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China may be hacking every iPhone user in the country

Chinese authorities just launched “a malicious attack on Apple” that could capture user names and passwords of anyone who logs into the iCloud from anywhere in the country, the… 412 more words

Prelude to Conflict: Asia, October 20

Paula Bronstein, award-winning photojournalist, was arrested in Mong Kok, HK, for standing on a car to take a photo. Standing on a car, by HK law, is a greater crime than unsheathing a samurai sword in a theater. 678 more words


Hazy Day On The River

Ricoh GR, ISO 200, 1/60 sec, f/6.3, EV 0.0. Post processing in Viveza 2 and Silver Efex Pro 2. 8 more words


A look back: Imperial roof decoration in China

Here’s a detail from a roof of a building in the Forbidden City in Beijing that I took during our trip to China in 2007. According to Wiki, these figures were only allowed on official buildings. 105 more words


Hong Kong leader accuses foreign powers of meddling in pro-democracy protests

HONG KONG – Hong Kong’s leader has claimed that “external forces” are participating in student-led pro-democracy protests that have occupied parts of this financial capital for more than three weeks, but provided no evidence to back his accusation. 443 more words


Beijing broke its own air-quality rules and held a marathon in toxic conditions

Runners World has concluded that it will take a wide range of geographic, psychological, and demographic factors to achieve a sub two-hour marathon—the current record stands at 2:02:57. 320 more words


There seems to always be new places opening to try out.

This week was Big Mama in Lido. We actually went on the Saturday but the waiting time was way too long so we gave it a try the next day. 13 more words

Life In China