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20 Most Powerful Chinese Celebrities Summary

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

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In a recent four part series we took a look at the top 20 Chinese celebrities who were part of Forbes Magazine’s China’s 25 Most Powerful Celebrities. From actors to athletes the list has them all.  However, rather than just listing the celebrity’s name and their “power” rank like the Forbe’s article does, we decided […]

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World Bra Tour: Korean Bra Commercials

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

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In our quest to learn a little more about the world we’ve embarked on the World Bra Tour to examine how different countries approach advertising something as simple as a woman’s bra.  Last time we checked out the latest undergarment fashions in Germany.  This time we go to Asia and see how Korea advertises bra’s […]

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20 Most Powerful Chinese Celebrities – Part 4

Monday, April 20, 2009

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In part 1, part 2, and part 3 of our 4 part series we looked at the most powerful Chinese celebrities ranked from 20 to 6.  Instead of just listing a simple one line description of these celebrities like the Forbes article China’s 25 Most Powerful Celebrities does, we were inspired to look a little […]

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Best Chinese Learning Blogs

Friday, April 17, 2009

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My mission was simple.  Go out and search the world wide web to find the best bloggers that blog about learning Mandarin Chinese.  What kind of blogs?  Chinese language blogs that talk about language learning resources, tips for speaking, offer listening practice, etc…   There are many blogs about living in China and while these […]

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World Bra Tour: German Bra Commercials

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

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In the United States when I think of ladies underwear I think of Victoria’s Secret.  If you were to ask me to name another store I wouldn’t know how to answer.  Victoria’s Secret is a staple in any American mall, men lust over their sexy models, and it seems like every woman loves shopping there.  […]

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20 Most Powerful Chinese Celebrities – Part 3

Monday, April 13, 2009

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In part 1 and part 2 of our 4 part series we looked at the most powerful Chinese celebrities ranked from 20 to 11.  Instead of just listing a simple one line description of these celebrities like the Forbes article China’s 25 Most Powerful Celebrities does, we were inspired to look a little more in-depth […]

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Get Ready, French Tecktonic Dance Coming to USA

Friday, April 10, 2009

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Apparently the hottest dance craze in France, which originated in Paris, and has quickly spread throughout Europe is a dance called “Tecktonic.”  It’s so popular that American based National Public Radio has predicted that it’s only a matter of time before Tecktonic comes to our American shores.  Watching the videos of Tecktonic dancing online I […]

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Naughty Paris: A Lady’s Guide to the Sexy City

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

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Most travel guidebooks you see for Paris have titles like Paris:  The Eyewitness Travel Guide or simply the Paris Travel Guide Book.  However, this travel guidebook caught my attention.  The full title is Naughty Paris:  A Lady’s Guide to the Sexy City. It’s a guidebook that takes a classy “not trashy” look at Paris’s erotic […]

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20 Most Powerful Chinese Celebrities – Part 2

Monday, April 6, 2009

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In part 1 of this 4 part series we started profiling the top 20 most powerful Chinese celebrities as listed in a recent Forbes article which ranked the China’s 25 Most Powerful Celebrities for 2008.  While the list is interesting to browse, the Forbes article and accompanying picture show doesn’t go into much depth about […]

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5 Popular Japanese Fast Food Restaurants for Burgers

Friday, April 3, 2009

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Here in the United States we have the standard heavy weights in the fast food arena when it comes to burgers:  McDonald’s, Wendy’s, Burger King, Hardees / Carl’s Jr., etc…  While many of those fast food joints have been exported abroad, I got to wondering, what are some popular local home-grown fast food restaurants in […]

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