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Friday, November 21, 2014
Hollywood actress Lily Collins arrived in Taiwan late Wednesday to attend the Golden Horse Awards ceremony in Taipei scheduled to take place this weekend.
Iraq Ballet school a testament to city's resilience
Ann Khalid did not feel well, but she insisted on dancing a brief scene from Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake with her classmates. The 12-year-old is determined to one day have a career dancing and teaching ballet, not an easy path in a country torn for years by conflict.
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Richard Johnson can see right through the masterpieces of Rembrandt and van Gogh. The Cornell University electrical and computer engineering professor is a digital art detective, able to unlock the mysteries of a work's age and authenticity by analyzing its underlying canvas or paper.
Cornell professor unlocks the mysteries of classic paintings
New York's Times Square was illuminated by the world's highest resolution video display screen of its size as the monitor — nearly as big as a football field — was switched on Tuesday evening.
'Thor' star Chris Hemsworth named People's sexiest man
Australian actor and “Thor” avenger Chris Hemsworth is the world's sexiest man, the U.S. magazine People said Thursday.
Rocky love: Letters by great women are auctioned
An unprecedented collection of 1,500 documents from some of history's greatest women is being auctioned in Paris, including everything from Catherine the Great's imperious letter shunning her lover, to Brigitte Bardot's plea to cancel the release of a song that ended up being banned in several countries owing to its sexual content.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Ken Takakura, known for his stoic heroes, dies
Ken Takakura, a craggy-faced, quiet star known for playing outlaws and stoic heroes in scores of Japanese films, has died of lymphoma. He was 83.
Girlfriend of Jay Chou fields marriage questions about marriage plans
Model and actress Hannah Quinlivan (昆凌) fielded reporters' questions Tuesday about her newly revealed relationship with Jay Chou (周杰倫), saying it has not been decided whether their wedding will take place in Paris.
The Shinkong Mitsukoshi (新光三越) in the A9 building of the Xinyi shopping district recently held the “2014 Taiwan Crafts Competition: The Dream of Craft (2014臺灣工藝競賽: 工藝之夢),”which is one of the most acclaimed crafts competition in Taiwan.
Jolie says 'Unbroken' antidote to hate and violence
Hollywood star Angelina Jolie said Tuesday she wanted her World War II epic “Unbroken,” which was filmed in Australia, to act as an antidote to the violence and hate in the world.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
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