Posts tagged "china"

Chinese Zoo Tries To Pass Off Dog As A Lion

Talk about cowardly. The Luohe zoo in the Chinese province of Henan is in trouble after it reportedly tried to pass off a Tibetan mastiff dog as a lion. The…

Julie Gerstein | August 17, 2013 - 11:00 am

Chinese Professor Thinks “To Rape A Bargirl Does Less Harm Than To Rape A Good Woman”

The ongoing trial of Li Tianyi, a 17-year-old boy accused of participating in the gang rape of a woman in Beijing, spurred some vomit-inducing comments from Yi Yanyou, a professor…

Mary Odell | July 27, 2013 - 3:00 pm

China Says To Go See Your Parents … Or Else

A lot of parents play the guilt card if you don’t visit enough. You never write! You never call, either! But China will actually fine you or throw you in…

Mary Odell | July 2, 2013 - 10:40 am

Warning: Sex Against Windows May Result In Death

Honestly, this should go without saying, but apparently one couple in China did not see the danger in having sex against a glass window. The glass they were having sex…

The Frisky | July 1, 2013 - 12:20 pm

FYI, Happy Ending Massages Are Totally Legal In China

Back in college — this was the late ’90s mind you — I had a friend who had a friend who who got a massage somewhere in Chinatown that ended…

Ami Angelowicz | June 30, 2013 - 3:00 pm

Chinese Women Are Reportedly Wearing These Hairy Stockings To Fend Off Perverts

See those dark, hairy gams and the suspiciously smooth feet attached to them? If a recent wave of internet stories are to be believed, those furry legs are actually a…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | June 19, 2013 - 9:40 am

China Says Bras Can Help You Cheat?

Things I wish I knew in high school: my bra was a clandestine cheating machine. I wore those AAs every single day, but somehow its stealthy secrets eluded my wide-eyed naivety.

Alyson Penn | June 9, 2013 - 10:00 am

Beijing Police Suggest Women Avoid Miniskirts To Prevent Sexual Harassment

The story is always the same: officials find it too hard to tell men to control themselves and not sexually harass women, so they place the responsibility and blame on women…

Mary Odell | June 6, 2013 - 11:40 am

Chinese Zookeepers Dress As Animals In Simulated Zoo Escape

How do you beat a panda or rhinoceros at its own game? If you’re zookeepers at the Taiyuan Zoo in China’s Shanxi Province, you dress up in furry costumes and…

Julie Gerstein | April 25, 2013 - 12:40 pm

Dogs In Pantyhose Is Something A Cat Would Never Stand For

When I think about what might happen if I tried to put a pair of support hose on Colonel Mustard, well, it would not end well. Apparently putting pantyhose on…

Julie Gerstein | April 7, 2013 - 10:00 am

Chinese Woman Stages Her Own Funeral While Alive So She Could “Enjoy It”

A lot of people are curious about what it might be like at their own funeral. Who’d show up? What would they say? Would there be fondue at the wake?

Julie Gerstein | April 3, 2013 - 10:40 am

Can We Please Just Let Dogs Be Dogs?

Jessica sent me a link to an article about a trend in China where people dye their dog’s fur to look like another animal, probably thinking I would find it…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 22, 2013 - 3:40 pm

This Is What A 40-Square-Foot Apartment Looks Like

Next time you’re feeling like your 500-square-foot studio is unbearably cramped, take a look at this photo of a “cubicle apartment” in Hong Kong. The Society for Community Organization took…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | February 21, 2013 - 3:40 pm

Of Course China Devised The Scariest Beauty Treatment Of All Time

Sometime around the beginning of everything ever, humanity started drafting its long-running list of dangerous, idiotic things done in the name of youth and beauty. In ancient Greece, where blond…

Rachel Krause | February 20, 2013 - 9:40 am

Meet Diana Pang, The Chinese Porn Star Who Is Now In Politics

Dick pics on Twitter or love children, might force resignation for some politicians, but for others, a scandalous sexual history is just a way to make a name for yourself…

Sarah Gray | February 6, 2013 - 4:40 pm

Be My Boyfriend: Guy Who Outsourced His Job To China So He Could Watch Cat Videos

Dear Amazing Outsourcer,

Most of us are guilty of loafing off on the job a couple times a day. But you, Anonymous Job Outsourcer, decided to game the…

Julie Gerstein | January 16, 2013 - 1:20 pm

Watch A Shark Tank Burst Inside A Chinese Shopping Mall

New Thing To Be Afraid Of: an aquarium filled with sharks burst inside a shopping mall in Shanghai, China, injuring 16 people and God knows how many sharks, fish…

Jessica Wakeman | December 27, 2012 - 10:40 am

Be My Boyfriend: Guy Who Wore His Entire Wardrobe To The Airport

Dear Resourceful Baggage Guy,

I love a man who finds innovative solutions to life’s annoying problems. And your solution to astronomical airline baggage fees was particularly smart: Rather…

Julie Gerstein | December 19, 2012 - 1:20 pm

If Your Boyfriend Hasn’t Shipped Himself Through The Mail To You, It’s Like He Doesn’t Even Love You

Chinese dude and definite Stevie Wonder fan Hu Seng wanted to show his girlfriend how much he loved her, so he mailed himself to her. The only problem? Hu Seng’s…

Julie Gerstein | August 29, 2012 - 2:40 pm

Want To Avoid A Summer Tan? Try A Face-kini!

In America’s tanning-obsessed culture, where we spend millions of dollars and hours a year trying to bake (or fake) our way to the perfect golden hue, it’s difficult to fathom…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | August 22, 2012 - 10:40 am