Category: China

Shenzhen, China went from sleepy fishing village (population…

Shenzhen, China went from sleepy fishing village (population 30K) to a global city of over 10 million that produces 90% of world’s electronics. With some of the tallest skyscrapers on earth. All in a mere 35 years.

There’s a theme park in China called Dwarf Empire where…

There’s a theme park in China called Dwarf Empire where the main attraction is all the entertainment employees are of short stature.

Photo : Blorg / wikipedia

There is a mall in China that offers “husband…

There is a mall in China that offers “husband storage” where wives can leave their husband while they shop.

Some police stations in China use geese instead of guard dogs to…

Some police stations in China use geese instead of guard dogs to keep watch at night. Geese are very territorial and have better vision than humans.

Photo : Zhao Yufei / China Daily

A man in China built his own dialysis machine to keep himself…

A man in China built his own dialysis machine to keep himself alive for 13 years.

China poured more cement between 2011 and 2013 than the US used…

China poured more cement between 2011 and 2013 than the US used in the entire 20th century.

Photo : gatesnotes.com

There are about 459 “cancer villages” in China,…

There are about 459 “cancer villages” in China, small communities near polluting factories where cancer rates have soared far above the national average.

Photo : vice

In 2011, China aired clips of the movie “Top Gun” on…

In 2011, China aired clips of the movie “Top Gun” on the news and tried to pass it off as the Chinese Air Force doing training exercises.

Three Gorges Dam in China is so massive it has slowed the…

Three Gorges Dam in China is so massive it has slowed the rotation of the Earth.

Photo : wikipedia

Some Chinese companies hire white actors to pretend to be…

Some Chinese companies hire white actors to pretend to be foreign businessmen so that the companies can seem more connected globally.