May 31, 2018

Enter “Manhattanhenge”

A unique natural phenomenon takes place in an even more unique city: in New York City, Manhattanhenge refers to the alignment of the sunset (Summer) or sunrise (Winter) with the Manhattan street grid.

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May 10, 2018

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.

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April 27, 2018

What’s an H-1B visa? And who gets them?

In 2016, one in six people in the U.S. labor force was foreign born. For the past six years, companies in the United States have filed more than a million applications to enter a lottery for skilled foreign workers. Their chances of winning the right to work in the United States were around 44 percent. CGTN’s Kelly Wang reports.

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Six most popular Chinese technology Company
April 17, 2018

Top Chinese tech brands you should know about

2018 Spring Meetings of the IMF and the World Bank Group are underway in Washington, D.C. . With the fast-pace economic development in China, many Chinese technology companies have been coming up in the recent years. Here are six popular Chinese technology companies.

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Museum in L.A. celebrates the selfie
April 10, 2018

Museum in L.A. celebrates the selfie

Los Angeles has got its very own selfie museum. It’s opened in Glendale – offering selfie lovers the chance to learn about the history of the selfie, take their own innovative self portraits and explore the psychology behind sharing photos of themselves online.

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