Articles tagged 2008 olympics

Beijing Welcomes You: Unveiling the Capital City of the Future

A up-close account of a city—and a world—at a thrilling and confounding moment in history, in which nothing can be counted as stable, from the sidewalk underfoot to Western assumptions about democracy and progress.

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21 Aug 2007 // 2:59 AM

China prepares to welcome world to 2008 Olympics

BEIJING—Hosting the Summer Olympics is a coup for any country, but China regards the 2008 Beijing Games as nothing short of a historic marker of

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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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