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Chinese man runs 200km in 45 hours in the name of love

A Chinese man from Chongqing, China, has been hailed as China's "Forrest Gump" after he completed a 222 kilometre run around a Beijing expressway in 45 hours.Although the 30-year-old Liu Zhongjie is not the first Chinese man to manage the feat, his marathon theme "for belief and for her" has touched the hearts of netizens.

Xiaomi launches a smart folding bicycle for China's busy city roads

Chinese company Xiaomi is launching an electric-powered folding bicycle for the country's congested city roads.Priced at $455 (2,999 yuan), it is only available in China, with no word about its launch in other countries.

Chinese Splatoon Rip-Off Sure Looks Like Splatoon

Chinese Splatoon Rip-Off Sure Looks Like Splatoon to another game I like.But, on second thought, maybe that’s just a really popular and unoriginal thing in video games.

You Gotta See China's Super Smash Bros. Rip-Off

You Gotta See China's Super Smash Bros. Rip-Off Slated for mobile, Pocket All-Stars Smash Bros.might sound like Smash Bros.

No, a Chinese satellite probably isn’t falling out of the sky, and NASA isn’t hiding evidence of alien life

No, a Chinese satellite probably isn’t falling out of the sky, and NASA isn’t hiding evidence of alien life Then news broke that a Chinese satellite might be out of control and falling towards us, while NASA is probably hiding evidence of UFOs when it cut the ISS video feed earlier today.The Tiangong-1 was China’s first attempt to launch an orbital space station for conducting remote experiments and testing its own orbital docking and rendezvous capabilities.

China bans Internet companies from reporting news, tightens grip on media

China bans Internet companies from reporting news, tightens grip on media Today, the Chinese government took draconian steps to end such reports and prevent Internet companies from reporting news at all.Bloomberg reports that China has banned Internet companies like Sina Corp and Tencent Corp from any original news reporting whatsoever.

Lenovo launches its newest Windows 10 notebook in China, the Air 13 Pro

Lenovo launches its newest Windows 10 notebook in China, the Air 13 Pro No matter which country you live in, it seems as though the list of Windows 10 devices is always growing.Perhaps testament to this is the fact that Lenovo has just launched one of its newest Windows 10 notebooks in China, the Air 13 Pro (via TimesofIndia.

7 women speak out on the status of feminism in China

7 women speak out on the status of feminism in China Last fall, President Xi Jinping gave a speech at the United Nations promising to "reaffirm [China's] commitment to gender equality and women's development.As 2016 began, the government shut down without explanation an important women's rights advocacy group, the Beijing Zhongze Women's Legal Counseling and Service Center.

Olympic swimmer babysits a random kid on his flight home

Olympic swimmer babysits a random kid on his flight home After failing to make the finals of the competition that Sun previously dominated in — and even called himself a "king" at — due to a cold, the swimmer flew back home to China on Monday disappointed.But it looks as though Sun managed to redeem himself after an unplanned babysitting gig went viral on Weibo.

An unknown state may be running drills for taking down the entire internet

An unknown state may be running drills for taking down the entire internet These have been not only getting stronger, longer lasting, and more diverse, but they’ve been moving in seemingly systematic, investigatory ways.This could be interpreted as an attempt to get defenders to “bare all,” and make their full defensive capabilities known.

China’s first space station will fall back to Earth in 2017

China’s first space station will fall back to Earth in 2017 Now, the Tiangong-1 module is heading for a crash landing on Earth.That has fed speculation that all communication with the module has been lost, meaning it could come down almost anywhere.

China claims to have invented quantum radar that could render entire US stealth fleet obsolete

China claims to have invented quantum radar that could render entire US stealth fleet obsolete The Chinese military says it has invented quantum radar, a breakthrough which, if true, would render the hundreds of billions of dollars the United States has invested into stealth technology obsolete.Like the original invention of radar, the advent of modern artillery, or radio communications, quantum radar could fundamentally transform the scope and nature of war.

Yahoo hack analysis shows little evidence of foreign involvement

Yahoo hack analysis shows little evidence of foreign involvement Last week, Yahoo owned up to the largest hack known to have occurred in computing history.At the time, Yahoo claimed that the hack was the work of state-sponsored actors — but independent analysts working on analyzing the hack have begun pushing back that assessment, while current and former Yahoo employees say security was a distant priority at Yahoo.

In bid to achieve quantum encryption, China set to finish 2,000-kilometer 'quantum link'

In bid to achieve quantum encryption, China set to finish 2,000-kilometer 'quantum link' Now, China is nearing completion of another major facet in its push for a quantum phone at the capital building: a 2,000-kilometer fiber-optic line for ferrying quantum encryption keys.It’s the beginning of China’s roll-out of true quantum encryption technology.

China retains its lead with the two fastest supercomputers in the world

China retains its lead with the two fastest supercomputers in the world Today brings a new TOP500 list of the 500 fastest supercomputers in the world.And China still sits on top, with the number one and number two systems: Sunway TaihuLight, at a Linpack rating of 93 petaflops, and Tianhe-2, at 34 petaflops.

China declares it will stop selling iPhones if Trump imposes tariffs

China declares it will stop selling iPhones if Trump imposes tariffs One of Donald Trump’s major campaign promises was to levy extremely high tariffs against countries he feels are taking advantage of us, like China.If he does list China as a currency manipulator and slap steep tariffs on Chinese imports, China will take countermeasures.

Starting in 2018, China will begin turning its coal plants into nuclear reactors

Starting in 2018, China will begin turning its coal plants into nuclear reactors Now, Chinese atomic energy experts have announced an ambitious plan to begin turning the country’s coal plant infrastructure into working nuclear power stations.It could also kickstart the global nuclear industry, which was flagging even before the Fukushima disaster of five years ago.

Chinese company begins construction of full-sized Titanic replica—what could go wrong?

Chinese company begins construction of full-sized Titanic replica—what could go wrong? It has been more than a century since the RMS Titanic sank on its maiden voyage after colliding with an iceberg in the Atlantic Ocean.The real Titanic sank on April 15 1912, taking 1,500 people down with it.