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A GoPro Strapped To Chopsticks Shows How Fun It Is To Eat Exotic Foods

I don’t believe that Chinese food should always be eaten with chopsticks but it sure makes it fun. Or at least, strapping a GoPro onto a pair of chopsticks makes it look fun, especially when you delve into some of the funkier looking dishes. Anne-Sophie Bazard filmed her and her friends touring Beijing and eating with the GoPro chopsticks and came away with this footage.


China Wants To Build A 3000-Mile Railway Through The Amazon

Not content with building massive new dams, railroads, and cities inside its own borders, China is backing hugely ambitious infrastructure projects all over the world. Its latest is a 3,000-mile long railway that will cut through vast swathes of the Amazon rainforest.


I Can Barely Watch This Video Of The World's Longest Skywalk

You’ll want to read the rest of this post with your eyes shut if you have even the remotest fear of heights: This is the world’s longest skywalk, which recently opened in China. The skywalk allows crazy people to walk 27m off a cliff for spectacular vomit-inducing views. Don’t worry, it’s only about 800m down to the valley floor.


China's 'Air Force One' Escorted By 8 Fighter Jets In Cool Video

Video: The background: China’s president Xi Jinping was visiting Pakistan, so Pakistan sent eight JF-17 Thunder fighter jets to escort China’s presidential plane when it entered Pakistani air space in a nice diplomatic gesture. The cool: I just like seeing small little fighter jets trailing a big jet in a flying-V pattern.


Researchers Accuse China Of Over 10 Years Of Cyber Espionage And Attack

China recently admitted that it has an array of cyber warfare units. Now, a team of researchers accuses the country — or at least residents of it — of conducting cyber espionage and attack operations for the last decade.


The 'Great Cannon': How China Turns Its Websites Into Cyber Weapons 

When anti-Chinese censorship services got hit with a crippling distributed-denial-of-service attack last month, researchers quickly pegged China as the culprit. Now, Citizen Lab has pinpointed the Chinese tool that made this attack happen. They’re calling it the Great Cannon.


Intel Can't Sell Chips To China Because The US Fears Nukes

In the latest passive-aggressive exchange between the US and its rival superpower, the Department of Commerce has denied Intel a licence to export tens of thousands of Xeon Phi chips to China to upgrade the country’s Tianhe-2 supercomputer. Because, you know, nukes.


Incredible Satellite Images Show China Building Artificial Archipelago

It seems strange that a remote patch of water would become the focus of international controversy and millions of dollars worth of infrastructure. But that’s exactly what’s happening in the South China Sea right now.


China's DDoS Attacks Used Unencrypted Websites To Hijack Browsers

Over the past few weeks, China has been using its country’s internet infrastructure to attack political opponents by turning normal users’ web browsers into Denial of Service tools.


A Day In The Life Of The Fastest Growing Megacity In The World

China’s rapid growth isn’t all about wacky buildings — there are also millions of people whose lives have been uprooted in the name of progress.