Posts Tagged: CHINA

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.

BEER COMMERCIALS

China Still Loves You, Tracy McGrady

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In a moment so full of passion for the NBA that I can only assume it was stolen from a David Stern wet dream, Tracy McGrady recently landed in China, where he will play for the Qingdao Eagles of the Chinese Basketball Association, as he is the next in the distinguished line of former NBA players to finish his career in the Far East.

CHINA

Chinese Man Claims He Can Perform Hadoukens

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Welp, time to pack it up, UFC and Strikeforce, because there’s a new breed of fighter out there and his name is Zhang Feng.

CHINA

Cat Cosplay: One Cat Portrays Nine Lives Of Anime Characters For His Birthday

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A woman in China celebrated her cat's birthday with cat cosplay using cardboard and anime character drawings. That was a perfectly normal sentence.

BEEG FAWKEN BONERS

The $100 million, underwater Chinese Avatar looks incredible

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Two years ago it was announced that Bond girl Olga Kurylenko would star, along with no one else you've heard of, in a $100 million-budgeted, 3D Chinese ripoff of Avatar (the largest Chinese 3D production ever), called Empires of the Deep, whose synopsis goes as follows: The fantasy adventure, set in ancient Greece, tells about a young man's adventure in the undersea mermaid kingdom in order to save his father, while encountering ferocious sea monsters and gets involved in large-scale battles in the seabed between mermaids, monsters and demons.

ADORABLE SPORTS

Behold, The Yao Ming Golf Swing

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"Yao Ming being adorable" is up near the top of the things With Leather loves most, somewhere between <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2011/12/observe-the-phanatic-in-its-natural-habitat#page/1" target="_blank">Phillie Phanatic human interest stories</a> and <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2012/10/kate-upton-terry-richardson-outtakes" target="_blank">Kate Upton outtakes</a>.

CHINA

Here Are The Really Neat Shoes That Dwyane Wade Left The Jordan Brand To Make

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Dwyane Wade hates America, that’s what I’m taking away from the news that he left Michael Jordan’s brand to become the new face of the Chinese company Li Ning.

DAVID STERN

The Miami Heat Went To China, Presumably To Beat Every Team There

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David Stern loves sending teams around the world for exhibition games, because it means more money for the league and owners.

CONAN O'BRIEN

Conan: Honey Boo Boo Is Why China Is Pwning Us

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Conan appears to agree with us: that snot-filled Honey Boo Boo scene is evidence of America's decline

AVATAR

James Cameron says Chinese people can live on Pandora too

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James Cameron recently spoke out about the inherent plausibility of Chinese Na'avi on the fictional planet of Pandora in some of his planned Avatar sequels, telling The Hollywood Reporter, "it's logical that there would be Chinese on Pandora.

Animals

China's Goldfish Beauty Pageant

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Three thousand goldfish from 14 countries have locked gills to compete in a beauty pageant in China.

INVESTING

China’s Nutty Investment Trend

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With few investment options because of limits on property purchases and stock market problems, many Chinese citizens are putting their money into walnuts.


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