Tsai Ing-wen, the candidate leading the Taiwanese Democratic Progressive Party, has been elected as president of Taiwan. The U.S.-educated former law professor is the first woman to hold office.
Because we women just love all things shoes, local officials in the Taiwan city of Jiayi have decided to build a church in the shape of a giant blue high heel. They believe the flashy structure will lure women to the house of worship. Totally makes sense.
For a December 8 marathon, organizers in Keelung, Taiwan hired a “ghost” to scare runners into faster race times. Hello, it me: the Taiwan Marathon Ghost. Here to scare you through your toughest of times.
Two weeks ago, a heroic doctor delivered a baby while 30,000 feet in the air, on a flight from Taiwan to Los Angeles. This week, reports say that the Taiwanese woman whose labor diverted the plane to Alaska may be on the hook for $33,000. That’s because she may have planned to give birth in American airspace in order…
Thanks to a festival called "Spring Scream" Taiwan's water supply is now spiked with all manner of drugs (least of which is caffeine) which are not being removed during the water purification process and finding their way into drinking water and the bellies of fish.
If you're ever in Taiwan and in the mood for some dick-shaped desserts and plastic company, you'll be happy to know that there's now an eatery that will cater to all of your needs. From penis ice cream ridged with ropey veins, to a blow-up doll that will keep you warm while you eat, this place has everything.
The best explanation of the Petraeus shebang (outside of Katie's epic guide) comes from insanators at Next Media Animation. If you need to explain the scandal to a small child or to someone who just likes to laugh, this is the video for you! Be careful, though, the sexy music might send the clothes literally flying…
Today's entry into the Oxford Encyclopedia of What the Everloving Fuck: men who secretly tape women pumping their breast milk at work. But they're not using the videos as instruction manuals for their lactating wives; they're using it as visual accompaniment to a vigorous Oedipal dick chafing session.
Just when you think all of the saddest uses for social media have been discovered, someone finds a way to do something even more depressing. For instance, a woman in Taiwan, Claire Lin, killed herself earlier this month while chatting on Facebook with nine of her friends—none of whom alerted the authorities.
Long have advocates of the traditional family unit bemoaned the death of marriage and long have internet smart alecks made fun of their ridiculous claims that it's being destroyed by gays, divorce, or the Kardashians. While the institution of marriage is changing in America, in Asia, it's sharply growing more and more…
In Taiwan, there are 1.09 male births for every female born. The worldwide ratio is 1.06. (For what it's worth, the gap is worse in China and India, despite it being illegal to reveal the sex of the fetus). And the Taiwanese government wants to do something about it.
A woman has been charged with human trafficking for holding pregnant women captive so their babies could be exported to paying clients.
What we know of the story of Vivian Maier's life and work, and of how 30,000 of her negatives came to be acquired at a Chicago estate auction by a 26-year-old real estate agent and amateur historian, is breathtaking.
[Taipei, Taiwan, January 8: A dog bends over to a poster that calls on the judiciary to better enforce a law banning animal abuse. Image via AP.]