China 24

What are you hearing: Yanny or Laurel?

It’s the audio clip that’s become a viral sensation: Yanny or Laurel? It’s dividing people across the Internet, and even the staff of CGTN America here in Washington, D.C. CGTN’s Audrey Siek and Jim Spellman went around the newsroom to get to the bottom of the sound.


Crayfish vs Crawfish: Cooking up China’s favorite ‘little lobster’

In China, crayfish is called xiao lóngxiā (小龙虾), or “little lobster”. In the U.S., you might hear crawfish called “crawdads” or “mud bugs”. But in both countries, you’ll find these crustaceans have quite the following. In this special edition of the Digital Hub, CGTN’s Audrey Siek and Jim Spellman teamed up for a crayfish cook off, comparing Chinese versus American dishes.