Drivers In This Chinese City Are Rat-Proofing Their Cars

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People living in the city of Nanning in southern China have had to rat-proof their cars recently because the rat population in the city is growing. The DIY solution to this problem is to create what’s being called “a skirt” made out of cloth and bamboo which keeps the rats out. Continue reading »

Gigantic Straw Dinosaurs Take Over Chinese Village

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Folk artists in village of Southeastern China’s Jiangxi create two huge dinosaurs with a ton of straw for local children. Continue reading »

Chinese Tourists Cram China’s Biggest Pool Named ‘The Dead Sea’ On Hot Day

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Thousands of Chinese holidaymakers flocked to the world’s most crowded swimming pool to cool off in an effort to escape the scorching heatwave. But while there was barely enough room to tread water, the pool – known as the ‘Dead Sea’ of China – was brimming with people in Daying County, Suining city in China’s Sichuan province over the weekend. The indoor salt-water pool became a vibrant display during a spell of sweltering temperatures as swimmers grabbed their inflatables and packed every inch of the resort in a kaleidoscope of colour. Continue reading »

Chinese Village Is Home To 39 Sets Of Twins

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They must put something special in the water in Qingyang village in the Jiangjin district of Chongqing. The village only has 367 households but somehow has 39 pairs of twins. Continue reading »

China Unveils Colossal 1,320-ton Sculpture Of Chinese God Of War “Guan Yu”

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An absolutely enormous statue of the ancient Chinese warrior/god Guan Yu has finally been completed in Jingzhou city, Hubei province, attracting tourists and locals alike to come out and behold his glory. Continue reading »

Chinese Teacher Has Some Serious Chalk Skills

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Most teachers can’t even draw a straight line using chalk, but somehow this teacher has managed to create educational masterpieces. Continue reading »

Sweet Illustrations And Vector Portraits By The Chinese Female Artist Shingudoo

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They really are some nice pieces. Unfortunately, I’m unable to figure out a way to for you to preview them without first going to her gallery on DeviantArt. I found this. Continue reading »

The Buddha-Bot: Chinese Temple Enlists Mini Monk Robot To Boost Teachings

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According to Joseph Campbell via Reuters: “A Buddhist temple on the outskirts of Beijing has decided to ditch traditional ways and use technology to attract followers. Longquan temple says it has developed a robot monk that can chant Buddhist mantras, move via voice command, and hold a simple conversation. Continue reading »

Chinese Man Builds 7-Story Home For Dead Brothers

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A peculiar tower-like building in Shandong has captured the attention of Chinese netizens, according to Daily Mail, after images of the structure appeared on the popular microblogging site Weibo. The building was constructed by Chinese farmer Hu Guangzhou, 55, to house his brothers, whom – if reports are to be believed – passed away a decade ago. Hu allegedly insists his brothers are still alive and will one day return to live in the home (which is undoubtedly one of the strangest we have ever seen). Continue reading »

Chinese Village Builds Giant Golden Statue Of Mao Zedong

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Mao Zedong, the founding father of the People’s Republic of China, was a controversial figure. His Marxist–Leninist theories, military strategies and communist ideas, especially his “Great Leap Forward” campaign, where he attempted to rapidly transform China’s economy from an agrarian economy to an industrial one, led to widespread famine resulting in the death of an estimated 45 million people. Through starvation, forced labor and executions, Mao killed a total of 70 million Chinese during his 27-years tenure as the Chairman of Communist Party of China. Continue reading »

Chinese Artist Paints Rock And Roll Stars As Deities In “Revels Of The Rock Gods”

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Beijing based artist DU Kun incorporates his passion for rock music into his new oil painting series titled “Revels of the Rock Gods”. His works, which just debuted at Mizuma Gallery in Tokyo, Japan, are monumental portraits of rock musicians that appear carved out of mountains, cliffs, oceans, stones, trees and waterfalls. Continue reading »

Chinese Actress Shocks in Odd Risqué Outfit on the Streets of LA

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Bai Ling is a 49 year old American actress of Chinese descent who chose to show off her very unusual outfit for the 2015 Geekie Awards. Continue reading »

Chinese Farmers Create Stunning Map of China from the Rice Plants

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An aerial view shows rice plants in the shape of the map of China in a paddy field in Zhonghong village, on the outskirts of Shanghai, China, October 13, 2015. (Photo by Reuters/China Daily) Continue reading »

A Day in the Life of Chinese Street Artist

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Chinese artist ROBBBB prepares to take pictures of people along a street for his artworks in Beijing’s Gulou area, September 25, 2015. The 25-year-old artist in Beijing prefers to display his work on the walls of abandoned buildings, rather than a gallery. His artwork is mostly derived from photos of people he sees in the Chinese capital, anyone ranging from elderly people to construction workers. (Photo by Jason Lee/Reuters)
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Chinese Tech Companies Hiring ‘Pretty’ Girls to Motivate Male Employees by Chatting, Playing Ping Pong and Buying them Breakfast

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Because they cannot motivate themselves? Who knows! But according to Trending in China (via Tech in Asia), “programming cheerleaders” apparently exist. Continue reading »

Meet Xiao Jiguo, a Chinese Barack Obama

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Xiao Jiguo (L), a 29-year-old actor from China’s Sichuan province, impersonates U.S. President Barack Obama as requested by the crew in between a filming, in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou September 18, 2015. Xiao is taking part in the filming of a comedy film in Guangzhou, playing a low-level gangster who looks like Obama. (Photo by Bobby Yip/Reuters) Continue reading »

Chinese Trend of the Day: It’s Totally Cool to Have a Sprout Growing Out of Your Hair

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China’s fashion has grown in a greener direction compared to smog masks of yesteryear. These days, all the hip kids/adults are putting plastic sprout clips in their hair. The trend has taken over the streets of Beijing. Continue reading »

Chinese Welder Spends A Year Building Life-size Transformers Model For His Lucky Son

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In parts of China, building giant “life-size” Transformer models out of scrap metal is a popular hobby. The latest Transformers creation comes from shipyard welder Wang Liansheng, who spent a year constructing the giant Bumblebee model as a gift for his young son. Father of the Year, right? Continue reading »

Controversial Chinese Artist and activist Ai Weiwei Showcases Bathroom Fixtures at Alcatraz Transformed into Porcelain Floral Bouquets

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Controversial Chinese Artist and activist Ai Weiwei recently had an exhibition in Alcatraz, the notorious island used as a military fortress and federal penitentiary. Continue reading »

Two Chinese Artists Created This Terrifying Hyper-realistic Sculpture Of The Falling Angel

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Sun Yuan & Peng Yu’s works always start with a paradox. Their early objects and installations are made from real cadavers or human fat tissues. Yet, even though playing on the speculative and the spectacular, they focus on the investigation of the paradox rather than merely exploiting the spectacular. Continue reading »

Chinese Farmers Turn Rice Paddies Into Stunning Works Of Art

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Northeast Chinas Shenyang city may become a hot tourism attraction this summer thanks to 3D images on its rice fields. Rice field art is made by using different colors and types of rice to create a giant picture on a paddy field. This year, Shenyang adopted a new technology to control the plants height and form stereographs in the 680-mu (453,000 square meters) fields. Images are embodied with characters, human figures, animals and plants. One of the most attractive pictures features Nezha (Nalakuvara), a deity from ancient Chinese mythology and literature. Shenyang started creating rice field art in 2012 and has been hosting it annually. Continue reading »

Hello Kitty-themed Chinese Restaurant in Hong Kong

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A Chinese restaurant with Hello Kitty-themed decorations is seen in Hong Kong, China May 21, 2015. The world’s first Chinese-style restaurant dedicated to the Japanese cartoon has been packed out daily despite not officially opening until June 1, 2015. The eatery features some 37 dishes such as dim sum and fried rice, often served in the shape of the girl-cat. (Photo by Bobby Yip/Reuters)
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Chinese Humanoid Robot Named “Yangyang”

A creepy new robot has been revealed in China this week – showing lifelike expressions that mimic that of a human. “Yangyang” was presented at the Global Mobile Internet Conference in Bejing with the aim of getting younger people interested in studying robotics. Dressed in a long red coat, the android can move its head, raise its hands and speak – fooling many into thinking it’s a real woman. The machine was produced at the Yangyang Intelligent Robot Science Service Centre and gave a demonstration of its range of emotions at the show. The eerie creation is the latest advancement in robotics that are swiftly becoming all-too-human.

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A humanoid robot named “Yangyang” smiles during its demonstration at the Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC) 2015 in Beijing, China, April 29, 2015. The android was produced jointly by China’s Shanghai Yangyang Intellegent Robot Science Service center and Japanese professor Hiroshi Ishiguro, with the aim of popularising robotics among the young. (Photo by Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters) Continue reading »

Chinese Pet Pig And Other Unusual Pets

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Zhu Roumeng walks with her pet pig, Wuhua, near her house in Beijing April 22, 2015. Zhu has raised the female pig, which weighs around 85 kilogram, for the last three-and-half years and they’ve recently become an internet sensation after she posted her selfies with her pet pig on China’s microblogging sites. Her surname “Zhu” sounds exactly like the Mandarin word for “pig”, as such it became the reason for her love of pigs since she was a child, Zhu said. (Photo by Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters)
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Chinese Folk Artist Han Xiaoming

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Folk artist Han Xiaoming demonstrates painting with his tongue in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province December 4, 2014. Han dips his tongue in ink to paint on paper, and uses his fingers to fill in final adjustments. The artist also uses a paintbrush held with his mouth and utilizes fish and vegetables as paint tools, local media reported. (Photo by Aly Song/Reuters)
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