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Happy Together

Director/Writer:Wong Kar-WaiDirector of Photography:Christopher DoyleEditors:William Chang Suk-Ping and Wong Ming-LamMusic:Danny ChungProduction Designer:William Chang Suk-PingProducer:Wong…

Chinese

(Encyclopedia) Chinese, subfamily of the Sino-Tibetan family of languages (see Sino-Tibetan languages), which is also sometimes grouped with the Tai, or Thai, languages in a Sinitic subfamily of the…

Happiness

Director/Writer:Todd SolondzGood Machine; NR; 134 minutesRelease:10/98Cast:Jane Adams, Dylan Baker, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Lara Flynn Boyle, Cynthia Stevenson, Justin Elvin, Jared Harris,…

Leyden jar

(Encyclopedia) Leyden jar lī´dən, form of capacitor invented at the Univ. of Leiden in the 18th cent. It consists of a narrow-necked glass jar coated over part of its inner and outer surfaces with…

Plain of Jars

(Encyclopedia) Plain of Jars, region, N Laos, at the northern end of the Annamese Cordillera. Over 300 carved stone jars, c.1,500 to 2,000 years old, are scattered across its landscape. Averaging 272…

Brewer's: Leyden Jar

or Phial. A glass vessel partly coated, inside and out, with lead-foil, and used in electrical experiments to receive accumulated electricity; invented by Vanleigh, of Leyden. Source:…

The Chinese Zodiac

The twelve animal signs of the Chinese calendar Related Links Chinese New Year Quiz New! Chinese New Year China | Map The Chinese Calendar Chinese New Year Dates 2000–2014…

Chinese Box

DirectorWayne WangWritersWayne Wang, Jean-Claude Carrière, Larry Gross and Paul TherouxDirector of Photography:Vilko FilacEditor:Christopher TellefsenMusic:Graeme RevellProduction Designer:…

Jarring, Gunnar

(Encyclopedia) Jarring, Gunnar gŭn´är yär´ĭng, 1907–2002, Swedish diplomat. He entered diplomatic service during World War II and was minister to India (1948–51), Ceylon (now Sri Lanka; 1950–51), and…