Chinese Bridges Menaced by “Magnitude 0″ Quakes

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The propensity of Chinese bridges to spontaneously collapse when subjected to weather, usage, construction, or what some wags have classified as “magnitude 0″ earthquakes, is currently creating much controversy in China – and with even official statistics claiming a Chinese bridge falls down on average at least every 2 months, it is not hard to see why.

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  • Anonymous commented on October 24, 2012 10:40

    I was going to joke that the bridge looked like it was made out of Styrofoam... and then I read that it really was...... More

  • Anonymous commented on October 21, 2012 22:11

    polysterene is not applicable for bridges i think for slabs in a building it can it is widely used becasuse its economical... More


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Chinese Internet users are furious at pictures showing the palatial luxury of the Harbin Pharmaceutical Group’s main offices.

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  • 岸谷新罗 commented on September 21, 2011 13:25

    表示压力很大。确实现在中国许多许多的问题存在着,不过在今天能看这样的报道我觉得就已经是一种进步了,不是么? 西方国家一直没有放弃对中国的和平演变,我相信中国的市场经济其实也是一种资本主义话的过程。就如同中国拿市场经济模式来发展经济,而美国借鉴宏观调控理论来规范经济一样,问题在于“度”如何去掌握,从而确定社会的性质。 其实最另我感到不安的不在于贫富差距,而是无论怎样的体制,全力永远在少数人手里,而我们知道人性是丑陋的,正如当年苏联出卖国家一样,我害怕被国家所出卖。... More

  • Anonymous commented on September 15, 2011 11:36

    Communism in practice has always been a bit different to communism in theory. And by "a bit" I mean "completely".... More


Emergency Exit, Chinese Style

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A Chinese company is equipping its bus fleet with emergency bricks so passengers can make good their escape should an accident befall them.

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  • Anonymous commented on June 30, 2012 02:58

    Translation: *sigh* why don't you use your brain there's too many people in PRC the gov. there is absolutely ** the tax fees ends up in who knows where ----------------------------------- ...... ......... More

  • Anonymous commented on May 18, 2010 08:27

    This is soooo F*ing funny! Of all things. Bricks...... More


Slave Girl “Bride” Bought for $3,000

Slave Girl "Bride" Bought for $3,000 - Murakami Suigun

A man (now 35) who wanted a wife, and so bought a 17-year-old girl for some 20,000 Yuan from a local slave dealer, and then imprisoned her in his home, has been arrested, we hear.

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  • Anonymous commented on June 9, 2011 02:59

    Still? Doesn´t make sense. You should have said "an IQ of 45"... More

  • Anonymous commented on June 9, 2011 01:24

    ungrateful bitch. she should please her new master, not create such a disturbance that cops get involved.... More


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