7. Don't Lower Your Chin
Solider training in China is challenging from the start, as is the case with other countries. But they do things a bit differently.
During training, a pin is put in their collars which prevents them from lowering their chins.
8. A Social Network for Plastic Surgery
China has a social network called SoYoung which is specifically for plastic surgery.
It is a Beijing-based social networking platform that connects people to share their surgery experiences. It also helps them connect with various plastic surgery clinics.
9. Keeping Crickets As Pets
Did you know that crickets are a commercially available food source in some parts of the world? If you haven't tasted cricket, you should know that it takes like nutty chicken.
In China, many kids often keep crickets as pets. Moreover, cricket fighting is a sport in the country which dates back to the 14th century. Beijing even hosts an annual Chinese National Cricket-fighting tournament.
10. Eggs Boiled in The Urine of A Boy Younger Than 10 Years Old
The tradition of boiling eggs in the urine of a boy younger than ten years old is recognized as a cultural heritage.
It is believed that consuming these eggs helps increase blood circulation in the body. The eggs are considered a special delicacy in the country.
11. KFC's Rip-Off
China has the original KFC, but it also has a rip-off with the name KFG. It may come as no surprise that China doesn’t have any competition when it comes to ripping-off famous brands.
From Adidas to Sunbucks, you'll find some of the most laughable brand copy-cats in the country. The best part of these copy-cats is that they don't even try to hide it.
12. China's Role in San Francisco's Pollution
China is a big country and it produces a lot of pollution. About 29% of the pollution in San Francisco comes from China alone.
According to a study in Environmental Science and Technology, the pollution in the city is due to the dust which travels from China over the Pacific.