How Chinese Alchemy became an Independence Day Icon

Two thousand years ago in Ancient China during the Han Dynasty, Daoist Alchemists had successfully isolated and studied Potassium Nitrate, Sulfur and Carbon from charcoal. From these ingredients the Alchemists would go on to produce gunpowder, which would form the basis of Baozhu literally “exploding bamboo” in which bamboo filled with gun powder would be thrown into a fire leading to an explosion....

East Coast Asian American Student Union Conference 2019

East Coast Asian American Student Union Conference 2019
Join the East Coast Asian American Student Union (ECAASU) in Orlando, Florida for the oldest and largest Asian American Pacific Islander student conference in the nation! The annual ECAASU Conference is a two-day event (Feb 8-9) that includes guest speakers, workshops, and performances. The theme for this year’s conference is “Introspection,” encouraging students to look toward bridging gaps between the north and south...

The Closing Ceremony of Chinese School of CAACF was Successfully Held

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On May 19th. 2018, the closing ceremony of 2018 Spring semester of Chinese School of CAACF was held at the Lake Highland Prep School at Charles Clayton Campus to share memories, receive awards, as well as have performances. 130 students from Chinese School of CAACF, parents, Chinese School teachers, President of CAACF and Board of Directors attending this event.  Principal Mary Sheridan and President of CAACF, Tsuey Ing Lavender,...

Who To Listen To If You Want To Grow Your Business

According to the National Retail Federation, the annual holiday season makes up an average of 20 percent of annual sales for retailers. It is critical for businesses to make sure they are catering to their market's demands, particularly to their "superconsumers," or consumers who buy a lot and care a lot about their category. A new book by Eddie Yoon...

Changing the World, One Pinyin at a Time

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One author is trying to help readers across the world learn Chinese, starting with a children's book. Children’s book author Eugenia Chu began making up stories with her son at bed time, but she couldn’t find any books that had relatable stories in Chinese without it being textbook material. Being a first-generation Chinese-American, Chu felt it was important for her son...

THE ISAAC TEST

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As an analogy to the biblical story of Isaac sacrifice, WHAT IF we invited Sophia* to perform on a TED stage and there, her Creator, David Hanson, will command her to sacrifice before him the person she is appointed to care of? - Isaac Test Morals to be tested: Loyalty to your creator Vs. Do not kill humans Knowing that few years from now, Sophia...

THE INNOVATION NATIONS GAME

TING about it! WHAT IF we could play games and change the world around us? WHAT IF we could build up a global database of tech and innovation companies and encourage startups to be part, learn from one another and to collaborate?   THE PROBLEM: In the digital age people disconnect from themselves and from one another. THE SOLUTION: TING - THE INNOVATION NATIONS GAME - A...

A New Dawn Of Technological Prophets & Techno-Sophists

A New Dawn Of Technological Prophets & Techno-Sophists (Sons of the Sages) From the Book: The Garden of Wisdom - Lessons We & AI Can Learn From The Bible   The day will come when computers and software - "learning machines" - will increase their capabilities on the human brain. How to prepare for tomorrow? All human beings naturally aspire to knowledge. The...

School is Cool: Thuyen May Productions’ First Vietnamese Cultural Summer Camp

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In the early morning, tinkering sounds can be heard from the parted doors of the Asia Trend Community Learning Center / Y.E.S.S. Center FL. Underneath the buzzing of a standing motor fan, a few students and their instructors set up tables and chairs for the first day of class. Far in the back of the center, a lunch area...

REACH of Central Florida decorated 8 walls at Asia Trend Community Learning Center to build unity

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REACH of Central Florida officers and members from Five (Cypress Creek, Winter Park, University High, Seminole High, Lake Nona) different high schools came together to decorate the Asia Trend Cultural Learning Center as a summer project in 2016.  The idea came from the center’s executive director Shally Wong who would like to showcase the richness of Asian culture to the public. ...
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