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This Statue For A Chinese Warrior Is Very Probably The Most Badarse Statue Ever

Damn. That’s a good statue. This 50m-tall bronze figure depicts Guan Yu, an ancient Chinese general, and majestically towers over Jingzhou, China. Shanghaiist says that over 4000 strips of bronze have been stuck onto the body of Guan Yu and he stands atop the 8000 square metre Guan Yu museum. All that is great but damn, I just can’t get over how fantastic the statue looks.

The Trailer For This 'Chinese X-Men' Movie Is Both Gorgeous And Totally Bonkers

Video: China still isn’t sure if it will release Ghostbusters, but the country’s filmgoers won’t be lacking for supernatural insanity if it doesn’t. Witness the trailer for fantasy epic League of Gods, touted as a riff on the X-Men though it’s actually inspired by ancient Chinese mythology. It’s a CGI smorgasbord, and it looks NUTS.

This Chinese Title For Ghostbusters May Not Be Real, But It Is Totally Amazing

Whether or not Ghostbusters is going to be released in China is still up for debate. But whether or not the alternate name is awesome is not.

Not Even China Could Save The Warcraft Movie

The Warcraft movie may have tanked in the United States, but it did much better in China. Although it never even cracked $US50 million ($65.7 million) in the US, the film’s massive success in China accounted for more than half of Warcraft’s $US430 million ($565 million) total box office — and yet, Warcraft is still poised to lose money.

Watch A Bowl Get Carved From Wood Using Traditional Methods 

Video: This is a really captivating look at how wooden objects are made in small villages across China. This video shows how residents of Shawo Village — a community with only 270 households — use foot-powered lathes to make their wooden bowls, utensils, tools and toys.

China Now Punishes News Outlets For Using Social Media 

In another move to censor and control the media, the Cyberspace Administration of China has moved to crack down on news reports that use information on social media. The Chinese government says that this is an attempt to stop the spread of false news, but it’s obviously another move by the government to control public opinion.

China Finished Building Its Alien-Hunting Telescope

China just finished building the world’s largest radio telescope, and is now better-equipped at searching for aliens.

Uber Is Launching 'Uber For Hot Air Balloons'

In a move just short of self-parody, Uber has announced a new feature that will let certain users request a hot air balloon or boat — you know, for that casual commute to work.

The Company That Got The iPhone 6 Banned In Beijing 'Barely Exists'

Last week a Chinese company named Shenzhen Baili Marketing Services Co successfully sued Apple for infringing on its smartphone design with the iPhone 6. But according to a new report by the Wall Street Journal, that company suing Apple barely even exists.

Badminton-Playing Robot Will Destroy You On The Court

Table tennis-playing robots that can keep up with the likes of Forrest Gump are impressive, sure. But students and professors at the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China took on a greater challenge when they built a badminton-playing robot that can quickly cover an entire court and return almost any shot.

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