Yangsi, a remote village in southwest China’s Sichuan Province, has baffling scientists for decades. Around 40 percent of its inhabitants are several heads shorter than the average human being. 36 of the village’s 80 residents are dwarfs – the tallest one is about 3 ft. 10 inches tall and the shortest, 2 ft. 1 inch. That’s too large a percentage to be categorized as random occurrence, but so far no one has been able to provide a better explanation.
Cat on the counter of a shop, Xi’an, Shaanxi, China. The sign reads “Dear: Don’t move me, I’m not in the mood.”
Photo by Jody Segar
A woman walks in the shallows over the Yangtze River in Chongqing, China. With the completion of the Three Gorges Dam, the water level will rise dramatically.
A Chinese businessman hid two illegally built extra storeys on his penthouse suite with trees and plants. The penthouse already had a roofgarden, but it was increased in size to deceive neighbours and officials.
I just watched the stunning Zhang Yimou film “The Flowers of War”- the 1930’s were a fascinating time for fashion in cosmopolitan China as the presence of foreigners influenced hair, makeup, and clothing styles. Here the actress Ni Ni portrays a prostitute from Nanjing, with high arched penciled-in brows and a classic red lip
Workers having an evening off at a games hall. Tai Yuan. China.
'Tung Chung, Hong Kong', 2012.
— Chinese Proverb (via wild-lion)