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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.

A black bear tried to reach into a hatchback and people are in shock

A black bear tried to reach into a hatchback and people are in shock Visitors to a Beijing drive-by wildlife park narrowly escaped the claws of black bears after they swarmed a white hatchback on Feb.They've clearly stated you shouldn't open the windows, why won't these people just listen?

Major tourist attraction resorts to face recognition scanners because people kept stealing toilet paper

Major tourist attraction resorts to face recognition scanners because people kept stealing toilet paper If you're at Beijing's Temple of Heaven, you'll need to scan your face first.) of toilet paper.

4 people sign up to live in a locked bunker for 200 days to experience space travel

4 people sign up to live in a locked bunker for 200 days to experience space travel For the better part of the next year, these students will have a taste of the rigours of being onboard a space station.On Sunday, four students from the Beijing's University of Aeronautics and Astronautics embarked on a 200-day stay in a space station simulator.

Would You Last 200 Days in a Moon Base Simulation?

Would You Last 200 Days in a Moon Base Simulation? A group of volunteers in Beijing are three days into a 200-day stint inside a self-contained laboratory, as part of China’s preparations to send humans to the moon.” Stationed on the University campus, the 1,700-square-foot lab houses one major living space (four beds, common room, bathroom, waste-treatment center, “animal-raising room”) and two compact plant cultivation modules.

You can now pay for public transport in China's capital with Android phones

You can now pay for public transport in China's capital with Android phones The Chinese capital has beat out many other world cities by unlocking NFC payments for public transport.Alas, the mobile payment feature isn't for iPhones yet, because Apple hasn't enabled developer access to the NFC chip in its phones.