kisses to name just a few. The National Retail Federation said Americans alone will spend some $17.6 billion on the day that traces its origins to Roman rituals and the legend of Saint Valentine from the Catholic Church.
Why Did These Ducks — All 5,000 Of Them — Cross The Road? [UPDATE]
By Alicia To prove they aren’t chickens! On June 17 in Taizhou City of Zhejiang Province, Mr. Hong and his three aides were photographed walking their 5,000 ducks to a nearby pond, which is a kilometer from their house. As Mr. Hong told Beijing News,
Top-of-the-Week Links: Masked beach-goers, a modern Chinese tragedy, and proof that even God loves bacon
Image from Reuters, via The Atlantic Wire Friday was International Kissing Day, and on Saturday FC Guoan won 1-0 at home vs. Guangzhou Evergrande. It all makes sense: here are links. While netizens "debate" the forced abortion in Shaanxi, another cas