Huge Confucius

This giant head and shoulders, representing the famous thinker and social philosopher of the 5th century BC is part of a new exhibition at the Rockbund Art Museum in Shanghai. Created by world renowned artist Zhang Huan, Q Confucius is part of a series of the artist’s thoughts on art and society. The enormous sculpture has been planned by the artist and museum for over two years. It is Huan’s response to a series of question he posed himself, such as China’s place in the modern world and the responsibilities with its emergence as a global superpower, economically, socially, militarily and scientifically. Is there room for a sense of Chinese spirituality in the twenty first century?” w/ photos

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Three Way Bridge

A bridge normally has two sides, that much is taken for granted. Yet what do you call a bridge which crosses a river three-ways? The citizens of Midland in Michigan, US, were faced with this conundrum but solved it with aplomb. They took the words bridge and tri and combined them. The tridge was born. Three way bridges are usually called tri-bridges and are not to be confused with y-bridges are just fork bridges wherein the traffic from one direction bifurcates in two directions. The tridge allows three way traffic. It is one of only twelve tri-bridges in the world, out of which merely four are for pedestrians.” w/ photos

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World’s Biggest Bat

“With their giant wingspans, flying foxes are the world’s biggest bats. Australia’s black flying foxes are a prime example, with wingspans up to six feet.” — NatGeo

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How To Perform CPR Like A Man

“Vinnie Jones shows how hard and fast Hands-only CPR to Stayin’ Alive by the Bee Gees can help save the life of someone who has had a cardiac arrest. The Hollywood hardman is starring in a British Heart Foundation TV advert urging more people to carry out CPR in a medical emergency.” — BritishHeartFound

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Top 8 Lies That Will Save Your Relationship

“People often say they want honesty in a relationship. This is a lie. This is not to say that you should tell your beloved that your name is Sam when it’s Chris, or that you can claim your parents are dead when in fact they live in New Jersey. But sometimes, a white lie or half-truth is exactly what a relationship needs. Here are eight fabrications that are probably okay to use if you want your relationship to stay on track.” w/ photos

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