Category: China

Uber drivers in China changed their profile photos to ghosts and…

Uber drivers in China changed their profile photos to ghosts and zombie images so that when potential passengers saw these pictures, they would cancel the ride they’d just booked, thus earning the driver the cancellation fee.

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Due to a pilot shortage, Chinese airlines are paying airline…

Due to a pilot shortage, Chinese airlines are paying airline pilots $300k a year, tax free.

China is the most irreligious country on Earth. As of 2015, a…

China is the most irreligious country on Earth. As of 2015, a whopping 90.0% of residents claim no interest or relevance in religion whatsoever.

China is the most irreligious country on Earth. As of 2015, a…

China is the most irreligious country on Earth. As of 2015, a whopping 90.0% of residents claim no interest or relevance in religion whatsoever.

Monkey brains are eaten as a delicacy in parts of China, South…

Monkey brains are eaten as a delicacy in parts of China, South Asia and Africa.

Monkey brains is a dish consisting of, at least partially, the brain of some species of monkey or ape. Consuming the brain and other nervous system tissues of some animals is considered hazardous to human health.

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Seven years after the People’s Republic of China was…

Seven years after the People’s Republic of China was established, Mao Zedong allowed people to express their opinions on the way the country was being run in a campaign called the “Hundred Flowers Campaign.” Once this happened, those who said things against the government were then jailed or unheard of since.

In September 2006, Chinese Border Patrol guards opened fire on a…

In September 2006, Chinese Border Patrol guards opened fire on a group of Tibetan pilgrims moving slowly in deep snow, killing a 17-year-old girl. The incident is only known in the West because a Romanian mountain climber secretly recorded it.

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In 2013, police busted a meat packing plant in China that was…

In 2013, police busted a meat packing plant in China that was selling 20 tons of chicken meat slaughtered in 1967. It had been treated with hydrogen peroxide to make it look presentable in markets and stores.

The last emperor of China spent his last years as a commoner…

The last emperor of China spent his last years as a commoner under the communist regime. He was lost on his first day of work as a street sweeper and told a passerby: “I’m Puyi, the last Emperor of the Qing dynasty. I’m staying with relatives and can’t find my way home.”

A man in China hired gamers to hunt down and kill his son in…

A man in China hired gamers to hunt down and kill his son in online video games because he was concerned about the amount of time the unemployed son spent on gaming.

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