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ChinaSMACK - Hot internet stories, pictures, & videos in China

ChinaSMACK - Hot internet stories, pictures, & videos in China
Taiwanese netizen reactions to prominent media commentator Li Ao criticizing the the student protesters of the "Sunflower Movement" as having no "pubic hair", Chinese netizen reactions to a New York Times article that says China's efforts in the search for the missing Malaysian plane is hurting more than helping. Translated Chinese netizen reactions to the unflattering portrayal of Chinese "tuhao" (nouveau riche) in "Hotel King", a "K-drama" (Korean TV serial drama). Chinese villagers protesting the forced relocation of a 200-year-old tree to make way for a highway are hurt in a clash with local government, police, militia. Chinese netizen reactions to photos of the interracial marriage, commenting on social and cultural differences, sexism, discrimination, and racist prejudices. A Chinese police officer dining at a Pizza Hut with his family in Ziyang, Sichuan was stabbed after an argument/fight with a group of men over queue cutting.

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Police in North Carolina Patrol in a Corvette The nonpolice version of the Corvette Z06. Speeders in Wake County, N.C., will have to go pretty fast if they want to outrun the police department’s latest interceptor — a Chevrolet Corvette Z06. The Wake County police recently seized the Corvette from a drug dealer, said David Cooke, the county manager, according to the News & Observer. Oni Press 2012 Internships Now Available Official Press Release Oni Press Internships Oni Press, Inc internships are unpaid and last for three months.

The Challenges of Europe and the Mediterranean The Mediterranean Sea has been referred to as the “barometer of world politics.” This description is quite apt since it is often in the centre stage of conflict. The disputes unfolding in the Mediterranean littoral often prompt responses in the international centres of power – New York, London, Geneva, and lately, Brussels. Three continents meet on the Mediterranean basin: Africa, Asia and Europe. Diverse political systems, socio-economic conditions and the three great monotheistic religions collide making this one of the most tense areas around the globe. Security, Europe and the Mediterranean

China expat and traveller community blog Food No CNY is complete without a few plates of jiǎozi, particularly if you're in the North. And while you can certainly just hop down to the supermarket and pick up a package of frozen dumplings, making your own is a whole lot more rewarding. If you're not fortunate enough to have Chinese in-laws to lend a hand, constructing the suckers can be a bit of a challenge.

China IWOM Blog- Making Sense of the Buzz Mogujie.com launched a new online product, “ Free Group Purchase ”, at 5 p.m. on the 1st of March, encouraging users to initiate a group purchase on any product they want. This “C2B” group purchase would be achievedas long as they round up enough participants. So far, more than 15,000 group purchases have been started, 100 of which have been successful. Social platform meishixing.com has at last launched a web version.

Egocide and suicide | The Psychology of Me Lately, I’ve been thinking about egocide. (Why does my autocorrect want to change that to “geocode”??) I’m at the end of my rope and climbing back up is not an option. I’ve got to change. Drastically change. Split Family Faces Cousins: Justine, 29, & Ulric, 29 How much do you and your family members really look alike? Quebec, Canada-based graphic designer and photographer Ulric Collette has created a shockingly cool project where he's exploring the genetic similarities between different members of the same family. By splitting their faces in half and then splicing them together, he creates interesting new people that are sometimes quite normal looking and other times far from it.

News - Ukraine crisis: Crimea parliament asks to join Russia 6 March 2014Last updated at 11:31 ET Regional First Deputy PM Rustam Temirgaliev tells the BBC's John Simpson: "Crimea now is Russia" MPs in Crimea have asked Moscow to allow the southern Ukrainian region to become part of the Russian Federation. The parliament said if its request was granted, Crimean citizens could give their view in a referendum on 16 March.

How to Change the World Amazon start selling the paperback edition of my latest book, APE: Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur. APE explains how to publish a book by breaking the process down into three stages: Author explains how to write a book. a chat with blueprint, a digital creative collective “From a deep pool of blue ink rises an image…” – this is written on Blueprint‘s Neocha.com homepage, a digital collective that describes itself as a Chinese creative group with no artistic bounds. In an “Internet world” filled with many options for exploring different kinds of creative content, we find ourselves frequently entering Blueprint’s creative world. Their distinctive style comes from the ambient / “lowercase” electronic sound they produce as well as their visual works, which exude a subtle mysticism.

This is Why I'll Never be an Adult I have repeatedly discovered that it is important for me not to surpass my capacity for responsibility. Over the years, this capacity has grown, but the results of exceeding it have not changed. Normally, my capacity is exceeded gradually, through the accumulation of simple, daily tasks. But a few times a year, I spontaneously decide that I'm ready to be a real adult. I don't know why I decide this; it always ends terribly for me.

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