13 Never Before Known Facts About China That Will Leave You In Shock!

13 Never Before Known Facts About China That Will Leave You In Shock!

- Blog Post By christine   |     

The good, the bad and the weird stuff in China!

#13 Body Doubles

Normally body doubles are in demand for movies. But in China they are in demand for a whole other reason!

The rich people in China are known to hire body doubles to undergo the prison sentence awarded to them by the court!

#13 Body Doubles
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#12 Eating Cats

We have all heard of the Yulin Dog-Meat Festival. Well, not just dogs, people in the Guangdong province of China are known to eat 10,000 cats everyday.

For which purpose the cats are kept under abominable conditions, skinned and cooked alive.

#12 Eating Cats
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#11 No Care For Global Warming Or Deforestation

The world is suffering from Global Warming but China doesn't really bother about all that. 20 million trees are cut every year to meet the Chinese consumption of 80 billion pairs of disposable chopsticks within a year. This is one of the major reasons for China's such low forest cover area.

#11 No Care For Global Warming Or Deforestation
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#10 Not A Fan Of Cheese

To the Chinese- cheese is cruel and evil. Most Chinese haven't tasted cheese till date.

#10 Not A Fan Of Cheese
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#9 Virgin Boy Eggs

This is a delicacy in Dongyang, China. Every spring, eggs boiled in the urine of young boys is sold as a delicacy in Dongyang. They are called 'Virgin Boy Eggs'.

#9 Virgin Boy Eggs
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#8 Pandas on loan

Every single panda in this world belongs to China. They lend pandas to other countries as a sign of goodwill since the Cold War.

#8 Pandas on loan
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#7 Sheng Nu, The Leftover Women

That's what unmarried women who are in their late 20's in China are called as....brutal.

#7 Sheng Nu, The Leftover Women
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#6 The way the Chinese Soldiers pin their collars

China's military personnel wear pins as seen in the picture above so as to make sure that their chin remains straight and they doesn't sleep from exhaustion.

#6 The way the Chinese Soldiers pin their collars
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#5 Records And Traffic Jam

China has a record for having the longest Traffic Jam ever in the history. The traffic jam lasted for around 12 days and stretching across 62 miles.

#5 Records And Traffic Jam
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#4 Gutter and Goat?!

Ok, hold your tummies.... a few companies in China have been found guilty of making Tofu in GUTTER OIL and marinating meat in GOAT URINE.

#4 Gutter and Goat?!
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#3 Pollution

Did you know Beijing's air is so polluted that it can be seen from outer space?!While the Great Wall is not even visible!

#3 Pollution
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#2 Caves

It's been revealed in a study that 35 million of the Chinese population still lives in caves. These caves are known as Yaodong in Chinese.

#2 Caves
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#1 Obsession With Wild Animals

Chinese people have been known for their love for exotic commodities! And that includes their pets. They even go so far as to dye their pet animals just so that they start looking like a wild animal.

#1 Obsession With Wild Animals
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