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Chef spends 4000 yuan homemaking a knockoff Hummer

| December 8th, 2011

(From  Netease) Chinese folks have always had the self-entertaining mindset to compare little things to big renowned things even just for the slightest resemblance. We had a post last year talking about a homemade knockoff Lamborghini by a 25 years old guy. Recently a chef from Zigong City, Sichuan Province became famous on the Internet for spending only about 4000 yuan in designing and handcrafting what netizens called a knockoff “Hummer”.

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Nude boat trackers return

| March 27th, 2010

From people.com.cn

Nude boat trackers on Shennong Stream (神农溪) of Badong County are living fossils of the time-honored boat tracking culture in the Three Gorges. Once is renowned in 1990s, the activity fades out ever since the Reservoir Area of the Three Gorges (三峡库区) functioned. Voices of restoring the primitive ecological activity are making their present these years.

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19-year-old unmarried migrant worker kills her baby

| March 16th, 2014

A 19-year-old unmarried mother killed her baby by throwing the baby into a river to drown. The mother is a migrant worker in Jiaxing city of Zhejiang province who works at a foot bathing store. She didn’t know who was the father.

When she went to the hospital in July 2013 because of stomach pain, she found out that she was already deep into pregnancy. “She didn’t want anyone to know she was giving birth, even more, she didn’t have any […]Read more…

The daunting journey in China’s salvation station

| January 19th, 2013

From ndnews:

The Chang Sha Salvation Station on 23:50 Jan 7th

In December 2012, a vagrant froze to death under a bridge in Chang Sha Yuhua District. Another happened on Jan 3rd, 2013 in Chang Sha Kaifu District. Two vagrants passed away in a few days in the same city. But why didn’t they go to salvation station to seek warm and shelter?

The journalist secretly investigated the salvation station in Chang Sha, presenting the true life of vagrant.

“Any form of detention of […]Read more…

China’s Starry future Seen by Western Psychics

| October 12th, 2014

“I Ching Song Dynasty print” by Song era print artist – http://catalog.digitalarchives.tw/item/00/08/73/99.html. Licensed under Public domain via Wikimedia Commons.

One of the essential religious actions in China is divination, existing from ancient times through the present. Numerous outside customers come to visit, that they are fixated on the I Ching, or the Book of Changes, as an after-effect of the overall upsurge of examining this mysterious book as per alternate Chinese psychic surnamed Li.

How can it function?

The resurgence of the […]Read more…

Video of “Cloth Shoes Girl” being Ganged up

| August 12th, 2009

[QQ] Recently this video of a female high school student wearing cloth shoes being beaten up by several other students spread on the Chinese internet.  In the video this girl was blocked by other students at a staircase.  They forced her to kneel in front of them.  They pushed, kicked and slapped her in the face when she refused.  Yesterday, netizens human flesh searched and found this happened in Xinzhen Longhu First High School (新郑龙湖一中) in Henan province.

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The number of Chinese women with foreign partners is on the rise

| July 30th, 2017

Interestingly, more and more Chinese women seem to be dating or marrying foreigners these days.

There are, of course, a variety of reasons for this, with more and more foreigners living in China; better English communications skills of locals; and, of course, easier accessibility for Chinese women to be able to find and reach out to foreign partners via the internet or WeChat.

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Yao Ming Bought His Former Club Shanghai Sharks

| July 15th, 2009

[MOP] July 15 2009 Yao Ming announced through Shanghai media he will buy all of Shanghai basketball club team’s shares, becoming the sole owner of the team. People praised Yao’s courage and sense of responsibility but could not help worry about him becoming the boss – how to put a precarious team back on track in the current non-profitable market. Being the owner definitely has more pressures and challenges than being a player, Yao Ming does not have an easy […]Read more…

China’s panda dies in Japan during sperm collection

| September 13th, 2010

Could not have come at a better time to add salt to the wound for the Sino-Japan relations, which was already “cracked” over the arrest of the Chinese fishing boat captain after the collision incident in waters near the territorial disputed Diaoyutai Islands.  This time, China’s national treasure, giant panda died in Japan.

(From Taobao) Kobe (the sixth-largest city in Japan) government announced on September 9, the 14-year-old male giant panda Xing Xing (formerly known has Long Long) kept in the […]Read more…

4 men sentenced to jail time for homosexual criminal licentiousness

| October 15th, 2010

(From IFeng) Knocking open the hotel room door, several young men looked nervous and not fully dressed – a random police search unexpectedly gained the clues for a criminal licentiousness case which led to the arrests of 4 men. Recently, the court has sentenced the first homosexual group licentiousness case in Nanjing, three men were sentenced to imprisonment with a suspended sentence; one man was sentenced to detention with a suspended sentence. Among the four accused, two have college […]Read more…

Photo hunt game of Chinese Shanzhai products

| July 31st, 2011

From Baidu:

“山寨 Shanzhai”culture is still popular in China. "Shanzhai" literally means "mountain village" or “mountain stronghold” and implies lack of official control. Shanzhai culture began when name-brand knockoffs flooding the market. However as it gains popularity its meaning expands. Shanzhai is not limited to imitation and pirated products but also parody to many mainstream culture and famous people and things look alike, like the model of the Beijing national stadium made out of sticks, Shanzhai spring gala show and so […]Read more…

Virgin with C cup breasts is required for job as tea picker

| April 22nd, 2011

From Netease | translated by Julie | edited by Key

“Is it true or some kind of publicity stunt that the qualification for a job as tea-picking worker is being a virgin with C cup breasts?” The shocking job ad of Henan Gushi Xijiuhua Mountain Development Company had triggered heated discussion among netizens. However, the recruiter responded that it was indeed true due to “inherited customs.”

The daily wage of a full-time tea-picking worker is 500 Yuan

On April 14, a talent […]Read more…

Mao Zedong Used in German Condom Commercial Angers Chinese World Wide

| April 14th, 2009

Huanqiu Net reports, a German web site “Ads of the World” posted a condom ad for a company called “Doc Morris Pharmacies”. This commercial uses image of Chinese former chairman Mao Zedong‘s head as a sperm which the condom thwarts. Along with, in the ad series, Image of the Adolf Hitler and Osama bin Laden, were also used in same fashion. Chinese overseas were extremely angry about this. They think this commercial damaged Chinese people’s feelings. Whoever is responsible must […]Read more…

Guiyang bus fire that killed 6 is the latest bus arson in China — a brief timeline

| March 1st, 2014

After noon on February 27, a man boarded bus no. 237 in Guiyang and ignited a barrel of gasoline on fire. The fire killed six and injured 35. Yesterday, a man surnamed Su was arrested for allegedly causing the arson. Su is alleged to have caused the fire because he believed his wife was having an affair.

Bus arson is apparently a fashionable way for Chinese men to “take revenge on society” by attempting murder and/or suicide. A brief history of […]Read more…