Posts Tagged ‘China’

Not a crime at the tip of tongue?

June 18, 2014


Dog is human’s friend in western countries, but maybe just another meat in China. Here are some pictures of an annual dog meat festival at Yulin City, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region (广西玉林).


A secuirty check point in Beijing

March 7, 2014


There is a newly established security check point at a Beijing subway station. Many people are waiting to get in. But if someone carries an explosive device, is it safe to be in that waiting line?


How Chinese obtain deer velvet antler

October 11, 2013

A velvet antler (鹿茸) is obtained from deer antlers. It is a mainstay of traditional Chinese medicine, probably second only to ginseng in importance. But the way that Chinese obtain velvet antler may be surprising. Here are some photos.


A Pyramid in China

October 1, 2013


There is a Pyramid near Wuhan City (武汉) in China. By using Google Map, it locates at latitude 30o32’53.96″ north, longitude 114o26’6.86″, which is pretty close to that of Egyptian pyramid.

Is it an ancient site? No. It was built about a decade ago and was supposed to be built as a amusement park. But it was abandoned after the park was halfway done.

The Narrowest Side Walk in the Word

September 13, 2013


This is a side walk in Jinan City, Shandong Province (山东省济南市). Its width is only 20 centimeters. The government officials claims that they were forced to build such a narrow street because they must allow two-way traffic of vehicles.

A dolphin stranded at a Sanya beach

June 17, 2013


See what these Chinese are doing? They saw a stranded dolphin. But they are not trying to rescue the dolphin. Instead, they held the poor dolphin out of water to take pictures. Eventually, the dolphin died.


Pick an Alien – A Math Problrm at a Chinese Elementary School

January 22, 2013


The above is a math question for a Chinese elementary school. See if you can solve it. Characters in the first row are aliens and the second row non-aliens. Pick up the alien from the third row.

Chinese students remember the victims of Sandy Hook shooting

December 16, 2012


Students at Liaocheng University (聊城大学), Shandong (山东) organized a blessing ceremony for the victims of Sandy Hook shooting.


Chinese found clue to astronauts’ bone loss

December 11, 2012

Chinese researchers claimed that small nucleic acid molecules microRNA-214 was found to lead to bone loss in astronauts. Their paper “miR-214 targets ATF4 to inhibit bone formation” is published in “Nature Medicine” on December 9, 2012.

Fake Pregnant Belly is popular in China

September 30, 2012


Fake pregnant belly is popular in China these days. Some use it to avoid being laid-offs. Some others use it to get seats on bus. The price range is from 400 to 2800 yuan (US$60 – 420).