CHINA

The Chinese Edit of Iron Man 3 Sounds Awesome

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You know we've come a long way when the formerly Maoist regime of China is not only allowing their citizens to watch films from the greedy imperialist west, but they're cutting said films in order to add more consumer advertising.

CHEN YING

Chinese Reporter Covers Earthquake in Wedding Dress

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Dedicated reporter Chen Ying didn't let her wedding day get in the way of reporting on China's devastating earthquake, springing into action without changing out of her wedding dress.

JOBS

China Is Hiring A ‘Porn Identification Officer’

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In this tough economy, finding and keeping a job can be pretty tough for most people, but an independent Chinese organization that is totally not at all affiliated with the government feels your pain and that’s why they’ve created an exciting new opportunity for one enterprising soul.

CENSORSHIP

China halts all Django Unchained screenings for ‘technical reasons’

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Just a few days ago, stories went around about Tarantino supervising a cut of Django Unchained that would pass Chinese censors.

DOGS IN PANTYHOSE

Apparently Dogs Wearing Pantyhose Is All The Rage In China Right Now

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This is an unfortunate trend: dogs wearing form-fitting pantyhose.

ANIMATRONIC

Eccentric Billionaire Now Filling His ‘Jurassic Park’-Style Resort With Dinosaur Robots

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Clive Palmer's plans to clone dinosaurs for a Jurassic Park may have fallen through, but that won't stop him from ordering hundreds of dinosaur robots.

CHINA

Chinese Chicken Lays Massive, Surprise-Filled Eggs

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A chicken in the Chinese village of Guizhou has been laying eggs that weigh nearly half a pound (three-times a regular egg) and contain combinations of yolks and additional eggs.

CHINA

Report: Chinese Military Hackers Targeting US Electric Power Grid, Oil And Gas Pipelines And Water Suppliers

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You may recall a couple of weeks ago we told you about the New York Times and Wall Street Journal both being hacked by Chinese hackers. Well, it looks like the Chinese military was behind it all.

CHEN GUANGBIAO

‘Spaceballs’ Gag Is Now Reality: Eccentric Chinese Millionaire Selling Canned Air in Smog-Filled Beijing

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A Chinese multi-millionaire's newest stunt is selling cans of clean air to Beijing residents. Perri-Air?

CHINA

The Chinese Version Of ‘Friends’ Premieres Next Month And Is Called ‘Planet Homebuddies’

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EVERYONE STOP WHAT YOU'RE DOING. WE HAVE IMPORTANT NEWS: The Chinese version of "Friends" premieres online next month and it is called "Planet Homebuddies."

CENSORSHIP

China cuts 40 minutes of Cloud Atlas, directors promote it there anyway

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Tom Tykwer and <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2012/09/wachowski-siblings-now-the-wachowski-starship-according-to-andy" target="_blank">The Wachowski Starship</a>'s Cloud Atlas (<a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2012/11/cloud-atlas-review-filmdrunk-amazing-and-terrible" target="_blank">my review</a>) recently had 40 minutes shaved from it by mainland China's strict censors.

A WINNER IS YOU

Our Hero: The Guy Who Secretly Outsourced His Own Job To China So He Could Watch Cat Videos

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In a daring act of laziness, a man outsourced his job to China and paid his contractors 20% of his paycheck. Guess what he did with that free time.

CENSORSHIP

Chinese Censor Lays Out Exactly What's Going On In Chinese Social Media

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Heavy-handed censorship begets more heavy-handed censorship in China... and one censor has had enough.

CHINA

VIDEO: A Chinese Girl In Knee-High Boots Disarms A Suicidal Woman By Kicking Scissors Out Of Her Hand

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Here is a Chinese news report about a cute girl in knee-high boots and short shorts disarming a suicidal woman by kicking scissors out of her hand.

CHINA

Dog Rides Bikes, Scooters, and Exercise Balls

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A two-year-old pup entertains pedestrians in China with an array of tricks.

AVI ARAD

Prepare Yourselves For Ass-Kicking, Possibly Superheroic, Terracotta Warriors

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China's Terracotta Warriors might be Sony's next big franchise...

CHINA

The Most One-Finger Pushups in 30 Seconds

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Xie Guizhong sets a new Guinness World Record with 41 one-finger pushups in 30 seconds -- shattering the previous mark of 25.

ACTORS WITH OPINIONS

Jackie Chan sounds like a bit of a fascist again

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Jackie Chan has a bit of a history of working with Chinese <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2012/02/oh-boy-karate-rich-kid-is-getting-a-sequel" target="_blank">government-financed film companies</a>, and as we know, the Chinese government has <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2012/05/chinese-play-trick-cut-13-minutes-out-of-men-in-black-3" target="_blank">some strict rules</a> about what it will allow in its movies (Chan also has a history of <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2010/08/jackie-chan-sucks-at-endorsing" target="_blank">endorsing some shady products</a>, but that's another story).

CHINA

Let’s Forget About 12/12/12 Facebook Status Updates In The Afternoon Links

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Today's afternoon links, featuring a snow trooper moving on after the Star Wars are done, Ned Stark commenting on 12/12/12, and an awesome cotton candy artist.

CHINA

With Leather Live Discussion: UFC On Fuel 6

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Since <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2012/10/introducing-the-guest-ring-girls-for-ufc-on-fuel-6-franklin-vs-le#page/1">we last discussed Saturday’s UFC on Fuel 6 event</a> – you know, the one with <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2012/10/introducing-the-guest-ring-girls-for-ufc-on-fuel-6-franklin-vs-le#page/1">the brand new ring girls</a> that more than make up for a lack of Brittney Palmer and Arianny Celeste – there has been another change of note to the preliminary fight card.


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