Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park (/joʊˈsɛmɪti/ yoh-SEM-it-ee) is an American national park in the western Sierra Nevada of Central California, bounded on the southeast by Sierra National Forest and on the northwest by Stanislaus National Forest. The park is managed by the National Park Service and covers an area of 748,436 acres (1,169 sq mi; 3,029 km2) […]

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Articles

What Are Articles? Articles are words that define a noun as specific or unspecific. Consider the following examples: After the long day, the cup of tea tasted particularly good. By using the article the, we’ve shown that it was one specific day that was long and one specific cup of tea that tasted good. After […]

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Work Visa Requirements to Teach English in China

Work (Z Visa) for Teaching English: BA Degree or Higher 60/120 hour TEFL certificate (Or TESOL, CELTA etc. Can be completed in 2 days online. click here) Native English Nationality (UK, USA, Canada, Australia, Ireland, New Zealand or South Africa) 21 to 55 years of age CRC (Criminal background check) from your local police station. […]

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Chinese Temporary Residence Permit

Some visas, most notably Work, Student and Long Stay Journalist visas (Z, X, J-1) are normally for 30 days and for a single entry, though it might actually say zero entries – don’t worry about that. This allows you to enter and begin the process of obtaining a Temporary Residence Permit, usually for up to […]

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Reasons Why Your China Visa Gets Rejected

It’s not unusual for your China visa application to be rejected. China is known for its strict visa policies and the visa approval rates are not that high. Frustrating as it is, the consular officers may seem indifferent and may be unwilling to give a reason for visa denial. Here are still some clues that […]

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Filling Out Chinese Visa Application Form

To avoid your China visa being rejected, applicants should figure out the best answers to the questions in the application form. Here are some tips for filling out a Chinese Visa Application Form. 1. Current Occupations and Employer/School Section 1.15 Current Occupations & Section 1.17 Employer/School: If you choose “Self-employed”, do not leave Section 1.17 […]

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China Work Visa (Z)

Chinese work visa, or Z visa, is issued to foreigners who are going to China for a paid job offer or to undertake commercial entertainment performances in China. How long is the duration of stay of Chinese Z visa? This Z visa itself only allows a stay duration of 30 days from the date of […]

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Coca-Cola Will Start Selling Drinks in Paper Bottles This Summer

Coca-Cola is to test a paper bottle as part of a longer-term bid to eliminate plastic from its packaging entirely. The prototype is made by a Danish company from an extra-strong paper shell that still contains a thin plastic liner. But the goal is to create a 100% recyclable, plastic-free bottle capable of preventing gas […]

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Things That Make You Go Hmmmm….

Did you ever wonder about these sayings? Hmmm… If someone with multiple personalities threatens to kill himself, is it considered a hostage situation? If you switch the ‘W’ with ‘T’ in When, What, Where you get the answer to each. If the product says “Do not use if seal is broken”, how are you supposed […]

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Air In New York’s Subway Systems Is Highly Polluted

Subway riders and transit workers in major cities are being exposed to levels of air pollution that could increase the risk of heart and lung problems, according to a new study from New York University. Researchers at NYU Grossman School of Medicine said air quality readings, in particular on the PATH rail system linking New […]

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