Posts tagged "china"

Heroic Chinese Woman Believed To Be Dead For 10 Years, Found Living In Internet Cafe

Most of her food the past 10 years was provided by generous cafe customers, as well as the occasional cashier shifts she picked up along the way.

Bronwyn Isaac | November 23, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Man Clogs Highway With 1,300 Geese In Attempt To Save Some Scratch

Watch the video and partake in this man’s most absurd form of budgeting!

Bronwyn Isaac | November 16, 2015 - 12:00 pm

China Is Abandoning Its One-Child Policy

This is particularly good news for Chinese women and girls.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 29, 2015 - 9:00 am

Best Trend Alert: Little Plastic Sprouts Coming Out Of Your Head

China, I fucking love you.
In China, teens and young millenials, are wearing little plastic accessories on their heads in the shape of small sprouts, fruits, flowers and other…

Katrin Higher | October 10, 2015 - 3:30 pm

Men Can’t Endorse Maxi Pads In China Anymore

China has introduced new rules for advertisers to protect consumers, one of which is that celebrities have to use the products they endorse, and specifically, male celebrities cannot endorse feminine

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 4, 2015 - 10:38 am

Watch This Helpful Explainer About Planned Parenthood And The Senate Vote

The Senate is voting on funding for Planned Parenthood in the wake of a fake controversy, the Obama administration is backing Truvada for HIV prevention, Chinese activists are protesting the…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 3, 2015 - 5:00 pm

Taylor Swift’s 1989 Merch Is Being Censored In China

Taylor Swift’s official e-commerce store launched in China this week ahead of her 1989 tour touching down in Shanghai in November. Totally fine, totally normal. What is more curious, however,…

Megan Reynolds | July 24, 2015 - 6:25 pm

Delicious Spartan Models Arrested In Beijing

Sweetie Salad, a food delivery service in China, deployed dozens of half-naked foreign men in Spartan dress as a marketing stunt in Beijing, and all sorts of mayhem ensued. A…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 23, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Arrests Made In Chinese Uniqlo Dressing Room Porn Scandal

Remember that time last week when a video of two consenting Chinese adults having sex in a Uniqlo dressing room went viral on WeChat and Weibo? Welp, now four people

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 20, 2015 - 9:30 am

Uniqlo Dressing Room Porn Goes Viral In China, Government Clutches Pearls

A video of a young couple having sex in a Beijing Uniqlo dressing room has gone viral on Chinese social networks like Weibo and WeChat, and the Chinese government is…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 16, 2015 - 12:30 pm

China Cracks Down On The Hottest Trend In Funerals — Strippers!

That’s one way to send off Grandpa. …

Megan Reynolds | April 24, 2015 - 10:45 am

China’s 5 Arrested Feminist Activists Have Been Released From Custody

The five Chinese feminist activists who were arrested in the days leading up to International Women’s Day for handing out brochures about sexual harassment have been freed from custody.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | April 13, 2015 - 6:10 pm

The US Presbyterian Church Now Recognizes Gay Marriage

Woohoo, another victory for gay rights!

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 18, 2015 - 6:00 pm

8 Things That Happened to Us While Dating Abroad

When we met at college, little did we know that between the two of us, we would spend the next few years living in five different countries (U.S., France, China, Australia and…

Jessica Pan And Rachel Kapelke-Dale | August 6, 2014 - 11:00 am

True Story: My Memoir Pissed Off A Male Book Reviewer

When I started writing my memoir, Good Chinese Wife: A Love Affair With China Gone Wrong, I began networking with authors who wrote books set in Asia. I imagined developing…

Susan Blumberg-Kason | July 12, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Meet China’s Hands-Free Sperm Extractor Machine (For The Times When A Regular Handjob Won’t Do)

File this one under “Things I Had To Check Weren’t A Clickhole Post First”: hospitals in China have machines to extract sperm. The hands-free gizmos are used by urology departments…

Jessica Wakeman | June 25, 2014 - 3:30 pm

Terrible News: Baby Pandas Will Not Be Predicting The World Cup

You’re breaking my heart! Just weeks after a panda conservation center announced that pandas would predict the results of the 2014 World Cup a la Paul the octopus, today…

Jessica Wakeman | June 13, 2014 - 5:30 pm

College Student Turns His Study Abroad Into A 100-Day Dance Party Across China

When Dartmouth student Jake Gaba left for his study abroad program in China, he wasn’t content to just study Mandarin, learn about the culture, and snap a few Instagram photos.

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | January 21, 2014 - 1:20 pm

Have You Seen Pearl The Missing Pig?

Pearl the pig, the adorable local celebrity of China’s Tiananmen Square, is missing! Pearl became an internet sensation when she caught the eye of photographer Zeng Zhi on her daily walk around…

Claire Hannum | December 8, 2013 - 5:00 pm

Poor Justin Bieber Needed To Be Carried Up The Great Wall Of China

Did Justin Bieber learn absolutely nothing from his interventional tête-à-tête with Zach Galifianakis last week? Yesterday’s visit to the Great Wall of China was a fantastic opportunity for the ol’…

Rachel Krause | October 1, 2013 - 11:40 am
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