Sorry for the Chinese video without English subs but this is something that is too good to pass…

Yeah, wtf is wrong with the younger generation.

Taiwan has so many crazy stories. So a man who is pronounced dead is revived in a bizarre Buddhist ritual.

I’m more surprised that you can just check out a corpse and bring it back home in Taiwan. Are the hospital staff not responsible for checking the patient’s vitals before releasing him? Either way, more scary than the ritual itself.

After watching this video, the only question I have is whether the woman was from Mainland China or grew up in Hong Kong.

If it was the former, then I am not one bit surprised. Since the explosive economic growth of Mainland China, some Chinese have benefited very well. Simply put, the rich get richer and the poor get poorer.
Only in this case, the rich get absurdly rich. So rich, that they fear nothing. However, their behaviors haven’t improved much…

I must point out that this type of person is still in the minority. Though, when a country’s population is 1.3 billion, even the minority is huge. That’s why I’m not surprised as stories of such people are aplenty.

Be prepared to see more crazy rich people on CHINALERT!

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The ongoing event “Creativity for a nursing home” happening in Henan province has been transformed into a creativity competition with the theme of Panda. Recently, the Henan Museum of Art has become the holy land of creativity and imagination where countless young people and adults came to “worship”. Other than fighting to read the essay “My dad is a panda” written by a 12 year old girl, which already sold for 100,000 CNY (15,186 USD), audiences were also stunned by some other panda arts. A replica sculpture of Venus de Mio in the center of the museum became the hot spot, not because people haven’t seen a statue of Venus de Mio before, it was the special material used: giant panda poop!

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In China, property prices have risen dramatically. If you’re the working class, it is becoming increasingly difficult to afford a property especially in the capital – Beijing.

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A young man has designed a clever egg shaped dwelling in Beijing as his home. This home is so cheap and portable there is no place you can’t live in.
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In Chengdu, beautiful girls walk the catwalk to apply for jobs while CEOs sit in the audience to evaluate them.

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With China’s construction boom, there have been many horror stories of how residents are forced off their land for new construction projects. Although tenants are supposedly able to refuse eviction; in practice, developers will force them off and negotiate the compensation with residents later (usual at an unfair price). This is especially prevalent when there is a major construction project, such as the Olympics.

In other cases, developers still seem to have plenty of tricks up their sleeves. Watch and learn:

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There’s quite a lot of beggars scattered around China. Although there are some who are truly helpless and deserve pity, there are many who fake misfortune for profit. In fact, there are even big organizations of beggars that do such a thing.

Many Chinese, and even foreigners, are aware that the beggars they see on the streets may not be genuine. Yes, even beggars in China can be fake. A sad situation, but one that would occur anywhere when there is greed and people with sympathy.

The questions most people have when faced with a beggar are whether he really is a beggar and should I give him money?

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Chinese gamers are really serious and seriously rich. Take this gamer for instance: unhappy that a competing guildmaster in the Chinese MMO Magic World Online 2 got to play in an IMAX theater, he came up with a way to play on a bigger screen. Not just a bigger screen, in fact, the World’s largest LED display. This display, measuring at 250-meter-long and 30-meter-wide, is so big that it is called the “skyscreen”. It is located in, The Place, a high-end mall in Beijing.

The most insane thing about the whole stunt is that the gamer paid RMB 100,000 (around USD 15,000) for just 10 minutes of game time. This may also earn him the title for the gamer who “wasted the most money in the least amount of time”.

Other rich Chinese gamers will have to wait until the LED screen in Dubai which will become the World’s largest when completed, before beating this record.

via Engadget

I’m not sure what to post lately. Any Chinese related news are either too serious or just plain boring. Next Media has slacked off and are now just making animated news mocking U.S.A.

What I’m left with is a whole bunch of items related to animal cruelty.

To be honest, I don’t really have much compassion for animals other than humans. I usually laugh at those silly animal rights activists but these recent cases of animal cruelty have really got me fuming…

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The rest of the post is very graphic, click at your own risk!

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