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Photo: Two villagers hang noodles up to dry in a village factory in Xinjiang county, Shanxi province. The village of Nansu is famous for its noodles made from sweet potatoes, and produces about 20,000 metric tons of noodles each year. Demand is increasing, particularly with the approach of the new year and Spring Festival.
Bilingual: Washing hands in hot water wastes energy, a study says. It doesn’t kill germs better than cooler water, but turning up tap temperatures uses a lot of energy. In this way, the US wastes the same amount of energy as the total carbon emissions of Barbados.