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Beijing-Auto-Show-042114-lg.jpgSeveral car manufacturers unveiled their new products at the Beijing auto show on Sunday, with many vehicles being tailor-made for the Chinese customers. China holds its auto shows every year, with the venue shifting between Beijing and Shanghai in alternate years. The event has become one of the most important commercial events for the industry.

Music To The Ears...

Music is what tells us that the human race is greater than we realize. So said Napoleon Bonaparte, the first emperor of France, about the importance of music. Listening to religious music may promote mental well-being of seniors, says a new article published online in The Gerontologist.

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