WEIRD FACTS ABOUT CHINA Date: 09/23/2014   Views: 0

To train soldiers to keep their chins up, a pin is precariously hanging in the collars of their uniforms.

The Republic of China Military Police teach their men the proper height to raise their arms while marching using wires attached to poles.

Shanghai, China holds the record for the longest traffic jam, stretching over 62 miles and lasting 12 days.

Every year four million cats are eaten in China. (not cool, China).

Playstations are illegal in China. weird-facts-about-China

In 1973, China proposed to give the U.S 10 million Chinese women to boost our population. Uhh, thanks? weird-facts-about-China

The health effects of breathing the air in Beijing is equal to smoking 21 cigarettes a day. weird-facts-about-China

Some Chinese food companies were caught making tofu out of sewage and marinating meat in goat urine. weird-facts-about-China

China’s air pollution is so bad that it travels across the Pacific to San Francisco, contributing to almost a third of the city’s pollution. weird-facts-about-China

30,000,000 people in China live in cave homes, called yaodongs. There are more yaodong dwellers than the population of Australia. weird-facts-about-China

Every year in China, nearly a million girls are aborted and tens of thousands of girl babies are also abandoned because of the country’s one-child policy. weird-facts-about-China

Chinese police increasingly use geese instead of police dogs because of their aggressiveness and superior vision. weird-facts-about-China

Google offers free legal download of music in China in partnership with the largest record labels in the world. weird-facts-about-China

Eggs boiled in the urine of young virgin boys is a delicacy in Dongyang, China. weird-facts-about-China

Women in China can pay $700 for surgery to restore their hymen to fake virginity weird-facts-about-China

China executes four times as many convicts as every other country combined. weird-facts-about-China

Although China is officially a secular country, there are more than 54 million Christians. weird-facts-about-China

Ketchup originated in China as a pickled fish sauce called ke-tsiap. weird-facts-about-China

Instead of driving through, they would pick up their food in the drive through, park, and bring the food inside the restaurant to eat. weird-facts-about-China

There are 100 million people in China that live off the equivalent of 1 U.S dollar per day. weird-facts-about-China

In Chongqing, China, people addicted to their phones get their own lane to keep them safe while walking blindly around the city. weird-facts-about-China