Dashuhua is a 500-year-old Chinese tradition practiced in Nuanquan town, in Hebei province, during the Lantern festival. It consists in throwing molten iron scraps to the cold bricks of the city gate to produce a spectacular shower of sparks that burst into the air creating a similar effect to a fireworks display.
Last Sunday, Chinese police destroyed 3,083 sets of firework creating a huge explosion in a controlled area of the province of Shenyang. As Shanghaiist reports those fireworks were "posing hazards to workers during the process of manufacturing, managing, transporting and storing."
Adolescent delinquency is directly linked to verbal child abuse. That's why the Center for Psychological Research in Shenyang, China, made this PSA to raise awareness about this problem, transforming distressing words into deadly weapons.
The residents of Wenzhou, China, woke up last Thursday to discover that the inner city river had turned blood-red. Everyone is puzzled, as this has never happened before and nobody knows the cause yet. China Radio International reports:
Una nueva especie de insecto ha sido descubierta este mes en las montañas de Chengdu, en la provincia de Sichuan, China. El insecto pertenece a la orden de los Megalópteros y tiene una distancia entre las alas de 21 centímetros.
A new specimen of an insect was found this month in a mountain in Chengdu, Sichuan province, China. The insect belongs to the order of Megaloptera and has a wingspan of 21 centimeters—8.3 inches.
When I first saw this picture I thought it was an alíen world city from a sci-fi movie. Then I learned it is real: It's the city of Yangshuo, in China.
The world's largest and longest 3D street painting is located in Nanjing, the capital of Jiangsu Province, China. It's called Rhythms of Youth and occupies an area of 27,986 square foot— 2737.5 m2. Its creator, famous Chinese artist Yang Yongchun, said it's a gift to the upcoming 2nd Summer Youth Olympic Games.
Last month we saw how a farmer turned inventor has invented a way to turn old suitcases into motorcycles. Many questions arose from the pictures: Why a suitcase? Can you still use it as a suitcase? What's the price? This new video answers them all.
This farmer wants to recycle old suitcases into inexpensive small-sized scooters. After ten years of work he came up with this invention, capable of carrying two people and run up to 12.5 Mph (20 km/h) for 37 miles on one charge. It even includes a navigation system.
Officials in Zhengzhou, China, wanted to build an artificial lake on the outskirts of the city but everything went wrong. The source of water they intended to use dried up and the hundreds of thousands of tons of sand destined for the artificial beach began to spread, covering an area the size of four football fields.