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  1. Herr Cloaca

    Fake Pandas (Again)

    Taizhou Zoo charged visitors 20 yuan to see so-called "panda dogs", which were painted chow chow dogs. New York Post
  2. James_H

    Liquid-Splashing Sexual Assaults In Hong Kong

    Long article here I'd never heard of this but it seems to be widespread in Hong Kong, and according to the article also happens in Taiwan and China. Women in busy public places are being splashed with an unknown liquid by unknown assailant(s).
  3. iainh

    The Ghosts Haunting China's Cities

    There's a fascinating article in today's Guardian about ghosts, funerals and attitudes to death in China's cities, and how they vary from rural practices, and even impact urban planning and rent/property values...
  4. ramonmercado

    China Grows Lettuce And Tomatoes Aboard Tiangong Space Station

    There may be a Thread which this fits in to, Anyway, fresh salads in Space! China successfully grows lettuce and tomatoes aboard Tiangong space station By Andrew Jones ( space.com ) published about 19 hours ago Some of the plants grown by China's Shenzhou 16 astronauts aboard the nation's...
  5. 王泥喜法介

    A Case Of Tame Head (降頭)

    The Tame Head refers to a form of black magic that has been reported in some Southeast Asian countries, and the Yunnan province of China. While there is no clear definition of what the Tame Head is, many people believe it has the power to control its victim's behavior and even cause their death...
  6. 王泥喜法介

    A Curse Lasted Three Generations

    I heard the story from my grandmother's friend. In the 17th century, due to the war involving Jurchen and revolters, Chinese population sharply decreased, particularly in the southwest inland area of China. As a result, many people who lived in the coastal line were forced to be relocated to...
  7. 王泥喜法介

    A Story About The Earthquake In Tangshan And Mao Zedong

    This story is one of the most strange case in China. On the 28 July, 1976, a severe earthquake occurred in Tangshan. As this city was almost destroyed, more than one million people were waiting for help. To do this, armies around Tangshan were assembled to send food, medicine and other sources...
  8. 王泥喜法介

    A True Story Happened To Me

    The story is about the Chinese college-entrance exam. In most provinces of China, students commonly choose the targeted universities after their marks and provincial rankings are disclosed. However, the admission score was unknown at that moment. Students, particularly those who get a high...
  9. blessmycottonsocks

    Will Putin Offer Siberia To China To Guarantee Their Continued Support?

    With the world's two most notorious totalitarian dictators meeting next week, there is speculation that Putin, desperate for support from China - one of his few remaining allies, may offer the enormous Siberian resources to Xi Jinping. Jinping's China is desperate for more Lebensraum for their...
  10. maximus otter

    Chinese Satellite Gathering Intel For Pearl Harbor-Style Hypersonic Missile Attack Using Green Lasers, Claim Experts

    China used green lasers fired from satellites to gather intelligence for a surprise hypersonic missile attack on Hawaii, it has been warned. The satellite was recorded flashing lasers for a fraction of a second by a livestream camera attached to a telescope on top of a mountain on one of the...
  11. lordmongrove

    People Who Marry Ghosts In China

    Why Some People In China Choose To Marry Ghosts In rural Chinese provinces such as Shanxi, Shaanxi, and Henan, it is quite common for two departed souls to marry, or for a living person to marry a ghost. But why is that the case? Why would someone want to organize or take part in a posthumous...
  12. Yithian

    Uncontacted Tribes & An Indian Military Base. Did A Spy Balloon Snoop On The Andaman & Nicobar islands?

    Uncontacted tribes and an Indian military base. Did a ‘spy’ balloon snoop on the Andaman and Nicobar islands? Analysis by Rhea Mogul and Andrew Raine, CNN Updated 8:33 PM EST, Fri February 17, 2023 When a strange white sphere appeared in the skies above the Andaman and Nicobar Islands in...
  13. Bigphoot2

    Someone's Space Junk To Crash Onto The Moon (March 2022)

    If you are on the moon - duck! https://www.theguardian.com/science/2022/jan/26/out-of-control-spacex-rocket-on-track-to-collide-with-the-moon
  14. 王泥喜法介

    A Mandela Effect

    A Chinese actress passed away last year. However, when I heard the news, I noted that the actress had passed away a few months ago. At first I did not take it seriously, however, I accidentally discovered a video that could support my memory. The first photo is a snapshot of the Wikipedia page...
  15. 王泥喜法介

    A Puppet Without An Ear

    At Chinese funerals, sometimes a pair of puppets was buried with the dead, and this story is about this. I am not sure whether you have an impression of this or not. But for readers of "Dragon Ball", it is not strange because Chiaotsu takes his shape from the male puppet. Another photo below is...
  16. 王泥喜法介

    A Ghost Returns Home During His Funeral

    In the 1980s roughly, the public bathroom in China is popular. Most families warm water with coals for a shower that time, but the public bathroom commonly makes use of the waste energy of manufactories to provide hot water. One day, a new bathroom was going to open, and the owner of the...
  17. ramonmercado

    Mystery Seed Packs Sent From China

    Beware of Sino-Seeds!
  18. 王泥喜法介

    Some Strange Folklore In China

    Long time no sees, friends. Today, I would like to share a few strange folklore in China. 1. If someone has been drowned to be dead, and his or her relatives or best friends come there and call his or her name, the dead would bleed from his/her nose, mouth, ears and eyes. Therefore, in the...
  19. Yithian

    'Havana Syndrome': Diplomatic Staff Malaise In Cuba & China—A Sonic Or Microwave Weapon?

    Apparently Cuba may have been experimenting with sonic devices on the U.S. embassy. If so, it's an odd choice, given the ostensive thaw in their long frosty relationship. US embassy staff in Cuba 'suffered brain injuries' Some US embassy staff in Cuba hit by suspected acoustic attacks suffered...
  20. kamalktk

    Iron Crotch Kung Fu & Testicular Attacks

    'Iron Crotch Kung Fu Master' shows off ability to take groin hits http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/move-over-ip-man-meet-iron-crotch-man ------------------------------ This man has got balls. Balls of steel, that is. Meet Master Wei Yaobin, who has built a reputation as an "Iron Crotch...
  21. T

    Story From My Friend's Great-Uncle (Parallel Worlds In Wartime Bombing)

    I was talking to a friend, and she told me her great uncle had a really strange story from during the war. I guess his wife passed away while he was away during the war, so when he came back he married his brother's wife (his brother also passed in the war) to give his children a mother and her...
  22. mrpoultice

    'Human Root' Unearthed (Picture)

    Picture of the day today on the Telegraph website. (click to see it) Mr P
  23. ramonmercado

    Evidence Of Fish Consumption By Early Modern Humans In China

    Perhaps they will also find evidence of the first fish n chip shop as well as early take aways. First Direct Evidence Of Substantial Fish Consumption By Early Modern Humans In China 40,000 Years Ago http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/20 ... 171544.htm ScienceDaily (July 13, 2009) —...
  24. OneWingedBird

    Erupting Mushrooms Lift Driveway

    Gotta watch out for those erupting mushrooms! http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/berk ... 699964.stm
  25. ramonmercado

    Religion In China: Mainstream & Traditional Religions

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/6202403.stm
  26. ramonmercado

    Religion In China: Independent Cults & Sects

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/6194998.stm
  27. MrRING

    Bodhidharma: Mystic Creator Of Shaolin Martial Arts

    This blue-eyed beared monk sounds like quite a character! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bodhidharma And he has some great legends retold on the same page:
  28. ramonmercado

    Shaolin Monks Back TV Talent Hunt

  29. ramonmercado

    Gigantopithecus: Giant Ape That Co-Existed With Early Humans

  30. MrRING

    Yellow Skies Over Beijing

    http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&cid=1540&ncid=1540&e=6&u=/afp/20050406/sc_afp/chinaweatherpollution_050406135745
  31. B

    4s, 13s, Doubles & More: Numbering Taboos & Superstitions

    I would like opinions from people all over . . . I live in Toronto (or Hogtown to some people) and in this area there are very few buildings built with a 13th floor. Or rather, they have a 13th floor, but they call it the 14th floor. Most people actually never think about it and somehow...
  32. K

    Ancient China: Tombs & Burial Grounds

    http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/english/doc/2004-09/25/content_377625.htm
  33. M

    Kooky Cathay: Forteana From China

    http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2004/07/01/1088488096354.html?oneclick=true
  34. M

    UFOs & Ufology In China

    I love the nationalistic touches and a touch of yank-bashing (or is that some starnge sexual practice?): http://english.pravda.ru/science/19/94/378/11796_ufo.html Emps
  35. M

    Cutaneous Horns (Horn-Like Growths On Heads & Bodies)

    http://www.newkerala.com/news-daily/news/features.php?action=fullnews&id=3071 Emps
  36. K

    Genghis Khan Appears On An Ox Horn

    http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/200311/28/eng20031128_129246.shtml
  37. P

    Penis-Theft Panics (Koro, Etc.)

    History of Penis Panics A Natural History of Penis Panics : (hope its not a cross post!) A woman in Nigeria narrowly escaped a recent lynching from an enraged crowd after a market trader claimed she had stolen his penis. This is an example of Koro, (as it is most commonly known in the...
  38. A

    Does China Have An Earthquake Device?

    doesn't it seem that there have been too many earthquakes in politically sensitive areas recently to be accounted for by chance? Taipei, several in Afghanistan, and New York state. There's no direct evidence for an earthquake machine, but some very interesting circumstantial evidence...
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