Woman undresses and changes clothes in public on subway

| September 9th, 2011

From IFeng:

"A young girl undressed and changed clothes on Subway Line 2 in Shanghai! When did the Shanghainese girl become so bold? " – On August 22nd, A post with photo of a young girl publicly changing clothes inside the subway spread online and sparked discussion: some guessed she was "late for work", some believed it’s just another "Internet publicity stunt" and she was "desperate for becoming famous."

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“Mao Zedong” film casting not yet finalized, but many Weibo users know who they want

| September 6th, 2011

Casting for the highly anticipated film Mao Zedong has not yet been finalized, but Weibo users seem to know who they want playing Mao. Rumors spread on Weibo yesterday that Jiang Wen was chosen, and one a Chinese film critic challenged his followers to produce Photoshops of what Jiang would look like playing Mao.

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Law professor claims all Chinese girls studying in France are debauched

| August 27th, 2011

From IFeng:

Controversial video clip attracts attention

On 23rd August, microblogger "巴黎观察" (Paris Observe) posted an video in which, associated professor Zhang Haixia in Ministry of Justice claimed that "All the mainland girls who study in France come back as losers and become like "Super Pan Jinlian".

Pan Jinlian is a famous literary figure in Shi Nai’an’s Water Margins (Outlaws of Marsh) one of the 4 best known novels in ancient China.

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Rich girl flaunting wealth on microblog triggers crisis of confidence in China Red Cross

| June 28th, 2011

From Southern Weekend:

Recently a registered microblogger under the name of Guo Meimei has brought the Red Cross Society of China (RCSC) under the public’s scrutiny. The 20 year-old girl flaunted about her luxury cars and bags on her micro blog page, but what brought her and the RCSC under the attention is that Guo’s microblog occupation is "General Manager of RCSC Commercial Club".

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Brother Scorn becomes famous on the Internet, following Five Stripe Boy

| May 9th, 2011

From Netease | Translated by Roy | Edited by Key

“There is a pair of eyes rolled behind every Five Stripe Boy”. “Five Stripe Boy” (五道杠少年) Huang Yibo incident had a new attraction. In some pictures of Huang Yibo studying in the classroom, a classmate of his sitting behind was looking at him scornfully with his lips curled. “Brother Scorn” became popular on the internet and was soon photo-shopped to various images. Netizens called him “the most real boy”. The video […]Read more…

13 year old boy gains popularity for his precocious zeal in politics

| May 4th, 2011

Huang Yibo’s controversial photo

This is a photo of a 13 year old teenage boy reading something. Do you find it any unusual? Chinese netizens do. As a matter of fact, this photo first posted in the 13 year-old’s blog, has gained him wide attention however, most of these attentions are unfavorable: Chinese netizens think the young boy poses like a government official reading official document in the photo. The photo becomes even more controversial after netizens learn about the boy’s […]Read more…

Renren in the “my dad is Li Gang” incident fuss

| November 20th, 2010

(In Chongqing, an art work named “Car accident is more fierce than the South China Tiger, my dad is Li Gang” appeared on the Foreigner Street in Nanan District. )

On an October night in Hebei University in northern city of Baoding two college girls were struck by a black Volkswagen sedan. The driver, who is a recent college graduate and a Baoding local, tried to escape but was stopped by security guard. Confronting by the guard, he said the line […]Read more…

Brother Future predicts World Cup final results, causes sensation in China

| July 9th, 2010

 

(picture form Tianya)

The World Cup this year created many psychics around the world making unbelievable correct predictions. If you think Germany’s ‘Octopus oracle’ is magical, China also had a faceless ‘superior being” that caused a sensation on the Internet with his predictions. Netizens calls him “Brother Future” or “King Future”.

On June 13, 12:04 pm, two days before the 2010 South Africa World Cup, a Baidu user named “X from the future” (X来自未来) posted this post titled “From the near future, […]Read more…

Brother Blanket becomes popular on the Internet

| June 17th, 2010

If you surf Chinese websites long enough you will probably notice how things or people become popular on the Chinese Internet can be a bit strange and unpredictable. This recent viral photo has just made “Brother Blanket” the latest Internet meme in China.

(From Netease) A graduating senior at Hunan Agricultural University unconventionally wrote these words “Brother is leaving” on his blanket and hang it on his dorm room balcony. The downstairs balcony then “replied” with “Ding upstairs”. (A […]Read more…