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This takes “shanzhai” to a whole new level

The picturesque town of Hallstatt in Austria will soon be reproduced, in its entirety, in the PRD town of Huizhou: “Every detail, statue, and doorknob will be replicated,” according to one report. Needless to say, the Hallstatters aren’t too amused by the idea. Continue reading

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Don’t put away your scarf and winter jacket just yet…

This winter has been brutal. Not necessarily because it’s been cold (although it definitely has been), but because the winter seems so drawn out. We had a bit of a break yesterday with sunny skies and warm weather, which might lead you to think spring has finally sprung. But if you thought that, you’d be wrong. Continue reading

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