Happy Monday, everyone.
I heard a interview/story on the BBC about Mteto Maphoyi, a young South African man who sings Opera. Unfortunately I couldn’t find the BBC link, but I did find his talk for TEDxTeen. It is exceptional, as is his singing.
- Wayne State med students care for homeless, others on Detroit’s streets (Detroit Free Press)
- Apparently China’s going to reform it’s forced labor camps (right): China to reform controversial forced labor camps (Reuters)
- I ordered a copy of Tombstone for the library and I very much want to read it: China’s Great Famine: the true story (Guardian)
- Han Han (who’s book, This Generation, I also ordered for the library and personally own a copy of) wrote an editorial about Southern Weekend: There is always a power: a tribute to Southern Weekend (South China Morning Post). You can find out more about what’s going on with the Southern Weekend protests at the New York Times and at the Seeing Red in China blog.
- And, finally, a cute baby aardvark, and adorable baby sloth, and my favorite kpop group, Big Bang (yes, really).