On Sunday, May 13, the International Day Against Homophobia, an activist under the alias Piaoquanjun distributed rainbow badges outside Beijing’s 798 art district in celebration. It seemed harmless enough—but according to the Guardian, security guards employed by the district told the activist to stop, barring those…
Not to be outdone by Persian cat-loving Bond villains, or Hannibal Lector’s famously exquisite tastes—barring the one he harbors for human flesh—Russian president Vladimir Putin has demonstrated his appreciation for a well-tuned piano.
When it comes to bridal fashion in the U.S., anything goes. From the wedding cape to the formal slack to the matrimonial head brace, no choice is too bold for your big day—the day you become a real person and not just an idea ghost. The same is not true in China’s capital.
A woman in a Beijing airport simply had no other choice but to drink a whole bottle of cognac at security check to avoid having to throw away $200. Such is the cost of air travel.
China’s just been awarded the 2022 winter Olympics, but the country’s government can’t start celebrating yet. Despite the many reasons that activists have given for the games not to be held in China—there’s no snow and the country’s an oppressive human rights nightmare—the biggest issue might be that one of China’s…
It's one of those creepy stories you're hearing about more and more often: A man advertises rooms for young women and then spies on them while they're performing intimate acts. And then he shares it on social media. Because people are the same all over: Awful.
The Chinese women's Olympic volleyball team allegedly didn't do so well in the recent FIVB World Grand Prix finals because they hadn't eaten meat for weeks. No, the women aren't PETA advocates; they're abstaining from meat because they're afraid to get any clenbuterol in their system.
Beijing, December 12: Adelina Sotnikova of Russia performs during the ISU Grand Prix and Junior Grand Prix Final at Beijing Capital Gymnasium. (Image via Getty)
[Beijing, July 28. Chinese girls wearing traditional flower headdresses tease each other outside the Forbidden City. Image via AP.]
[Beijing, June 9. Image via AP]