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In China, Ghosts Demand the Finer Things in Life
The Hungry Ghost Festival provides them with paper effigies of money, food—and iPhones.
October 19, 2017
The Nixon Dinners That Taught Americans to Stop Worrying and Love Peking Duck
The president's historic trip to China caused a Chinese food boom.
October 16, 2017
For Decades, New York's Chinatown Duped 'Slum Tourists' With Faked Danger and Depravity
Opium dens, gunfights, and poverty theater.
October 02, 2017
The Split Pants That Are China's Alternative to Diapers
Kai dang ku might reflect the past and future of toilet training.
September 21, 2017
Did Mooncakes Help the Chinese Overthrow the Mongols?
On the enduring power of myth and metaphor.
August 11, 2017
A Chinese Museum Is Offering Big Money to Whomever Can Decode This Ancient Script
The going rate is $15,000 per character.
July 25, 2017
Wuxi Shi, China
Heilan Horse Culture Museum
A palatial horse museum outside Shanghai is home to the most pampered horses in the world.
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Watch a Melodramatic Communist Ballet from 1964
A ballerina weeps over the hammer and sickle in Mao's production of "The Red Detachment of Women."
January 05, 2017
The Legendary Chinese Poison Made by Forcing Snakes, Scorpions, and Centipedes to Fight
"Gu" was a mythological substance born from fear, with a dramatic backstory.
November 11, 2016
China Is Testing Its First Suspended Railway
October 03, 2016
China's Space Station Is Orbiting Earth on an Uncontrolled Path of Destruction
September 20, 2016
A Retired Teacher Built a Perfect Scale Map of China on His Terrace
September 16, 2016
Check Out This Massive Moon Balloon Terrorizing Streets in China
No one was hurt, apparently.
September 14, 2016
Watch a Chinese Blacksmith Create Fiery Sparkling Rays With Molten Metal
The farming town of Nuanquan, China, celebrates the Lunar New Year with a 300-year-old spin on fireworks.
August 01, 2016
This Map Proves Britain Loves Tea More Than Anyone Else
The British Isles desired to best China as the tea drinking capital of the world.
August 01, 2016
285,000 People Urge a Chinese Park to Free the 'World's Saddest Polar Bear'
Pizza deserves to be happy.
July 20, 2016
Why Massive Radio Telescopes Might Be Our Best Shot at Finding Aliens
The search for extraterrestrial life is amping up, after China's debut of the world's largest radio telescope.
July 07, 2016
Beijing is Sinking up to 4 Inches Every Year Because They're Using Too Much Water
It doesn't look good.
June 30, 2016
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