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Two Daredevils, One Mega Tall Tower and a Selfie Stick

Two Daredevils, One Mega Tall Tower and a Selfie Stick

posted by Eddie

A notorious thrill-seeking skyscraper climber has come up with a fresh video of himself and a friend climbing a crane atop the Ping An Finance Center in Shenzhen, Guangdong province,  Full Article »

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Top Google Executive Killed in Nepal Quake, 100’s of Foreign Tourists Missing

Top Google Executive Killed in Nepal Quake, 100’s of Foreign Tourists Missing

posted by Eddie

Google X executive Dan Fredinburg and host Sophia Bush. The head of privacy at the secretive Google X facility was one of the 18 people killed in an avalanche at  Full Article »

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Shaolin Kung-Fu Master Uses Electric Drill on His Skull

Shaolin Kung-Fu Master Uses Electric Drill on His Skull

posted by Eddie

A Shaolin Kung-Fu master uses AN electric drill on his skull, tries to pierce himself with iron spears, and cuts his throat with a steel blade, all in the stunning  Full Article »

BUSINESS / ECONOMY

Chinese Company Creates 3D-Printed Car For Just $1,770

Chinese Company Creates 3D-Printed Car For Just $1,770

posted by Eddie

Chinese 3D tech company Sanya Sihai has created a bright orange electric-powered sedan which cost just $1,770 to manufacture. Sanya Suhai unveiled the vehicle, China’s first 3D printed car, on  Full Article »

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30 PHOTOS THAT SHOWS HOW BAD POLLUTION HAS BECOME IN CHINA

30 PHOTOS THAT SHOWS HOW BAD POLLUTION HAS BECOME IN CHINA

posted by Eddie

With China’s new elite and economic growth of more than 10%, the environment was forced to take a back seat. It’s the most populous country on earth and it is  Full Article »

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A Blind Man And His Armless Companion Plant Over 10,000 Trees in China

A Blind Man And His Armless Companion Plant Over 10,000 Trees in China

posted by Eddie

Jia Haixia and Jia Wenqi are 53 year-old men with disabilities. Mr. Haixia is blind and Mr. Wenqi has had his both arms amputated. Despite their disabilities, they form a  Full Article »

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10 Conspiracy Theories About China

10 Conspiracy Theories About China

posted by Eddie

In China, conspiracy theories have become increasingly popular as more people get access to the Internet. Tall tales have been woven together to explain everything from bird flu to the  Full Article »

ANIMALS

Dog Kicked by Driver Brings Pack of Friends to Trash His Car

Dog Kicked by Driver Brings Pack of Friends to Trash His Car

posted by Eddie

A pack of stray dogs took revenge on the owner of a car in China by taking bites out of its bodywork. The driver had kicked one of the hounds  Full Article »

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Chinese Company Builds 57 Story Skyscraper in Record 19 Days

Chinese Company Builds 57 Story Skyscraper in Record 19 Days

posted by Eddie

A 57-story skyscraper built from prefabricated Lego-like blocks was completed at a record speed of 19 days, a Chinese company says, showing an impressive time lapse video of the construction.  Full Article »

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China Outpaces America in Sub Numbers – US Admiral

China Outpaces America in Sub Numbers – US Admiral

posted by Eddie

The Chinese Navy now has more diesel and nuclear attack submarines than America does, a US Navy admiral told lawmakers. Some of them are “fairly amazing” and Beijing is exploring  Full Article »

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​Russia Ratifies $100 Billion ‘BRICS’ New Development Bank

​Russia Ratifies $100 Billion ‘BRICS’ New Development Bank

posted by Eddie

Is the end of the dollar closer then we think? The Russian State Duma has ratified the $100 billion BRICS bank that’ll serve as a pool of money for infrastructure  Full Article »

BUSINESS / ECONOMY

Moscow To Beijing in 2 Days: China To Build $242Billion High-Speed Railway
Jan 22, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on Moscow To Beijing in 2 Days: China To Build $242Billion High-Speed Railway

Moscow To Beijing in 2 Days: China To Build $242Billion High-Speed Railway

posted by Eddie

China is going to build a $242 billion (1.5 trillion yuan) high-speed rail link between Beijing and Moscow. The line will cut the journey time from five to ‘two days’,  Full Article »

HISTORY

17 Facts About China That Raise an Eyebrow or Two
Jan 19, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on 17 Facts About China That Raise an Eyebrow or Two

17 Facts About China That Raise an Eyebrow or Two

posted by Eddie

For all the crazy stories you’ve heard about China, the world’s biggest country is going to keep raising an eyebrow or two. The speed and size of economic development going  Full Article »

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China Pledges to Help Russia Overcome Economic Hardships
Dec 22, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on China Pledges to Help Russia Overcome Economic Hardships

China Pledges to Help Russia Overcome Economic Hardships

posted by Eddie

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin (L) and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping. China’s foreign minister has pledged support to Russia as it faces an economic downturn due to sanctions and a  Full Article »

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China’s Hypersonic Strike Vehicle ‘in 3d Test Flight’
Dec 5, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on China’s Hypersonic Strike Vehicle ‘in 3d Test Flight’

China’s Hypersonic Strike Vehicle ‘in 3d Test Flight’

posted by Eddie

China has reportedly conducted a third flight test for its new ultra-high speed strike vehicle – capable of travelling at up to eight times the speed of sound, in what  Full Article »

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China Unveils Anti-Drone Laser Weapon Able to Shoot Down ‘Small Aircraft’ Within 5 Seconds
Nov 4, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on China Unveils Anti-Drone Laser Weapon Able to Shoot Down ‘Small Aircraft’ Within 5 Seconds

China Unveils Anti-Drone Laser Weapon Able to Shoot Down ‘Small Aircraft’ Within 5 Seconds

posted by Eddie

China has developed and successfully tested a highly accurate laser defense system against light drones. The homemade machine boasts a two-kilometer range and can down “various small aircraft” within five  Full Article »

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‘Invisible’ Air Umbrella Project Raises Over $30k on Kickstarter
Oct 16, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on ‘Invisible’ Air Umbrella Project Raises Over $30k on Kickstarter

‘Invisible’ Air Umbrella Project Raises Over $30k on Kickstarter

posted by Eddie

Regular umbrellas seem to work just fine, but a Kickstarter project has taken a stab at an innovative adaptation which replaces the traditional fabric with an air “force field.” The  Full Article »

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Futuristic Chinese ‘Supersonic’ Sub Could Reach US Shores in Under Two Hours
Aug 27, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on Futuristic Chinese ‘Supersonic’ Sub Could Reach US Shores in Under Two Hours

Futuristic Chinese ‘Supersonic’ Sub Could Reach US Shores in Under Two Hours

posted by Eddie

Traveling from Shanghai to San Francisco in under two hours may sound like a fantasy, but China believes it’s figured out how to design an underwater vehicle that can make  Full Article »

BUSINESS / ECONOMY

GMO Production in China Halted
Aug 22, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on GMO Production in China Halted

GMO Production in China Halted

posted by Eddie

In a surprise U-turn, China’s Ministry of Agriculture has decided not to continue with a program which developed genetically-modified rice and corn. Some environmentalists say public concerns about GM crops  Full Article »

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