“Balanced” Faces, Blood Type, and Zodiac Signs: China’s Weirdest Job Requirements

When it comes to weird job requirements, China definitely takes the cake. In the midst of a booming economy, job seekers are discovering that their diplomas from China’s most prestigious universities may not be enough. A quick run-through of the local job ads shows quite a number of interesting “requirements”. One Beijing school’s recruitment ad …

The Dos and Don’ts of Feng Shui

Living in accordance with the proper application of feng shui simply means one should try to find a balance between man and nature. It’s all about harmony, so any form of disruption, disturbance or ill-ease can be problematic for people living within a particular home. To ensure that you’re building and living in a harmonious …

The 10 Key Principles of Feng Shui

Despite its current reputation as a mystical practice, in reality it should be viewed more as the core of Chinese architecture. It combines knowledge of geography, meteorology, ecology, urban planning and architecture. These are the ten key principles of feng shui you should know: 1. The universe is integrated and holistic. It may sound trite …

An Introduction To Feng Shui

It is very easy to dismiss feng shui as just another one of those hokey magic tricks that capitalize on Asian mysticism, like fortune telling with tea leaves or palm-reading. After all, some avid followers of feng shui swear that they can change their fortune by re-arranging their furniture. What a bunch of hooey, right? …

Feast of Flowers: Dining Concept Featuring More Fancy Than Green?

In 1992, the restaurant concept Feast of Flowers was founded in Chongqing, the hub of Southeastern China. Featuring a green dining concept, Feast of Flowers was indeed a precocious concept in the early 1990s. Feast of Flowers experienced a difficult beginning like many other pioneers in their industries, because in most cases an unique idea …

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