Posts tagged "hong kong"

President Obama Will Announce New AIDS Strategy

Plus, a woman in Hong Kong is accused of assaulting a police officer with her breast, and Nadia Lee Cohen builds a photography project in response to online censorship. All…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 30, 2015 - 5:30 pm

In Hong Kong, You Can Realize Your Dream Of Getting Married At McDonald’s

Getting married at McDonald’s would have been my wildest dream around age five. Apparently some couples in Hong Kong never let go of that dream and are actually getting married…

Claire Hannum | July 14, 2014 - 2:30 pm

Life Dream Status: 1,600 Papier-Maché Pandas

No, Jessica, you’re not dreaming. What you’re looking at are 1,600 papier-maché pandas meant to symbolize the remaining great bears still alive in the world. Inspired by the World Wildlife…

Jessica Wakeman | May 8, 2014 - 3:30 pm

Don’t Want To Get Raped? Drink Less, Hong Kong Official Suggests

Gee, don’t you just love that in the battle to train men to not rape, you have the security secretary of Hong Kong, Lai Tung-kwok, stomping on all our efforts…

Sarah Gray | May 15, 2013 - 4:40 pm

The World’s Largest Rubber Ducky Floats By Hong Kong

Ahem, excuse me Captain, but I think we’re being followed. This is the world’s largest rubber ducky, seen here floating around Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour. Designed by Dutch artist Florentijn

Julie Gerstein | May 3, 2013 - 3:40 pm

Behold, A Glorious Inflatable Turd Sculpture

This artwork you see before you in a 51-foot-tall inflatable turd sculpture called “Complex Pile.” The inflatable turd sculptor is named Paul McCarthy, although I originally read his name as…

Jessica Wakeman | April 30, 2013 - 3:40 pm

Gigi Chao Responds To Dad’s Million Dollar Offer To Marry His Lesbian Daughter & Make Her Straight

Remember Gigi Chao? She’s the lesbian daughter of Chinese billionaire Cecil Chao who offered millions to a man to marry her into heterosexuality?  While many offered, all were refused.

Sarah Gray | April 2, 2013 - 6:30 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

Hong Kong School Girls Dig “Compensated Dating”

Here’s a skeevy trend for you. In Hong Kong, teenage girls are going on “compensated dates” after school. Basically, they go out with older men in exchange for money, but…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 14, 2009 - 2:20 pm

Statement-Making Art: Liquidated Logos

Will you find yourself in Hong Kong soon-ish? Stop by the Art Statements Gallery for a look-see of French street artist Zev’s wild new exhibition, “Liquidated Logos.” Zev, known for…

Nina Carbone | July 21, 2009 - 3:00 pm

Sex Tapes: Actually Scandalous In Hong Kong!

While every celeb in America has got a promotional sex tape — from rock grandpa Gene Simmons to Paris Hilton — in Hong Kong it is career suicide…and then some.

Simcha | February 21, 2008 - 8:00 pm