November 2, 201113 Comments

The Ordinary, the Artistic and the Idiotic (Putong, Wenyi and Erbi) – the hottest Internet meme happening now in China

It all started just like any other Internet memes. Some folks on the internets posted a series of composite photos, each consisting of three images of some young people. From left to right, or top to bottom, the three images would respectively represent An ordinary youth (putong qingnian, 普通青年), An artistic youth (wenyi qingnian, 文艺青年, [...]

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October 30, 20114 Comments

report email

From Translate: Renminbi circulation and anti-fraud report hot line and email address. According to some netizens, an email sent to this address will actually get through.

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October 27, 201117 Comments

Picture of the day: EPIC WIN The latest Chinese grassroots innovation: iShampoo

Picked from MOP

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October 17, 20113 Comments

EPIC WIN: College students lose chairs to school fanfare, find quick fixes

From ZOL and Renren Xi’an University of Science and Technology, located in the city of Xi’an in central China’s Shaanxi province, celebrates its 70th anniversary on October 13, 2011. On the afternoon before the celebration day, the university authorities had all chairs in student dormitories pulled onto the square and neatly arranged for the mega-event. [...]

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September 30, 20114 Comments

Chinese women spam Japanese photographer’s Weibo account with sexy photos

Yasumasa Yonehara is a Japanese photographer whose erotically charged work has put him at the forefront of contemporary Japanese photography. Young sexy women have always been the center of his focus. From sex scenes to portraits, clothed and unclothed of Yonehara’s models and lovers, his depictions of women are definitely beyond the pale for the [...]

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July 23, 20115 Comments

Video: Australian comedy show explains difference between two Chinas

The Mansion is an Australian satirical news show, hosted by Michael Chamberlin and Charlie Pickering. Michael and Charlie explore why there are Two Chinas: People’s Republic of China and Republic of China.

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July 15, 20114 Comments

CCTV repurposes Japanese porn star Sora Aoi’s photo in crime report

From Ming Pao In a news documentary program, Channel 12 of China Central Television (the law and society focused channel) displayed a photo of a female suspect of a murder case. Even though the photo had been blurred allegedly in an effort to protect the identity of the woman, eagled-eyed Chinese netizens immediately recognized that [...]

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July 14, 20114 Comments

Video: Chinese young man Liu Xinying makes “iPad3″ by hand

A Chinese young man can’t wait to have the long-anticipated Apple iPad3, and as a result, he made one himself, filmed the entire assembling process and uploaded it to the internet. The Do-It-Yourself iPad cost 2,000; the R&D took half a month, and it runs on Microsoft operating system. The exquisite craftsmanship has wowed many [...]

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July 14, 20112 Comments

Picture of the day: Tsinghua University uses SNS photo tagging for muster call

Unexcused absence is a breach of school discipline very commonly seen in Chinese universities. While faculty members try to make attendance and participation count towards the final grades and call the muster in class, students manage to exploit loopholes. For example, students required by professors to sign in on the roster would do it on [...]

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July 13, 20114 Comments

Picture of the day: Voyeurism taken to the next level

Beware of a peeping tom lurking nearby, armed with the high-end technology. Even though there is no sign that voyeurism in China is going rampant, you may not wish to risk being taken advantage of. According to this newspaper clipping, the latest invention enabled by the necessity is to install a candid camera onto a [...]

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July 12, 20113 Comments

Picture of the day: Which part of a girl’s body do Chinese men like to check out the most?

As summer arrives, women are also getting hotter with their halter dresses, shorts and bikinis. The Lady Channel of Chinese portal NetEase has recently asked male netizens about where they eyes go on a female body. Here’s how the 65,907 men answered. Face: 6% “No matter how much effort you spend on powdering your face [...]

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July 12, 20117 Comments

Video: 7-year-old Chinese girl uses violence against cousin, cheered by father

(From Recently, a video of a 7-year-old girl bullying her cousin of the same age has become viral on Chinese internet. The girl’s father, who is the brother of the little boy’s mother, stood aside and cheered the girl, who had clearly gained the upper hand, while videotaping the entire episode. The girl, emboldened [...]

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July 11, 20118 Comments

Pictures of the day: When heat waves hit China, people have solutions

July 7 of each year is called Lesser Heat, according to Chinese traditional Twenty-Four Solar Terms, which marks the beginning of the hottest days in summer. People all over China have either taken out their artillery and declared war on the heat, or flocked to the favorite  summer haunts for a little shade and crispness. (Picked from IFENG and KDNet) The [...]

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July 8, 2011One Comment

Video: Chinese old man gazes into young woman’s cleavage

The video was taken on a bus in Guangzhou, Guangdong province. It is quite self-explanatory. Within one day since it was posted on Youku, it has received over 1,200,000 views. Selected comments from Youku ligion123: Attentive and focused men are the most attractive. 正常滴反映:One wishes to be watched and the other wishes to watch. Both two [...]

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June 10, 201113 Comments

Video: Chinese young man’s comically phenomenal cheerleading dance

A Chinese college student has become a new internet sensation after video of him dressed as a cheerleader and dancing with seven girls at a basketball halftime show was uploaded to the popular streaming sites. The college student is said to be a science major. It is not clear which university he goes to. Chinese [...]

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June 8, 20113 Comments

Migrant worker is hamstrung for demanding due wages; massive violent conflict ensues

It was started by a hideous act of violence on a migrant worker. On June 1, 18-year-old worker Xiong Hanjiang from Sichuan province went with his parents to Huayi Porcelain Factory in the town Guxiang, Chaozhou city in southern Guangzhou province and asked the employer for his past due wages. During the process, Xiong Hanjiang [...]

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June 8, 2011No Comments

Chinese journalists scuffle for celebs’ wedding favor in cash

On June 7, Chinese actor Deng Chao and actress Sun Li held their wedding ceremony and reception at Ritz Carlton Hotel in Shanghai. Because of the high popularity the newlyweds enjoy in the Chinese entertainment industry and among ordinary Chinese people, a large number of reporters flocked to the hotel to cover the star-studded event. [...]

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May 26, 2011No Comments

Picture of the day: Chinese college students go barechested to protest lengthy keynote

On March 25 at the opening ceremony of Graduates’ Works Exhibition at Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts, the head of the Academy was delivering a speech when a group of students butted in, lifted their t-shirts and lay on the ground to protest that the speech was too lengthy and boring. The Propaganda Department of [...]

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May 12, 2011No Comments

May 7, 2011One Comment

Picture of the day: Public foot-washing in celebration of Mother’s Day

On the afternoon of May 6, 100 students at Mingde Elementary School in the town of Xingangshan administered by the city of Dexing, Jiangxi province gathered on the campus playground and washed feet of their mothers to show filial piety and celebrate the forthcoming Mother’s Day. (Picked from Xinhua)    

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