Category Archives: China

Dancing on the Great Wall of China!

Let’s bring in the new year with some fun dance moves on the Great Wall of China!  Nope, the headline doesn’t refer to my experience there – that’s coming soon.

Dreamer Dubstep – Marques Scott rocks the Great Wall. Video below!

In the meantime, check out how much this guy was enjoying his time on the Great Wall!  I’m not typically into music videos, but watch him on the Great Wall of China. See below video – awesome!  The dancing star is Marques Scott, and the style of music is called Dubstep and you’ll see why in the video. Enjoy!

and his latest:

Here’s a link to Marques Scott performing at the Ellen show.

The 10 Best Animal Photos

Best Animal Photos of 2011

The top 10 Best Animal Photos of 2011 – incredibly cute photos from around the world.  It’s not my photography, but rather from some of the best animal photojournalism of the past year. They’re from everywhere from China and the Philippines, to Russia, Slovakia, and Germany. I loved this Ginger Orange Seal, and the chimpanzee nursing a tiger. Which were your favorites?

Ginger orange seal on Tyuleniy Island in Russia. Best Animal Photos of 2011
Ginger orange seal on Tyuleniy Island in Russia – Via: theuniblog.evilspacerobot.com
A baby hippo and his mother. Best Animal Photos of 2011
A baby hippo and his mother

Adorable animal photography.

2 yr old chimpanzee Do Do feeds milk to Aorn, a 2-month-old tiger cub. Best Animal Photos of 2011
2-year-old chimpanzee “Do Do” feeds milk to “Aorn” – a 2-month-old tiger cub. (Reuters / Sukree Sukplang)
A Kamchatka Brown Bear and one of her two three-month-old cubs share a kiss in Hamburg, Germany. (Reuters - Fabian Bimmer). Best Animal Photos of 2011
A Kamchatka Brown Bear and one of her two three-month-old cubs share a kiss in Hamburg, Germany. (Reuters – Fabian Bimmer)
Chengdu - 12 giant panda cubs lie in a crib at the Chengdu Research Base in China. (Reuters China Daily). Best Animal Photos of 2011
12 giant panda cubs lie in a crib at the Chengdu Research Base in China. (Reuters – China Daily)
one-month-old jaguar cub at the Leningrad city zoo in St. Petersburg, Russia. Best Animal Photos of 2011
one-month-old jaguar cub at the Leningrad city zoo in St. Petersburg, Russia

African spurred tortoise with two heads and five legs is displayed in Slovakia Best Animal Photos of 2011

Jonna Baquillas holds her pet, a rescued cat named Rue, for an event to benefit the Philippine Animal Welfare Society in Manilla, Philippines. (AP) Best Animal Photos of 2011
Jonna Baquillas holds her pet, a rescued cat named Rue, for an event to benefit the Philippine Animal Welfare Society in Manilla, Philippines. (AP)
A zoo keeper holds a 9-month-old baby orangutan orphan named Boo as he plays with a toy. (Reuters / Andrea Comas) Best Animal Photos
A zoo keeper holds a 9-month-old baby orangutan orphan named Boo as he plays with a toy. (Reuters / Andrea Comas)
7-year-old female elephant named Laxmi reaches with her trunk to touch her 13-month old daughter in India. (AP : Kevin Frayer). Best Animal Photos
A 7-year-old female elephant named Laxmi reaches with her trunk to touch her 13-month old daughter in India. (AP : Kevin Frayer)

If you like this, then go ahead and “like” it on Facebook, and leave a comment with which was your favorites.

Photos were curated from an excellent Buzzfeed post – see the full group of 50 animal photos here. Enjoy!

China, India, U.S., and…Indonesia??

Guess where Indonesia ranks in world population. 4th. They’re just after the US, and have more than Brazil.  240 million people!  Here’s a list of the 11 nations with more than 100 million:

1. China, 1.4 Billion

2. India, 1.2 Billion

3. USA, 310 Million

4. Indonesia, 240 Million

5. Brazil, 190 Million

6. Pakistan, 170 Million

7. Nigeria, 158 Million

8. Bangladesh, 150 Million

9. Russia, 142 Million

10. Japan, 127 Million

11. Mexico, 110 Million

Source: Wikipedia