Tuesday, 17th, 2017 | 8:18PM Updated

A hand-rolled marijuana cigarette with design is being smoked by a cannabis user.
Marijuana benefits debunked by recent comprehensive study; Weed less effective

The so-called marijuana health benefits as claimed by most users has been trampled down by recent studies. The so-called positive effects of cannabis in the body has been found to be less effective than previously thought of.

Luo Yufeng, a Chinese network star, came to VOA's New York studio on March 23, 2016, to talk about her life experiences in China and the United States.
Luo Yufeng: How China’s ‘Most Hated Internet Celebrity’ Continues to Stay Relevant

In the age of the Internet, trends, celebrities, and fads enjoy a moment in the spotlight before quietly fading away in just a matter of weeks. But Luo Yufeng, who is considered one of China’s first—and also said to be one of the most hated—Internet celebrities, continues to have staying power despite being a bully bait.

A woman covers her face so as not to show her emotions over a certain topic.
Rejection Therapy: Transforiming rejection into opportunity

The fear of rejection would always be lingering in the background. That is why it is important for an individual to learn how to manage rejection and transform it into an opportunity.

You can Lose Weight drinking wine!
Research found that drinking wine every night actually makes you skinny

The new research unleashed that drinking wine can actually help drop a few pounds. The suggested formula for weigh loss is a maximum of two glasses and drinking it in the evening. Many scientists and researchers are finding further connections of wine to weight loss.

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Progressive icon Jin Xing hosts the first episode of
China’s Most Progressive Celebrity Is Now Hosting a Sexist Dating Show

Progressive icon Jin Xing has made headlines for being China’s first openly transgender celebrity. Jin has been celebrated for her accomplishments, but now, the Internet is divided over their opinion of the celebrity, who has recently started hosting a controversial dating show.

Author and filmmaker Xiaolu Guo at the 2015 London Book Fair.
Xiaolu Guo Reveals What It’s Like to Grow Up as a Young Girl in Communist China

Nowadays, most young people in China only have a fleeting idea of what it’s like during the country’s communist era. But for writer and filmmaker Xiaolu Guo, the memories of living in such a difficult time is as fresh as it was when she was just a little girl in Shintang Village.

Melania Trump attends 2016 Time 100 Gala, Time's Most Influential People In The World red carpet at Jazz At Lincoln Center at the Times Warner Center on April 26, 2016 in New York City.
Melania Trump's makeup artist gives hint of how she would look like upon entering the White House

Just days to go until Donald Trump's inauguration, many wonder what Melanie Trump will wear and how her make-up will look like as she witnesses her husband be sworn in as president.

Spring Festival train tickets sales start in China
Chinese New Year Marks the Start of the Biggest Migration of Humans in the World

The Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival, is the most important holiday in China. The New Year will be on Jan. 28 and droves of Chinese across the country will be reuniting with their families.

More Chinese are reading more ebooks than paperbacks.
Survey: More Young People Read Using Digital Devices

A report was released by iReader, a leading digital reading company in China, that revealed that more young people are into ebooks and other reading materials in digital form.

Decorations for the upcoming Chinese New Year at Shanghai Disney Resort in Pudong.
Shanghai Disney Resort to Celebrate First Chinese New Year

Shanghai Disney Resort has been preparing for the upcoming Chinese New Year. This is the first lunar New Year since the resort opened last June, and the park has been decorated in a beautiful Chinese-style.

A woman makes a Chinese knot for a wall decoration at Liujing village, Xiayi township in Central China's Henan Province, Dec 3, 2016.
From Food to Decoration: Lunar New Year Preparations Are Underway

With the Spring Festival roosting in every Chinese home on Jan. 28, people in villages are all hands preparing food specialties and traditional decorations to celebrate the coming Year of the Rooster.

A pot of ancient eggs is on display at the Nanjing Museum, Jan 7, 2017.
Chicken Theme for 2017: 2,800-Year-Old Fossilized Eggs a Drawcard in Nanjing Museum

A chicken-themed exhibition has opened in Nanjing, East China's Jiangsu province, to usher in the upcoming Chinese zodiac Year of the Rooster. Over 200 cultural treasures are on display at the Nanjing Museum, including jade, porcelain, bronze, stone carvings, embroidery, paintings, paper-cut, stamps, enamelware, and many others, showcasing the cultural connotations of the zodiac rooster in Chinese culture.

A man eats a burger in a hurry.
Weight loss alternative: Eat between 8AM-2PM

Weight loss programs have been quite difficult for some individuals to follow. That is why easy alternatives are being introduced now and then, including meal schedule change.

Many working men and women in China prefer to stay single.
Chinese Singletons Get Grilled During Spring Festival, Says Survey

There are 130,000 single men and women nationwide who anticipate that there will be parental pressure over their marital status during the Spring Festival holiday, or the Chinese New Year.

The annual Lantern Festival which usually runs a whole month has been featuring Zigong lanterns of different colors, shapes and sizes.
Zigong Lanterns Set to Light More Regions with Initiated Global Campaign

Attended by representatives from the 46 foreign embassies in Beijing and hosted by the Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (CPAFFC), the launching ceremony of the Zigong Lantern Festival's Global Campaign happened last Tuesday in Zigong of Southwest China's Sichuan Province.

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