All posts tagged "China"

  • Hoaxes & Rumors
    Fake This Week: Bill Murray for President, Trump’s VP

    For the truly lazy internet reader we’ve compiled a quick look at some of the top fake stories floating around social media this week.

  • Scams & Deception
    Chinese Scam Tricks Users Into Registering Domains

    A common scam involves registered owners of internet domains receiving an email claiming that a business in China is attempting to register several domains containing their company name in Asia. It’s merely a ploy designed at getting unsuspecting domain owners to “protect” their business name from Asian registrants – by unnecessarily purchasing multiple domains.

  • Odd News
    Waiting in Line is Big Businesses in China

    Waiting in line is a booming business in China, where people are paid an hourly wait to stand as professional queuers. This practice has also started to spread West.

  • Odd News
    China: Bottled Canadian Mountain Air Sales Rising due to Beijing’s Bad Air Quality

    Two Canadians are making big profits by selling fresh Rocky Mountain air canisters after Beijing’s first-ever red alert for air quality.

  • Odd News
    Video: Woman Tries to Pass off Dog as a Baby on Bus

    A woman in China attempted to sneak her dog onto a bus by disguising it as a baby.

  • Hoaxes & Rumors
    Fact Check Grudge Match: Snopes vs Slate

    When fact-check website Snopes posted a rebuttal to an article published by Slate author Geoffrey Sant, the writer fired back, accusing the website of being “lazy.”

  • Odd News
    Viral Video Shows “Twitching Meat”

    A video circulating online shows a fresh cut of beef which is appears to be pulsating like a beating heart. Today we look at this and other examples of “twitching meat.”

  • Odd News
    A Chinese Zoo Passed off a Dog off as an “African Lion”

    In 2013, a Chinese Zoo was accused of cheating park visitors by trying to pass off “substitute” animals as the real thing – such as presenting a Tibetan mastiff dog as an African Lion.