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Grinding rice into flour, one of the cooks uses a granite mill, which serves much the same purpose in Chinese kitchens as a large mortar and pestle. It is also used for such tasks as making groundnut oil or bean paste.  From The Cooking of China, Time Life Foods of the World.

Women tend to make the at home meals. In this image, you can see a women grinding rice into flour, preparing a dish for her family, and is in a house enviroment. Their are exceptions to this statement of course, but it is usually this way.

Panjiayuan Market, Beijing, China…

Between the jewellery, buddhas and Maos, the Panjiayuan Market in Beijing is a collector's dream! But there are plenty of markets across the whole city!

Asia - China / Guizhou + Guangxi | Flickr - 相片分享! * 1500 free paper dolls at international artist Arielle Gabriels The International Paper Doll Society also free Chinese paper dolls The China Adventures of Arielle Gabriel *

Asia - China / Guizhou + Guangxi | Flickr - 相片分享! * 1500 free paper dolls at international artist Arielle Gabriels The International Paper Doll Society also free Chinese paper dolls The China Adventures of Arielle Gabriel *

Nobel Prize winners Marie and Pierre Curie discovered radium in 1898.

Dec. 21, 1898: The Curies Discover Radium

A young German soldier tries to humiliate an elderly Polish Jew by cutting his beard.  Beard-cutting was a method of humiliation favored by many Germans.  As it is with all bullies and their victims, the strong bear the real shame for preying on the weak.  The Jews of Europe bore such petty torments with exceptional dignity and fortitude.  If this soldier were still alive to look back at this picture, would he feel ashamed?  If he retained any humanity, he would.

Young German soldier tries to humiliate elderly Polish Jew by cutting his beard. As with all bullies, the strong bear the real shame for preying on the weak. If this soldier survived war & saw this pix, did he feel ashamed?

北京餐飲 circa 1933-1946 by Hedda Morrison 攝影家海達·莫理循女士

北京餐飲 circa 1933-1946 by Hedda Morrison 攝影家海達·莫理循女士

The village people    The village people.    Longde village, Guizhou province, China. 2006

The village people The village people. Longde village, Guizhou province, China. 2006

Stock photo-Lunar Chinese new decorations, Ditan Park, Beijing China's Lunar New year temple fairs our time around Beijing and this is one of them

Stock photo-Lunar Chinese new decorations, Ditan Park, Beijing China's Lunar New year temple fairs our time around Beijing and this is one of them

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