Places where you can interact with robots
Whether you view them as benevolent protectors meant to aid us , mechanical servants created to handle menial tasks , or ultimately our undoing , robots are undeniably compelling.
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Thursday Mar 6
Amanda Putz: Concerts you gotta see in Ottawa, Gatineau
Amanda Putz is the host of Bandwidth, which airs every Saturday at 5 p.m. ET on CBC Radio One, 91.5 FM in Ottawa.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Wall Street Journal
South Korea-Japan Rift on Exhibit in China
HARBIN, China-Even in the icy midwinter, the crowded train station here has become an unlikely pilgrimage spot for South Koreans like Cho Yoon-hee, a smartly dressed homemaker from the Korean port city of Busan.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
The Indian Express
Chinese boy stabs self with needles for not scoring 100%
Doctors in Heilongjiang Province spent over two hours removing the needles that were buried in the child's stomach.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Unit 731 site to become cultural park
National approval has been granted to turn the site of Japan's notorious Unit 731 in northeast China's Harbin into a cultural park to expose the crimes of the Japanese invaders.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
The First Post
Beijing air pollution like a 'nuclear winter', scientists say
TOXIC air pollution in China's capital city, Beijing, is now so bad it resembles nuclear winter, Chinese scientists have warned.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
International Business Times
Beijing Smog Reaches Crisis Levels, Lung Cancer Cases and Deaths to Grow
With the smog enveloping Beijing already on its sixth consecutive day, the World Health Organisation said the current levels of air pollution in A woman wearing a mask checks her mobile phone during a smoggy day on the square in front of Harbin's landmark San Sophia church, in Heilongjiang province.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Sanya sunbather strips nude in violation of ban, claiming health benefits
Hainan authorities arrest a naked sunbather from Harbin who says he disregarded a ban on nudism because his doctor advised him to go somewhere sunny and warm for treatment A man detained by police for sunbathing in the nude on a beach in the popular resort city of Sanya on Hainan Island after a government ban on nudity has insisted that he needed ... (more)
Thu Feb 13, 2014
The Globe and Mail
Musician Wanting Qu still playing catch-up
Wanting Qu leads a bifurcated life. In Asia, she has become an award-winning, platinum-selling singer-songwriter.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
International Business Times
China Smog Makes Capital "barely suitable" for Life: Report
Severe pollution in Beijing has made the Chinese capital "barely suitable" for living, according to an official Chinese report, as the world's second-largest economy tries to reduce often hazardous levels of smog caused by decades of rapid growth.
Structural biology: Deadly deception
The viral infectivity factor is a protein found in HIV and other retroviruses. It sabotages the host immune system by subverting the activity of restriction factors, but the molecular mechanisms underlying this process are unclear.
China to set up $1.6 bln fund to help fight smog
Pedestrians walk as haze partially obscures a view of downtown Harbin, in China's Heilongjiang province, on January 6, 2014.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
South China Morning Post
Nine arrested in Harbin over MBA exam cheating
The Ministry of Education said people who cheated in the exams would be barred from taking any national level examinations for up to three years.
Mon Feb 10, 2014
Ambassador to pay tribute at Chinese memorial to Korean independence hero
The South Korean ambassador to China will make a two-day visit to a Chinese memorial hall this week to pay tribute to a revered Korean independence hero, an embassy official said Tuesday.
Fri Feb 07, 2014
People's Daily Online
Mr Abe, creating confusion can't change history
Lowering tensions between China and Japan over historical issues and maritime territorial disputes is a common wish.