🇩🇪🍞 Foods of the World: Pretzels

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Hope you’re hungry! Today’s savory [or sweet] cultural treat comes all the way from central Europe… the oddly-shaped bread affectionately known as the pretzel! A pretzel 碱水圈 jiǎn shuǐ quān is a type of baked bread product made from dough most commonly twisted into a big knot. Pretzels originated in Europe, possibly among monks in the Early Middle Ages. The traditional pretzel shape is […]

🎥 4 Foreign Films Come to China | April 2017 (中英双语)

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Time for April’s foreign film list and it’s a little sparse compared to the previous few months. No need to fret, I’m sure they’ll make up for it in the summer months. We have faith in the entertainment industry here. Wink wink. Need help buying tickets?: How To Buy Movie Tickets On Wechat **Remember, all movies are subject to […]

😂 April Fool’s Day: 10 Best Hoaxes of all Time

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Source: hoaxes.org Here’s your friendly reminder that it’s almost April 1 aka April Fool’s Day 愚人节 yú rén jiē – so don’t believe any message or call at face value, your friends or loved ones could be trying to prank you! In this fun, but dastardly deceptive, traditional holiday, people all over Western culture will try to play smalltricks on […]

🎥 New! Spider-Man: Homecoming Trailer with Chinese Subtitles 《蜘蛛侠:英雄归来》预告片 (中文字幕)

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Yes, you read that right… yet another Spider-Man movie is hitting theaters this summer. This time, starring the same actor we saw during Captain America: Civil War last year. And the villain this time around? The Vulture, played by the legendary Michael Keaton. Maybe he got cast in this role after his Oscar-nominated performance in Birdman? […]

🏀 Win ¥333 for March Madness! Fill out your brackets now~

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To help bring the tradition of March Madness 疯狂三月 fēng kuáng sān yuè and the Final Four to China, we’ve started a little tournament bracket challenge of our own… free for everyone to join~ You cannot have US sports culture without the NCAA bracket tournament every year… If any of you have any interest in the […]