King Wen of Chu Receives Caning Punishment
King Wen succeeded his father King Wu of the state of Chu in 689 BC during the Spring and Autumn period of China. King Wu had been reigning for 51 years, so when King Wen succeeded to the throne, he was already in his middle age. From his youth, King Wen received a very strict…

Education notebook
LR schools start pupil registration The Little Rock School District is hosting check-in registration Thursday and Friday for all high school students. Also, pupils from kindergarten through eighth grade who did not verify their 2017-18 school enrollment plan this past spring must register on Thursday or Friday. Information collected at the student’s assigned school during…

Replacing Your Vehicle’s Windshield? Here is Your Windshield Replacement Survival Guide. Safety First A vehicles windshield provides the occupants a barrier from road debris and the outside elements. But most people don’t know a windshield is designed for structural safety in case of an accident, especially a rollover. A windshield is a vehicles third most…

Daoist Liu An Accidentally Invented Tofu
Liu An, the King of Huainan (in today’s Anhui provinces) lived in the Western Han Dynasty. He was keen on practicing Daoism through which he accidentally invented Tofu more than 2,100 years ago. Liu An spent a fortune to host many talented people to discuss how to attain sainthood and the Dao, to write books…

Pulitzer Prize winner Marilynne Robinson praises, encourages public education at Reclaim Idaho event
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Marilynne Robinson spoke Thursday evening at the Panida Theater in Sandpoint about the importance of public education in Idaho. Robinson, a graduate of Coeur d’Alene High School who grew up in Sandpoint, credits her teachers in North Idaho for “giving me my mind.” Robinson talked broadly about education in America, comparing it…

US Officials Back Effort to Bring Shen Yun to Hong Kong
Serving and former United States government officials have expressed their support for a campaign to bring to Hong Kong a New York-based classical Chinese dance performance that the Chinese regime has thus far opposed and made multiple attempts to sabotage.   In early November 2016, the Hong Kong branch of New Tang Dynasty Television (NTD),…