7. 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.
8. 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.
9. Cave People Still Exist
Did you know that in this age of technology there are still about 30 million people in China that live in Caves?
They are forced to live there. In fact, they love their lifestyle.
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. 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.
12. Animals As Cosmetic Test Subjects
It is mandatory in the country to test every cosmetic product on animals.
This means that even the European and American cosmetics brands have to go under the law.