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  • April 27, 2016
    This is a video of a hero traffic cop in China casually setting up road cones to divert traffic around a collapsing sink hole after he notices the ground begin to crack. Based on the way traffic is behaving, I'm surprised drivers even went around the cones instead of taking th... / Continue →
  • April 19, 2016
    This is a video from Hebei, China of six articulated front loaders duking it out Transformers style over a contract dispute between two construction companies. I think all disputes should be resolved with heavy machinery fights. I'm surprised this isn't an organized sport. O... / Continue →
  • February 24, 2016
    This is security camera footage of an escalator in China's Zhejiang Province suddenly reversing, sending everybody crashing down to the bottom in a hurry. Five people were treated for minor injuries, and all the people will require treatment to get over their newfound fear of ... / Continue →
  • February 4, 2016
    These are a couple shots of Zhang aboard the Chinese airline flight she got all to herself thanks to people cancelling their trips due to winter storms or booking an earlier flight. You know I've been on a plane with only one other person before. Unfortunately, that person wa... / Continue →
  • February 2, 2016
    To celebrate the Chinese New Year, Pizza Huts in Shanghai, China are selling these lobster pizzas. Each 98 yuan (~$15) pizza comes topped with bacon, mushroom, asparagus, red bell peppers, shrimp and lobster sauce drizzle, and an entire half lobster, shell and all. Interestin... / Continue →
  • December 15, 2015
    Giant salamander? That's a Pokemon. This is a short video of the estimated 200-year old giant salamander found in a cave Chongqing, China. The amphibian measures over four and a half feet long and weighs some 115 pounds. For reference, the biggest salamander I've ever caugh... / Continue →
  • December 2, 2015
    This is a video of two vans in China that are involved in a car accident. Not a typical car accident though. In this case there was a cable laying across the road waiting to be installed on phone poles when a street sweeper's brushes caught the cable, jerking it while it's un... / Continue →
  • November 12, 2015
    This is a video of a private outdoor parking garage in China. Apparently they're all the rage right now. Although I'm a little skeptical from the video since it never actually shows the thing fully closing. I imagine because it never actually did and just kept trying to clos... / Continue →
  • October 29, 2015
    This is a video of a SLJ900/32 bridge building machine doing its thing in China. The machine weighs 580 tons, is 92-meters long, and installs concrete bridge girders in places where the use of a crane is unfeasible. Pretty impressive. Personally, I don't build bridges -- I ... / Continue →
  • October 9, 2015
    This is a video from a bus in China where a woman misses her stop and decided to climb out the window. That is solid decision making. Thankfully, the bus was stopped in traffic when she made the jump and everything ended safely. Can you imagine the stories that bus driver ge... / Continue →
  • October 8, 2015
    Seen here on what appears to be a 4,000-lane highway, a checkpoint on the other side of a tollbooth causes a bottleneck and massive traffic jam outside of Beijing. Honestly, if I had been stuck in this I probably would have spontaneously human combusted. I do not cope well wi... / Continue →
  • September 25, 2015
    These are a bunch of photos of the longest glass-bottomed bridge, that just opened in China. It connects the two peaks of Stone Buddha Mountain and you will absolutely never see me crossing it. Because I'm a ninja. Just kidding, because I'm f***ing terrified of heights. ...... / Continue →
  • August 25, 2015
    A Chinese hero chugged an entire 700mL bottle of $125 (~$196) Remy Martin XO Excellence cognac after airport security informed her it was too much liquid to bring on a flight. The woman, identified only as Zhao, was then refused boarding by the airplane's pilot, who was worrie... / Continue →
  • August 11, 2015
    This is Sky Ladder, a pyrotechnic display created by Chinese artist Cai Guoqiang to celebrate his grandmother's 100th birthday. It was achieved by igniting a gunpowder-covered wire ladder danging some 500-meters (~1,640-feet) from a weather balloon. The result is spectacular,... / Continue →
  • July 24, 2015
    These are some shots of the two-story villa that Chinese company ZhuoDa assembled in less than three hours using six previously 3-D printed modules. The company says it takes about 9 days to produce the modules. That is pretty impressive. Even more impressive considering the... / Continue →
  • July 15, 2015
    This are two videos of jetpack hobbyist Nick Maycomber becoming the first person to fly a jetpack in China. Wait -- not a single other person has flown a jetpack in China? I find that hard to believe. Surely there's a Chinese farmer out there who built himself a jetpack and ... / Continue →
  • May 22, 2015
    The CEO of Chinese software firm NetDragon is such a big Star Trek fan he had the company's $160-million headquarters built to look like the Star Trek Voyager. This is a Google satellite image of that building, and there's a video tour after the jump. When I'm the CEO of my o... / Continue →
  • April 2, 2015
    Apparently hiring strippers is becoming popular again at funerals in rural China. Wait -- how did it ever become UNpopular? That seems like something that should be popular from the beginning, and only get more popular as time goes on. But that's just me and I can appreciate... / Continue →
  • March 10, 2015
    This is a video timelapse (skip to 1:55) of a 57-story skyscraper being erected in China in only 19 days. The 2-million-square-foot (180,000-square-meter) building was constructed using prefabricated modules built at a factory and assembled on-site. Still -- 19 days, wow, I'v... / Continue →
  • December 3, 2014
    It's not actually a billion, it's just a lot. I'm not really good with numbers over a thousand. Or letters past N. That tail end of the alphabet can be tricky. Any letters hanging around Q, V and Z aren't to be trusted in my book. Keep going for the video, but skip to 1:20... / Continue →