On February 4, 1975, Chinese authorities claim to be the first to successfully predict an earthquake.
by Ned Kelly, 05 February 2021
Though death befalls all men alike, it may be weightier than Mount Tai or lighter than a feather...
by Ned Kelly, 08 September 2020
An inside look at the Japanese takeover of Shanghai's International Settlement, which began on December 8, 1941.
by Mark Felton, 08 December 2020
Keith Richards: “I feel like Marco Polo!”
by Ned Kelly, 08 April 2021
The 1861 power grab of the woman who went on to control the Qing Dynasty.
by Ned Kelly, 10 November 2020
Shanghai's only downtown jail was nicknamed 'Alcatraz of the Orient' for its tough reputation.
by Ned Kelly, 18 May 2020
On July 7, 1937, the cataclysmic event that led to the start of the Second Sino-Japanese War.
by Steve George, 08 July 2020
A giant spiral in the sky, a spiral allegedly seen by 10 million people in Sichuan and Yunnan provinces.
by Matthew Bossons, 24 July 2020