Posts tagged ‘china’

August 30, 2018

You had me at “glutinous rice balls”

by allthoughtswork

Sounds yummy!

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May 31, 2018

Chinese Police PSA

by duncanr

some excellent advice from the Chinese police for members of the public confronted by an assailant brandishing a knife

May 8, 2018

Long Haired Women of Huangluo

by duncanr

for thousands of years, it has been the custom for women in Huangluo Village in China to cut their hair just once in their life

April 26, 2018

Caught on Camera

by duncanr

a pregnant woman dining in China has become somewhat unpopular after video was posted on social media showing her spitefully tripping a 4 yr old boy

April 20, 2018

Genius !

by duncanr

a woman in Suzhou, China, came up with a sneaky way to avoid paying any fines for parking illegally

no one knows how long she was operating her scam – just her bad luck to unwittingly park by an unmarked police car equipped with a dashcam one day

full story – http://tinyurl.com/yatpgz2v

April 14, 2018

Kakistocracies ain’t new

by allthoughtswork

post4 changing politcal parties

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April 7, 2018

Good Turn Undone by Greed

by duncanr

when chinese billionaire, Chen Sheng, decided to build luxury mansions and gift them to residents of his home village, it no doubt seemed a good idea at the time

however, his altruistic act had unforeseen consequences and the new grand homes remain unoccupied – http://tinyurl.com/y7a4or4n

February 3, 2018

Thousand Hand Bodhisattva (Guan Yin)

by duncanr

As long as you are kind and there is love in your heart
A thousand hands will naturally come to your aid
As long as you are kind and there is love in your heart
You will reach out with a thousand hands to help others

Guan Yin is the bodhisattva of compassion, revered by Buddhists as the Goddess of Mercy. She is a compassionate being who watches for, and responds to, the people in the world who cry out for help

this dance is performed by 21 hearing impaired girls and boys with the China Disabled People’s Performing Art Troupe

December 28, 2017

Haunting on so many levels

by allthoughtswork

I Once Bought A Disposable Camera. There Was A Picture Taken Already

Somebody bought a disposable camera that already had a picture taken on it.

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December 1, 2017

Initiative Punished

by duncanr

a man in China, frustrated by frequent delays in his daily commute has been fined for devising a way to speed up his journey to work – details here

[have to admire his ingenuity – would be more impressed though if he had left the road signs on his way to work alone and modified those in the opposite direction to speed up his journey home at the end of a day’s work]