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China To Build World's Tallest Twin Towers In Cambodia

China To Build World's Tallest Twin Towers In Cambodia

Just in case the myriad highways and railways didn't convince you that China was taking over the world, two Chinese comp
Jan. 6, 2017, 2:41 p.m. by Jordan Harris
SHEX Reviews: The Hard Rock Cafe Shanghai

SHEX Reviews: The Hard Rock Cafe Shanghai

Started in London back in 1971, The Hard Rock Cafe now has almost 200 locations across the globe. While fans of the bran
Jan. 6, 2017, 2:18 p.m. by Dan Entwistle
LOOK: Students Stick Needles Into Heads To Improve Test Scores

LOOK: Students Stick Needles Into Heads To Improve Test Scores

In yet another example of why Shanghai should be the only city to represent China in the global education survey, studen
Jan. 6, 2017, 11:27 a.m. by Jordan Harris
WATCH: Taiwanese Politician Hires 50 Pole Dancers For Funeral Procession

WATCH: Taiwanese Politician Hires 50 Pole Dancers For Funeral Procession

It seems the line between bachelor party and funeral procession is quite permeable in Taiwan. The funeral procession for
Jan. 5, 2017, 5:55 p.m. by Jordan Harris
Shanghai Sets Guinness World Record For Tallest Evangelion Statue

Shanghai Sets Guinness World Record For Tallest Evangelion Statue

This week in obscure Guinness World Records, Shanghai has snagged an award for having the largest statue of Evangelion U
Jan. 5, 2017, 5:02 p.m. by Jordan Harris
Alibaba Finally Cracking Down On Taobao's Fake Goods Vendors

Alibaba Finally Cracking Down On Taobao's Fake Goods Vendors

Despite numerous efforts, e-commerce site Taobao has been unable to erase its reputation as an online fake market where
Jan. 5, 2017, 2:13 p.m. by Jordan Harris
Hebei School Holds Phys Ed Class In Giant Bubble To Escape Smog

Hebei School Holds Phys Ed Class In Giant Bubble To Escape Smog

Pressurized and outfitted with its own air filtration system (below), this giant dome might evoke something Elon Musk wo
Jan. 5, 2017, 1:07 p.m. by Ben Cost
China Building World's Highest Ring Road

China Building World's Highest Ring Road

As if rolling out the world's longest sea bridge and world's tallest regular bridge wasn't enough, China has begun
Jan. 5, 2017, 11:13 a.m. by Jordan Harris
Shanghai Named The 7th Most Competitive City In The World

Shanghai Named The 7th Most Competitive City In The World

Shanghai came in 7th place on a list of the world's most competitive cities produced collaboratively by the National Aca
Jan. 4, 2017, 5:27 p.m. by Jordan Harris
Shanghai's 4 Craziest Theme Cafes

Shanghai's 4 Craziest Theme Cafes

Every city has its share of theme cafes, but in Shanghai they're on every corner. And people can't seem to put their fin
Jan. 4, 2017, 4:33 p.m. by Ben Cost
Hunan Pig Sellers Force-Feeding Hogs Mud To Increase Value

Hunan Pig Sellers Force-Feeding Hogs Mud To Increase Value

Authorities busted pig purveyors in central China's Hunan Province after it came out that they were feeding their hogs a
Jan. 4, 2017, 3:47 p.m. by Jordan Harris
Apple China Offering Free 'Beats Headphones' With Purchases This Friday

Apple China Offering Free 'Beats Headphones' With Purchases This Friday

Anyone in China planning to purchase a Macbook or iPhone in the coming days might want to wait till this Friday. Apple w
Jan. 4, 2017, 12:26 p.m. by Jordan Harris
Hebei Port Builds Huge Pollution-Catching Wall

Hebei Port Builds Huge Pollution-Catching Wall

In a move that will no doubt be of huge interest to President-Elect Trump, a port in Hebei is currently in the middle of
Jan. 4, 2017, 12:22 p.m. by Dan Entwistle
Smog Leaves 2,000 Tourists Stranded On Cruise Ship Over New Year's

Smog Leaves 2,000 Tourists Stranded On Cruise Ship Over New Year's

It seems that not even the seafarers are safe from the Chinese airpocalypse. Approximately 2,000 tourists -- mostly Chin
Jan. 4, 2017, 11:30 a.m. by Jordan Harris
Man Storms Out of Car on Highway After Lover's Tiff

Man Storms Out of Car on Highway After Lover's Tiff

A couple in Xuancheng, Anhui were fined over the weekend after a lover’s tiff led to the boyfriend pulling over on a hig
Jan. 3, 2017, 4:22 p.m. by Dan Entwistle
WATCH: Nanning Man Uses Baby To Prop Open Metro Doors

WATCH: Nanning Man Uses Baby To Prop Open Metro Doors

Thought using boxes to prop open subway doors was douchey? A man in Nanning out-douched the rest after footage surfaced
Jan. 3, 2017, 1:27 p.m. by Jordan Harris
Shanghai New Year's Day Flight Travels 'Back In Time' To 2016

Shanghai New Year's Day Flight Travels 'Back In Time' To 2016

In what sounds like the plot to the worst Back To The Future movie yet; United Airlines flight UA890 depa
Jan. 3, 2017, 10:55 a.m. by Jordan Harris
Public Toilet Explodes Killing 1 Injuring 7

Public Toilet Explodes Killing 1 Injuring 7

As if using a public toilet in China wasn’t already bad enough, you can now add “might die in an explosion” to the thing
Jan. 3, 2017, 10:31 a.m. by Dan Entwistle
Oscar Arrives In Shanghai After Signing 512 Million RMB Contract With SIPG

Oscar Arrives In Shanghai After Signing 512 Million RMB Contract With SIPG

Chinese soccer fans rejoiced as Chelsea player, Oscar dos Santos Emboaba Junior (better known as Oscar) touched down in
Jan. 3, 2017, 9:10 a.m. by Jordan Harris
First Ever China-To-London Freight Train Departs From Zhejiang

First Ever China-To-London Freight Train Departs From Zhejiang

Just in case we haven't bombarded you with enough locomotive stories as of late, a freight train carrying 700 tonnes dep
Jan. 3, 2017, 4:16 a.m. by Jordan Harris