Christina - The most complex character, biáng (above), is made up of 57 strokes. This character occurs in the written form of biángbiáng miàn, or biangbiang noodles, a dish of wide, flat noodles popular in the Chinese province of Shaanxi. - Read »
tomcarter - These are the two 傻屄 who were throwing the money: http://ww3.sinaimg.cn/bmiddle/69020f5bjw1entpt3owivj20k00zldi6.jpg I'm stunned and physically ill by this news. Last night I suggested to my wife that we take our toddler down to the Bund, which is just a 30-minute stroll along Suzhou Creek from our... - Read »
tomcarter - Eyewitness account (from Shanghaiist):"Was there.. terrible terrible situation. The violence quickly escalated almost as soon as the fake money started falling, the crowds began hair pulling, punching, pushing, kicking, stomping and gouging other peoples eyes to get closer. Eventually we seen a... - Read »
Ejour - We live in a world without FB, Twitter or other websites which government assumes dangerous. Recently they took away Instagram and Gmail due to HongKong "Occupy Central" protest to some degree. But some people buy VPN which let our phone or PC use an non-Mainland IP to surf the internet so that we... - Read »
Nicki - Despite the photo, I'm rather annoyed that the assumption seems to be that all expats are male.
"Though I think that female friendships between foreigners and Chinese are less likely to happen in some cases, because female friendships are often dominated by psychology and traditions. Many Chinese... - Read »
tomcarter - Thanks for this post. I remember seeing the lit-up sign of this very branch and literally running up to the doors - excited because I was in the market for a new laptop and, after browsing all the labyrinthine stalls at the filthy, toilet-smelling, multilevel Chinese computer markets next door,... - Read »
Ryan - Thanks for the feedback guys. @FWC -- neat idea and not one I had considered. @terrior -- I should be able to have a short list of "most used" tags that could be used to filter things. And I agree, "oldest" and "worst" probably need to be retired. The "nearlies" as well, it's useful now, but won't... - Read »
terroir - I know the tags section is a mess, but perhaps highlighting it in a way so that users can filter stories other than by "new" and "most popular".
Maybe this is superfluous, but there is a quick link that allows users to see the "worst" stories here, something that probably isn't helpful to anyone.... - Read »
FarWestChina - You know what might be interesting, Ryan, is to have a "Today in China's History" section that highlights whatever was most popular on HHR this day last year, 3 years ago, etc. I think that's one of the most under-utilized capabilities of news aggregating sites. Make sense?
Just one simple idea... - Read »
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