When you think of a workspace, the cubicles in a traditional office are probably the first thing that comes to mind.Â Following Uber and Airbnb, the sharing economy has brought a new kind of work environment to the United States and the world in recent years. VOA's Yiyi Yang and Joseph Mok talked to a couple of workspace providers to explore how the new style works.
Hispanic culture permeates everything in Miami's Little Havana area: elderly men playing dominoes as they discuss politics, cigar rollers deep at work, or Cuban exiles talking with presidential candidates at a Cuban coffee window. With the recent rapprochement between Cuba and United States, one can only expect stronger ties between South Florida and Cuba.
Since 1947, âmermaids' have fascinated tourists at central Florida's Weeki Wachee Springs State Park with their fluid movements and synchronized ballet. Performing underwater has its challenges, including cold temperatures and a steady current, as VOA's Lin Yang and Joseph Mok report.
What's it like to go to college if you're deaf? And not only deaf, but in a foreign country — and dealing with not just one, but TWO languages that are not your own? At Washington's Gallaudet University — the only university in the world specifically designed for the education of the deaf and hard of hearing — international students take challenges like that in stride.
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In an unending effort to confuse the spirit world, the Winchester Mystery House is filled with winding, twisting hallways and other strange features. VOA's Lin Yang and Joseph Mok traveled to San Jose, California, to take a look inside the historic mansion.
Made of stone, mud and other local materials, adobe houses have become an iconic feature in the southwestern U.S. state of New Mexico. Why are people in New Mexico so fond of this type of architecture? And why is it so well-preserved there? VOA's Lin Yang and Joseph Mok report.
As the largest Native American Art show in the world, Indian Market in Santa Fe, New Mexico, showcases the tradition and culture of 300 different tribes in the United States. VOA's Lin Yang and Joseph Mok have more.