It may come as a surprise to you, but schools in China do teach sex education. In fact, they teach kids in elementary school. Well, at least this one does.

At the Hepingli No. 1 Primary School in Dongcheng district of Beijing, students experience “fertilization” in sex education class.

During a sexual health education class, the teacher uses a game to teach students how a “sperm” and “ovum” unite after going through multiple obstacles, and even allows them to experience the hardships of a mother’s ten month pregnancy.

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Three years ago, Belgian artist Wim Delvoye’s tattooed Louis Vuitton pigs were banned from SH Contemporary, Shanghai’s largest contemporary art fair. This time, he’s at it again, tattooing more odious designs, and on more pigs!

The 46 year old artist, who claims to be a vegetarian, has been tattooing live pigs since 1997. He now runs a pig farm in the suburb’s of Beijing’s Shunyi District, where he works with Chinese tattoo artists to ink pigs with an array of designs, from Louis Vuitton logos and Walt Disney cartoon characters to Chinese motifs.

Before each pig is tattooed, it is first made to sign a model release form, sedated, shaved and applied with Vaseline. The tattoos are then allowed to grow on the pigs for a while before they are sold to “art” collectors from all over the world.

In 2008, the skins could fetch about 10,200 USD a piece. Today, each canvas can set you back by as much as 1 million RMB (around 152,000 USD), if reports by Chinese news agencies are to be believed.

The question is: do you want your piece of art dead or alive?

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In 2009, China became the largest auto market on the planet, surpassing the United States. 2010 proved to be more of the same, as China cemented itself as the king of car sales. But while automakers are living the high life in China, the capital city of Beijing is trying to slam the brakes on new vehicle sales.

The problem, is that traffic has become so bad in the densely populated city that the government has banned car sales until an auto sale lottery takes place. That means those in Beijing who would like a new car or truck are going to participate in a “lucky” draw and hope for the best.

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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.


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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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

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