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Jun 19, 2014

Tibet’s Slow Burn

Ever greater numbers of Chinese value Tibet’s religion and culture. But their government still treats it as a subversive region to be subdue... #Tibet #China

Jul 05, 2014

Dark snow: from the Arctic to the Himalayas, the phenomenon that is accelerating glacier melting

Industrial dust and soil, blown thousands of miles, settle on ice sheets and add to rising sea level threat When American geologist Ulyana Horodyskyj set up a mini weather station at 5,800m on Mount Himlung, on the Nepal-Tibet border, she looked east... #Nepal #Tibet #Himalayas #The Arctic

Jun 26, 2014

Keating: Getting a rise out of North Korea's Kim

It's not every day that the dudes from Pineapple Express can prompt an implicit threat of nuclear war. So I presume that the producers of "The Interview," the new Kim Jong Un assassination comedy starring Seth Rogen and James Franco, presumably can't... #China #Europe #Central Intelligence Agency #Hollywood #Henry Kissinger #Tibet #Kazakhstan #Martin Scorsese #James Franco #Charlie Chaplin #Richard Gere #Seth Rogen #Kim Jong-un #Pineapple Express #Dalai Lama

Jul 02, 2014

TIBET: Here's Why Tibetans Can Live Comfortably At Crazy-High Altitudes

When you or I go up to high altitude (we) gradually adapt by furiously generating more red blood cells, to increase the blood’s ability to absorb oxygen, which gets thinner the higher we go. But we pay a price: all of those extra blood cells can make... #China #Tibet #David Cameron

Jul 09, 2014

Writer 'on house arrest' with Kerry in China

A well-known Tibetan writer has said that she and her husband have been placed under house arrest in Beijing, as China plays host to US State Secretary John Kerry for the latest round of US-China talks. Tsering Woeser, who has been advocating for Tib... #China #Beijing #John Kerry #US State Department #Tibet #Facebook

Jul 10, 2014

Dalai Lama coming to Wang Theatre in Boston

The Dalai Lama has a following as devout as any rock star, so it&aposs not surprising he commands rock star prices. The Dalai Lama (AP file photo)   The Dalai Lama will make a special appearance at the Citi Performing Arts Wang Theatre in Boston on O... #China #India #Tibet #Dalai Lama #Boston (band)

Jul 03, 2014

Bulletproof Coffee, The New Power Drink Of Silicon Valley

Move over, green juice. Startup execs, Hollywood A-listers, and regular joes are now swearing by butter-infused Bulletproof coffee. Cloud computing pioneer Dave Asprey took a trip to Tibet in 2004 to learn how to meditate. But it was the yak-butter t... #Hollywood #Silicon Valley #Tibet

Jul 06, 2014

Dalai Lama urges end to anti-Muslim violence

The Dalai Lama, the spiritual leader of the Tibetan people, has reiterated his plea to Buddhists in Myanmar and Sri Lanka to halt violence against Muslims, in a speech to tens of thousands of devotees to mark his 79th birthday. In front of the massiv... #Iraq #China #Hollywood #India #Sri Lanka #Tibet #Myanmar #Richard Gere #Dalai Lama #Himalayas #Leh, Ladakh

Jun 11, 2014

5-Million-Year-Old Arctic Fox Ancestor Found in Tibet

An ancient ancestor to the Arctic fox has been unearthed in Tibet, lending credence to the notion that ice-age mammals fanned out from the plateau... #Tibet #The Arctic
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