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Japanese Troops Being Trained in California

Members of the Japan‘s Self-Defense Force this week are training on the southern coast of California. According to an Associated Press report, the troops are being trained for the next two weeks by U.S. Marines. The training will specifically train …

China, Iraq Oil Partnership Has Donald Trump Fuming China, Iraq Oil Partnership Has Donald Trump Fuming
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When the United States sent troops into Iraq ten years ago with the intent of toppling Saddam Hussein’s government, many questioned whether the Bush administration was really seeking to liberate Iraq’s oppressed people, or to liberate the country’s vast oil …

Fire Kills 119 at Chinese Poultry Plant

A fire that occurred Monday at a Chinese poultry plant has resulted in the death of at least 119 people. According to a CNTV report, the fire trapped employees inside a slaughterhouse in the city of Dehui, located in China‘s …

‘Sewage Baby’ Safely Returned to Grandparents

A Chinese baby rescued from a sewer pipe just inches thick is now healthy and in safe hands. According to a BBC News report, the baby was rescued from a pipe in a residence near Jinhua City, China on Saturday, …

‘Toilet Water’ Coffee Used by Hong Kong Starbucks ‘Toilet Water’ Coffee Used by Hong Kong Starbucks
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An investigative report has angered Hong Kong coffee drinkers this week after it was revealed that a local Starbucks was using water from a bathroom spout to brew its coffee. According to an HK Magazine translation of an Apple Daily …

Rat-Meat Ring Busted, Almost 1,000 People Arrested

Rat meat is passing for mutton in China these days. Police have discovered a ring of criminals who were using spices to flavor rat, mink, and fox meat at marketplaces. So far, 904 people have been arrested, and nearly 20,000 …

Protip: Don’t Stick An Eel In Your Anus, It Will Eat Your Colon

One of the strangest fetishes on the planet involves putting live animals up the anus. It’s also a dangerous one for both the human and the animal. Unfortunately, one man got the stupid idea in his head to try it …

Naked Bathers Flee Fire in China

In a life or death situation, emotions such as embarrassment and pride can always be ignored. Bathers in a Chinese bathhouse did just that this week as flames began to engulf the building where they were lounging around in their …

Chicken Lays Giant Egg That Contains Another Egg

Just in time for Easter, the locals in Guizhou, China have been dumbfounded to encounter a chicken that is repeatedly laying monster-sized eggs. The Los Angeles Times is reporting that a woman in the Chinese village told reporters that her …

600-Year-Old Coin Found on Kenyan Island
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A team of archaeologists has found a 600-year-old Chinese coin that was buried on the Kenyan island of Manda. Researchers say the find proves China and Africa were trading before European countries began their expansion across the globe. ‚ÄúThis finding …

Dead Pigs in River Float into Shanghai

The New York Times is reporting that more than 2,800 dead pigs have been found floating into Shanghai in the Huangpu River, which flows through the city. The incident has raised concerns about contamination of Shanghai tap water. The carcasses …

Don’t Send A Bottle Of Seminal Fluid To The Girl You Love

Love can sometimes make us do incredibly stupid things. For one Chinese man, his expression of love made Van Gogh’s little stunt look sane. The Metro reports that Gou Wen, 22, sent the love of his life a bottle of …

Alibaba Launches Search Engine Aliyun Alibaba Launches Search Engine Aliyun

Alibaba has launched a new search engine called Aliyun, which makes use of the same brand as its mobile operating system. Both are actually operated by an Alibaba subsidiary, AliCloud. Google and Alibaba had a bit of a beef last …

China Will Beat Out U.S. To Become Top Smart Device Market This Month China Will Beat Out U.S. To Become Top Smart Device Market This Month

Over the past few years, China has quickly become one of the largest consumers of smart devices. The iPhone is incredibly popular in the country, and cheap Android devices are obviously very popular as well. Despite that, the U.S. still …

Apple Has Three iPhones Currently In Development [Rumor] Apple Has Three iPhones Currently In Development [Rumor]

The iPhone 5 was a pretty big success at first, but demand for the device is starting to slow down. What can Apple do to increase demand? How about release two iPhones this year? Digitimes is reporting Apple is currently …

Cellular iPad Mini, 4th-Gen iPad Coming to China on Friday Cellular iPad Mini, 4th-Gen iPad Coming to China on Friday
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Apple has just announced that the Cellular + Wi-Fi versions of their two newest tablet offerings will become available in Chain by the end of the week. The Cellular + Wi-Fi iPad Mini and 4th-gen iPad with Retina display will …

Phil Schiller Says That Rumored Cheap iPhone Isn’t Happening Phil Schiller Says That Rumored Cheap iPhone Isn’t Happening

Earlier this week, a rumor emerged saying that Apple was planning on introducing a cheaper iPhone into emerging markets. How cheap? Another rumor speculated that it could be as cheap as $99. The phone would obviously be intended for emerging …

iPhone 5S Rumor: Apple Planning Low Cost iPhone For Emerging Markets iPhone 5S Rumor: Apple Planning Low Cost iPhone For Emerging Markets
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Just like the iPhone 5 before it, details on the iPhone 5S are already being leaked months ahead of its expected reveal later this year. The latest rumors concern the theory that Apple may be planning to release two iPhone …

Facebook Slowly Conquering the World, Still Trails in Russia, China Facebook Slowly Conquering the World, Still Trails in Russia, China
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It’s Facebook’s world – every other social network is just living in it. Big blue’s virus-like spread has been well-documented, as the company has spent the past three years making up ground in countries like Brazil, Mexico, India, and more …

Sharks Escape Into Mall After Tank Breaks
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Sharks Escape Into Mall – that sounds like the perfect B-movie title, doesn’t it? Too bad Hollywood can never be as creative as reality when it comes to the kind of stories that exemplify the phrase “Truth is stranger than …

Google Shopping Service Will No Longer Be Available In China Google Shopping Service Will No Longer Be Available In China

Google is shutting down its shopping search offering in China, effective today. The announcement came in a blog post from the company. Here’s the post (via TechCrunch) from Google vice president of product Sameer Samat (as translated by Google Translate): …