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China's Electronic Waste Hell (15 pics)

Posted in Random » Weird 20 May 2011   / 8488 views
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China is the world’s second largest producer of E-Waste producing over 1 million tons a year. Besides, China is the largest importer of E-Waste from all over the world. It gathers 70% of electronic garbage each year (20-25 million tons).

 

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Ghost City (7 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature 17 May 2011   / 7810 views
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A unique optical phenomenon was seen above the sea level in the north of Haikou City at 4 p.m. on May 9. Local residents were amazed by a mirage of a ghost city that hung between the sky and sea. The miracle lasted for an hour. It appeared due to the extremely high temperature on Hainan Island that is not common for this season of the year.

 

Ghost City

Impressive Demolition of Two Chinese Buildings (8 pics)

Posted in Random » Awesome 17 May 2011   / 7102 views
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Two high buildings were demolished in Ningbo to clear the way for new subway lines. The tallest 21-story building was 80 meters high.

 

Impressive Demolition of Two Chinese Buildings

New Lamborghini Reventon for $14,000 (8 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Cars 16 May 2011   / 9827 views
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Being a big fan of Lamborghini cars, Chinese hair salon owner known under the nick name Asan couldn’t get by a new Lamborghini Reventon. He wanted to have this car so much that he used all his creativity and almost $14,000 to make one for himself.

 

New Lamborghini Reventon for $14,000

A Very Unique Bridge (4 pics)

Posted in Random » Awesome 13 May 2011   / 17652 views
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This is known as the Immortal Bridge. It is located on Mt. Tai in the Shandon Province of China. The bridge is very unique and is made up from about five boulders from one mountain ridge to another. This bridge looks extremely risky. Take a look and see if you would cross it.

 

A Very Unique Bridge

How to Turn Pork into Beef (11 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Food 28 Apr 2011   / 8591 views
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Chinese have extraordinary skills to fake any kind of products. Recently, a “beef extract” additive has been discovered that is being used by small restaurants in Jiangxi, Fujian, and Hefei to put more money in the pockets of restaurant owners by turning pork into beef. You only have to pour the additive over some pork for 90 minutes for the pork to smell and look like cooked beef.

 

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How to Turn Pork into Beef

Picture of the Day

Posted in Random » POTD 19 Apr 2011   / 2253 views
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The sand veil over Beijing. It’s been the third time that sandstorms shrouded the capital of China.

 

Picture of the Day

Poorly Named Businesses in China (75 pics)

Posted in Funny » LOL 18 Apr 2011   / 17392 views
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These Chinese businesses have some very awkward, embarrassing, and outrageously funny names. Either they have no feel for the English language or they simply don’t care. The names that they have chosen for their businesses are hilarious.

 

Poorly Named Businesses in China

Phony Hard Drive from China (3 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Gadgets 8 Apr 2011   / 8942 views
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You should be careful when you buy a hard drive that is made in China. There is a real possibility that you may get a 128MB flash drive rather than the 500GB hard drive that it is supposed to be. The Chinese are very ingenious when it comes to making a fake hard drive look like the real thing.

 

Phony Hard Drive from China

The Latest Fad in Shorts (17 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Fashion 6 Apr 2011   / 6244 views
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Apparently, Panda shorts are the latest fad in China. Perhaps it’s because the Panda bear is so popular in China. Whatever the reason they are very stylish.

 

The Latest Fad in Shorts

Look What Happens with the Car (3 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Cars 16 Mar 2011   / 12740 views
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When you don’t get satisfaction from customer service, make your own.

WARNING! This picture might make you cry!

 

Look What Happens with the Car

Beautiful and Colorful Caves (15 pics)

Posted in Pictures 11 Mar 2011   / 8916 views
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These are the Jiuxiang Caves situated in China. It has been found that the caves in Jiuxiang are the largest cave group system with the most numerous karst caves in the country. There are plenty of stalactites of different forms, shapes and colors as well as waterfalls, valleys and a large number of natural bridges. All of it creates beautiful underground world.

 

Beautiful and Colorful Caves

Balling On a Budget (20 pics)

Posted in Pictures 22 Feb 2011   / 8720 views
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Could you survive on 49 cents a day? If you lived in China and earned 49 cents per day, you’d have no alternative but to stretch those cents as far as they could go. Photographer Stefen Chow started a project called “The Poverty Line – China” which shows what the Chinese living below the poverty line can afford with the daily wage. One picture - one day.

 

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Balling On a Budget

A Six-year-old Chinese Outcast (15 pics)

Posted in Pictures 1 Feb 2011   / 12800 views
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This young boy has lost his parents to AIDs. Ah Long is only 6 years old. He was born with HIV. He lives in his parents’ shack in Guangxi Province, China. And he has to fend for himself because most people are afraid to get close enough to care for him. His only friend is his dog.

 

A Six-year-old Chinese Outcast

Increase Your Profit Margin (1 pic)

Posted in Pictures 17 Jan 2011   / 7888 views
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This is one way to increase you profits. It is ingenious but I doubt that it’s legal.

 

Increase Your Profit Margin

GET OUT! (2 pics)

Posted in Pictures 13 Jan 2011   / 8000 views
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One Chinese developer wanted to build a factory on the land occupied by one apartment building.

They could find a "peaceful arrangement” with all of the residents of the building except for one family who didn’t want to go. The developer tried everything to evict them but in vain. Then the cruel harsh measures were taken to make this family give up eventually…

 

GET OUT!

Mushroom Growing (13 pics)

Posted by djkirsh in Pictures 5 Jan 2011   / 7866 views
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This post will teach you everything you ever wanted to know about how to grow Chinese mushrooms. There are a lot of them in this factory. Apparently they are grown, packed and shipped right from this factory.

Mushroom Growing

China is Sinking in Garbage (33 pics)

Posted in Pictures 7 Dec 2010   / 10398 views
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Almost 1/3 of China is sinking in garbage. Local recycling plants can process only 50% of the domestic garbage. Ecology of many cities is under threat, because the mountains of trash grow by 4.8% per year. And if this situation doesn’t change in the nearest future, all Chinese landfills will disappear under the trash by 2015.

 

China is Sinking in Garbage

ICC Tower in Hong Kong (33 pics)

Posted by djkirsh in Pictures 7 Dec 2010   / 5307 views
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Not so long ago, a new tallest building was completed in Hong Kong - the ICC tower, the International Commerce Center.It is 483 meters high and has 118 floors. Apparently, they soon will open the observation deck on the 100th floor. The view must be impressive.

ICC Tower in Hong Kong

Cosplays Have Reached China (17 pics)

Posted in Pictures 6 Dec 2010   / 5924 views
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Cosplay is a Japanese type of representation when people dress in hand-made or well designed costumes of different characters. As a rule, these are heroes of various Japanese and East Asian comics and print cartoons, graphic novels, video games and fantasy movies. Cosplays have reached China, and today more and more young people join this movement in order to stand out from the crowd and look different. Of course, these cosplays look a bit clumsy, but for the beginners such costumes are not bad at all.

 

Cosplays Have Reached China

A Real Easter Egg House (23 pics)

Posted in Pictures 6 Dec 2010   / 5468 views
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This is a real Easter egg house. It was built by a Chinese designer named Daihai Fei, who has lived the house for two months. He lived in the mobile home in Beijing, China because he only had a budget of $960/month which wouldn’t allow him to rent a conventional apartment. The mobile home has a small bookshelf, a lamp that is powered by a small solar panel, a small sink, and a bed. The egg house is made on a bamboo frame that is covered with insulating material.

 

A Real Easter Egg House

Chinese Down-and-Outers (15 pics)

Posted in Pictures 3 Dec 2010   / 6821 views
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China is the second fast-growing economy in the world, but the number of poor people, people living beyond the poverty line and beggars doesn’t seem to diminish so far. This post is about these people.

 

Chinese Down-and-Outers

Girls Before and After Makeup (21 pics)

Posted in Girls 2 Dec 2010   / 22788 views
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These are different women from advertisements and Chinese brides with and without makeup. It is amazing what some makeup will do. It absolutely transforms a woman from a regular looking gal into a beauty. Whoever invented makeup for women sure knew what they were doing.

 

Girls Before and After Makeup

How Fireworks Are Made (21 pics)

Posted in Pictures 2 Dec 2010   / 10331 views
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This is how Chinese fireworks are made. Making fireworks seems like a very dangerous job. Imagine having a job where you are surrounded by tons of gunpowder. However, these workers don’t seem to mind.

 

How Fireworks Are Made

Woman from China Adopts 1,500 Dogs 200 Cats (18 pics)

Posted in Animals 1 Dec 2010   / 9651 views
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Ha Wenjin is a real animal lover. This Chinese woman has quit her job, sold her house, vehicle and jewelry to take care of over 1,500 stray dogs and 200 cats.

At first she had just a few animals that she took care of in her free time. But as the number of her pets was growing, she gave up her career and devoted her entire day tending to dogs and cats. Soon she had created a real animal shelter, and had to find 10 people to look after the dogs and 2 people to take care of her cats. Many volunteers donate food to these dogs and cats that were forced to move to a new home, because government officials of China decided to reclaim the land where the shelter was built on.

Today Ha Wenjin and her pets live in Houyu village. Even though it is expensive and difficult to keep a shelter open, this woman has no intention of giving up in her desire to save as many stray dogs and cats as possible.

 

Woman from China Adopts 1,500 Dogs  200 Cats

Impressive 3D Chalk Art (12 pics)

Posted in Pictures 26 Nov 2010   / 13798 views
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This street artist amused everyone with his chalk drawings. Mr. Hou from China posted a few pictures of his 3D chalk art on different forums. Chinese netizens soon gave Hou the nick name “Chalk God”. The media quickly dug up his identity, and discovered that the creator of these striking realistic-looking landscapers was an average citizen who drew with chalk to impress his son.

 

Impressive 3D Chalk Art

Brand New Cars Didn't Make It to the Marketplace (6 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Cars 25 Nov 2010   / 5829 views
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36 brand new cars were supposed to be taken to the auto dealers, but didn’t make it to the marketplace. Fire caught a car transport with these vehicles on the highway in Chongqing, China, and completely destroyed 20 cars. 16 vehicles were severely damaged.

 

Brand New Cars Didn

Dangerous Haircut (10 pics)

Posted in Pictures 10 Nov 2010   / 12374 views
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They use a sickle to give haircuts in this Chinese village. It looks very scary and very dangerous. Undoubtedly, the person getting the haircut must have a tremendous amount of faith in his barber.

Dangerous Haircut

Miss World, 2010 (25 pics)

Posted in Girls 1 Nov 2010   / 11643 views
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Miss USA, Alexandria Mills was crowned Miss World 2010 in Sanya, China at the Beauty Crown Cultural Center. She and all of the runners up were absolutely beautiful. I don’t know how much talent they had but they certainly passed muster in the looks department.

 

Miss World, 2010 (25 pics)

A Fight at a Basketball Game (20 pics + 1 video)

Posted in Pictures 15 Oct 2010   / 6475 views
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Actually it’s more like a brawl. The game was between China and Brazil. Apparently the brawl broke out when the Chinese coach called a foul. That was enough to clear both teams benches and the fists started flying. China eventually apologized over the incident.

 

A Fight at a Basketball Game (20 pics + 1 video)

Bad Way to Advertise Your Services (5 pics)

Posted in Pictures 14 Oct 2010   / 4793 views
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In China, a cheap form of advertising like writing on the walls and pedestrian crossings is very popular. So plumbers, tailors and other craftsmen involved in handicraft leave their phone numbers and addresses this way. But this kind of advertising is banned, therefore the police have to deal with it. So all of these self-entrepreneurs have already experienced the hard way that it’s better not to mess with the Chinese police..

 

Bad Way to Advertise Your Services (5 pics)
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