A Chinese family refused to sell their house to the government to build a highway, so the government road was built right up to their walls.
Many of China’s lottery winners have donned masks (and some even full costumes) when claiming their multi-million prizes. This has led to photos of people dressed as Baymax, yellow bears, and even a giant panda holding the novelty checks of their winnings.
Some political prisoners in China were forced to play World of Warcraft and other games to gather virtual currency.
In 2010, China had a recurring traffic jam involving thousands of cars that lasted for more than ten days. Many drivers were able to move their vehicles only 1 km (0.6 mi) per day, and some drivers reported being stuck in the traffic jam for five days.
Around 1.5 million people were evicted in Beijing in preparation for the 2008 Olympics.
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.