Clearing Out China’s Yellow River Of Silt

On July 9, 2013 by Tim Newman

These incredible pictures were taken at Xiao Lang Di Dam on the Yellow River in Jiyuan, Central China’s Henan province. Silt builds up in massive amounts and has to be periodically cleared. They adjust...

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Incredible Algae Covered Beach In Qingdao, China

On July 7, 2013 by Tim Newman

These aren’t exactly images of the sort of tropical beach you might want to hang out at, it looks more like the bog of eternal stench. But this Chinese algae jungle has become...

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Depressing Footage From Inside A Chinese Factory

On May 14, 2013 by Tim Newman

This video makes even my mundane job look like a blissful walk across white sands with a pint of Guinness in each hand. This is just a short clip of factory life in China. Dark...

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Defiant Chinese Man’s Frozen Waterfall Rebellion

On May 12, 2013 by Tim Newman

Mr Wen Shu, 58, lives in Jilin City, in northwestern China in an apartment block. He’s lived there for 35 years. He was asked to move out by developers who wanted to build a...

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Rainbow Mountains: Danxia Formations In China

On April 18, 2013 by Tim Newman

The Danxia formation is situated roughly 600 miles west of Shanghai, in the Gansu province of China. They stretch for hundreds of miles, covering almost 10% of mainland China’s surface area. Some of these regions...

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North Korea’s Mass Gymnastics – Defiance & Horror

On April 13, 2013 by Tim Newman

Recently, North Korea have been busy puffing out their chests and threatening the wider world with destruction. No change there, then. King Jon-un, son of Kim Jong-il, has even less tact than his father,...

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Chinese Kids Climbing Cliffs To Get To School

On April 3, 2013 by Tim Newman

In my youth, I would do anything I could to get out of an arduous day of school. A slightly icy path, an untied shoelace, a rumbling tummy, or a subtle headache would...

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Special Japanese Tambourine Man

On March 25, 2013 by Tim Newman

Gonzo the tambourine master. He’s a chap banging a tambourine in a leotard, looking really cool. Simple. As. That. MORE FROM JAPAN: WEIRD JAPANESE SCARECROWS PACHINKO – JAPANESE GAMBLING BOSOZOKU MAD BIKES NINGYO...

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Flying Squid Are Actually Real!

On March 9, 2013 by Tim Newman

Flying fish? — no problem, we’ve all heard of them. How about squid that fly? Now that’s a different matter. Fishermen have, for years, suspected that some squid were somehow able to hop out of...

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