During China’s Ming Dynasty, powdered smallpox scabs were blown up the noses of the healthy. The patients would then develop a mild case of the disease, and from then on were immune to it. Although the technique had a 0.5–2.0% mortality rate, it was better than the diseases 20–30% mortality rate.
Some restaurants in China lace their food with opiates to keep customers coming back.
China has banned time travel in TV, saying that it “disrespects history”.
Chinese tourists in North Korea has been criticized for throwing sweets at North Korean children ‘like they’re feeding ducks’.
The man who first artificially cloned a fish was later forced to give up his research and become a janitor by the Chinese government during the Cultural Revolution.
In China, if you hit someone with your car you pay for their medical care. Killing someone, however, is a one time fine. For that reason, people have gone back to kill someone they accidentally hit.
An American family tried to live a year without Chinese made goods in which they found it almost impossible. They wrote a book on it.
In order to combat the negative images of Chinese tourists abroad, people are willing to pay hundreds of dollars for Western etiquette classes
The Han dynasty of China drilled for natural gas, transported it in pipelines and gas containers and burned it in stoves… in 200 BC.