Hebei man aims for world record with 405 kg shoes

A 51 year old man from Tangshan, Hebei province is planning to apply for a place in the Guinness Book of World Records. His unparalleled skill? He can walk in really heavy shoes.

by James Griffiths, 08 November 2013

Ex-convict detained over blasts outside government buildings in Shanxi

According to Xinhua, a 41 year old Shanxi man, Feng Zhijun, has been detained by police as part of an investigation into explosions which killed one person and injured eight in Taiyuan...

by James Griffiths, 08 November 2013

Gold-covered office building in Xiamen attracts controversy

First there was the gold 'iPhone 5S' hotel, now develops in Xiamen, Fujian province have erected an office building covered in what locals have reportedly taken to calling 'tyrant gold'....

by James Griffiths, 08 November 2013

41 year old ex-convict detained over Wednesday's explosions in Taiyuan

Xinhua reports that a '41-year-old Chinese man, an ex-convict, has been detained over fatal explosions in Taiyuan, police said Friday.'

by James Griffiths, 08 November 2013

56 photographers in 49 cities collaborate on awesome 'China in Motion 2013' timelapse

Members of Chinese photography forum China Timelapse collaborated on this awesome video which takes in 49 cities across the country and features the work of 56 photographers and videographers....

by James Griffiths, 08 November 2013

Phoenix Nirvana star served as Fan Bingbing's (naked) body double in 'Lost in Beijing'

Diligent netizens have exposed a six year long scandalous coverup: Fan Bingbing wasn't actually naked in 'Lost in Beijing'.

by James Griffiths, 07 November 2013

Crazy English wife-beater Li Yang is now an Amway sales rep

Cultish US-based direct sales company Amway reportedly has a new employee: Crazy English founder and all around asshole Li Yang, who announced this week he had joined the company as...

by James Griffiths, 07 November 2013

6cm-long toothpick removed from Hunan woman's heart

Doctors in Xiangya, Hunan province have removed a toothpick measuring over six centimetres (2.3 inches) from a 43 year old woman's heart during surgery.

by James Griffiths, 07 November 2013

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