The Tiananmen Square tank man during 1989 was not actually stopping the tanks to go attack the protesters, the tanks were actually going back to their barracks because the massacre happened the day before.
Since the Han Dynasty in 200 BC, the Chinese have drilled for natural gas which was transported in bamboo pipelines to be burned in stoves.
The reason buildings in Hong Kong have gaping holes is to allow dragons free passage from their mountain homes to the sea.
Children in China were asked to dress in white fertilizer bags and ordered to stand on a hill to appear as sheep so that local leaders could give the impression to their party superiors that they were prospering.
A Canadian-based company, as a joke, started selling canned fresh air, but the product became lucrative when marketed in China. They package compressed air from the Rocky Mountains into aluminum cans that sell for $10-$20 each.
There is a dog eating festival in China where 10,000 – 15,000 dogs are eaten over a 10 day period.
In 2007 China tested a missile and shot down one of their own satellites, accidentally creating 2,087 pieces of space debris on crazy orbits, all of which are now required to be tracked to avoid space collisions.
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”.